Meagan Paige Milstead

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Power in the Church? Women Have Always Had It

No other institution has done more to empower women and encourage them to run with their heads<p>New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd took the occasion …

New York Times
Thyroid

17 Women Reveal How Porn Shaped Their Sexuality

Porn can be a complicated topic for women. Depending on who you ask, it can be considered a source of sex-positive empowerment or dangerous misogyny. Some argue that the increased popularity of more violent acts makes porn generally bad for women, while others point to feminist porn or porn that …

I Am a Child of Incest — But I Won't Let It Define Me

In a raw and revealing essay, Rexan Jones embodies the power to overcome.<p>There are very few people who know the full story of my childhood. Friends …

PCOS and Thyroid Health

I read an article entitled Thyroid and Fertility by a Naturopathic Doctor based in Toronto Canada named Dr. Fiona McCulloch and I was intrigued. I …

Women's Health

The Two BIG Problems with "Typical" Thyroid Hormone Treatment - Part 2 of 2

Yesterday I posted Dr. John Robinson’s first part of his two part series The Two BIG Problems with “Typical” Thyroid Hormone Treatment – Part 1. It …

The Two BIG Problems with "Typical" Thyroid Hormone Treatment - Part 1 of 2

I would be a VERY ILL WOMAN TODAY if I had a doctor that was only willing to prescribe T4-only Levothyroxine drugs like Synthroid. My life literally …

Spending Habits: Episode I of Pinching Pennies

Homeschooling

Leaky Gut: The missing piece in many Autoimmune Diseases, like Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

When I first heard the term “leaky gut” I recall thinking, <i>“What the heck is that?”</i><p>Treatment for leaky gut would turn out to be one of the key pieces …

Wellness

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

"At the still point, there the dance is." —T. S. Eliot<p>2. "In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars."<p>—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, <i>One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich</i><p>Suggested by Jasmin B., via Facebook<p>3. "She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning …

The Time That Whole Foods Made Me Realize I Don't Want to Live Forever

Sure, healthy eating is great—but you have to take pleasure in it, too.<p>1.5K<p>SHARES<p>As I stood in the checkout line at Whole Foods, listening to the …

Metamorphosis: Jewels Green

I was a 17-year-old drug-using high school dropout when I learned I was pregnant for the first time. Everyone around me wanted me to get an abortion… …

ICYMI: Emma Watson doled out the coolest advice to girls on Twitter

Emma Watson is a busy gal these days, and she’s quickly becoming one of our heroes with her HeForShe campaign. We all remember the inspirational (and …

21 Lost Lady Traditions That Still Apply Today

Acting like a lady is carrying yourself with dignity, which also empowers a man to be a gentleman.<p>Many of us want a true gentleman, but I believe we …

8 Ways to Make High Heel Shoes Comfortable

Iggy Azalea walked a mile in her Louboutins, but can you imagine what walking even a couple blocks in these would feel like afterward? It's amazing …

How ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Just Elevated the Value of Life

It’s one of the longest-running, popular dramatic televisions shows of all time.<p>“Grey’s Anatomy” has been a cultural staple in the lives of …

Taylor Swift’s Blank Space Translates Perfectly To Exhausted Moms

Long list of ex lovers? Snort. Starbucks is <i>so</i> much more relatable.

The New Queen of Pop: A Review of "1989"

In an age when fewer and fewer people are buying full albums, Taylor Swift’s <i>1989</i> sold 1.287 million copies in the first week of its release. That’s …

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

Prolife Answers to Katha Pollitt’s Questions

<b>1. “Do you believe illegal abortion can be prevented, and if so, how? If not, what makes criminalization worth so much harm to women?”</b><p>We believe in …

Feminism

Sexual Abuse Survivors Share Their Heartbreaking Experiences

Standing strong.<p>"The mission of Project Unbreakable is to increase awareness of the issues surrounding sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic …

Domestic Violence

Paid Leave

Monday, October 17, 2016<p>Editor’s note: On Oct. 5, 2016, Hamdi Ulukaya, the Founder and CEO of Chobani, announced that Chobani is extending six weeks …

Domestic Violence

Emma Watson Says That The View Feminism Is "Man Hating" Has To Stop

She made the comment in an inspiring speech about gender equality that received a standing ovation at the U.N.<p>"The more I spoke about feminism, the more I realized that fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man hating," Watson said. "If there is one thing I know for …

Feminism

Clark Howard

Download Episode Clark Howard 3.28.18 Topics: Great news for people with peanut allergies;…Read more<p>Download Episode Clark Howard 3.28.18 Topics: …

Frugal Living

8 Secrets to Savoring the Single Life

Don't give in to the stereotype!<p>212<p>SHARES<p>Being single has been sorely stereotyped. Your life is not less because you don't have a significant other. …

On Beyoncé and What It Means To Be A Feminist

54<p>SHARES<p>“We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are . . . Feminist: the person who believes in the social, political, …

Learning to Conquer Self-Doubt and Own Your Career Success

284<p>SHARES<p>Over brunch recently, a friend was excitedly telling me about a new job she just accepted. But after I congratulated her, she said with a …