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10 Interest Sections – 60+ Columnists. ...REAL WOMEN…REAL LIFE…REAL VOICES... Women’s Voices Magazine is modern, informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining. The 45+ WVM Columnists live in cities and towns all across the United States. They range from 23 to 50+, from single working class mom to seasoned executive, with columns from serious and poignant to down right hilarious and LOL funny.

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~ Read stirring stories of everyday heroes that leave a lasting impression on our lives shared by speaker, writer and producer and host of Your Story Matters...
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~ Everyone loves a story — and this is the place to discover them. Backstories will help nurture your soul, spirit, and intellect. We take a look at the power of...
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~ When you look good, you feel good and you do good! Too often we don’t make looking good, and feeling good about it...
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~ “I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems...
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~ Numerology is a relationship between numbers and the everyday life path of a person. Numerology can give you insight into current and future predictions of love,..
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~ Living in an era of political gridlock, the average American strives to find their voice and impact. As a free-thinking nation, it is imperative we work...
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~ This column offers a change from the traditional journalistic convention of instigating blind partisan aggression and explores the new road to political...
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~ There are numerous and varied lines that run through our lives. They are patterns, truths and principals. Bottom lines are woven from facts, human consciousness, lessons...
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~ Career Strategist and Chief Career Happiness Officer Julie Bauke believes in you, even though you’ve likely never met. Regardless of where you are in your career...
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~ We all live in a digital (electronic-based) world now whether we love it or hate it. Living in this digital world can be wonderful and connective at times...
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~ No matter what it is you do for a living, whether you work for yourself, for someone else, or are working in the home, when you want to do things right...
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~ We are in the second decade of the 21st century, but are women still living in an unbalanced man’s world personally and professionally? Are power...
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~ Read stirring stories of everyday heroes that leave a lasting impression on our lives shared by speaker, writer and producer and host of Your Story Matters show...
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~ No matter what mountain we climb, no matter what glass ceiling we break through, until we learn to believe in self, support each other and maintain a faith in...
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~ Do you equate being assertive with being bossy or bitchy or a negative cliché of feminism? You might be surprised to know many women do, and they may be...
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~ Listen to a voice who speaks not only to immigrant women but to all women about impactful issues we face in our lives as individuals and as citizens of this great nation...
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~ Whether it is about children, education, animal welfare, disaster and humanitarian relief, human rights, heath, or needed social services, community support and...
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~ The impact of connecting with one another can be profound. Author of Making a Pearl from the Grit of Life Sharon Rainey illustrates the numerous ways our...
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~ We have all heard the saying, “You reap what you sow.” What if your intended harvest was making a difference in 100 lives by encouraging voluntarism and setting an...
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WVM Welcomes New Columnist Lori Boyle in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Lori Boyle in February!

    Lori Boyle – Begin Where You are Now – Do you want to reinvent yourself? Or, follow your long held passion?  Do you wonder how other women have accomplished it?  Are they smarter than you, more talented than you, more creative than you, or just better than you?  No, they most definitely are not.  Every person has [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Juracy Soares-Johnson in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Juracy Soares-Johnson in February!

  Juracy Soares-Johnson – Las Mujeres en Latinoamérica Actualmente – Las mujeres en Latinoamérica han mantenido el rol de cuidadoras durante siglos. Conforme más mujeres latinoamericanas encaran día a día los retos y las emociones encontradas al dejar a sus familias para trabajar fuera de casa, los sentimientos de culpa y remordimiento comienzan a establecerse [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Robin Anderson in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Robin Anderson in February!

  Robin Anderson – A Single Mom’s Funny Path to Success – Are you a single mom dreaming of a successful life that includes being a great mom and having a career and not just a job too?  Do you wonder if you’ll ever get there?  It’s amazing how resilient you can be when you need it the [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist MiMi Zannino in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist MiMi Zannino in February!

  MiMi Zannino – What’s Stopping You? – Are you puzzling through daily concerns, particularly those associated with road-blocks, or obstacles separating you from realizing your goals, dreams, and aspirations? Sometimes the answer or awareness is right under our nose, and we simply need a neutral, objective pair of eyes to help us see our [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Deborah Westin in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Deborah Westin in February!

  Deborah Westin – Mile 17… Getting to the Finish Line – We all set goals for ourselves whether we realize that’s what we are doing or not.  Do you look around your house and think, “I’m going to declutter my closet and give what I don’t wear anymore to charity… come this spring.”  Or, [Read More!…]

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Jim R. Jacobs, LCSW, in February!

WVM Welcomes New Columnist Jim R. Jacobs, LCSW, in February!

  Jim R. Jacobs, LCSW – Driving Lessons for Life – Are you driving your life or is your life driving you?  In this world of road rage, traffic jams, car accidents, and rush hours, we all could use some driving lessons for life.  Let Jim be your driving instructor for a better life.  Jim will take [Read More!…]

New Year, New Career? 5 Questions to Answer

New Year, New Career? 5 Questions to Answer

  By Julie Bauke, January, 2015 – What were your 2014 New Year’s resolutions? And be honest, how did you do in keeping them? Every year, we resolve to be kind, eat more veggies, and use the treadmill for something other than a clothes hanger. These are all worthwhile pursuits, to be sure. But, may [Read More!…]

January, 2015 - Greetings from the Executive Editor

January, 2015 – Greetings from the Executive Editor

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How to Use Art Therapy to Create Your Best 2015

How to Use Art Therapy to Create Your Best 2015

  Art therapy has been around since the mid-1900s, but its far-reaching effects are more relevant than ever. At this time of the year when many people assess the previous year and set goals for the new one, incorporating art therapy into the plan is a great idea. According to Wikipedia (“Art Therapy” accessed 12-5-14), [Read More!…]

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DIY – How to Hang Shelves on Drywall that will Stay – VIDEO

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Family Talk… Do You Make New Year’s Resolutions?

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Do Your Choices in Life Build Character & Success?

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Are You Passionate in Your Career Choice?

Are You Passionate in Your Career Choice?

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions - OUT, 2015 Personal #ListOfHope - IN

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Make Your Life a #DramaFreeZone in 2015!

Make Your Life a #DramaFreeZone in 2015!

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How Many Lessons do We have to Learn?

How Many Lessons do We have to Learn?

  So many! Does anyone else feel this way? I feel like every time I turn around there is another lesson I’m to learn, respond to, and go deeper just for my own inner growth and development. Funny I would use the word, just! What else is there? I often wonder if it will always [Read More!…]

Rear View Mirror: Take Time to Look Back before Moving Forward to New Year

Rear View Mirror: Take Time to Look Back before Moving Forward to New Year

  The New Year is traditionally a time when we take the opportunity to start over. Whether it’s making changes to our health, career, relationship, or some other aspect of our life, it seems we are willing to let go of the past and make a resolution to put effort into a change for the [Read More!…]

Dear Janet… Steps to Come to Agreement when There’s a Stalemate

Dear Janet… Steps to Come to Agreement when There’s a Stalemate

  Dear Janet My husband wants to buy a new car, and I don’t want the debt. He is not a saver, and I want to be responsible about putting money away for retirement. If it were up to him, we would not have any savings at all. He wants to just “live for today!” [Read More!…]

Crispy Rosemary Chickpeas, Satisfy Cravings & Keep New Year Resolution

Crispy Rosemary Chickpeas, Satisfy Cravings & Keep New Year Resolution

Growing up, my mom always made sure we had a variety of fruits and vegetables around the house for snacks and with every meal. So, I had pretty good eating habits. However, as I got older and became responsible for cooking my own meals, I started shifting from healthy options to things I could throw [Read More!…]

A Wine Guide to Explore & Enjoy Chardonnay

A Wine Guide to Explore & Enjoy Chardonnay

  The New Year is here along with all of those self-promised resolutions and high expectations. Gym memberships will sky-rocket, while junk food and cigarettes will get tossed in the trash. Lists will be made and checked off, and house-hold budgets will be planned. It is all too easy to get caught up in the [Read More!…]

What’s New Is Old – Radio is Theater Of The Mind

What’s New Is Old – Radio is Theater Of The Mind

  Happy New Year everyone. I hope 2015 brings you much joy and happiness. My first column for the New Year is a throwback to the old. Thanks to digital technology, we’ve seen an explosion in audio over the past few years. (I’ve talked about it previously here.) ​ But the proliferation of audio isn’t [Read More!…]

3 Foolproof Tips to Get Dressed & Out the Door Faster

3 Foolproof Tips to Get Dressed & Out the Door Faster

  Just trying to get out the door in the morning, even if you haven’t overslept, can often times bring on added stress to our usual daily routines, which made me think of how already stressful getting ready can be for many women. I hear women all the time telling me how stressed they feel [Read More!…]

Tips & Tricks to Applying Age-Defying Makeup in Under 15 Minutes

Tips & Tricks to Applying Age-Defying Makeup in Under 15 Minutes

  As a beauty expert and celebrity body parts model in Hollywood, I’ve picked up many great tips from top celebrity makeup artists. I’m often asked about my personal age-defying makeup regimen. Below, I’ve outlined my step-by-step instructions to help you achieve a natural dewy finish and camouflage minor imperfections. In addition, you’ll be privy [Read More!…]

After a Career Failure, Alonia Jones went from Pity Party to Success

After a Career Failure, Alonia Jones went from Pity Party to Success

  “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison Alonia Jones found strength and confidence within to overcome her fear of failure to persevere in life. Here is her story in her own words. I am the founder and [Read More!…]

Dr. William Courtney Calls Child "A Miracle Baby"

Dr. William Courtney Calls Child “A Miracle Baby”

  Medical marijuana is gaining acceptance, but could it even help kids? Dr. William Courtney has seen it happen, and he told Huff Post Live host Alyona Minkovski about it. Saying he was “quite a skeptic 5 or 6 years ago,” Dr. Courtney continued that “my youngest patient is 8 months old and had a very [Read More!…]

How to Gain Trust When a Pet has PTSD from Past Bad Experiences

How to Gain Trust When a Pet has PTSD from Past Bad Experiences

  Dear Mary, I have a 3-year-old rescued Great Pyrenees, Buddy, I adopted about a year ago from a shelter.  Every time I go to pet anywhere near his head, he ducks away and flattens his ears.  I love him dearly and provide him every creature comfort I can think of, but I feel like [Read More!…]

January Numerology… Faith & New Beginnings

January Numerology… Faith & New Beginnings

  The month of January brings new beginnings, opportunities, changes to routine life and personal discoveries to your life in a BIG WAY! January equates to the number “1.”  The 1 in numerology is associated with individual freedoms and the importance of remembering the unique person you are. Take a moment and think back to [Read More!…]

In Every Season of Life We find Growth

In Every Season of Life We find Growth

  It’s the New Year! I can’t believe it is the year 2015 already! I always love the New Year because it brings a time of newness and opportunity. It’s wonderful to have a season to start fresh and anew. It’s a time to forget the old habits and baggage and to focus on the [Read More!…]

2015 Inner Guidance Horoscopes for All Signs - VIDEO

2015 Inner Guidance Horoscopes for All Signs – VIDEO

  “In order to effectively battle crisis, you must get in touch with your inner-selves and work together toward the goal of survival.” – Kathleen (Kat) O’Keefe-Kanavos Do you ever pray for help? The answers may come in your dreams. Those dreams can be daydreams; moments when your mind wanders to a beach beyond time [Read More!…]

Washington Watch – The Story behind Women Business Owners Big Win

Washington Watch – The Story behind Women Business Owners Big Win

  For women entrepreneurs interested in working with the federal government, you already know the big news about WIPP’s legislative victory. For the first time, ever, women-owned business will be able to receive small contracts directly and enter the fiercely competitive, but extremely lucrative federal procurement market. Removing this barrier for women followed years of [Read More!…]

#YoungPolitics… American Citizen Impact of Obama Illegal Immigrant Exec Action?

#YoungPolitics… American Citizen Impact of Obama Illegal Immigrant Exec Action?

  What are the positive and negative impacts on American citizens resulting from President Obama’s illegal immigrant executive action in November?   ​ Arianna Mendez – FL, Florida International University 2014 Masters Degree, Bio How does President Obama’s executive action on immigration affect the immigration debate? On November 20, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation to announce a series of [Read More!…]

The Liberal Scoop… 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for 114th Congress

The Liberal Scoop… 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for 114th Congress

  When January rolls around, self-evaluation is inevitably on everyone’s mind. What have you done in the past year? Have you grown? Changed jobs? Moved cities? January 1 is a welcome chance to reflect on personal successes and to also decide where you have room for improvement. Don’t worry, I’ll keep my personal goals to [Read More!…]

The Conservative Scoop… Is Normalizing Relations with Cuba a Good Thing?

The Conservative Scoop… Is Normalizing Relations with Cuba a Good Thing?

  #TheScoop: On Wednesday, December 18th, President Obama issued an order to fully restore the U.S.’s diplomatic relations with Cuba. Why is this so important? To explain that, we’ll need to rewind a bit… ​ Quick History Lesson Cuba used to be an ally of the United States, when the right-wing Fulgencio Batista was president. [Read More!…]

Start 2015 with a Plan to Invest Forward in Yourself

Start 2015 with a Plan to Invest Forward in Yourself

As women, we sometimes forget to invest forward in our own futures. Start thinking about your life, and stop allowing others’ life problems, stories, and opinions to define your investment in the future. When I talk to both men and women weekly about their future dreams and their ability to make it happen, investing forward [Read More!…]

What’s the Difference between a Credit Report & a Credit Score?

What’s the Difference between a Credit Report & a Credit Score?

  Do you know the difference between your credit report and your credit score? If not, you’re not alone. It can be easy to see these two related items as one and the same. However, when you take a closer look, you will start to see differences in how they impact your financial life. Here [Read More!…]

Put Your Retail Business on a Global Level in 2015

Put Your Retail Business on a Global Level in 2015

  In a world of vast economic and political change, markets are evolving. The process of being globally connected and educated at the touch of a button offers the opportunity for international retail growth at a whole new level and pace. Not only are companies evolving and adapting to market changes, but so too are [Read More!…]

Your Future is Here… Step into it in 2015!

Your Future is Here… Step into it in 2015!

  You have entered the New Year free of baggage, mess, regrets, or unwanted passengers, right? Of course not, for you are not alone. Many of us bring a lot of unwanted baggage into the new year, by trying so hard not to. Relax there is a remedy. It will require a little trust on [Read More!…]

New Year Equals New Doors & New Beginnings… Don’t Give Up

New Year Equals New Doors & New Beginnings… Don’t Give Up

  A year has 365 days; this is the same for everyone, but how different it seems to a child or a young person, to an adult or elderly person. There is a long time till Christmas, a whole year until one’s birthday, and an eternity till the summer holidays. Later in life, time passes [Read More!…]

New Travel Gadgets & Apps You’ll Want to Use in 2015

New Travel Gadgets & Apps You’ll Want to Use in 2015

  It’s January, and we’re in the dark days of winter. This is precisely the time I think about travel; whether it’s to a picturesque inn in northern New Hampshire, a Caribbean or Australian cruise, or a summer trip to Europe. ‘Tis the season’ to plan for travel, and this is the travel planning season [Read More!…]

Don’t Like to Read Services Contracts in Full? Things on the “Watch Out For” List

Don’t Like to Read Services Contracts in Full? Things on the “Watch Out For” List

  Contracts of today are not like yesterday. Many of today’s contracts are so one sided it’s just crazy. Contracts of the past were short and sweet. They were “you do this and I do that” agreements. Now you have to allow a day just to try to figure out what the contract is saying… [Read More!…]

New Year… New Job Using LinkedIn Magic - VIDEO

New Year… New Job Using LinkedIn Magic – VIDEO

  Career moves may happen any time during the year, but historically, both January and September are the months that spark interest the most in new beginnings. In this video, I’m going to cover how to craft an effective LinkedIn profile for looking for a job. According to an Inc. article, 2015 will see LinkedIn [Read More!…]

The New Year Begins… Are You Open to Opportunity?

The New Year Begins… Are You Open to Opportunity?

  “You must know that in any moment a decision you make can change the course of your life forever… the very next movie you see or book you read or page you turn could be the one single thing that causes the floodgates to open, and all of the things that you’ve been waiting [Read More!…]

New Business Advantage Strategy - Let’s be Friends!

New Business Advantage Strategy – Let’s be Friends!

  Social media is addicting and powerful.   Social sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are wonderful tools not only for personal relationships but professional as well. Considering the wide range of people who are viewing your social media pages, have you thought about what your site says about you? Do you really know who is [Read More!…]

Upwards! Simple Steps to Initiate the Courage Within

Upwards! Simple Steps to Initiate the Courage Within

  “The thing about courage is that it comes in endless supply and you can always choose to be courageous over and over in each moment” – Angela Schaefers Most of us have hopes and dreams. Some are far-fetched and seemingly impossible. Some are very attainable but yet often end up an arm’s length away. [Read More!…]

How can a Fear of Everything Make One Game for Anything?

How can a Fear of Everything Make One Game for Anything?

  One of the most common reasons why people don’t pursue their dreams is fear. Even if one isn’t content in her current circumstances, it is, at least, familiar. However, as we ring in the New Year, many of us are going to try to shake off that dread of change in order to create [Read More!…]

What are You Waiting for, Tomorrow?

What are You Waiting for, Tomorrow?

  I have been recently thinking about two weekends in the past, when I have had the pleasure of spending time with people I care about very much. The first weekend, my husband and I had lunch in Colonial Heights, Virginia, with a friend and her husband.  We ate at a restaurant called Dante’s Pizzeria. [Read More!…]

Has Modern Feminism Dropped the Banner for the Majority of Today’s Women?

Has Modern Feminism Dropped the Banner for the Majority of Today’s Women?

  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines feminism as the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and also as an organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests. Regardless of how feminism is defined in different dictionaries, it is evident feminism is being pulled in so many directions by women who [Read More!…]

Give Back in 2015 by Becoming a Mentor… 7 Programs to Consider

Give Back in 2015 by Becoming a Mentor… 7 Programs to Consider

  “The mediocre teacher tells.   The good teacher explains.   The superior teacher demonstrates.   The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward Now that a new year is upon us, it can be a new year of visions, fresh starts, determination, and declaring we will accomplish all “this time.” So many make New [Read More!…]

Sometimes it’s All about Me… and that’s OK & Healthy

Sometimes it’s All about Me… and that’s OK & Healthy

  This article is NOT about resolutions. It’s NOT about losing weight or quitting smoking. New Year’s is often just a reminder of things I didn’t do, didn’t accomplish. I tend to beat myself up instead of using the fresh opportunity to start anew. And, I would often even forget what I had resolved to [Read More!…]

Welcome Home… but, do You Know where Home is?

Welcome Home… but, do You Know where Home is?

  Happy New Year everyone, isn’t it great to have a new beginning? For the military family, we usually get more new beginnings than most people. We not only get to start over for a new year, but for many of us, we have moved this past year. So, we were able to have a [Read More!…]

Know Before You Go… 8 Personal Safety Tips for Walking or Running

Know Before You Go… 8 Personal Safety Tips for Walking or Running

  Thinking about taking up running as one of your New Year’s Resolutions? It doesn’t matter if you are walking or running in the middle of the day or at night; you need to take precautions. Runners like to get into their “zone” and block out all the distractions around them. ​ Here are 8 [Read More!…]

Women’s Voices Magazine Receives New Media Institute’s “Standard of Excellence” 2014 Award

Women’s Voices Magazine Receives New Media Institute’s “Standard of Excellence” 2014 Award

  Women’s Voices Magazine was honored on August 26th with the 2014 New Media Awards “Standard of Excellence” for the Lifestyle Category from the New Media Institute headquartered in New York. The NMI Awards recognize achievement in new media communications covering four major categories and innumerable sub categories. The four categories were websites, blogs, mobile apps [Read More!…]