While the male body is private, the female body is political. While it is not a problem for men to sunbathe in public without a T-Shirt, Gabrielle Lebreton had to leave the playground with her 5-year-old son, because she refused to put on a bra or a T-Shirt. It really was a shock for me to learn that this happened in Berlin, Germany, in summer 2021!
Have you been indoors for a long, long while, sitting around snacking and wearing pajamas or some form of sweatpants? If so, maybe it’s time to re-emerge and take a good look at yourself, your surroundings, and your peers. Are you in a funk? Here are a few ideas to help you re-emerge.
Nobody likes getting old. When we are young girls, we want to grow up as soon as possible. We want to be older, but we don’t want to be old.
As women who have gone through menopause at least a decade ago, we may one day look in the mirror and say, “what happened to my hair?” On my bathroom sink counter, I have a photo of myself at age 40 with my first son, Andrew, and my husband. My hair looks great, as it always did. But gradually, over twenty years of dying with a commercial hair dye containing ammonia, and then not with ammonia, and basically just living through the stresses of balancing a career and family, my hair became thin and brittle.
When was the last time you were misread by a colleague over a zoom conference or a “mask-to-mask” meeting? Were you mystified by a lack of response to your business presentation? Or do you feel you are “overlooked” when there is a choice for creating teams?