Posts Tagged ‘Changed’

Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way We Raise Our Children

Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way We Raise Our Children An entire industry preys on parental anxiety . . . Paul tries to lead us out of the catastrophization of childhood.-The New York Times Book ReviewParenting coaches, ergonomic strollers, music classes, sleep consultants, luxury diaper creams, a never-ending rotation of […]

Branded Beauty: How Marketing Changed the Way We Look

Branded Beauty: How Marketing Changed the Way We Look Beauty is a multi-billion dollar global industry embracing make-up, skincare, hair care, fragrances and cosmetic surgery. Over the years, it has used flattery, seduction, science and shame to persuade consumers that they’ll have to invest if they want to look their best. In "Branded Beauty," Mark […]

Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business The story of how entrepreneur Martha Matilda Harper created America’s first retail franchise network, a radical new business model that encouraged other women to own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry — all on […]

This Moment of Gratitude Changed My Life

I sit, legs crossed, in a Kundalini yoga class. A dear friend recently started teaching this type of spiritual yoga, and I am there to support her. As the class begins, I try to ignore the discomfort in my solar plexus. It is a knot of fear right in the center of my gut. The […]

Feeling Grateful for My Body’s Subtle Magic Changed My Destiny

“The amniotic fluid is completely replaced every few hours.” I was 7 months pregnant and had to read this scientific fact a couple more times to believe it. “The amniotic fluid is completely replaced every few hours.” I had no idea this was at play in my own body. How could my body take care […]

How Transcendental Meditation Changed My Life

I arrive with the flowers, a fruit and a white handkerchief at the Transcendental Meditation Center in Beverly Hills for my first meditation with my teacher Patricia. I’m a little nervous about the ceremony that she performs when she recites a text in Sanskrit, a language I don’t understand a single word of. After the […]

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present Picking up where her previous successful, and highly lauded book, America’s Women, left off, Gail Collins recounts the sea change women have experienced since 1960. A comprehensive mix of oral history and Collins’s keen research, this is the definitive book about […]

How Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Changed These Workers’ Lives

SEATAC, Wash. — In late 2013, voters in this airport town outside Seattle narrowly approved a groundbreaking measure setting a minimum wage of $ 15 per hour for certain workers. When the new law went into effect a few weeks later, Sammi Babakrkhil got a whopping 57 percent raise. A valet attendant and shuttle driver […]

How Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Changed These Workers’ Lives

SEATAC, Wash. — In late 2013, voters in this airport town outside Seattle narrowly approved a groundbreaking measure setting a minimum wage of $ 15 per hour for certain workers. When the new law went into effect a few weeks later, Sammi Babakrkhil got a whopping 57 percent raise. A valet attendant and shuttle driver […]

How Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Changed These Workers’ Lives

SEATAC, Wash. — In late 2013, voters in this airport town outside Seattle narrowly approved a groundbreaking measure setting a minimum wage of $ 15 per hour for certain workers. When the new law went into effect a few weeks later, Sammi Babakrkhil got a whopping 57 percent raise. A valet attendant and shuttle driver […]

How Martin Lawrence Changed Mo’Nique’s Career | The Oprah Winfrey Network | OWN

In Hollywood, picking the right movies and making the right deals could be the difference between a career that flourishes and one that crashes and burns. Early in her career, Mo’Nique learned this lesson when she visited Martin Lawrence—who turns 50 this week—in his shockingly lavish trailer. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN […]

How I Changed My Toxic Relationship With Social Media

Alarm goes off. Check Facebook. Feel alone. Sitting at stoplight. Check Facebook. Feel pissed off. Break between clients. Check Facebook. Feel sad. Pee break. Check Facebook. Feel left out. Commercial break. Check Facebook. Feel not good enough. Finish getting ready for bed. Check Facebook. Feel empty. — There are always many articles and opinions flying […]

Harvey Milk Told This Man One Thing That Changed His Entire Life (VIDEO)

I’m From Driftwood is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit archive for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer stories. New stories are posted on the site every Wednesday. One person really can make a difference. For Ron Huberman, all it took to find himself on the path toward an accomplished life was meeting Harvey Milk. The fateful day […]

“I Have a Dream”: A 50th Year Testament to the March That Changed America, A Southern Christian Leadership Conference Commemorative Photo Journal

“I Have a Dream”: A 50th Year Testament to the March That Changed America, A Southern Christian Leadership Conference Commemorative Photo Journal On August 28, 1963, something quite amazing occurred. On the day, one of the largest political rallies ever took place in support of civil and economic rights of African-Americans and Dr. Martin Luther […]

How the Ferguson Tragedy Changed Everything for Sweetie Pie’s | Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s | OWN

The tragic shooting of teenager Michael Brown left the nation bewildered, torn and in search of answers. At the center of the controversy in Ferguson, Missouri, sits Sweetie Pies original West Florissant location–an area that quickly became the front lines between protestors and armored vehicles in demonstrations staged by those seeking justice. The events in […]

Obamacare Is Turning 5 Years Old, And The Debate Has Barely Changed

A big f***ing deal happened five years ago Monday. On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act — a law designed to make health insurance available to all Americans and, over time, to make the health care system more efficient. Vice President Joe Biden’s comment that the law was a “B.F.D.,” […]

The March that Changed Us: Selma, Alabama, Then and Now

In March of 1965, thousands of people marched 54 miles from Selma, Alabama to the state capital of Montgomery to protest the disenfranchisement of African Americans and in support of civil rights for all. The first of three Selma marches took place on March 7, 1965. As the marchers were walking out of Selma, only […]

12 Ways Yoga Changed My Life (And Could Change Yours)

January is a great month for getting into (or back to) a yoga practice. When you step onto your mat you may alter a lot more than your waist circumference… if you’re like me (and so many others) you just may find that yoga changes — or even saves — your life. Maybe your practice […]

How a Gang of Skinheads Forever Changed the Course | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Original airdate: May 13, 2011 Watch Oprah tries to take on the racist beliefs of a skin head gang in a vintage ‘Oprah Show’ clip. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s […]

The English Teacher Who Changed Reese Witherspoon’s Life | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Original airdate: October 10, 2005 William Faulkner’s writing may be difficult for some, but not for actress Reese Witherspoon. Thanks to a high school English teacher who opened her eyes to literature, the ‘Legally Blonde’ actress is up to the challenge. Watch the video above to learn more about the woman who made Reese love […]

10 Ways College Life Has Changed Since I Stopped Drinking

A little over a year ago, at 20-years-old, I took my last sip of alcohol. Because I am a college student and binge drinking is part of the culture, I think people assume that I didn’t really have a drinking problem, that I wasn’t an alcoholic, that I was overreacting to the situation. Hell, I […]

Many Lives Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives

Many Lives Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives Brand New, Perfect Condition. May Ship From Overseas, Allow Additional Delivery Time. Dr. Brian Weiss is a highly respected psychiatrist from the mainstream of the medical establishment. Catherine is one of his […]

Arianna Huffington Reveals How Fainting Changed Her Whole Life

How do you define success? No matter the answer, it’s probably fair to say it doesn’t include waking up in a pool of your own blood. Arianna Huffington had been running The Huffington Post for two years and was working 18 hour days. While she was clearly successful by most metrics, it took an exhaustion-induced […]

Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream…How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream…How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business Learn how and why Martha Matilda Harper, a Canadian immigrant, created America’s first modern franchise, a radical new business model that encouraged women to own their own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry — all […]