Month: February 2016

10 Pieces of Bubbly Pop Art

10 Bubbly Pieces of Pop Art, featuring the cultural icon, comedienne and Academy Award winning actress, Goldie Hawn

“I am compelled to continuously see the bright side. It’s in my DNA,” Academy Award winning actress and comedienne, Goldie Hawn, once said.  I’ve been a big fan of hers since childhood when I first saw the film, Overboard. It’s a touching comedy about attitude, perspective, identity and family. As I grew into womanhood, I discovered the …

At Home with Marilyn Monroe

Her heirs fight tooth and nail to protect the use of her image, however it seems Monroe's image has grown beyond that of a movie star into a universal symbol for sensuality, femininity, fashion, American culture and good business.

Her heirs fight tooth and nail to protect the use of her image, however it seems Monroe’s image has grown beyond that of a movie star into a universal symbol for sensuality, femininity, fashion, American culture and good business. I have a few Marilyns hanging around at home, in the form of framed vintage photographs …

10 Sustainability Hacks

When I was a kid, maybe around six or seven years old, I was sure that by the time I grew up, everyone would be environmentally aware and concerned. I also was pretty sure that war would be obsolete. It seemed like a no-brainer, who out there would not recycle or not try to drive less after watching all those Mother Earth cartoon videos in school? And war? Well, that would most definitely be replaced by proper discussions around conference tables over multi-cultural snacks.

When I was a kid, maybe around six or seven years old, I was sure that by the time I grew up, everyone would be environmentally aware and concerned. I also was pretty sure that war would be obsolete. It seemed like a no-brainer, who out there would not recycle or not try to drive …

9 Easy and Subtle Ways to Discourage Sexism: A Friendly Guide For Men

Many men understandably aren't sure how to approach the issue of equal rights for women. I sympathize with them because some of the gender rights movements elicit a little bit of an "anti-man vibe." Gender equality like the Civil Rights Movement has a variety of ideological factions. In addition, every female most likely has her own very particular points of view regarding equal rights for women, none of which can be pinned down to uniformed philosophies.

I almost called this piece, “How to Subtly Be a Feminist: A Guide for Men,” but the many controversial and contrasting connotations of the word, feminist, enabled me not to use it. There are some interpretations of the word, feminism, which imply an “anti-man” attitude, and that is not what this post is about, nor is …

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