Your Boundaries Deepen Intimacy

Guest Post by Hillary Rubin, Your Partner in Transformation. Her website is an awesome place to start a yoga practice. A few months back I went back to my hometown to go through my childhood belongings. It has been years that I have been…

Law of Receiving

There's a spiritual and universal law, The Law of Receiving, that says if you want to attract something - say a tribe of people who want to revolutionize what it means to be a girl around the world through a blog and book titled The Girl Revolution…
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The Princess and The Frog Review

I'm torn between wanting to write a full critique of The Princess and The Frog, the way I have for the other films in the Disney Princess Culture. You know, deconstruct the whole thing and look for meaning, obvious and subtle, relate it to…
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Disordered Eating

When I was in college I lived on a pack of cigarettes, a cup or two of coffee and one $1 hamburger a day. I'd go to the grocery store and spend like $20. Ramen and Kool-aid were good choices, because you could get 10 for a $1. That's 10 meals…

International Science of Happiness Conference

The Science of Happiness "Not surprisingly, that science has found that beyond a certain minimum level of income, greater happiness comes from strong and plentiful human connections, a sense of control over one’s life and employment, meaningful…

Girl Zine

"The Advantage and Disadvantage of Zine is a long-term, multifaceted collaboration with a group of young women college students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I first met these young women when I was offered a residency in their dormitory, where…
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Female Bias

"The bias came from an unlikely source -- female reviewers." This is from a report on Politics Daily about our collective bias against females. Is it an unlikely source? Really? Think back on your life. Is it really shocking that other women…

Origin of Creative Genius

For 17 minutes of this I thought, "She wrote Eat PRAY Love, how can she not know its God or the Spirit of God?" What I wouldn't give to give up the angsty, dark,doomed part of writer. Would also like to rid myself of the starving part.

Beauty Beholden

“Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.” -Martha Beck
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Let There Be Light & Real Princes

When I hear the global reality of girls and women from Nicolas Kristoff and the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, it is hard for me not to hate men. I hope I never understand the hatred that makes…
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Yoga Treats Eating Disorders

From Time Magazine's article The Year In Health, A session of yoga for teens with anorexia, bulimia or other eating disorders may provide more than spiritual and physical boost; it could also help them get over their illness, according to…