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Wangechi Mutu, Forbidden Fruit Picker © 2015 via Oprah

Wangechi Mutu, Forbidden Fruit Picker © 2015 via Oprah

Why do so many moms feel bad about themselves?: “But what's lost in the cacophony of anxiety is the other thing every mom wants: to enjoy the beauty of motherhood.” (TIME)

The new midlife crisis: “Maybe the reason Generation X is having such a particularly hard time is that we had such high hopes for ourselves. We were going to do better, be better than our parents and grandparents.” (Oprah)

On finding a voice: “Listening to your voice is a challenge in its own right, but owning whatever it’s telling you is another matter entirely, especially if it means turning up the volume and putting yourself out there in a way that feels unfamiliar.” (Man Repeller)

Hillary Clinton on for better or worse: “There were stretches of time in which my husband’s job was unquestionably more important than mine, and he still didn’t play that card. I have never felt like anything but an equal.” (The Ma Books)

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