Inspiring Posts for Girls and Women

A collection of inspiring posts for personal development. Consider them thought-provoking pep talks.

women leaders

There are currently just 30 female presidents and prime ministers worldwide. Moldova and Barbados are the only two countries where women occupy both the positions of president and prime minister, while Bangladesh is the only nation where a woman has led for more years than a man over the last half century. Clearly, women leaders …

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. You should also check …

10 Quotes from Women in Jazz for National Jazz Appreciation Month

National Jazz Appreciation Month reminds us to acknowledge over a century of revolutionary and unforgettable music. From the 1920s prohibition era to the civil rights movement, jazz has undoubtedly shaped the American music and social experience. Check out the following 10 quotes from women in jazz for reflection and inspiration. Quotes from Women in Jazz …

Anna May Wong

The U.S. Mint will, over the next four years, issue quarters featuring the likenesses of American women who contributed to “the development and history of our country.” The first batch of the American Women Quarters Program, announced in January 2022, includes astronaut Sally Ride and poet Maya Angelou. One name on the list might be …

2022 California Conference for Women Recap

Kicking off with the theme “Renew. Reconnect. Re-ignite.” the 2022 California Conference for Women inspired and connected attendees nationwide with renowned speakers, virtual networking, and career advancement opportunities. Women were encouraged to celebrate their power, embrace emotions, and pursue a hopeful future in the wake of the pandemic. Being my first women’s conference, I was …

yoko-ono

Light a match and watch till it goes out. Go to the middle of Central Park Pond and drop all your jewelry. Scream against the sky. When a young Yoko Ono formulated these actions in the 1950s and 1960s, they heralded a bracingly quirky vision for the arts as a therapeutic practice of everyday life …

10 Powerful Quotes From Black Women Creators

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month, which honors the achievements of Black Americans and is a time to recognize their indelible part in U.S. history. Curious about the history of Black History Month? Read this story by Jonathan Franklin for NPR. Quotes From Black Women Creators   “Through color, I have sought to concentrate …

Have You Fallen for the Myth of ‘I Can’t Draw’? Do it Anyway

Drawing is a powerful tool of communication. It helps build self-understanding and can boost mental health. But our current focus on productivity, outcomes and “talent” has us thinking about it the wrong way. Too many believe the myth of “I can’t draw”, when in fact it’s a skill built through practice. Dedicated practice is hard, …

Collage Journal Practice With Sarah Greenman

Journaling visually together is a beautiful way to process feelings for children and adults. It also helps express hopes and dreams to loved ones and ourselves. In the video below, creative alchemist, artist, storyteller, writer, and facilitator Sarah Greenman graciously shares a tutorial for making a visual collage within the framework of a journal practice. …

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