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Five Great Tips to Sleep When You Can’t

Ever wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? Or maybe you just can’t get to sleep to begin with? Me too. Lots. Truth be told, I’ve never been a good sleeper. I toss and turn, ruminate, think about what I wish I’d done instead of what I did […]

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10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963.

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Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:” what it is, how  it’s formed, how we and others experience our own. He begins […]

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“You misogynist pile of twats…”

Yes, that’s part of Amanda Fucking Palmer‘s reply to The Daily Mail’s stupidest review ever (and yes, believe it or not, this is the DM’s actual headline): Making a boob of herself! Amanda Palmer’s breast escapes her bra as she performs on stage at Glastonbury

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12 Parts of a Summer Day

A cardinal song is my reveille: at rising summer dawn s/he serenades me awake with avian melodies from a dead tree.

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15 Empowering Things to Tell Your Kids (and Yourself)

In the summer of 2012, I was cracking up (not in a good way). I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. So I did both. Often. And intensely. Things were going seriously south. I was at my wits’ end, about to break apart. Luckily, I have enough life experience to know when it’s time […]

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6 Powerful Ways to Make Your Life More Beautiful

A little gift from me to you. Enjoy! 1) Make YOU your first love I know, I know, this can be a tough one, especially since we are all imperfect, and we are often taught that we should strive to be flawless. The fact is, perfection, like fitting in, is vastly overrated. Remember the story of the […]

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10 Cool Lists of 10 Cool Things to Love

It’s no secret that, besides this soon-to-be-amazing personal blog, I also run an already amazing (she writes none-too-modestly) website not surprisingly called AmazingWomenRock.com, which has, over the last five years, become my own fabulously random work of multimedia performance art as well as an online oasis of inspiration for women and men who love women (she […]

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See me?

  I write. I write a play. A book. A blog post. A dozen blog posts. Articles and particles, bits and pieces, nuts and bolts. A lifetime. I write a lifetime. I write a lifetime in which the main character is invisible. Unseen. Unheard. Unnoticed. She barely exists in her own story. Or so it would seem. […]

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Life is Breathtaking. Again.

There’s an old new-age adage that goes something like this: “Don’t measure your life by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.” Life cooperates by being breathtakingly breathless. It begins at the beginning…

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