What's happening in the She's Independent Community?

  • 5 Steps to Finding Your Voice at the Doctor

    It's hard to advocate for yourself, especially when you're sick. Here are five ways to reclaim your voice in medical management
  • The Looming Empty Nest: One Mother’s Mindful Journey

    No woman wants a marital separation to coincide with an impending empty nest, but this is what happened to me. How did I catch myself in a free fall of grief and disorientation? I discovered meditation. A daily practice was both the hardest, and easiest, way to move on in my life. 
  • On making a life change & what it's like for a young woman on wall street

    I felt magnetized to the hype of Wall Street circa 2004, with its promise of wealth, power, and a good time, and the fact that it was a boy’s club wasn’t going to stop me.

    A few years in, I started to question things.

  • PCOS, the Pill, and the Epiphany

    I spent a decade on the pill to manage my PCOS symptoms before I realized I had other options. Now I help people use food and lifestyle as tools to achieve health and empowerment.
  • My Solo Summer Vacation

    In my twenties, I had a hard time taking vacation days because where can you go with no money? I could only think of one viable option: Myrtle Beach.

  • Single & Independent in my 30s

    At 34, people often ask me why I'm still single.

    It has taken me years to uncover who I am and understand what I want out of life. 

    I'm not against marriage but I would rather be single than date someone I'm not into. #beindependent