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Month: September 2019

Astrology: Happy September Equinox

Reading Time: 5 minutes By:  Janette Dalgliesh – Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. I’m doing the Equinox dance! Everyone gets excited about a Solstice (and they’re right to do so), but for me there’s something extra special about an Equinox. Derived from the Latin for ‘equal night’, the Equinox is the moment when Earth sits perfectly balanced on its axis – not ‘leaning’ one way or the other, but at the exact correct angle so that the Sun moves directly overhead along the Equator. Night and day become equal. At the September Equinox, we’re...

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I don’t expect you not to be fatphobic

Reading Time: 4 minutes I don’t expect you to not be fat phobic. That would be ridiculous. Because we live in a world where it is pervasive and it is woven into the fabric of our existence. It is in my being too. There are moments, still, when I think that that being thin would be THE ANSWER. I don’t pretend otherwise. But I know that line of thinking is a lie. I know that there are places within me that have learned to embody the Self-hatred as a survival and protective mechanism.

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Podcast: Soulful Insights From Seven Year Of Mentoring Teen Girls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. Lisa Luna Stravers has a unique approach to mentoring teen girls. Today she shares soulful insights into the life of this generation of teen girls. Their reality is not what you might think. She was gifted this knowledge as she lead a teen girls’ circle that maintained the same core group for 7 years. She journeyed with these beautiful young humans as they discovered their sexuality, navigated relationships, lived with crushing academic pressure, experimented with too many substances, dealt with self-harm, suicide attempts,...

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What a Dame! The Glorious Renée Harris

Reading Time: 4 minutes By: Cornelia Powell – Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. I first “met” Renée Harris when researching for “Glamour Onboard the Titanic,” a talk I was to give at the Biltmore in Asheville, NC, a few years ago during their costume exhibition. Renée and her husband Harry, a famously successful Broadway producer, were passengers on the RMS Titanic returning home to New York City in 1912 from a working holiday abroad. She made it; he, like many other men, went down with the ship. During my research, I became curious...

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