Speak Your Truth: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

Earlier this week, I heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been assassinated. The very first thought that popped into my mind was, “Ding dong the witch is dead. Rejoice, munchkins!" Then a brief 10 seconds later, it was followed by a heaviness in my heart. Everyone all over the US was celebrating. Twitter was all atwitter with gleeful cheering. Facebook was one big PAR-TEE. There were parties in the streets. And yet, I found myself crying, not because the world isn’t better off without bin Laden in it, but because our reaction as a society breaks my heart....more

What men most appreciate in a woman?

Hi all, I'm new here.

Oh gee, I've started this first entry only about four times now. But wanted to get a picture up first.  I'm just looking for a place to connect I guess. FB is nice, but you can't really be 'thoughtful' there.  Sometimes you need to just ramble to think something through. I'm hoping this will be a place where I can just organize my thoughts a bit. I need that.  ...more

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Clothes Matter....Do's and Don'ts of Dressing for Success

This post is the sixth in a 7 week series written by some amazing and diverse women.  If you haven't been following along, then please go here to read the first 5 posts and tune in next week for the final one.What is the first thing you think of when you hear Executive Image? ...more

How to Ace the Interview

You are a professional woman presenting your background, pitching yourself for an interview or your business for a sale or partnership affiliation.  It's going really, really well. Through it all, you’ve been poised, energetic and confident that you will meet your goal   and then NO! The questions about failures, disappointments and conflict knock your dreams of success out of mind. Suddenly you’re not quite sure how well you’ll answer these tough questions. Are you sweating yet?...more

I Write Like A Man

Or at least that’s what the internet tells me. Today I stumbled across a web site called “The Gender Genie.” Sounded like something that would instantly turn me into a man, so I had to check it out. Turns out that it analyzes a block of text and predicts the gender of the author based on words used in the text, such as ‘with,’ ‘your,’ and ‘her’ for women and ‘above,’ ‘more,’ and ‘is’ for men....more

BEAUTY is Perceptual Symmetry.

Beautiful. All beauty is, actually is perceptual symmetry.  The perception can be one's own or another's perception.  A quick review of any level Mathematics can remind one of what is Symmetry.  As in, symmetrical.  Have a look at any face shot of Christy Turlington, and you'll see what I mean!   One's style look (hair; makeup; skin; fashion) is so obviously who one actually is.  ...more

Woman with the foreign Latin accent

Sofia Vergara said what she liked the most about her boyfriend was the fact that he doesn’t care that her English is broken, what I think she meant was that she speaks with an accent. Well hey, she comes from Colombia, her native language is Spanish not English. It is okay to have an accent, it’s not a requirement to speak like “white American” and what does that mean anyway? ...more

We as Women

I have been feeling in me, for quite some time now, this desire to help women through inspiration and spiritual growth, and to help them achieve their ultimate capacity.  I, myself,  have struggled with this for so many years as everything, but me, took precedence in my life.  Now I have learned that the more I dedicate to feeding my soul and learning who I am, the easier it is to be productive in the roles I have acquired.  The more I learn to love myself (leaving my ego behind), the better I love my children and the more effective I am as a Mom....more

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I go to Rio; My first Brazilian Wax

I had a completely new experience yesterday. Well, kind of completely new, in so much as I added an external participant in my previously "solo" endeavor. ...more