Articles & Advice for Women

Women Empowering Women is centered on the belief that women are stronger when they work together. It’s time to realize that our best resource is each other. None of us have to go through our problems alone. The stronger your network is, the stronger your chance for success.  Through the many resources available on this site, we offer advice for women to help them learn, connect, and succeed.

Below, you’ll find a number of articles on women’s empowerment written by women who persevered and overcame some of the same problems that you may be experiencing in your own life. Our numerous articles on women’s empowerment offer the right advice for women when it’s needed most. Whether you’re looking for career guidance, striving toward financial success, or want to live a healthier life, we’ve got you covered. Our blog is broken down into several sections, and within each one, you’ll find stories, advice, and useful information from other women to help empower you to move forward.

10 Trending Products to Sell in 2018

Thinking of selling online? Willing to increase your income? Check what Nicole Martins Ferreira recommends. To succeed in ecommerce you need three things: the best products to sell, the skills to market them, and the drive to succeed. I know you already have the...

Incorporation Explained

What does it mean to incorporate? Incorporating a business means turning your sole proprietorship or general partnership into a company formally recognized by your state of incorporation. When a company incorporates, it becomes its own legal business structure set...

7 Simple Ways You Can Protect Your Idea From Theft

As a business grows, pitching becomes increasingly important. As the business seeks investors, new clients, or even new employees, a business owner must repeatedly reveal details about the company to others. Idea theft is an ongoing concern for many of these business...

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

A look at entrepreneurship through the lens of uncertainty. Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a...

Inspired or Frustrated, Women Go to Work for Themselves

An ocean separates Chupi Sweetman-Durney, who lives in Dublin, and Lea Giovanniello of Vienna, Va., and they have never met. Yet their workplace experiences and career paths — at a time when women still struggle with both — are a testament to what’s possible. Here are...

Women’s Changing Role in Family and The Workplace

One of the main institutions in society is found within the household and is popularly known as “The Family”. It is here, in the family, where the commencement of society takes place. It is amongst this unit that the origin of women’s oppression began with the...

What Happens to a Woman’s Brain When She Becomes a Mother

BY ADRIENNE LAFRANCE JAN 8, 2015 From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions. The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the...

Consumerism. Shopping. Sale Trap.

When it comes to shopping I both like it and hate it. For some unknown reason I find it very hard to pass by a shop that screams SALE. Even though there are sales, Black Fridays, sample sales almost every day, I still find it hard to resist just checking what’s on...

33 Powerful Ways of Overcoming Fear Right Now

Source: https://www.wakeupcloud.com/   Getting through fear is a skill that anyone can learn. The problem is that most people cling to their fears, because it seams easier, safer, and comforting. If you aren’t ready to face your fears, you probably won’t transcend...

Our Teens are Getting the Wrong Idea about Body Love

Author: Amy Roskelley When body love is appearance-focused, it’s not really helping our kids. I recently messaged all the teenagers I knew on Instagram to ask them what they thought it means to love your body. I wasn’t exactly surprised by their answers; they matched...

Importance of self-esteem

Our self-esteem is how we value and perceive ourselves. If you have low self-esteem you may feel: like you hate or dislike yourself worthless or not good enough unable to make decisions or assert yourself like no one likes you you blame yourself for things that aren't...

The Art of Listening

BY: DAVID LIPMAN, Co-Founder, WEW Llc Which is harder to master and which is more important? Talking or Listening? Listening, truly listening is not only much harder but requires special skills and years of practice to be effective at it. You may listen to two people...

Investing

Investing 101 Part 13: Stock Market Volatility

Volatility Is Scary—but It's Normal   By the end of the day on Monday, the Dow experienced its largest one-day drop ever. The day’s losses were up to around 4.6 percent of the index’s value, which is not insignificant, but also not unheard of: A drop of more than 3...

Investing 101 Part 12: Investing & Market Timing

The timing of entering the stock market and being right is almost always an impossible task. Buying low and selling high is everyone’s goal. This is an impossible goal because many of the variables that influence the direction of markets have nothing to do with the...

Investing 101 Part 11: What Is a Master Limited Partnership?

MLPs offer some investors the ultimate package: tax advantages plus liquidity. There's a world of investment options out there that extends far beyond stocks and bonds. One such example is the master limited partnership. A master limited partnership, or MLP, is a...

Financial Literacy

Investment Terms

BY JOSHUA KENNON One of the toughest parts of beginning your journey as an investor is encountering terms that you don't understand. It can seem overwhelming in the beginning but, like anything, once you get the hang of it, you realize there was no reason to be...

Closing the Gender Investing Gap

By Stephanie Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer, Goldman Sachs June 19, 2018 Goldman Sachs one of the most prestigious Investment Banks in the world is offering their capital market strength to help women entrepreneurs. In our opinion this represents a classic beginning of...

Beginner’s Guide to Section 529 Savings Accounts

Consider a Section 529 Plan for Your Child's College Future Author: Ken Clark Updated March 17, 2018 Funding college is a great concern for parents, grandparents, and other loved ones. A smart investment like a Section 529 savings account can help you build on your...

Banking

Banking 101 Part 2: Your Credit Rating

Banking 101 Series - Part 2: Your Credit Rating Throughout your life your credit score follows you around like your shadow. It is one of the most important things in everyone’s life, and ignored by most people. The lack of understanding how your personal credit score...

Banking 101 Part 1: Debit Card, Credit Card, ATM Card Explained

Banking 101 Series – Part 1: Debit Card, Credit Card, ATM Card Explained Differences between debit card, credit card and an ATM card. These are very different and without proper knowledge can cause many headaches and risks to your credit rating. An ATM card is a pin...

The Decline of American Motherhood

The share of the U.S. population who are moms is the smallest it’s been in a quarter century. BY LYMAN STONE MAY 13, 2018 FAMILY As the American population grows, so does the number of American moms. But, more than a century after Mother’s Day became an official...

Help Your Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth

Source: http://www.randrdental.com/blog/11-ways-get-kids-take-care-teeth/ Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease found in American children. That’s a shocking statistic because in most cases, tooth decay is preventable. You might think that the state of...

20 Simple Ways Too Take Great Care Of Yourself

Source: Danielle Eva Pewhairangi With a season change upon us, it's important to take extra good care of ourselves. Therefore, I've designed this little 20-step plan, full of tips on how to re-vamp without feeling hungry or doing anything too extreme. Be prepared to...

10 Healthy Habits Parents Should Teach Their Kids

As a parent, you pass more than genes down to your children. Kids pick up your habits too — both good and bad. Show your kids you care about them by sharing these nuggets of health advice that they’ll carry with them long after you can carry them. Habit 1: Make eating...

Teaching your Children about money in the digital world

Source:  https://www.heritageisle.com.au/teaching-your-children-about-money-in-the-digital-world.html 'Invisible money' is becoming more prominent in the digital age, teaching your children about money and how to manage it is now more important than ever. The 2016 UK...

Understanding Proactivity and Becoming a Proactive Entrepreneur

By Patrick Ewers April 12th, 2018 Here we go again: Another article on proactivity, right? Hold on: This one’s different and it may just be the last you need to read. But I get it: I’m not the first person to stress the importance of being proactive. In fact, it’s...

Top 10 Characteristics of Successful and Creative Women

By Peter Jones 1 Assertiveness If you find yourself backing into requests or questions and/or constantly apologizing for yourself, then you might need to harden your assertiveness quotient. Trade in your inner pussycat for an inner tiger. Just try not to be too...

9 Things That Get Men Promoted At Work But That Hold Women Back

By Lauren Schumacker Dec 18 2018 Most working women are probably already acutely aware that, many times, their male colleagues make more money than they do, get better and more challenging projects and assignments, and get promoted more quickly. Part of the reason why...

What Gender Pay-Gap Statistics Aren’t Capturing

By Bourree Lam JUL 27, 2016 Women are in fact more likely to choose lower-paying jobs, but numbers do a poor job of highlighting the cultural biases that can shape their decisions.   In discussions of the gender-pay gap, there’s one counter-argument that comes up a...

LUCK – WHAT IS IT REALLY??

BY: DAVID LIPMAN, Co-Founder, WEW Llc Everyone in life ponders their fate and direction of their life and especially their career. More often than not they look at other people and say to themselves boy that person was lucky. When I became Controller of Salomon...

Parenting in the Dangerous World

Author: Lisa C. Baker Overprotective parenting has become a lifestyle for many families, as parents hover over their children in fear that they might get hurt. But kids also need to experience the world firsthand in order to learn and grow. How do you find the balance...

Raising Kids in a Digital World

Author: Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times (LIDT) After watching kids and technology metamorphose for the past 30 years, I’ve come to some big picture thoughts for any parent who’s made technology an integral part of their family life. First: There are...

9 Important Strategies for Raising Children in a World of Technology

Author: Joshua Becker “We refuse to turn off our computers, turn off our phone, log off Facebook, and just sit in silence, because in those moments we might actually have to face up to who we really are.” —Jefferson Bethke There are no proven answers to the questions...

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

The most common form of ID theft isn't even what most people think of as ID theft. It is old-fashioned credit-card fraud and check-kiting, with someone fraudulently accessing your credit- or debit-card account. It affects about 4 percent of households. What's more, in...

Top Online Threats To Your Cybersecurity And How To Deal With Them

By: R.L. Adams, CONTRIBUTOR April 4, 2017 News flashes and sound bites are constantly calling our attention to the latest hacks or threats to our cybersecurity that seem to be filling our social media news feeds and television reporting circuits. While there are...

Being Woman – Part 9: Letter to the Future 

Dear Love of My Life, I haven’t met you yet, but hopefully one day we will meet. I will be fine if you don’t show up in my life. I know I will. At least, I want to believe of your existence. I hope you will come, I’m just not ready yet… I need time to get a clearer...

Being Woman – Part 8: Letter To My Past

Dear Mr. Ex, There are days when I think that you are and will probably be the most important man in my life. There are days when I don’t give a shit about you and there are days when I want to smash your disgusting face... There are days when I would like you to...

Being Woman – Part 7: Emptiness

There are days when I feel like something is broken inside me, like I lack some kind of important organ, or cell, or one spiral of nerve in my head. It is like putting a huge puzzle of 3,000 pieces and at the end realizing that one piece is missing. You have been...

Being Woman – Part 5: The day I became a mother

I should probably call it a “night” rather than a day; even though it is a long process that takes 9 months. However, the night that I became a mother was the scariest, loneliest night in my entire life… My baby was supposed to see this world in the beginning of...

Being Woman – Part 4: Thank you Ross!

When I was in my early twenties I received a book, a handwritten book, a book for me and about me, a love book, a good bye book. I tried reading it, but it felt so stupid and embarrassing, so I came back home and put it in the back of the drawer. I didn’t know what to...

Being Woman – Part 3: About Me

I was born in January – first month of year, first month of winter. I remember reading somewhere that people born in winter are less happy and more depressed. In my case it is true. I always thought that having a boring life is the worst thing that can happen to a...

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