What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

Image: Ambar del moral / mashable There’s something comforting about Sheryl Sandberg’s voice on the phone. It’s calm, self-assured, and sweet. Yet there are also tremors of vulnerability in the Facebook COO’s voice, hints of the grief and longing she has grappled with ever since the sudden death of her husband Dave Goldberg in May 2015. SEE ALSO: What the words of a dying doctor taught me about life’s meaning “Living with this is a daily thing,” she …


Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …


This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Black Lives Matter activist Zellie Imani remembers the moment civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s 2014 death. Crowds had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Brown by a white police officer, and Imani remembers Jackson joining the demonstrators as they marched toward a church. But Jackson, it seems, had missed a crucial memo. “I think he tried to have us sing ‘We Shall …


A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

I dont want to freak you out, but I think I may be the voice of my generation. Or at least a voice. Of a generation. Hannah I dont even want a boyfriend. I just want someone who wants to hang out all the time, and thinks Im the best person in the world, and wants to have sex with only me. Hannah **Im so happy to see you I could murder you. Shoshanna No one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, okay? So any mean thing someones gonna think of to say about me, Ive already said …


Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …


Abigail Breslin opens up about sexual assault

April 13, 2017

… 2017 I love you, Abbie. You’re strength and testimony means so much to too many. #voice https://t.co/97f05SQOV7 — Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 12, 2017 More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEmail Jeet 2 ELITE Lifetime Email Jeet is your captive desktop autoresponder.Video Ads Crash Course 3.0: Special Pricing Video Ads Crash Course 3.0 is your complete guide to YouTube Video Ads and Adwords for Video10 Done For You Video Campaigns The All In One Video Launch …


When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… silence, had found a way to make its voice heard and it was loud. Feeling inspired, I logged on to Facebook messenger and found Tom Coderre, a recovery advocacy change-maker and friend of Facing Addiction, the movement whose work I admired. He immediately put me in touch with co-foundersGreg Williamsand Jim Hood and I was on my way. I had no idea where I was going, or how I would get there, but I was going. I had a mission: to lift-up voices of people in recovery, and share the vital stories of …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Just scroll down to our archives. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ (voice-over): Ten-second trivia: In what field are the terms strike, exposition and proscenium commonly used? Theater, medicine, mixed martial arts or construction? These terms are most often used in and around the theater. The proscenium relating to a common type of stage. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: When I was founded in 1997, No Limits theater group, like its name suggests, wasn’t limited to people simply performing in plays. The …


CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… this majority or the next majority, Democrat or Republican, from instituting it on legislative matters? And at that point, the Senate fully becomes the House. (END VIDEOTAPE) (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ (voice-over): Ten-second trivia: What nation sees more tornadoes than any other country on Earth? Is it China, Russia, Saudi Arabia or the United States? The U.S. is far and away the world leader in tornadoes. They’ve been recorded at some point in every state. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: But …


How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

(CNN)From food-fueled itineraries to quiet cultural corners, Hanoi is a photographer’s dream destination. With a penchant for side streets and quiet lakes, these Instagram stars explore the city’s rooftops, coffee shops and the French colonial Old Quarter. The night owl #MyHanoi: Photojournalist Linh Pham “In Vietnam, life happens on the streets — just walking around provides you with glimpses about how people are and have always been …


Vanessa White on life after The Saturdays – BBC News

April 4, 2017

Inside, Vanessa’s producers are ready and waiting, sorting through various tracks they’re hoping she might choose for her forthcoming EP. But first, the singer has a confession: “I’ve got a sore throat and I’m a bit hung over.” It doesn’t seem to matter. If anything, the consensus is that a husky voice is better for the material – a sultry and sumptuous serving of downtempo R&B; all heavy breathing and soaring harmonies. Image copyright …


13 feminists with legendary Twitter game

March 26, 2017

… not wearing a bra… pic.twitter.com/g9U4oITT7Z Hannah Witton (@hannahwitton) March 24, 2016 5. Sophie Morgan Sophie Morgan is a presenter and activist for the disabled. Morgan is a voice in a segment of feminism that is so often underrepresented. She has recently embarked upon a project to create wheelchairs for mannequins in order to change the way fashion views people with disabilities. Her Twitter feed is a catalogue of her adventures, demonstrating that there’s nothing she …