Posted by Jess Downey | Jul 11, 2018
What We Love
I really sweat a lot. No. Not like that. Like people looking up to see if there’s a leak in the ceiling when they see the lake under my spin bike. So I’ve always used powerful, clinical deodorants that have a ton of toxins. But a friend told me about Kopari, a natural deodorant, and, after giving her the side eye, I tried it. I have just three words. It totally works.
Sometimes you need to dig your feet in the sand on your beach vacation and nearly burst from hysterical peals of laughter while you read about someone else’s often-hilarious, sometimes preposterous life. Samantha Irby takes self-deprecating to another level. She lets us disappear into her absurd, heartfelt, and occasionally heartbreaking life, and we love her for it.
Very quietly, the Tina Fey-produced Netflix show starring Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess has consistently nailed the sweetness/satire bullseye. When you just want to forget all of your real problems, you can drop into Kimmy and Tituss’s fake ones, in a world that’s weirdly compelling and often hilarious.
Real Woman Happenings
It was Linda Martin’s lifelong dream to open her own clothing boutique, and at age 62—after retiring from a 40-year career in human resources—she did just that. Now, she’s on a mission to inspire other women to chase their dreams, too.Read More
A new breast cancer study delivers life-changing results for many women diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Erica Linden breaks down this groundbreaking trial and shares how it will impact breast cancer treatment.Read More
Sports writer Dana O’Neil was a Villanova basketball beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News for almost a decade before moving to ESPN in 2009. So, when the team hit a buzzer-beater to win the championship in 2016 after a 31-year drought, she seized the moment.Read More
The reasons you may decide to go vegetarian can include everything from religious restrictions to health concerns, ethical issues with the treatment of animals to environmental impact. But whatever the impetus for the change, be clear on why and how you’ll make it happen. Here’s a running start to both.Read More