By Yancy Jack Berns
I have two of my mother’s oil paintings in my apartment right now. I do not mention these works to brag, as the market for Eileen Berns paintings remains nil, as it ever was. I mention this because those paintings occur at the beginning of my understanding of my mother, in the murky and unknown years before I emerged and changed everything, ended that life for her and started a troubled new one...Read More
By Laurie David
A decade ago, as a young mom with two little girls, I started doing daily family dinners. At that time, I didn’t know about the amazing CASA research proving that everything a parent is concerned about can be improved by sitting down to dinner. I started regular family meals because I wanted us to purposely be a family, not just a group of people living under the same roof...
An interview with Dr. Nazneen Dewji
"One in 10 people over the age of 65 gets Alzheimer’s, and the incidence increases logarithmically with age. If you live to be 90, the incidence is one in two. By 2050, 75 million people in this country alone will be over the age of 65, and half of those, over 85. You can do the math..."Read More
By Jillian Michaels
“They would like you to write about your own struggles with body image as a child.” And thus the subject of my blog for this years Women’s Conference was born. The only thing that struck me as odd was the “as a child” part. I’m a full grown 36-year-old woman who still occasionally wrestles with body image issues. Don’t we all, to one degree or another?...Read More
By Elena Miliaresis
Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the world using your unique skills, but not known where to start? For me, the need to turn a difficult experience into something positive became my driving force.
On Memorial Day weekend 2004, my life changed forever...
By Victoria Jackson
I’ve always thought of myself as a “goodwill ambassador for makeup” and empowering women through makeup has been one of my missions in life. My personal philosophy has always been “When you look better, you feel better. And when you feel better, you can change your life..."Read More
By Carol Fishman Cohen & Vivian Steir Rabin
With the national unemployment rate still running at 9.6% (and California’s at a depressing 12.8% as of early July), women who have been out of the workforce are simultaneously feeling more pressure than ever to return to paid employment and more at a disadvantage than ever to do so...
By Betsy Werley
Passion is on center stage in the 21st century. Why? Because passion is the key ingredient of a satisfying life. It’s the starting point for career discussions, and is so popular that Amazon offers over 500 books about combining work and passion.
Passion is energizing and will unleash your creativity, helping you achieve things you thought were impossible...Read More
By Ted Leonsis The cliché is that money can’t buy happiness, and I know that to be true. As a young entrepreneur who sold an early New Media company for a lot of money, I was very wealthy at a young age. An emergency landing in an airplane I believed was going crash forced me to evaluate my life, and I had to face facts: If I died then, I wouldn’t die happy...
By Ted Leonsis
The cliché is that money can’t buy happiness, and I know that to be true. As a young entrepreneur who sold an early New Media company for a lot of money, I was very wealthy at a young age. An emergency landing in an airplane I believed was going crash forced me to evaluate my life, and I had to face facts: If I died then, I wouldn’t die happy...Read More
By Lauretta Hannon
Have you felt antsy lately? Have you ever dreamt of running away? I certainly have, particularly in the past when my (now) husband would bring up marriage or the mortgage. (There’s a reason "mortgage" means “death pledge” in Old French.) For you, the trigger might be the mindless task you must finish...
By Lauretta Hannon