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    Michelle Breyer

    Michelle Breyer
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    While working as an award-winning business reporter for a daily newspaper in Austin, Michelle Breyer co-founded NaturallyCurly 1998. NaturallyCurly - which empowers, educates and inspires world for women with curly, coily and wavy hair - into one of the largest media companies dedicated to hair topics. She has written for a number of publications.

    Spilling the High Tea with Amanda Jones, 57

    Amanda Jones by Claudia GoetzelmannKikoko co-founders Amanda Jones and Jennifer Chapin are two of the unlikeliest candidates to be sitting atop a California cannabis empire.Jones was a globe-trotting, Kiwi-travel-writing mother of two who spent more than two decades living out of a suitcase - 10 of those dedicated to photographing...

    Tom Roush, 55, Unpredictable Life

    The day after he dropped his son off to join the Marines, Tom Roush walked into his boss’ office and gave two weeks’ notice without another job lined up.“I’m done,” Roush told his boss at the TV station where he sold ads. “I hated going to work and I...

    Haircare Veteran Takes on the Challenges of Aging Hair

    After 25 years working on haircare brands for Procter & Gamble and L'Oréal, Sonsoles Gonzalez knows a thing or two about hair.But when the former global brand franchise leader for Pantene began noticing changes in her own hair when she hit her late 40s — thinner, drier strands and less...

    The Importance of Sun-Proofing Your Eyes

    We all know about the dangers that UV rays pose when it comes to our skin: skin cancer, premature aging, wrinkles. But many people don't think about the harm that sun exposure can have on their eyes.For skiers, runners and anyone who spends time outside, sunglasses are a must,...

    Ageism Eliminated For This Tech Company

    With all the depressing tales of ageism we hear, it’s refreshing to hear a positive story. This one came to us courtesy of Brett Callow of Emsisoft, an antivirus company that eliminated bias from the hiring process.“I thought that you might enjoy hearing about a company at which age isn’t...

    Michaela Angela Davis, 54

    Activist Michaela Angela Davis didn’t go looking for her latest cause. It came right to her as her 50th birthday approached.Rather than hiding from it, she opted to embrace her age, posting “50 Days to 50” on her Tumblr page. She showed it all: the ups and the downs,...

    Jamie Wyper, 70

    When architect Jamie Wyper bought his first beehive 15 years ago, it was the most terrifying day of his life. But soon he realized that being a good beekeeper meant creating an ideal environment for his bees — access to meadows, woodlands and gardens to forge for pollen —...

    4 Valentine’s Day Reads

    "She reminded him that the weak would never enter the kingdom of love, which is a harsh and ungenerous kingdom, and that women give themselves only to men of resolute spirit, who provide the security they need in order to face life." -- Love in the Time of CholeraThe...

    Barbara Summers, 71

    Barbara Summers is a survivor in every sense. Over the course of her 71 years, she has become a master at adapting to life's unexpected opportunities and adversities to reshape, redefine and improve her life.Her personal identity has shifted multiple times — teen mom, abused wife, entrepreneur, breast cancer...

    Age Discrimination: Are Men Hurt More than Women?

    With the topic of age discrimination in the workplace top of mind, some have assumed that women are impacted more than men. The findings of a recent study may surprise you.Age discrimination in the office may not affect both genders equally, and in one important respect, older women actually...
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