Browsing Category 52 Real Women

  • EW 52RW Cortney Casey
    52 Real Women

    Hanging Up The Phone

    As a newspaper reporter, I had always prided myself on investing myself completely in my work. For nearly 11 years, I’d found the job extremely fulfilling. But over ...

    September 21, 2015
  • ew.52RW Jessica Swanson
    52 Real Women

    Who’s Talking You Out of It?

    If you had one shot to go after your dream, would you do it? Most of us would say, “Yes! Of course!” but the truth is most of ...

    September 14, 2015
  • EW 52RW Susan E. Oser a
    52 Real Women

    We ALL Have a Similar Struggle

    The other day, I had the opportunity to watch some of the documentary The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross on PBS.  I found it to be fascinating ...

    September 7, 2015
  • EW 52RW Ruth Coghill
    52 Real Women

    Failure is Not a Person

    I’m not good enough. I’ll never measure up. I’ve made a mess of my life.  The feelings of guilt, fear and inadequacy followed me everywhere. I couldn’t even ...

    August 24, 2015
  • ew.52RW Jennie McClelland
    52 Real Women

    Are We Really That Different?

    Being a mom or grandma, no matter how many children or grandchildren you have or how old they are, is a tough job. You already knew that.  You ...

    August 17, 2015
  • EW 52RW Marilyn Donnellan
    52 Real Women


    I often appear at workshops and conventions looking weird, just to see how people react.  My alter ego’s name is “Sophie Longhoofer.” She looks sort of like a ...

    August 3, 2015
  • Alexandra Bahou
    52 Real Women

    Who YOU Are…

    Self-discovery is a very intimidating term.  It’s a quest, perhaps the ultimate adventure that we all must embark on in life.  But, like any adventure, while thrilling and ...

    July 27, 2015
  • 52RW Hannah Holliday
    52 Real Women

    Embracing Your Flaws

    It is hard to learn to accept our flaws and see them as strengths. It can be a long time, consuming process to become confident in the things ...

    July 13, 2015
  • 52RW helen hicks
    52 Real Women

    Be Everything!

    In the early 1900s, my grandmother, Helen, (Valedictorian of her high school class) – had few opportunities.  Her place in life was to grow, marry, have children, and ...

    July 6, 2015