So I guess this is a cautionary tale. Life throws crazy shit at us all the time and my story is just a tiny needle in a haystack of heartbreaking, life-changing events happening every second on this planet. We all have to learn that vulnerability is not a weakness. It’s actually an incredible show of courage that helps keep our relationships rich and our lives balanced. Opening up sounds like an easy ask, right? I know it’s not, but I’m willing to work on it. I hope you are, too.Read More
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Consider these Files a distillation of years, days, months and hours spent researching, searching, tagging, pinning, asking for information and giving recommendations. They are your resource for all things beauty and fashion, your online travel guides, social guides, holiday catalog, life coach, design consultant and anything else in your life that might benefit from an exchange of thoughts and information.
The world is big and life is a work in progress. And these are just my 7 cents.
Today, though, as we celebrate National Women's Equality Day, we wanted to take a minute to recognize those guests who chose organizations that focus on women as their mission. It's time to realize that not only are women's rights human rights, but that the future is, in fact, equal.Read More
Mariska is a doer, and when she learned about the existence of the national backlog of untested rape kits in this country, she responded exactly how you would expect her to: With passion, commitment and the full expectation that we can end it. So she made a movie called I AM EVIDENCERead More
It's hard to fathom what's going on in Texas right now. With unprecedented flooding and more to come (by the time the storm dissipates it will have dumped 25 trillion gallons of rain on the state), everyone affected by Harvey needs help, and they need it fast. In fact, the National Weather Service has suggested this storm could be the worst the U.S. has ever seen. Here's how you can helpRead More
Thanksgiving is the time of year when we all give thanks for our families, our friends, our blessings. When we look at our lives and the world around us and appreciate what we have, what we've worked for, been given. We hope for peace, for things to quiet down - for everyone to be grateful.Read More