Mary Claire Lagroue
Mary Claire’s love for stories led her to study English in college and journalism in graduate school. She enjoys writing about books, culture, and women's health.
What Iconic Movie Heroine Are You, Based on your Myers-Briggs Type?
Just when you thought it couldn’t get better
3 Female Health Conditions That Affect Mental Health
From Chrissy Teigen to Padma Lakshmi, women are coming forward about their struggle.
Six Biographies Worth Reading This Women’s History Month
Need some womanly inspiration? Look no further.
New Research Reveals How PCOS Is Detected Much Later Than It Should Be
One in 10 reproductive-age women will deal with this chronic condition.
Know your Myers-Briggs Personality Type? Find Out What Literary Heroine Matches You
We have 16 literary heroines for every MBTI.
5 Surprising Things We Learned About Sugar in the Past Year
Sugar did not have a good year.
What the Gilmore Girls Revival Got Right About the Emotional Benefits of Tidying Up
Emily's search for a spark of joy was one so many of us can identify with.
Surprising Reasons the Holidays Are Good for Your Mental Health
Before the Christmastime stress bogs you down, consider this.
3 Reasons Why It’s Awesome to Have ‘Type A’ Friends
If you’re lucky enough to have a ‘type A’ friend, you need to share this with them.
Unplugging Can Feel Unproductive, But Research Shows It May Be Exactly What You Need
We have to fight for quiet time in a noisy and distracting world.
How the Heroines of Little Women Can Inspire Us to Be Our Best Selves
Which March sister are you?
This Advice Helped Me Stop Obsessing Over What Guys Think of Me and Enjoy Dating More
Ever find yourself focusing more on making a good impression than actually getting to know your date?
Traveling Taught Me the Secret to Living a Fulfilled Life as a Single Adult
We should embrace single life the same way we embrace travel.
Why We Need to Separate ‘Girl Power’ from ‘Boy Hate’
Putting someone else down is never truly empowering.
5 Secrets to Being Approachable When You Meet a New Guy
Never underestimate the importance of approachability in your day-to-day life.
How Laura Ingalls Wilder Helped Me Rethink My Priorities in a Materialistic Culture
This much-loved author can help us learn to love the ‘sweet simple things in life.’
Tips for Making Sure Your People-Pleasing Friends Feel Loved
Ever wish you could get inside your phlegmatic friend’s head? Now’s your chance.
The Pursuit of Perfection Isn’t As Noble As We Think
It’s time we changed the way we find our self-worth.
3 Ways to Understand (and Love) Your Super-Social Friend
We all have a people-person friend, but do you really know what makes her tick?
2 More Seasons of Call the Midwife and a Christmas Special? I’ll Drink to That
This surprise hit show reminds us of some great virtues.
Empowerment Means Embracing Our Femininity, Not Rejecting It
What role does femininity play in modern society?
Here’s How to Make Your Sensitive Friends Feel Loved (from Someone Who Knows)
Ever wondered what makes your sensitive, analytical friend tick?
Being Shy in a World That Tells Us Extroverts Are Better
It’s not easy being shy.