Why Women to Women exists: words from the Founder
By melanie — Jan 28 2015 - 2:35pm

Women to Women by Julia was borne of faith. A faith instilled by my mother years ago. It is this faith, and the journey of my soul, that has produced this organization, my life’s purpose.

Finding Your # Happily 4Ever After
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 2:30pm

We recently met with Dr. Richie Davidson, a renowned neuroscientist and one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of contemplative practices.

SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Mindfulness (Part 2 or 2)
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 2:22am

Even words have power. If you constantly speak negatively then you are thinking negatively and it grows the negative side of the brain. Just as if you speak positively you are thinking positively and grow the positive side of the brain. How do you want to train and grow your brain?

SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Mindfulness (Part 1 or 2)
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 2:21am

You may ask what is mindfulness and what does it have to do with divorce. A lot. In a divorce you make life-changing decisions when thoughts are racing and emotions are swinging. It is extremely important to be mindful so that you are able to focus when you make choices and take actions that affect your health, finances, children, and future happiness.

Star Young

SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Divorce - Glossary for Family Court
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 2:20am

When going through a divorce you may not need to learn how to speak Latin but you will need to learn the terms and references often used in court and legal documents. If at anytime you do not know or understand a term, you should have your attorney clarify its meaning and how it pertains to you.

SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Dating after Divorce
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 2:05am

Dating after divorce can either be ‘oh good’ or ‘oh no.’ Whether it’s first or last on the to do list depends on where you are in the divorce process and your emotional state of mind. Most clinical therapists agree that it’s best to wait to date until after you’re divorced in order to have closure, heal and prepare yourself for your future.

Terry Malloy

A Man’s Narcissism – Part I
By TerryMalloy — Jan 28 2015 - 1:20am

The impetus for my writing this three part blog series, “A Man’s Narcissism”, is because it is a rare opportunity for women, including my teenage daughters who I love more than life itself, to get a firsthand glimpse into the behavior of a male narcissist. The term “narcissist” is an overused and in many cases misplaced description for a “self-centered” person.

Star Young

Gender Diversity
By staryoung — Jan 28 2015 - 1:15am

Melanie and I attended the conference “Conversations with Men On Wall St & Finance: Engaging Men in Moving Women Up." The event is part of series of programs that IMPACT 21 launched with a global goal of gender-balanced leadership at the top (aka, more women executives).

Star Young

"Kneed" Moment
By staryoung — Jan 27 2015 - 7:10pm

Oprah calls it her ‘Aha’ moment. Some say it’s their ‘light bulb’ moment. For others it may be when they ‘hit rock bottom.’ I call it my ‘kneed’ moment, on my knees in need. Whatever you call “it”, it’s all about a personal revelation that can change your life.

SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Divorce 2014 Top 30 Poll
By staryoung — Jan 27 2015 - 12:48pm

When it comes to divorce, the first place we turn to is our divorced girlfriends to tell us the real deal. Here is our first annual SMART GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE™ to Divorce with the top truths from women who have been there, done that, and wish someone had told them.