The Greatest Gift: To Be YOU-tiful

The Greatest Gift: To Be YOU-tiful

My mind has been stewing over what kind of gift to get Chicklet for her first birthday. “It’s got to be special,” I think to myself. It’s a unique mental dilemma for someone who’s jaded by our consumer-driven society, but simultaneously wants to give her kid the world. That saying is rather grandiose, no? “Give … Continue reading

3 Ways to Feel Empowered to Just Say No

3 Ways to Feel Empowered to Just Say No

As children we’re taught to “Just Say No” to things that are bad for us, like drugs and alcohol. The message is reinforced as a means of helping us individualize ourselves in a way that’s positive for our own growth. “Just say no.” What a powerful idea. But as I sat among 5,500 women this … Continue reading