Unhealthy Relationships: Why in the World Are You Staying? I cannot tell you how many people, women in particular, stay in ridiculously unhealthy relationships. This pattern is due, in part, to the unhealthy socialization messages we give females. The messages to women and young girls are all about being attractive enough to find a man [...]
10 Ways Women Give Their Power Away (Part II) Several weeks ago, I wrote the first part of this post; here is part II and the remaining five ways women give their power away. These ten ways are some of the most common ways we give our power away; there are many other smaller ways. [...]
Weinstein and Women: Women, Are We Our Own Worst Enemies? More than ten women to date have accused yet another powerful man of sexual harassment, assault and/or rape (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/us/harvey-weinstein-harassment-allegations.html). Harvey Weinstein, a well-known Hollywood producer, has been accused of sexually violating several actresses, models and/or employees over the span of three decades. In addition, Weinstein [...]
Words Matter Everywhere: At Home, Work and in the World Words have the power to engender trust, ignite passion, heal a broken heart and/or cause a broken heart. They can help people rise or contribute to a person’s fall. They can help save relationships or end them. They even have the power to start wars [...]
Sexual Harassment: Another Man Down To say “the tides are changing” regarding women’s voices being heard and men paying for sexual harassment is an understatement. Matt Lauer is the latest man to lose his job following a sexual harassment accusation. The list of men going down is getting longer by the day and the number [...]
From #MeToo to #TimesUp to ...#WhatsNext   The year 2017 was a coming out year for women in many ways. On an unprecedented scale and with unprecedented results, women throughout the world marched for their rights, joined the political arena in growing numbers and called out sexual harassment by those in power. It was a [...]
A Note for Men on Navigating Sexual Harassment with Ease It seems that post #MeToo, many men are claiming they are afraid to interact with women for fear they’ll be accused of sexual harassment. Because I’m feeling incredibly generous this morning, I’m going to help men out. Below is a cheat sheet for men (and [...]
International Women’s Day: We Thank You To the mothers who gave birth to us, loved us, supported and guided us, we thank you. To the women who have raised us, mentored us, inspired us and challenged us, we thank you. To the women such as, Rosa Parks and Malala Yousafzai, who have stood up to [...]
She Accuses, He Denies, the World Attacks: Sound Familiar? And still she rises! Another powerful man has been accused of sexual assault. Another female accuser is having her life altered because she came forward. Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, has come forward after 35 years to state that Brett Kavanaugh—the man going after the [...]
The Spin: Should We Be Afraid for Our Sons? We live in a world today where people have adopted, mastered and doubled down on the scary strategy of The Spin. The spin is about turning someone’s upset into an upset of your choosing. Typically, your upset will be related to the other person’s, but you [...]

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