Liz Winthrop

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The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.<p>When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m.<p>So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m., I had made and consumed two cups of coffee, taken out the trash, cleaned my room while taking a deliberately slow approach to folding my …

23 Best Movies On Netflix You Haven’t Yet Seen

Directed by: Ava DuVernay, 2016<p>From Selma director Ava DuVernay, 13th addresses the second clause of the 13th amendment: “Neither slavery nor …

George Harrison

I Am Not a 'Pretty Little Liar'

At this point, I should be used to seeing backlash against Emma Sulkowicz, but I still wasn’t fully prepared for what came this week: endless …

Photographer visits lost Mongolian tribe, captures stunning photos of their life and culture

Human civilization has come a long way since the early days of our species. Rising out of caves and undeveloped lands, humans have built cities and …

➳ DIY: Simple Succulent Terrariums & Gold Jars

16 Empowering Books for Teenage Black Girls

July 21, 2014<p>read<p>add comment<p>I still remember what it was like to be a teenager. I was a fury of emotions, dreams, ideas. I was awkward, self-assured, …

Melinda Gates

Since I turned 50 last year, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what I’ve learned as an executive at Microsoft, co-chair of our foundation, and …

The Motivation Manifesto

"The Motivation Manifesto is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. It’s a triumphant work that …

Actualité & informations internationales et françaises

A boy in America explains to a girl on the other side of the globe how racism feels.

The schools these kids go to every day have metal detectors.<p>Every kid has to wake up and be reminded of the obstacles they face the second they …

Documentaries

Rush After 'A Rape On Campus': A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road

It’s a blue, cold Thursday in January and I’m walking down Rugby Road on the first night of fraternity rush at the University of Virginia, brushing …

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

Thoughts from a Recovering Racist

I grew up white, not just in the color of my skin, but in the culture of my youth. My wife and I call it “super-white”. I was raised in a small farm …

Dressing For Your Body Type: Part 4

Before I discuss dressing for my body type, I wanted to share something with all of you that is both personal, but important to talk about. I wrote …

She Collapses After Every Single Race. When I Learned The Truth? It Broke Me

Kayla Montgomery is one of the country's best long distance runners. However, her battle with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn't make racing easy. Watch …

Self-Segregation: Why It's So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson

One reason for the racial divide over Michael Brown's death is that white Americans tend to talk mostly to other white people.<p>The shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, and the anger poured out in response by Ferguson’s mostly black …

The Point Of Being Single Is Not To Look For Love

A lot of people get confused about the word "single." They don't know what it means, what it looks like and how they're supposed to act during this …

Relationships

The best worst president ever

<b>Editor’s Note: This classic 2014 column by Mark Morford is one of the most-read SFGate articles ever</b>.<p>“Obama is the worst thing to ever happen to this country,” declares the wealthy, rakish, silver-haired Newport Beach white guy to his small group of perfectly tanned 50-something females sitting …

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Stevie Nicks

Stand back! Stevie Nicks, that witchy fairy godmother to sisters of the moon everywhere, just released <i>24-Karat Gold — Songs From the Vault</i>.<p>The album …

Love is Not Enough

In 1967, John Lennon wrote a song called, “All You Need is Love.” He also beat both of his wives, abandoned one of his children, verbally abused his …