Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

Mind Control: The New Frontier of The Mind-Body Connection

Shutterstock Yogi, writer and November Today’s Woman cover model Nancy Deville explains that the key to changing your life in 2023 is learning to control your mind. Written by Nancy Deville The term “mind control” conjures up images of sci-fi movies or suspicious tales of enemy governments. Actually, over 2,000 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama (who is known as the Buddha, and is the founder of Buddhism), introduced mind control when he said, “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”  Thanks to epigenetics—the study of how behaviors and environment affect genetic destiny—we [...]

By |January 5, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|

Modern Family: Un Happy Feet

Just in time for the holidays, Jean west offers relief and remedies that will ease your aching feet into some (more practical) party shoes. Written by Jean West | Photo by Kylene White I used to have beautiful feet. Long and narrow, 7 1/2 quadruple A shoe size. It was hard finding dress shoes in that size, but I loved wearing sandals and open toe shoes. Now, the bunions, scars from metatarsal repair, the occasional corns, and calluses have me covering my feet whenever I can. I can’t really remember when and how those bones [...]

By |December 28, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Ex in the City: Navigating Holidays Post-Divorce

Co-parenting during the holidays after a breakup can be rough. Dr. Ashley Anderson offers a few helpful tips to make sure the season is stress free and joyful for everyone. Written by Ashley Anderson | Photo by Kylene White Holidays can be overwhelming after a divorce or breakup, especially when there are children involved. My first holiday post-divorce was a poignant reminder of what was no longer and although I had zero desire to reignite the old flame, it was awkward to navigate. From broken traditions to scheduling to gifting, things were very different and [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

The T: December 2022

Photo provided by The Louisville Ballet Events around Louisville, gift ideas and ways to give back this holiday season. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photos sourced as captioned The Nutcracker – Louisville Style The Louisville Ballet is once again bringing the magic of the holiday season to the stage as it begins its run of The Brown Forman Nutcracker, its slightly modified version of the beloved Christmas classic. With breathtaking sets and costumes, the entire family will be transported to Sugar Plum Fairy land.  Performances run December 9th to the 23rd.  For an [...]

By |December 16, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Gift of Pleasure

Using sex toys can be a liberating experience for women. With so many options for self-pleasure, it’s easy for a novice to get overwhelmed. Our resident sex therapist takes a peek under the covers and offers a helpful guide on buying adult toys. Written by Erin Riedel, LCSW | Illustration by Branden Barker A recent survey found that 82% of women in the US own at least one sex toy. If you’re content as a member of the 18% who are toyless, good for you! But if you have mixed feelings about the idea of [...]

By |December 13, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

Rest is a Revolutionary Act

Writer, poet, activist and 2022 Today’s Woman Most Admired Woman explains why rest is more than a form of self-care but a radical act of defiance especially for Black women. Written by Hannah L. Drake | Illustration by Branden Barker Recently, I watched Grammy award-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion perform her song “Anxiety” on Saturday Night Live. She looked stunning, standing at the microphone in a full-length red bedazzled ballgown, her hair in a stylish updo, not one curl out of place, her makeup flawless. The scene resembled a beauty pageant with her background dancers outfitted in [...]

By |December 5, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|
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