There’s a certain stigma to women of the 1900’s. We assume them to be reserved, polite and above all, anonymous. As we’ve learned from George Elliot, Virginia Woolf and Charlotte Bronte, while they may have published under fake names, they were anything but reserved. We don’t know as many famous women from the 1900s as … Continue reading “Yearbook Quotes from Women in 1911 Are Life Goals”

I believe, you see, in the dream…. There’s a lot to say about Diana Vreeland. As the former editor-in-chief of Vogue from 1963 until 1971, founder of the Met Costume Ball and style icon, she changed the idea of not just fashion, but individuality. With nothing but a dream, she rose to prominence without formal education … Continue reading “The Greatest Business Advice From Diana Vreeland”

Martha Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, who is now considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place during her 60-year career. Gellhorn was also the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway, from 1940 to 1945. At … Continue reading “Martha Gellhorn’s Greatest Advice From Her Letters To Men”

On Friday, February 10th we will experience a Lunar Eclipse in conjunction with the Full Moon in Leo. The Full Moon of February is also called the Snow Moon. Full Moon Lunar Eclipses are intense and bring change. They force us to burn what no longer serves us in preparation for what is to come, … Continue reading “Full Moon Lunar Eclipse: The Time To Change Is Now”

Hilda Terry was a cartoonist mostly known for ‘Teena’, a comic strip about a teenage girl that ran for 20 years in American newspapers. She was the first woman allowed to join the National Cartoonists Society in 1950 and became a pioneer in early computer animation. Born in 1914, Terry was raised in Newburyport, Massachusetts. She … Continue reading “The Story of Hilda Terry: How A Cartoon Became A Movement”

The word feminism pops up a lot: we’ve heard about it on ‘Broad City’ and ‘Master of None’, read about it in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ and obviously listened to Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’. For better or worse, pop culture cashes in on feminism; regardless of that, the movement has gained important political … Continue reading “A Reminder from Simone de Beauvoir: Women are Not the Second Sex”

There’s no one way to be an artist. There’s no one type of artist. And there’s definitely no one who is going to come and declare you an artist. For many, following an artistic pursuit means abandoning many of the pursuits deemed necessary by society. It means following your own path, a path filled with … Continue reading “The Best Advice On Following Your Artistic Passion”

Jupiter turned retrograde Monday, and calls us to question what is fair, both in our personal lives and the collective whole. There has been a lingering feeling of exhaustion, and a questioning of whether we will ever reap the benefits of the hard work we have been putting in. It can all feel discouraging and … Continue reading “What To Focus On When Jupiter Is In Retrograde — Based On Your Sign”

As women, talking and listening is something we thrive on. We pride ourselves on our relationships and our ability to sit with each other for hours, talking about nothing, and subsequently, everything. This list of 20 quetsions is by Sophie Calle. Sophie Calle is a French writer, photographer, installation artist, and conceptual artist. Calle’s work … Continue reading “20 Questions To Ask Your Best Friend”

We begin February coming from the Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, which follows the first New Moon of each year, on January 27th. The Chinese calendar follows the Chinese zodiac, where one of the 12 signs represents each year as well as one of the five elements – Gold (metal), Wood, Water, Fire … Continue reading “Navigating February: The Shortest Month For The Longest Results”