Don’t Forget To Love Christmas Like a Kid

Written By Contributor Writer Heather Clark Christmas. We’ve been celebrating it for as long as we can remember. Neighborhoods are filled with lights and decorations, Christmas music can be heard anywhere we go, and presents are placed under the tree quicker than we realize. It’s the time of year that many look forward to, a … More Don’t Forget To Love Christmas Like a Kid

Talk more Text less: The importance of face to face communication

Written By Contributor Writer Hollie Dickman  How many human interactions do we miss because we are looking at our phones? How many smiles don’t we give out as we are walking down the street? How many doors don’t we hold? How many moments are we missing? I am as guilty as the person on their … More Talk more Text less: The importance of face to face communication

Female Empowerment Shines at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Written by Contributor Writer Kelsey Horn Everyone always seems to hate on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show every year it happens. All I see are comments about how skinny the Angels are, how demeaning it is to women, etc. But I’ve never been one to follow the trends. Building Each Other Up Beyond the themes … More Female Empowerment Shines at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Imagine the Possibilities: Barbie New Ad Shows Girls #YouCanBeAnything

Barbie’s new commercial has gone viral. Leading by example for over 56 years, Barbie inspires girls to be anything. Barbie is taking the stand and helping girls under the limitless potential of all girls everywhere. Remember the days of playing with barbies at your house, or your friends house? Either your were acting like a school … More Imagine the Possibilities: Barbie New Ad Shows Girls #YouCanBeAnything

In Today’s Society, What is Authentic Beauty?

Written by contributor writer Meghan Ervine These days it feels as though the media is taunting women everywhere, telling them you need to look like a stunning beach goddess or stick thin model and have the upmost confidence to be considered interesting, desirable or beautiful. At least that’s what it feels like. It is so … More In Today’s Society, What is Authentic Beauty?

4 Ways to Cope with the Daily Stresses of Life

Written by Contributor Writer Marisa Bennett Stress /stres/; a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress is a part of life, and large part of it for many people, including myself. Especially as a college student trying to graduate on time, figuring out what I want to do … More 4 Ways to Cope with the Daily Stresses of Life

The Top 5 Issues Facing Women at Work

Foundation poll reveals gender pay disparity and juggling work and home are the most critical issues for women working in the G20. There are plenty of statistics tracking the percentage of women in the workforce, their qualifications and their salaries. But the data doesn’t show us the whole picture. It doesn’t assess how women feel, how … More The Top 5 Issues Facing Women at Work

#Thankful: Reasons to Be Thankful This Season for Family

Written by contributor writer Hollie Dickman  November brings us Thanksgiving. A time to stop and think about all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for. As much as we should never stop being thankful, it is great to have a month to completely remind us how thankful we are for all the things … More #Thankful: Reasons to Be Thankful This Season for Family

#Thankful: 6 Reasons To Count Your Blessings

Written By Contributor Writer Megan Shankland  Ah, thanksgiving. A time to stop, relax and reflect on the past year. Before the scramble of the holiday season and chaos of black Friday we’re allowed a holiday that doesn’t come with songs or movies, just family and food—the important stuff. It’s this time of year when I’m … More #Thankful: 6 Reasons To Count Your Blessings

#Thankful: How To Brighten A Strangers Day And Then Yours

Written by contributor writer Laura Horwath Nice gestures whether small or large can make someone feel good, especially if this is someone you don’t know. Whether you wait a couple extra seconds at the bank to hold the door open for someone or you pay for the person behind you in the drive thru line … More #Thankful: How To Brighten A Strangers Day And Then Yours

How Two Women Use Their Experiences To Fight Body Shaming

Recently  The Barre Code Metro Detroit owners Lindsay Irrer and Janelle Fox were featured on Detroit’s WXYZ on the fight against body shaming. Body shaming is defined as inappropriate negative statements and attitudes toward another person’s weight or size. Both Lindsay and Janelle have dealt with body shaming throughout their lives, but have turned the negative into a positive … More How Two Women Use Their Experiences To Fight Body Shaming

17 Badass Women You Probably Didn’t Hear About In 2015

1. Niloofar Rahmani, 23, who became Afghanistan’s first female pilot to serve in the air force since the fall of the Taliban. Captain Rahmani receives threats from the Taliban, who disapprove of her career and ambition. But she says she is “deeply committed” to encouraging other young women to become pilots. 2. The 57 schoolgirls … More 17 Badass Women You Probably Didn’t Hear About In 2015

Serena Williams Wants All Women To Know They Can Win

Ever since I got into sports, I have watched Serena and Venus Williams show me what people can do in sports. Not only that, they have been role models to me, how they always are themselves, are strong women and go through things everyone else does and are honest for it. Serena Williams was the … More Serena Williams Wants All Women To Know They Can Win

Jennifer Lawrence: If I Don’t Use My Voice To Speak Up For Women, What’s The Point?

Jennifer Lawrence is a badass. Point be. She is a wonderful example of what women should be doing everywhere. Not just in Hollywood.   Jennifer Lawrence is speaking up for women a lot these days — and it’s pretty damn awesome. This past week, Lawrence sat down with CBS News’ Charlie Rose to discuss her recent essay … More Jennifer Lawrence: If I Don’t Use My Voice To Speak Up For Women, What’s The Point?