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No One Tells You This: Happiness for the Modern Woman

From the Show: HER
Summary: Today's happy woman doesn't look the same as it did for your grandmother.
Air Date: 12/20/18
Duration: 34:04
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Glynnis MacNicol, Author
Glynnis MacNicolGlynnis MacNicol is a writer and cofounder of The Li.st. Her work has appeared in print and online for publications including Elle.com (where she was a contributing writer), The New York TimesThe GuardianForbesThe CutDaily News (New York), WTown & CountryThe Daily Beastmental_floss, and Capital New York.

Her series of articles on the Brownsville neighborhood in Brooklyn for Chase’s award-winning “From the Ground Up” package won a 2015 Contently Award. She is the author of the memoir No One Tells You This and the coauthor of There Will Be Blood, a guide to puberty, with HelloFlo founder Naama Bloom.

She lives in New York City.
No One Tells You This: Happiness for the Modern Woman
We all grew up with conventions in place, expectations of what a successful woman looks like. Perfect marriage, perfect baby, perfect home and perfect job seem to limit one’s viewpoint of happiness.

Here’s a secret: You can be happy without checking off each of these cultural conventions. In fact, many women feel fulfilled living modern lives.

As the cultural norm shifts, women are embracing new options for happiness. You aren’t missing out by loving your life as it is.

Listen as Glynnis MacNicol joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to discuss happiness for the modern woman.


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