The Fall Fashion Book List: Memoirs of Women of Style and Grit
This fall is gearing up to be an exciting season in the book world—and upcoming books by and about some of the most influential and game-changing women in fashion promise to be especially engrossing.
Jane Moffett on Emotional Health: Resilience
By Jane Moffett, LCSW-R, Ph.D., S.E.P
Reflections on what contributes to resilience, the inner characteristic that pulls us out of the vortex of our own fear and guilt in order to let us live full and meaningful lives.
Wednesday 5: Women in the News
“The Good Wife” is finally getting the critical attention it deserves; Longreads offers a reading list for women who travel alone; another growing list of products and companies built by women; ABC network has an initiative to increase diversity on television; and the MAKERS documentary on Women in Space is here!
Falling in Love with Paris in the Fall
By Tish Jett
The city comes alive when the weather turns sparkly crisp. With the sun high and bright, a shimmery light makes everything glitter with an almost palpable excitement. It’s impossible to explain—it’s in the air, it’s electric, it’s irresistible.
COMPLEXION: Skin Care for Women Over 40, Part I
By Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D.
We all want to put our best face forward. What do we need? Trustworthy advice. This is Part I of Women’s Voices’ three-part series—by dermatologist Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D.—on how to devise an appropriate skin-care regimen.
Poetry Sunday: An October Night
Seen through the eyes and sensibilities of poet Barbara Hagerty, an October night is a gathering of images. Here she invites us watch with her as autumn convenes its visions under the light of the moon.
Doctor My Eyes: The Ultimate Cataract-Surgery Mix Tape
By Roz Warren
QUESTION: “What’s the best song to sing to your doctor before cataract surgery?”
ANSWER: “I Only Have Eyes For You.”
Today’s Talk Topic: Two Words for the Clueless
A corporate leader, in an attempt to give women employees good advice, betrays how little he knows about sex discrimination in the workplace.
Fashion Friday: The Fall Coat
The Fall Coat has to do a lot, and do it all at once—it has to be, of course, fashionable, while also being functional, warm, cool, versatile, color compatible, and able to combat rain, wind, flurries, and possibly snowstorms.
Dr. Ford on Emotional Health: Yes, Exercising May Protect Against Depression!
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
A recent Swedish study was able to demonstrate that there is a direct relationship between a certain level of exercise and “resilience” against depression.
Wednesday 5: Women in the News
Dispelling myths about why women are leaving tech; honoring the pioneering women who were at the forefront of computer programming; photographer Fazal Sheikh captures the widows of Vrindavan; photographer Rania Matar captures the lives of Lebanese and American girls in their most personal spaces—their bedrooms; and a mom takes on Target for its gender stereotyping in children’s clothing.
Molly Fisk: An Unmarried Woman
By Molly Fisk
I have an embarrassing suspicion that there’s magical thinking involved too, like the idea that if I’m not married, I won’t get to live happily ever after. None of those fairy tales ever said that the maiden aunt got to live happily ever after. Usually she was eaten by a wolf.
Today’s Talk Topic: Turning Into an Older Woman
Throughout this series [of photographs], we watch these women age, undergoing life’s most humbling experience. While many of us can, when pressed, name things we are grateful to Time for bestowing upon us, the lines bracketing our mouths and the loosening of our skin are not among them.
Ask Dr. Allen: Football and the Defense Against Concussion
Dr. Baxter Allen
Concussions are not generally caused by directly applied force, but are rather thought to be due to the consequences of a rotational force as the head and brain move around a fixed point at the neck. Since helmets do not prevent the head from moving around the neck, they cannot prevent these rotational forces from being applied to the brain.
Poetry Sunday: Pictures of a Marriage
Today Martha K. Grant shares with us what most of us already know. “Till death do us part” doesn’t mean we won’t think about a different kind of life now and again.