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Need Better Friends? This App Will Help You Find Them

Making friends as an adult woman is hard. Shoot, making friends as an adolescent woman or a teen or a grade-school-aged girl can be hard. The problem is finding like-minded homegurls that aren’t trying to compete with you, one-up you, make themselves feel better about their own insecurities by putting you down, or steal your job or your man. Female-on-female hate is real, people. And co-founders (and besties) Diana Murakhovskaya and

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A Women’s Magazine That Cares Less About Who You Should Be and More About Who You Are

As you know, I’m here trying to do my part to change the way media speaks to women, to positively align mass communication messages to match who we truly are and what we really need and want. A few scrolls through Verily magazine, and it quickly becomes obvious as to why I wanted to reach out to their co-founder, Kara Eschbach. Verily is a women’s fashion and lifestyle website that’s

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Get Happier in 2016 by Following This Instagram Account

We could all use that one friend who’s perennially happy, couldn’t we? The one with seemingly boundless energy, who’s always smiling and ready to find the positive in any situation. That would be Kelli Davis, founder of The Happsters, “a happiness blog dedicated to making other people happy and letting others know when they make us happy.” As she explains on her blog, Kelli’s always been a huge fan of

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A New, Better Spin on Girl Talk

I’m all about getting real. The realer, the better, as far as I’m concerned. Clearly. So when I happened upon GirlTalk, a new video platform that’s helping women share their real-life narratives, I was on it like Rob Kardashian on Blac Chyna (too soon?). Basically, I was thrilled to see another outlet join the ranks of collectively empowering women through story telling. Who’s behind this brilliance? A one Ifrah Hassan.

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A Podcast That Helps You Answer, Who Am I?

Being that I took a while to get to a more purposeful place of living, I am ECSTATIC when someone starts to figure it out earlier in life. At 22 years old, Alexandra Cadiz is coming in hot all the way from Seattle with her AWESOME podcast, Be Real. I’ve had the sincerest pleasure of being a guest on Alex’s Be Real and no WONDER she has such a dedicated

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Find A Guy That’s Hot AND Socially Conscious with This “Anti-Tinder”

There’s an online dating portal for every type of connection desired under the sun—probably even some questionably legal ones… But among the popular ones—Tinder, OkCupid, Happn—it still feels as if something’s missing. Well, at least for some of us. With that in mind, Sonya Davis founded Neqtr, and is closing the disconnect between virtual rendezvous and conscious coupling. Neqtr is an app for socially conscious people looking to meet others

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Fall In Love With This Empowering Instagram Feed (& the Woman Behind It)

What Alex Wehrley is doing is what I love to see. This is a woman who is using her powerful, public platform for positive influence, and particularly for female empowerment. Alex has made a name for herself as a TV host and actress, appearing on networks like E!, VH1, ABC, CW, and as a host for Miss USA. But this 28-year-old Angeleno is not your typical “LA actress.” She’s a

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The Blogging Class (and Its Beautiful Creator) That Helps You Find Your Voice and Share Your Message

These days, seems like there are a million and one solopreneurs out there hustling at the online blogging business game and offering their own blogging class or email class or webinar to help you do what they have done. But there are a select few that are truly killing it and rising to the top. Count Nikki Novo among them. As a self-help author, Millennial speaker, creative career advice-giver, and Blogging for Purpose

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Lady Bits: And the Award Goes To… Women | Read with Emma Watson | This Squad Fights Sexual Harassment | Rolling With the Homie Adele

The lady links, we love’ em. Here’s this week’s lady news, coming ‘atcha… How about them Golden Globes, huh? Was Rocky Balboa’s speech the most epic ever? Sure. Did Leo’s face grimacing at Gaga’s ass become the meme of the night? Absolutely. Was host Ricky Gervais wasted? Yep. But all the ladies in the house stole the show, from Taraji P. Henson passing out cookies to Gaga going misty over her

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This Femtrepreneur Is Rocking The Hell Out of Her Online Business That Helps You Do the Same

Every once in a while, if you’re lucky, you’ll meet an individual who lives her life with directional passion and unapologetic fervor. The general reverence this person has for her own desires is so enthralling that you can’t help but lean over to her table and exclaim, “I’ll have what she’s having.” So it is with Mariah Coz. To visit Mariah Coz’s website is to open yourself up to infinite

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