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Jul 26, 2019
46 Photos of Helen Mirren Over the Years That Prove She's a Queen in Real Life
The iconic Dame Helen Mirren has captured the hearts of many on screen and on stage. From a young age, it was clear that Mirren was born to stand out. While her shinning acting career and stunning...
Jul 22, 2019
Country Music Star Jennifer Nettle's 5 Tips for Staying Happy and Healthy
Grammy Award–winning country music star, actress and busy mom, Jennifer Nettles, 44, shares her strategies for staying healthy, happy, and openhearted. As half of the country music duo Sugarland,...
Jul 1, 2019
5 Ways to Break Free From Comparing Yourself to Others
We’ve all felt it: that pang of envy at a co-worker’s promotion; the flush of insecurity that you’re the only one not wearing a bikini at the neighbor’s pool party; an undercurrent of sadness after...
Apr 3, 2019
15 Quotes to Inspire Joy in Your Daily Life
Inspiring joy in your life is one of the best feelings in the world, especially if you can share that happiness with all your loved ones. In a celebration of that universal sense of fulfillment, we...
Jan 28, 2019
8 Empowering Ways to Learn to Love Your Body
Most women don't feel good in their own skin. Although this is disheartening, it isn't shocking. Every day, women are told that they are not good enough and this translates into destructive,...
Jun 28, 2018
Actor and Deaf Activist Marlee Matlin Opens Up About Using Her Success to Break Barriers
In First For Women’s exclusive cover story, actress, deaf activist, mom of four, and author Marlee Matlin reveals how she continues to use her success to inspire others. Marlee was the first deaf...
Jun 21, 2018
This Quiz Will Tell You If You're Too Much of a Control Freak
"My boss is a control freak,” the young man complained. “She hovers over my shoulder all day long. It’s like she’s looking for mistakes.” He went on to describe the classic micro-manager, often...
Apr 19, 2018
Christine Baranski Talks Moving on After Losing Husband Matthew Cowles
When Emmy winner Christine Baranski lost her husband of over 30 years, actor Matthew Cowles, in May 2014, she was devastated. "It’s been a tough year," Baranski said less than seven months after...
Apr 13, 2018
Beautiful Pictures for Better Focus During Guided Meditations
When it comes to meditating, finding those moments of peace and stillness isn't always so easy — but luckily, using pictures for those moments can help. If you're wondering how to start meditating,...
Mar 15, 2018
Naomi Judd Says Spiritual Advice From Oprah Changed Her Life
Naomi Judd opened up to First for Women about the wellness strategies that keep her feeling and looking her best at 72 — and shared the spiritual advice Oprah gave her that changed her life. After...
Mar 12, 2018
Mom Loses 77 Pounds After Being Body-Shamed on a Plane
Mom Kayla Martin will never forget the moment that she was body-shamed on a flight from New Zealand to Australia, but thankfully she was able to turn what was the most embarrassing moment of her...
Mar 8, 2018
For International Women’s Day, I Want It All — Just Not All at Once
Editor of <a href="https://www.nowtolove.com.au/mother-and-baby" target="blank"> Mother & Baby magazine Erin Mayo realizes it's OK not to be Superwoman all of the time._ As a young girl...
Mar 8, 2018
Important Advice to Remind Yourself of When You’re Having an Off Day
While no one likes being told what to do, there are certain tough moments throughout life during which we could all take advantage of sitting down and listening to a fresh perspective. Whether...
Mar 6, 2018
Read an Exclusive Excerpt From Kathie Lee Gifford's New Book, 'The Rock, The Road, and The Rabbi'
In her latest book, The Rock, The Road, and The Rabbi ($14.99, Amazon), Kathie Lee Gifford writes of her personal journey walking along ancient paths in Israel, as well as her studies of ages-old...
Mar 3, 2018
Judge Judy Shares Why Women Love Her So Much
Judy Sheindlin (better known as Judge Judy) has topped the syndicated ratings for nine years with her self-titled show, thanks in large part to female viewers. "Women like to see women in...
Feb 18, 2018
Four Ways to Break Out of Your Tired Routine
Our society tends to mold and shape children into tamed, domesticated adults. We’re taught from a young age that there’s a certain plan for us, and if we do our best to follow the rules, it will...
Jan 10, 2018
Stay Creative and Organized! Everything You Need to Start Bullet Journaling Now
Wondering how to be more organized and creative this year? It turns out the secret is to start a bullet journal. If you haven't heard of them before, they're the perfect marriage of a journal, a...
Jan 3, 2018
Ditch the New Year's Resolution — and Follow Our 2018 Bucket List Instead
It's the start of 2018, but instead of spending our time thinking about ideas for a new year's resolution, we've come up with something else. We already know that we could probably be more social,...
Nov 16, 2017
5 Simple Things Successful People Do Everyday
Do you ever feel like one of those people in life who has nothing but bad luck? And equally, do you have that one extremely successful friend, for whom things always seem to work out? What if we...
Nov 2, 2017
Starbucks Wants You to Color in This Year's Holiday Cup
Starbucks has unveiled its 2017 holiday cup — and it's probably one of the company's most creative ideas yet, with a color-it-in-yourself design. The chain released the coloring-book inspired...
Jul 10, 2017
Woman Loses Half Her Body Weight By Cutting Two Foods Out of Her Diet
Carli Jay had been overweight her entire life. That is until three years ago, when she embarked on an amazing weight loss journey that helped her lose a whopping 140 pounds. Growing up in a...
Jun 15, 2017
This Messy Birthday Cake Writing Is the Most-Talked About Thing on the Internet for the Most Uplifting Reason
It's more than icing on the cake. Mom Lisa Aldrich was planning on picking up a typical birthday sweet for someone's big day at a grocery store when an employee handed her a cake with a shockingly...
May 19, 2017
When People Called Her Fat, Daphne Oz Had the Best Response
With Dr. Oz as a father, and as the co-host of a TV program, Daphne Oz can't escape the limelight. Unfortunately, that means she's subjected to criticism from Internet trolls who are so mean, they...
Apr 28, 2017
Mom of Six Donates 17 Feet of Hair with Results the Internet Is Eating Up
As parents, the only thing we can do is try to be the best role models possible for our kids, and one mom is setting the bar pretty darn high. Phoebe Kannisto and her family—which includes seven...
Jan 11, 2016
When Her Father Was Trapped Under a Burning Truck, His Petite 19-Year-Old Daughter Did the Unthinkable
Usually, when a girl is in the face of danger not too far away you'll find her father doing all he can to rescue her. But the roles were reversed for this daughter-father duo from Fairfax, Va.