Molly Fisk: Mollyamory

February 13, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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I’m looking for a guy who wants to be with me and nobody else. The modern term for this, Dear Diary, in case you haven’t heard, is Mollyamory.

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Fashion Friday: Lingerie for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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We turned to the Instagramming Women who, in their roles as their own stylists and experts of their own bodies, are putting together their own fabulous lingerie edits and sharing it with the world. As Valentine’s Day gets closer, here are our favorite Instagram posts from the past few days.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Supports Effort to Make Personal Care Products Safer: In the News

February 12, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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When more than 200 women in 40 states filed a class action lawsuit claiming that Wen Hair Care cleanser and conditioner damaged their skin and hair, they brought the issue of safety in cosmetics and personal care products into the spotlight.

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Ro’s Recipe for Valentine’s Day: Molten Chocolate Cake

February 11, 2016 by Ro Howe

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By Ro Howe

In the name of modern love I offer this recipe for molten chocolate cake. Believe me, it is a no-sweat, stress-free, most romantic way to end a delicious dinner.

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Lunar New Year: Enter the Monkey

February 8, 2016 by Pat Kinney

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By Pat Kinney

Asian and other communities around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, by gathering with families and enjoying festive meals.

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Molly Fisk: Menopause & Woodpile

February 6, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I’ve always been a little mulish about practical things. Identified with the grasshopper instead of the ants. Maybe using this wood stove is my better self’s method of reminding me to grow up. (Better late than never. . .) Jack Kornfield titled one of his Zen books, “After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.” In my case it’s “After Insomnia, the Woodpile.”

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U.S.-Cuba Relations: Bridging the Gap

February 5, 2016 by Alice Pettway

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By Alice Pettway

The Cuban immigration officer looked at me askance when I told him I’d like my U.S. passport stamped. My accent stood out in a whirlwind of European and South American voices. My anxiety wasn’t lessened as my taxi from the airport passed billboards referring to “El Bloqueo”—the blockade—as genocide.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

February 5, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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We’ve selected something for each of the personality types you’re in love with—the Wordsmith, Foodie, ‘Old School Music’ Lover, Literati, and World Traveler.

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Molly Fisk: Ursus Californiensis

January 30, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I don’t have any coaching clients today, nor writing deadlines, edits due, blog posts to think up. It’s just me, January, and rain. I could and possibly should write a poem about this. Or I could build a fire instead, eat some soup, and take a nap, thereby bowing at the altar of my inner California black bear (Ursus americanus californiensis).

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A Photo Journey Through Cuba

January 29, 2016 by Alice Pettway

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By Alice Pettway

Cuba is a riot of silhouette and tone. From the tobacco-filled valleys of Viñales to the colonial buildings of Trinidad, Cuba and its people demand attention and welcome you into a whirlwind of rum, cigars, and salsa.

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Fashionable Women Over 40 to Follow on Instagram

January 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Not only are these women over 40 considered “fashionable,” but their presence on Instagram makes them stylish techies and social media wizards!

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Molly Fisk: Dancing School

January 23, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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I’m no longer 13 or upper middle class, and aside from the odd wedding, don’t do much waltzing. But recently someone pulled me into his arms and twirled me around a dance floor . . .

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The Fashionable Women in TV

January 22, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Right now there are so many [TV] shows on with strong, complicated, powerful, not-so-powerful, interesting human beings who are women.

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Is Frugality in Your Gene Pool?

January 22, 2016 by Stacia Friedman

By Stacia Friedman

In the late 1960s, Grandma still had flapper dresses tucked in her closet, and she showed up to work at her Center City pharmacy attired like a silent-film star. Her penny-pinching had nothing to do with her finances. By all standards, Grandma was loaded.

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Ro’s Recipes: Deviled Lobster Mac and Cheese—Comfort Food for Cold Climes

January 20, 2016 by Ro Howe

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By Ro Howe

What are your emotions telling you that you want when the weather is all upsy-daisy-downsy-dew?

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