Posts tagged "inspiration"

One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list

Killer Titz | July 31, 2015 - 11:00 am

12 “Uplifting” Quotes To Float You Down The Frozen River Of Denial This Winter

I’ve detested winter my whole life, but since it’s inevitable whether I like it or not, I made a little project last year of trying to at least appreciate the season’s finer points.

Claire Hannum | February 19, 2015 - 9:00 am

5 Great Poems By Philip Levine, Who Found Magic In Everyday Life

Philip Levine, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Poet Laureate of the United States, died Saturday at age 87. His early life in Detroit and his work on the auto assembly line inspired…

Claire Hannum | February 17, 2015 - 4:15 pm

15 Oprah Quotes To Get You Through Your Winter-Fueled Dark Night Of The Soul

Winter has reared its ugly head, everything is bleak outside, and if you’re anything like me and would rather hide under the covers until spring, we could all use a…

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2015 - 9:00 am

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Krystal Cantu Rocks At CrossFit Even After Losing Her Arm

Krystal Cantu, a 25-year-old Texan and member of Ballistic CrossFit, was just a few days away from participating in a competition last summer when she and her boyfriend got into…

Claire Hannum | September 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

This Little League Coach’s Rousing Pep Talk Is About So Much More Than Baseball

After the Cumberland American team lost at the Little League World Series on Monday, their amazing coach, David Belisle, gave them a speech they’ll likely never forget. The team lost…

Claire Hannum | August 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: This Single Mom Just Graduated With Three Degrees, So You Can Definitely Handle This Week

Deanna Jordan, a 28-year-old single mom of three boys, just graduated from UCLA with three (three!) degrees. Jordan, who grew up in Compton in Los Angeles, had her…

Claire Hannum | June 16, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: In Favor Of Following Your Heart

My best friend works at a handmade art market in Portland. She meets a lot of interesting people when she’s sitting at her booth selling necklaces — earth mamas who…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Jot It Down: 10 Statement Journals With A Message

You’re an adult now. It’s time to stop jotting things down on receipts and scraps of paper you found in your junk drawer. Whether you’re a writer who always needs…

Katie Oldenburg | June 5, 2014 - 9:00 am

10 Stories That Prove Good Things Are Happening In The World

This past week was ROUGH. Between the misogyny-fueled massacre in Santa Barbara and the misogynist backlash that followed (not to mention the passing of Maya Angelou and an array of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger And Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren Has Some Great Advice For Handling Life’s Curveballs

“Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Family Surprises Terminally Ill Mom With A Flash Mob Of Love

Two years ago, Amy Wagner was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer. After undergoing major surgery and painful chemotherapy treatments, Amy and her family got the worst news one year…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 22, 2014 - 9:30 am

Cheers! 30 Not-As-Obvious Occasions That Call For Champagne

The champagne toast is one of my favorite customs. I’m all about celebrating happy moments with sparkly wine, so hey, what’s not to love? But lately I’ve been thinking that…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

10 Things I’ve Learned From 10 Years In A Relationship

Today is Nick and my 10-year anniversary. TEN YEARS. A decade. One-twentieth of a lifetime if we both live to be 200, which we plan to. I’m not usually super…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Working At Whole Foods

I worked at Whole Foods for almost four years, the majority of which I spent in the bakery as a cake decorator in a fun, busy suburban store. It had…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Doles Out Some Amazing Advice For Life On Earth

“If you view crossing the finish line as the measure of your life, you’re setting yourself up for a personal disaster. Commanding a spaceship or doing a spacewalk is a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 17, 2014 - 12:40 pm

15 Things That Deserve A Second Chance (And 10 Things That Don’t)

We’ve been thinking a lot about second chances lately: when to give them, who to give them to, and how they’re earned. Second chances are complicated, because we all want to…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 5, 2014 - 10:00 am

Four-Year-Old And Her Mom Flawlessly Recreate Red Carpet Dresses … With Construction Paper

See that little girl rocking a flawless — if slightly more crinkly — recreation of Lupita Nyong’o’s Golden Globes dress? She’s known as Mayhem (coolest nickname ever? I think so),…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 27, 2014 - 9:30 am

Girl Talk: You Can Run Away From Some Problems

In the months leading up to my move from Portland to Nashville, my life wasn’t exactly going smoothly. My family situation was growing more stressful by the day. Some of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

50 Things You Will Absolutely, Positively, Never, Ever Regret

In the past few weeks, Facebook and Twitter have been overflowing with “inspiring” articles focusing on regrets.  We’ve seen “The Top 10 Things Elderly People Regret,” “20 Most Common Regrets…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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