Ninja Athlete Sara Heesen destroys the cultural norms of being a female athlete

Ninja athlete Sara Heesen proves both on and off the course that women are capable of anything we set our minds too! Sara is athlete in every since of the word. Strong, competitive, and disciplined. However, even being a top women in the field of OCR (obstacle course racing) she still has to deal with her share of comments concerning her physical and athletic ability. Sara doesn’t let these comments deter her from achieving her goals! Rather she uses each remark to break-down stereotypes on what a female-athletes “should” look like or how dedicated they can be to a sport. As Sara says in our interview “beauty is
in the eye of the beholder and I’m okay with my definition being different
than that of the majority”. Read more about Sara and how her amazing, positive attitude proves she is #nevertoopretty to be a “beast”!

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From Professional Basketball to Fashion, Renee Montgomery Lives Life with No Regrets

A powerhouse on the court and in the media/entertainment world, professional basketball player, Renee Montgomery lives life with no regrets and intense discipline and determination. Her journey to play for the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association started at a young age and she’s been unstoppable since. I had the opportunity to ask her a few questions about her life both on and off the court which left me breathless and in awe of her achievements.

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Choosing Resilience When Reacting to Change

How do you deal with change? Change of plans - big or small. I'm talking about moving, changing jobs, heck, even getting a new appliance that has so many bells and whistles that you need to YouTube how to use it.  What happens when a friend cancels on you, a relationship goes sour, you get a new medical diagnosis, or (gasp) your drink of choice at your coffee shop is SOLD OUT!  How do you even start your day after something like that?

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300 Miles Per Hour? No Problem!

Sarah is a former Jet Dragster driver. Yes this is as badass as it sounds! Not only do flames shoot out of the back of the car…. but these cars are propelled by actual JET ENGINES. This allows the car to have a spectacular take off and reach speeds nearing 300 miles per hour!

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Nothing Slows Down Angel Hardaway, Drag Racer and Too Pretty Brand Ambassador

Drag racing at top speeds isn’t a sport for the meek.  But Angel Hardaway took the lead to show that women are #NEVERTOOPRETTY to drive fast! This 20 year old woman believes so strongly in female empowerment and proving to others that the new term should be to drive like a woman!

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At ZAXIE, Accessorizing, Fun, and Confidence Go Hand-in-Hand

When founder Stefanie Taylor decided that her family and friends were her greatest motivators, her accessories wholesaler business was born.  Recognized for her sharp sense of style, and often asked for styling advice, Taylor wanted to help women feel beautiful, put together, and confident inside and out.  She started ZAXIE as a way to do all of that and more!  Taylor has since aligned her company with several nonprofits that share her company's

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FACE atelier: Be Kind to Your Face and to the Environment

Through her own personal reinvention, founder Debbie Bondar, created FACE atelier to transform herself and find beauty in simplicity.  A product line like FACE atelier is a neutral makeup line, not tested on animals, and is formulated to help women feel better about themselves.

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Holiday Gift List 2018

It's that time of year!  Every year, I try to stay on top of things, but I often find myself getting bogged down with finding THE PERFECT gift.  I've learned over time that a perfect gift is one that is unique, useful, and something nice to have that I would enjoy myself...

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How One Actress Brought No-Guilt, Healthy Baking Back to Families

There is no denying that there is comfort, connection, and joy when we think of baking. Unfortunately, that can often be coupled with unhealthy ingredients and guilt. Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar joined forces with her friends Galit Laibow and Greg Fleishman in creating Food Stirs, by creating a company that offers baking kits and mixes that are organic and non-GMO. ..

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“World Domination” - Never Too Lofty a Goal for CEO of Coalition Snow

When skis and snowboards became her thing, Jen Gurecki didn’t let this male-dominated industry stop her from making some “kick ass” goods that redefined outdoor winter sports and gear for women. Recognizing the double edge sword that women face in business...

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Finding Beauty Comes from Within

Meet Holly Harding, owner of O’o Hawaii, whose passion for achieving beauty both inside and out has named her as one of Hawaii’s 50 Fast Growing Companies 3 years in a row.  Her personal journey towards transformation both in mind and body led her to successfully launch a skincare line that integrates holistic measures with superfood level ingredients to achieve that special “glow” so many of us women long for...

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Why We Should Care about Women's Rights Around the World

I have always said that there are 3 things I don't discuss amongststrangers or family and friends: money, politics, and religion. I don't like controversy, or hurt feelings, or truthfully any kind of heated discourse. It is not because I don't stand for something. Trust me, that is far from the truth. I've just never been a fan of argument or antagonism...

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Toni Desrosiers Entrepreneur, Innovator, and Dreamer!

Meet Toni Desrosier, founder of Abeego: the first producer of Beeswax food wrap. Toni had a vision to create a product that would preserve food in the same way nature does. By having this living, breathable skin, food stays fresher longer AND helps to reduce our eco footprint...

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