8 Ways to Fight Back Against Assault

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8 Ways to Fight Back Against Assault

8 Ways to Fight Back Against Assault

Yeah, yeah, yeah—we all know that men are (generally speaking) physically stronger than women, but what if we told you that there are ways for even the meekest of females (or males, for that matter) to fight back against a male attacker? Let’s face it, self-defense is something every woman should be tapped into, and [...]

10 Ways Golf is Like a Cool Philosophy Class

10 Ways Golf is Like a Cool Philosophy Class

April 10 is Golfer’s Day. Go out to your local coarse and whack a few golf balls. Just maybe, you’ll learn some life lessons along the way. In his new book, Golf as Philosophy: Lessons from the Links, Andy Wible shares how playing golf can some pretty profound lessons. Golfing legend Bobby Jones touched on [...]

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Write Poetry

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Write Poetry

Were someone to suggest that you write a poem, your first reaction might be, I know nothing about poetry, or I can’t write! Yet like the adage that we should dance like no one is watching, so it goes with writing poetry. Anyone can do it, and there are numerous emotional and mental benefits to [...]

10 Reasons Why Writing Your Epitaph Will Help You Succeed

10 Reasons Why Writing Your Epitaph Will Help You Succeed

Plan Your Epitaph Day is observed on April 6. There’s also National Write Your Epitaph Day, which is November 2. Two different days to write your own tombstone? It all sounds kind of morbid, doesn’t it? Read Related: 15 of the Best Short Epitaphs, Ever Still, whether we like to think about it or not, [...]

Life Lessons from Power Latinas

Life Lessons from Power Latinas

These chicas are such fierce role models. 1. You don’t need to compromise your values to get ahead. During her speech at Cosmopolitan for Latinas’ first-ever Fun Fearless Latina Awards last spring, Michelle Rodriguez said she doesn’t regret sticking to her guns and refusing to take her clothes off for a role. “This is not just [...]

15 Ways to Leave Your Comfort Zone

15 Ways to Leave Your Comfort Zone

It’s April 5, Go For Broke Day! To go for broke is to risk everything. Based loosely on the way shooters risk everything on a roll of the dice at the crap table, the phrase was adopted by the 442nd Infantry Regiment during the Second World War. Their unit motto “Go for Broke” spurred the [...]

12 Reasons Why Failure Builds Character

12 Reasons Why Failure Builds Character

On April 5, we celebrate Go for Broke Day. “Going for broke” means risking it all, even if that means losing it all. Going for broke is a gamble, to shoot for the stars. And as with any risky venture, failure is always an option. Going for broke in no joke, but as they say, [...]

15 Reasons to Challenge Yourself Every Day

15 Reasons to Challenge Yourself Every Day

Challenging yourself daily is a surefire path to success in all areas of your life. For inspiration, take advantage of Go For Broke Day, which is on April 5. The expression “go for broke” means to go for it, to pursue your dream even when it means you are risking it all! As poet T.S. [...]

10 Reasons Why Forgiveness is Good for You

10 Reasons Why Forgiveness is Good for You

April 2 is National Reconciliation Day—originated to celebrate the bonds between black and white South Africans.Ann Landers declared it national reconciliation day in the U.S., via the Chicago Tribune in 1992. To honor this day, we decided to read up on the benefits of forgiveness. As Mahatma Ghandi famously said, “the weak can never forgive. [...]

15 Girl Scout Badges We Wish Existed

15 Girl Scout Badges We Wish Existed

To quote Amy Sedaris, “I am an aging Girl Scout.” I can still remember earning Girl Scout badges as a Brownie growing up in New Jersey. I looked forward to our troop meetings and activities and looked up to the older Girl Scouts and all the “bling” they wore on their sashes, and I couldn’t [...]