Alive with Dr. Zive: Discussion of the Other F-Word-Feminism

Alive with Dr. Zive: Discussion of the Other F-Word-Feminism

The topic of our March 3, 2022 session was feminism. When you hear that word, what immediately comes to mind? What does feminism mean to you? “Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.” -Marie Shear For many, the look, feel, and sound of feminism is one of anger. Those feminists are “man-haters” and…

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 2}

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 2}

Kirsten Imani Kasai Making the macabre beautiful, one story at a time. Author of The House of Erzulie. Website: www.KirstenImaniKasai.comInstagram: @MehetebellyTwitter: @KirstenIKasai Dr. Z sat down with Kirsten Imani Kasai who is a 50+ rebel, beloved teacher, author, and creative. We discussed Kirsten’s journey to midlife, her passions, and being a rebel. Read Part 2 of…

How Rage Transformed My Life

How Rage Transformed My Life

by Vasi Huntalas It was a warm and sunny day on the deck of the cruise ship. Laying on my lounge chair, I felt relaxed and happy chatting with my sister as we looked forward to celebrating my parents’ 50th anniversary on the cruise. My brother walked by and suddenly, rage flared up in me,…

Representation Rebellion Presents Women and Rage

Representation Rebellion Presents Women and Rage

Representation Rebellion wants to disrupt the stories they sell and tell about us and rage. We are justified in our anger. Most of us have spent our lives being told what to do, how to act, and how to look. It’s enough to piss anyone off, yet we don’t talk about rage. Instead, we stuff…

Interview: Vasi Huntalas

Interview: Vasi Huntalas

Meet Vasi. She is our first woman to be featured in 2022 for our women entrepreneurs’ series. Vasi is an intuitive, visionary, rebel, leader, authentic, and a bridge. She found her way back to painting. Her mission is to inspire women entrepreneurs to lead their vision as Master Creator’s they were born to be. You…

Women in Their 50s Lead Newest Sandal Trend

Women in Their 50s Lead Newest Sandal Trend

Can you believe this was the title of an article on Vogue’s website? Well, if you found it unreal, you’re correct. The title actually read, “Are Earthy Sandals the New Ugly Shoe Trend?” I read on because I wear “earthy” sandals. I should have known with the accompanying photo of Natalie Portman , and the…

Shame On You: What We Do to Women and How to Resist

Shame On You: What We Do to Women and How to Resist

Shame (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Example “she was hot with shame.”- Oxford Languages Dear Girl, Welcome to the world! We’re so glad you’re here.  Girl to girl, you are going to experience shame.  Part of this is generational.  Women have been told…

Changing the Narrative of Men Being Inherent Leaders: Part III of a Three-Part Series

Changing the Narrative of Men Being Inherent Leaders: Part III of a Three-Part Series

The first two parts of this series focused on the seven lessons women can teach men about leadership (to read the first two parts, click here for part one and click here for part two).  In our culture, the predominant story is men are “natural born” leaders because that’s what we see.   What if we…