I often tell people that I was born a feminist. There was no alternative route for me; my internal sense of power and self-worth has never allowed me to believe that success and gender are linked. I vividly remember learning the term "wage gap" in the fifth grade and feeling certain that I just wasn't … Continue reading The Curious Case Of The Wage Gap & The Freedom Of Financial Security
Last Friday, ratings powerhouse DJT asked a room full of women, as well as those of us at home (because the cameras were all over, trust him), if they had heard of Susan B. Anthony. It was meant as a joke, no doubt. But it wasn't funny. Probably because I don't think anyone believes that … Continue reading But Have You Heard Of Susan B. Anthony?
A bad day is a bad day is a bad day. They can strike anytime. In a most cliché turn of events, my Monday has been one of those days. And so I'm creating this survival guide for Millennials everywhere. The next time you're desperately clinging to hope amidst a seemingly cursed 24 hours, due to … Continue reading A Bad Day Of Millennial Proportions
Knowing yourself is hard. And by "knowing yourself," I mean more than just casually being aware of your likes and dislikes; it's not a passing acknowledgement of what makes you tick. Really knowing yourself is dirty work. It's raw and gritty and sometimes uncomfortable. We have to pointedly experience the things that bring us joy, as … Continue reading Living Authentically In A #LiveAuthentic World
(photo via Mean Girls, an absolutely classic film) Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by girl-on-girl hate. Now keep your hands up if you've ever been the source of girl-on-girl hate. I can't speak for you, but I'm willing to bet that most of us had our hands in the air for … Continue reading Harnessing The Power Of Girl Hate
This is how my game went. It's cool, Bella. I get you. Tonight I (very, very graciously) stepped in and played volleyball on a friend's intramural team. They were short on their token girls and I guess I came to mind simply because I'm always workin' on muh fitness. HOWEVER, I was not a good … Continue reading Volleyball PTSD. It’s A Thing.