10 Great Movie Sex Scenes that Inspire True Love

Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love

20 Leadership Lessons for Young Women

20 Leadership Lessons for Young Women

According to the Girl Scouts of America, April 22 is Girl Scout Leader’s Day. This day is meant to honor all the volunteers who provide leadership and mentorship with the organization. Girls, their families, and their communities are encouraged to find a unique way to thank their adult Girl Scout volunteers. Read Related: 15 Reasons to [...]

Why Girl Scouts Will Always be Awesome

Why Girl Scouts Will Always be Awesome

In 1912, Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low gathered together the first group of Girl Scouts in her native Savannah, Georgia. From that humble beginning, Girl Scouting spread to become the largest organization for girls in the world. Low’s goal was to give all girls the opportunity to develop physically, mentally, and spiritually. More than [...]

10 Ways That Stress Can Kill You

10 Ways That Stress Can Kill You

Most people would agree that stress is bad but, how bad is it? The fact is that there are different types of stress, stress may have different causes depending on your circumstances, and unmanaged or poorly managed stress can kill you. The good news is, problem stress can be fixed. Read Related: Stress-Busting Secrets that [...]

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, [...]