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Donna Henes is an internationally renowned urban shaman, ritual expert, award-winning author, popular speaker and workshop leader whose joyful celebrations of celestial events have introduced ancient traditional rituals and contemporary ceremonies to millions of people in more than 100 cities since 1972. She has published four books, a CD, an acclaimed Ezine and writes for The Huffington Post and UPI Religion and Spirituality Forum. Mama Donna, as she is affectionately called, maintains a ceremonial center, spirit shop, ritual practice and consultancy where she works with individuals, groups, institutions, municipalities and corporations to create meaningful ceremonies for every imaginable occasion.

After an inevitable midlife transition period of feeling lost, confused and out of control of Her destiny, the Queen finally takes charge. She steps up to the situations of Her life and takes back the reins of Her power. Or […]

Despite the rude awakenings, the unsettling physical and emotional chaos of midlife and all of its frightful, presumed ramifications, an amazing number of women find this stage to be the most personally fulfilling and satisfying of their lives so far. […]

by Joan Chittister In my mind is the memory of one lone Chinese student who, rising from the midst of the protesters in Tiananmen Square, stood in front of a moving tank whose orders were to sweep the square empty […]

  By Rev. Kelly Thibeault After a summer of waiting, the time has finally come. It is finished. After almost 24 years of childrearing, our nest is now empty. Our son, our youngest child, headed off to college in Nebraska […]

By Edward Helmore In the years since Cathi Hanauer’s bestselling anthology of life stories, the women she spoke to have new goals In 2002, Cathi Hanauer published The Bitch in the House, a bestselling compilation of 26 life stories by […]

By Jasmin Mitchell, student at Francis Marion University If I had a nickel for every time someone thought I was narcissistic, I could probably pay off my student loans. Even my family has said this about me; however, I believe […]

By Jasmin Mitchell, student at Francis Marion University If I had a nickel for every time someone thought I was narcissistic, I could probably pay off my student loans. Even my family has said this about me; however, I believe […]

The time when women hit their absolute sexual peak may surprise you. By Zaynep Yenisey for Maxim (a magazine for men) Turns out sex for women is like a fine wine. It gets better with age! But then it gets […]

BY Jody Rogoff Moses , Australia  Are we all just too damn busy to wallow in our unclaimed aspirations?  Eugh. Have you ever been able to identify a woman in midlife crisis? Have you seen her abandon her kids, thermomix […]

By Molly Fisk Well, I seem to be having a mid-life crisis. I hoped to avoid this by staying very busy in the middle of my life, which was around age 37. Even though many Baby Boomers pretend middle age […]

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