The Meaning of Roma: Women’s Work Matters

By Carla Rover Roma, 2018, follows the story of Cleo, a young domestic worker, during the 1970s in Mexico City. Cuaron paints a vivid tableau of 1970s Mexico, showing the deep well of cultural and political chaos that inspired him, and a generation of Mexican thinkers. The star, Yalitiza Aparicio, is the first indigenous Mexican woman to be nominated for…

Read more

The Sexualization of Britney Spears

By Paige Swanson As a psychotherapist-in-training, I do what I call “soul cleansing.” It is a way for me to journey through space and time onto an existential plane where I can integrate my soul identities. The parallels between what I call “soul journeying,” and visualization therapeutic modalities that process and reprocess memory (i.e., a supplemental experience similar to EMDR)…

Read more

Galentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s easy to forget about another holiday. Galentine’s Day! Started by the popular TV show Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day is meant to celebrate your relationship with female friends, and that’s awesome. Who doesn’t want to dedicate an entire night to the women that support you?   In honor of this incredible day, (February…

Read more

Five Ways Surrounding Yourself with Badass Women Empowers You

By Aimee Therese for Vinazine   2018 was a tough and beautiful year for me. It brought painful life changes, valuable realizations, and exciting new beginnings. Much of this was due to the support, insight, love, and encouragement of the badass women in my life, who actively built me up and helped me recognize my self-worth. I have experienced firsthand…

Read more

Tips on How to ‘Lean In’

By Carla Rover   Do you remember how stubborn you were as a child? Probably every night, if you were like me, you had another completely original idea why you didn’t need to go to bed just yet. You raised the same – but slightly different – brilliant idea every evening, completely unaffected by the fact that you rarely, if…

Read more

Successful Women: Liz Allen

Interviewed by Allison Chawla I met Liz Allen months back in the social circuit of women and parents in the area. Liz is one of the most gentle and beautiful women I have met since moving to The Hudson Valley. When I use the word ‘beautiful,’ I not only mean it in her appearance (which a blind man would see)…

Read more

Successful Women: Felecia Pullen

Interview by Allison Chawla   I think some of the most important stories to tell, are the stories of survivors. I met Felecia Pullen years ago when she came to speak in one of my classes while I was getting my Clinical Masters in Social Work. Felecia stood in front of me and my former classmates and told us of…

Read more

Successful Women: Michelle Grey

By Allison Chawla   Meet Michelle Grey, Creative Director of TimesTalk for the New York Times. She is a loyal friend and confidant, a conscientious mother, and devoted wife. While tender and warmhearted, she makes no excuses for herself and encourages those around her to practice the same beliefs. She exemplifies the persona of someone who works hard, takes responsibility…

Read more

Successful Women: Courtney Somer

By Allison Chawla   Whenever I am with Courtney Somer I feel as if mystical forces are surrounding me.  Courtney manifests an energy that is full of kindness, light and healing vibrations. She is effortlessly cool and calm, and the type of woman that anyone would want to be friends with. Not only does she embody a magnetic presence; she…

Read more

Successful Women: Wendy Chin-Tanner

Interviewed by Allison Chawla      Wendy Chin-Tanner is the author of the poetry collection “Turn” (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards and co-author of the graphic novel “American Terrorist” (A Wave Blue World, 2012). She is a founding editor at Kin Poetry Journal, poetry editor at The Nervous Breakdown, and co-founder of…

Read more

Web Design by A&E Creative Solutions, Inc.

Minimum 4 characters