This Month's Features
How do you know when you are destined for a career? For some it takes years of introspection, exploration and maybe good an internship or two. But for others it just clicks from day one.
Through Capitalist Chicks, I have written about dozens of inspiring women. Women who don’t take no for an answer; keep going when things get tough; go above and beyond in everything that they do. Robin Roberts epitomizes all of these qualities and adds in a healthy dose of optimism for good measure.
There are plenty of rags to riches stories. But rising from a condition of poverty is trivial compared to rising from one of bondage. Such a feat is much more remarkable. Biddy Mason was born a slave. By the end of her life she had amassed a considerable fortune. Hers is a tale of opportunity and inspiration.
According to the Holmes-Rahe scale divorce is the single most stressful life event a person can ever go through; even more so than a loved one’s death. Yet numerous clinical studies suggest divorced women undergo less depression and recover quicker than divorced men. They also rate their post divorce lives as being greatly improved. What accounts for this disparity?