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The Closing of Suicide Prevention Month: A Story

By Doug Segal This is my brother, Dan's story. Please read. Please share. Let's keep the conversation regarding suicide and mental illness going, or at least, let's try to get it started. Thank you. #missyoudan ---------- On July 24th, 2015, I lost my little brother, Dan - my only brother, and…

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6 Fall Fashion Trends

Hate to break the news, but it's officially Sweata Weatha (according to the girls of Saturday Night Live). ;) Check out some of my favorite fall looks from LE CHÂTEAU Now, whether you’re a working girl or stay-at-home mom, here are some fall fashion trends that you might like to wear. I've gotta…

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Turning 13… A Rite Of Passage

The day was September 22nd, 2003. I was selfish. A workaholic. 9 months pregnant. And didn't know just how my life would change the next day, at 5:40am on a Tuesday, September 23rd. When I heard the first cry, it literally took my breath away. I was instantly hooked. I…

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7 Mobile Apps & Quiz For Work-Life Wellness

Work-life balance is something many of us strive for, but it’s often hard to know if we’ve made it there. Are we balanced? Can we juggle career and our responsibilities at home, giving them both the love and attention they require? Yesterday on Global TV, I shared some awesome apps that can…

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How I Saved My Marriage

By Alisa Bowman About seven years ago, our toddler ran away from us at the grocery store. I chased him into the pasta aisle where he was holding a big jar of red sauce. My heart rate sped up as I realized I was about to become that parent, the…

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Reflections Of A Blogger

Yesterday, we celebrated the 7th anniversary of a blog that was born out of feeling stuck, on the fence, alone, confused, and wanting to create a space for women to get inspired, get off the fence, grow, succeed and thrive. You have made that happen. I am grateful for this…

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Are You A Sh*tty Mom? You’re Not Alone

By Karen Moline (Sh*tty Mom) Just as every mom has the moment she first laid eyes on her child indelibly tattooed on her cortex—you know, the part of your brain that, soon thereafter, spurts out Ohmigod it must be the plague the first time your baby gets a rash, or Ohmigod I…

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#ManOffTheFence: Smashing The Stigma of Addiction

By Dan Shiff My name is Dan and I am an addict. Whenever asked, I am happy to share about what happened years ago and what life is like now. My mom brought me to Montreal shortly after being born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For all of my Freudian therapy over the…

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month

By Natalie McLennan Yoga is powerful. Yoga saved my life. I was born in Montreal, Canada. My mother raised my older brother and I. My father was not present in my life. I felt intense emotional pain and stress from a very young age. As a single-parent family, we struggled financially.…

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#WisdomWednesday from Oprah

Been thinking a lot about this lately. How many people can actually say what they want out loud? Like REALLY want? It takes a lot of guts, a lot of intuition, and a lot of working on yourself. But when you say what you want and what you need OUT…

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