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Nashira, A Women’s Eco-Village, is Creating a New Idea of Success

By Barclay Bram Nestled near the city of Palmira, not far from the northern edge of the Andes, is Nashira —a matriarchal eco-village developing an alternative social model for Colombia. Fourteen years ago, a private foundation donated three hectares of land and allowed 88 women—some of them victims of the country’s long-running civil war—to build to build a sustainable and…

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People and Organizations That Provide Online Mental Health Resources for Marginalized Communities

By Melissa Matthews Since March of 2020, we’ve been in a constant state of anxiety and grief. Naturally, you might be looking for mental health resources—or even online mental health resources—to help you cope. In the wake of the pandemic’s arrival, we’ve lost millions of people globally to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Some of us have experienced financial strain, worried about job security, or…

Glasswing Honoree Carmen Busquets Is Making A Difference

BY TATJANA FREUND Did you know that the glasswing butterfly has beautiful transparent wings and can be found in the rainforests of South and Central America? Or that the protected species are called “espejitos” (“little mirrors” in Spanish)? It’s this commitment to transparency, self-reflection, protection, and the knowledge that a small movement can create change that inspired the non-profit Glasswing International, which…

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Focus on Alleviating Stress With These Six Helpful Relaxation Techniques

By Julie Corliss We all face stressful situations throughout our lives, ranging from minor annoyances like traffic jams to more serious worries, such as a loved one’s grave illness. No matter what the cause, stress floods your body with hormones. Your heart pounds, your breathing speeds up, and your muscles tense. This so-called “stress response” is a normal reaction to…

Setting Boundaries Can Be Hard. Here are 8 Tips to Help You Succeed

By Mary Jane Coppock Boundaries are defined rules or limits that someone establishes to protect their security and wellbeing around others; we identify and express how other people can behave around us so that we feel safe. Boundaries can include setting expectations about how much alone time you need in a romantic relationship, preventing family members from speaking negatively about loved…

Jo Burston: Mentors Can Help Your Growing Business Thrive

By Madeline Hislop To really survive and scale in business, a platform of technology should be driving your organisation. That’s the advice of one Australia’s most recognisable entrepreneurs, Jo Burston. Sixteen years ago, when Burston founded her first company Job Capital, there was no such thing as a digital manager, and as she told Women’s Agenda recently, she didn’t know that many CTOs.…