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4 Affordable Gifts for Givers on a Budget

Becka Wall – @beckawall

‘Tis the season… for gifting, cookies, holiday parties and blowing half your paycheck on holiday gifts for all your friends and family.

The holiday season can be rough if you’re on a tight budget. Here are a few ideas of things you can make to share en masse with family and friends this holiday season. Continue reading “4 Affordable Gifts for Givers on a Budget”

#WorthIt: Things that will make you #adult so hard

Becka Wall – @beckawall

Handling this crazy business known as adulthood doesn’t have to be just paying bills, cleaning house and going to work. Sometimes growing up means you get to treat yourself to some super fun, and also totally useful items that make life a little easier. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Things that will make you #adult so hard”

‘Good Girls Revolt’ Reflects Every Feminist

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

The fight for gender equality wasn’t triggered by one person or one story. It gained strength over time as women of different backgrounds and experiences came together around the same goal – to demand the same opportunities men have.

“Good Girls Revolt,” a new series from Amazon about the female employees of a national magazine in the late 1960s, stays true to the diverse history of stories that grew the women’s movement into the continuing force it is now. Continue reading “‘Good Girls Revolt’ Reflects Every Feminist”

Therapy: A Personal Maintenance Check

By Jamie Schafer – White Hall, MD

It’s hard to convey to someone why they need something, especially when it’s something that heals internally with difficult to see progress. Therapy has such a negative connotation as is, trying to convince someone it will help often falls on deaf ears before a point can even be made.

I’ve been in and out of therapy since I was a toddler – so for me, therapy is normal. It’s like going for an emotional check-up whenever I need it. Friend issues, anxiety, daddy drama, financial stressors, over-thinking and crazy-double-life ex-boyfriend are just some of the topics I’ve discussed. Continue reading “Therapy: A Personal Maintenance Check”

Playlist: When the Patriarchy Has You Down

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

If the only song that comes to mind when thinking of “Girl Power” music is the Spice Girls (no disrespect, everyone should spice up their lives), it’s time to expand your musical perspective. Moxie has compiled a list of 10 empowering feminist songs (plus a bonus track) to encourage you to rock the best you every day. Being a strong woman is hardcore in every genre. Continue reading “Playlist: When the Patriarchy Has You Down”

#WorthIt: Shears, Rain Gear and CHOCOLATE!

This is the start of a new monthly column where our editor, Becka, tells you what she’s bought or used each month that made her say “WORTH IT.” Deciding what to buy can be hard. We got you. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Shears, Rain Gear and CHOCOLATE!”

#WorthIt: Knives, News and Cases

Hi Moxie Readers! This is the start of a new monthly column where our editor, Becka, tells you what she’s bought or used each month that made her say “WORTH IT.” Deciding what to buy can be hard. We got you. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Knives, News and Cases”

The Secret Brains Behind NASA

By Elaina Moradi – Moxie Intern

Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Carl Sagan. These are the names that first come to mind when you think of NASA history – but you would be overlooking key figures who helped make NASA what it is today. The upcoming film “Hidden Figures” shares the untold story of three African-American women who made the first moon landing possible.    Continue reading “The Secret Brains Behind NASA”

75 Years Later ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Her Spotlight

By Lauren Linhard – moxie.lauren@gmail.com

Wonder Woman was welcomed to the pages of DC Comics by heralded superheros Batman and Superman in 1941. Though she was the company’s solution to the blood and violence it was accused of promoting, she represented “a great movement now underway – the growth in the power of women” for Wonder Woman creator Dr. William Moulton Marston. Continue reading “75 Years Later ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Her Spotlight”

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