I Dream of Girls

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By Carrie Beyer | Twitter: @clbeyerwriter 1. The wind I least want to wrestle away: the whispering one   that howls in secrets to the gentle girl who dares wear flowers   and a scarf in summer, and fails to bind her breasts with cups   or walk quickly enough through that wind that keeps distracting […]

 Four Words Might Just Change Everything

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Okay, we made it to the end. And I have something super simple to ask of you. Write down four words. Look, I get it. A whole week on mentoring is a lot to take in, isn’t it? A whole week—amazing stories about mutual support, power being shepherded to build up women around us, expertise […]

Just the Way You Are

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I can’t help but think of the song, “Just the Way you Are” by Bruno Mars as I let you in on a rather revealing and almost amusing encounter I had recently… When I see your face There’s not a thing that I would change ‘Cause you’re amazing Just the way you are And when […]

Good News For Girls: No Apologies for Brilliance

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How We See Ourselves: Your hair-free head might be a source of embarrassment. Or it might be another place to show off your beauty. Embracing all the features prone to shame. (if you missed Sarah’s post earlier this week … you’re welcome.) With a little support (as Bev reminded us) maybe we can even Flourish. […]

NO LIMITS: Cynthia’s Audacious 55th Birthday Dream

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By Cynthia Cavanaugh | Twitter: @cavcynthia When I was a little girl, I used to dream about what my life would be like at 20, 30, 40, 50 and beyond. I later learned that my dreaming translated into being defined as a visionary person–someone who is “given to audacious, highly speculative, impractical ideas and schemes, […]