The Trouble with Bright Girls

Originally by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. But … Continue reading The Trouble with Bright Girls

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5 tips to help with anxiety

We have such an amazing guest post today from Nikki who runs the Instagram account Charlietakesphx and the website Charlie takes Phoenix. If you have ever struggled with mental health issues this post is for you! I know I will be coming back to this post on my harder days.   I make a joke that … Continue reading 5 tips to help with anxiety

My Favorite Bechdel Movies

What is the Bechdel Test? It's a simple test which follows three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. You may think this is an easy thing to do but it's actually not done often enough! Anyway, I … Continue reading My Favorite Bechdel Movies

Lover’s Day

I know last Saturday was Husband Appreciation Day but today is Lover's Day and I wanted to make sure we include all kinds of couples and relationships so we are celebrating this as well! Give your lover an extra hug and kiss today, tell them how much they mean to you, get them some flowers, … Continue reading Lover’s Day

Sexism In School

Written by the intelligent young woman behind Feministrength. Sexism in school? A matter we must stop silencing in attempt to avoid its possible complicity, and start talking and working with. As a school student myself, aged 15, I’m constantly faced with everyday sexism in the school environment. Schools should be a place in which young … Continue reading Sexism In School

What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

She is your friend, mother, wife, sister, girlfriend, fiance, co-worker, employee, student, boss, etc. Whoever she is there are a few things you need to do to help her through this extremely difficult and sensitive time. Please note if a man comes to you with this same issue treat it the same. Statistically, women are … Continue reading What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

Feature Friday – Women’s

If you haven't seen this Instagram or checked out their website you need to do so immediately! They have given me so much insight into myself and how I look at other women as well as education on successful and intelligent women of history and today. One of my favorite parts of their website is … Continue reading Feature Friday – Women’s

Feature Friday – A Pinch Of Feminism

Welcome ladies and gents! Are you ready to be blown away by the today's youth? These kids from Florida are rocking the world but every single day there are young people who are standing up for what they believe in and fighting injustices. Today's feature Friday is one of those! I'm super excited to introduce you to … Continue reading Feature Friday – A Pinch Of Feminism

Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

As a woman living in the Bay Area, I am fortunate to get to see true progress when it comes to gender equality. However, I know there is still so much work that needs to be done. I came up with a few ideas I try to live by and remind myself of all the … Continue reading Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

The History of Feminism in America

To continue the background in feminism I wanted to give everyone a bit of a history lesson on feminism, where it came from, and why. I love learning about history in general and the history of feminism in America has been no different. There have been three recognized waves of feminism easily titled the first, second, … Continue reading The History of Feminism in America