Articles in Category: AWR Guest Blogs

I Collect Dust...

sb25Guest blog post by Lydia Criss Mays, creator of See Beautiful.

In response to a survey question, "What sorts of things do you collect?," one beautiful woman wrote, "I collect dust."

She was referring to the busyness of life impeding her ability to keep up with dusting that top shelf in her living room. We get it. Life is busy. Life is also beautiful.

Is it possible that a thin layer of dust every now and then might be reminding us that we have better things to do with our lives than dust?

Early Women Entrepreneurs Changed USA

Guest blog post by small business champion Jane Plitt.

While Susan B. Anthony was leading the charge for women’s vote, she was urging Martha Matilda Harper to lead the way for women’s economic emancipation according to the new eBiography of Harper, Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream:  How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business.

Both women, located in Rochester, NY were changing the American landscape.

Confucius Say: Control Yourself!

kristenGuest blog post by Kristen Rzasa owner of InterPlay Health, LLC and Jazzercise of Southwestern CT.

I looked out at the twenty-five eager faces of my first English class at Xiuning High School a little trepidation and a lot of excitement.

It was the first day in the classroom on the Yale Alumni Service Corp trip to China.

I teach English, Introduction to Theater, and Collage Art in the mornings and dance in the afternoons.

What REAL Women Do YOU Look Up To?

Brenna_Smith_3Guest blog post by philanthropist and author Brenna Smith.

As a child, I wanted to be Barbie. I saw her as flawless in every way from looks, to accessories, to Ken.

I couldn't imagine a better way to exist, and who wouldn't want all of their worldly possessions to come in Pepto-Bismol Pink?! I knew it would be utopia if I could just be a part of her perfectly pink plastic world.

After Barbie was passé, I tried a stint as Punky Brewster, but the ever watchful adults in my life kept me from rebelling too much (thank you).

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