Category Archives: Angry Woman Stuff

Resting Bitch: How your moods make you a more optimal you

“Happiness depends not on how well things are going…but whether they are going better than expected.” Opinion papers are fun. It’s like going to a bar with a scientist and asking what they really think. They might be wrong, but … Continue reading

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Have you checked out the Weather Channel lately?

It’s basically Sharknado out there. Every. Damn. Day. Guys, I just wanted to know if it was going to rain today. Knock it off already. Stick to weather. You’re making me afraid to go outside. And you’re making us all … Continue reading

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Fake it ’til you make what, exactly?

So I hear women have a confidence problem. Claire Shipman & Katty Kay, authors of the 2009 book Womenomics, claim that (at least part of) what’s holding women back is their lack of confidence. Tracy Moore and Jessica Valenti posted … Continue reading

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Hot cup of morning blurgh.

I love Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings. But this morning I had to check the calendar to make sure April 1st hadn’t come early this year. This review of Leonard Shlain’s The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image … Continue reading

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On power and powerlessness in anonymity.

I am judging an elementary school science fair tonight. I am very excited about it. So this morning, after I woke up I deliberately made myself appear feminine (put on a dress, wore contact lenses instead of glasses, hair blown … Continue reading

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Ugh.

Here, look at this thing. 

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