The 8 Natural Qualities of Exceptionally Cool People

Cool isn’t just what you say, it’s what you do.  Austin Powers. For some reason, the prolific 1960s spy who was unfrozen and thrust into an array of new assignments in a confusing ’90s world, is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of someone exceptionally cool — “Yeah, baby?” Okay, so … Continue reading The 8 Natural Qualities of Exceptionally Cool People

How to Be Effortlessly Cool

Ode to the women who make it look easy by Jennifer M. Wilson This is a total bait and switch title. Did you think I was going to teach you how to be “effortlessly cool”? Hell no! I have no fucking clue how to be hip! Do cool people still say "hip"?  I wish I … Continue reading How to Be Effortlessly Cool

New Year Energy Revolution

Who and how do you want to be in the world now? You’ve felt the universal lull lately. The void. In past months, you’ve succumbed to a sense of nothingness. Captured in a loop of indecisiveness. Loneliness or abandonment. It is as if we’ve all been suspended in vain, waiting for the slightest sign… a shift…. an omen. Waiting to … Continue reading New Year Energy Revolution

Is There Ever a Time to Deny Love?

Denial is not just a river in Egypt. “What does love mean if we would deny it to others?”― DaShanne Stokes “I don’t know how you do it.” I’d probably said those words to Jeff more times than Googolplex. He’d told me that his soul belonged to her and that was how much he loved … Continue reading Is There Ever a Time to Deny Love?

We Cannot Force Change

But we CAN ALLOW it. by Kaia Maeve Tingley What will we choose? Pain? Or love? The struggle is real, sisters. The pain hurts and the slights are never-ending. The patriarchy is death by a million papercuts. I get it. But… We cannot force this change that we all want so badly to happen. We cannot make ourselves successful. … Continue reading We Cannot Force Change

Do You Want to Know What Love Really Is?

Love is Magic “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” ~ Rumi. Love is Magic I mean, why do you think generations of philosophers, poets and writers alike have favored the heart-pulsing topic since way back when? It is because love is the most powerful emotion that we experience in our humanity. Love … Continue reading Do You Want to Know What Love Really Is?

Please — Stop the Madness!

A Poem by Harley Christensen Constant chatter… Pummels my mind. A barrage of opinions…innuendos…wild conjectures… Everywhere I turn…screaming for attention. Warning: Possible Information Overload Too much to process… Nowhere to escape. Can’t…think…straight… Warning: Fatal Error Has Occurred — Must Shut Down Entering recovery mode… Silence greets me… Precious, beautiful silence. Stop the madness… Embrace the quiet. Originally … Continue reading Please — Stop the Madness!

The Things You Should Never Share About Someone You Love

Just the other day, my mother went to tell me about someone else’s personal business. I instantly rejected the conversation about a relative who feels the need to share with my mom all the ins and outs of her relationship. From her sex life to money matters; to the hottest topic to land on this … Continue reading The Things You Should Never Share About Someone You Love

Finding Yourself in the Past, Present, and Future

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”- Aristotle We have all heard about how fully accepting who you are and then being brave enough to live your truth is the greatest and most important adventure in our lives. But the notion can feel abstract and unrealistic. It can be difficult to distinguish how to begin … Continue reading Finding Yourself in the Past, Present, and Future

Qualities of a Sexy Woman

“Everyone wants to be sexy.” — Brad Goreski There was a time when all it took for me to feel sexy was hearing Prince singing Erotic City. These days? I need killer eye contact with a man who smells like a summer storm and who can make me laugh until my panties slide south. Nothing is sexier than a … Continue reading Qualities of a Sexy Woman