I Am the Storm: Grappling With The Election Results

By | 2017-01-18T15:13:13+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Opinion, Popular, Women and Culture, Women and Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Can we create a recipe that both nurtures us as women and encourages our public protests? A part of me is literally buoyant with the idea that I can be effective in causing enough commotion to make a political difference, but it doesn’t have to be viewed only as protest. I can be the storm in my unique way and so can you.

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No Room at the Inn

By | 2017-01-20T10:41:25+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“No room at the inn” is the well-known seasonal phrase that has been rattling around in my head this week. As I addressed Christmas cards the other night I watched a movie about the Nativity. This time however, something struck me differently. I stopped to consider the meaning of being turned away from safety and security.

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Words Matter

By | 2016-12-14T08:25:45+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Words matter. “Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more,” Chinese philosopher Confucious wrote thousands of years ago.

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When We Feel Safe

By | 2016-11-26T16:37:04+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Events, Featured Author, Opinion, Top Stories, Women and Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When we feel safe, we trust. I no longer feel safe. My country doesn’t look like the country that I believed it was and I am mourning. Hot tears are always close and I am not a woman who cries easily.

Veterans and Grit: The Key Ingredient for Success

By | 2016-11-22T11:07:40+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What character trait should a person have to be successful? Talent? Intelligence? Charisma? Not really. Those things may help, but increasingly, studies reveal grit is perhaps the most common characteristic of successful people.

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Women’s Reactions to the Election: Uncut

By | 2016-11-22T16:23:17+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Events, Opinion, Pryme Spotlight, Top Stories Headline, Women and Life, Women and Politics|Tags: , , , , |

We asked for women to share their thoughts and this is what we heard from you – entirely unedited. We hope you are as moved by their words as we are - whatever your leaning and/or perspective.

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The Great Yoga Pants Debate

By | 2016-11-02T12:26:54+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Opinion, Style, Top Stories Headline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Into the ongoing discussion about what women should be allowed to wear comes the yoga pant. The snug and body-skimming pant is causing all sorts of ruckus. Whether or not it’s appropriate for women to wear them in public is an issue of increasingly heated debate.

America’s resilience: Surviving this election season

By | 2016-11-02T13:14:37+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, News, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Culture, Women and Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Presidential election seasons usually bring us the almost endless round of solemn promises, ringing endorsements, platitude-filled speeches delivered with gravitas, presented as though the whole thing is a novel experience. This year, we are presented with a new level of drama/entertainment.

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Changing Zip Codes: What I Learned From Moving 10 Times in 7 Years

By | 2016-10-07T22:13:31+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Opinion, Parenting, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In seven years I've had ten addresses in seven states. I'm not a fugitive, I'm an Air Force veteran married to an Active Duty Air Force officer. I've had many blank moments at gas stations when prompted to enter my zip code, the numbers blending together on the most tiring of days. Yet, over all this time, with all these moves, I've learned a lot about myself and the world. I'd like to share a few of the lessons.

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