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Manifesta to Young Women and Girls

photograph Francesca Woodman


Find a man

Seek protection

The world is scary

Don’t go out

You are weak

Don’t care so much

They’re only animals

Don’t be so intense

Don’t cry so much

You can’t trust anyone

Don’t talk to strangers

People will take advantage of you

Close your legs

Girls aren’t good with:

Numbers Facts

Making difficult decisions

Lifting things

Putting things together

International news

Flying planes

Being in charge

If he rapes you, surrender.

You will get killed trying to defend yourself

Don’t travel alone

You are nothing without a man

Don’t make the first move, wait for him to notice you

Don’t be too loud Follow the crowd

Obey the laws

Don’t know too much

Tone it down

Find someone rich

It’s how you look that matters not what you think.


Everyone’s making everything up

There is no one in charge except for those who pretend to be

No one is coming

No one is going to

Rescue you

Mind-read your needs

Know your body better than you

Always fight back

Ask for it

Say you want it

Cherish your solitude

Take trains by yourself to places you have never been

Sleep out alone under the stars

Learn how to drive a stick shift

Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back

Say no when you don’t want to do something

Say yes if your instincts are strong even if everyone around you disagrees

Decide whether you want to be liked or admired

Decide if fitting in is more important than finding out what you’re doing here

Believe in kissing

Fight for tenderness

Care as much as you do

Cry as much as you want

Insist the world be theater and love the drama

Take your time

Move as fast as you do as long as it’s your speed

Ask yourself these questions:

Why am I whispering when I have something to say?

Why am I adding a question mark at the end of all my sentences?

Why am I apologizing every time I express my needs?

Why am I hunching over?

Starving myself when I love food?

Pretending it doesn’t mean that much to me?

Hurting myself when I mean to scream?

Why am I waiting



Fitting in?

You know the truth:

Sometimes it does hurt that much

Horses can feel love

Your mother wanted more than that

It’s easier to be mean than smart

But that isn’t who you are.


I Am An Emotional Creature, Eve Ensler

Mantra for Living Life

il_570xN.451290439_6j2tlive boldly. laugh loudly. love truly.

play as often as you can.

work as smart as you are able.

share your heart as deeply as you can reach.

as you awaken may your dreams greet you by name and may you answer, “yes.”

as you walk may all your angels gather at your shoulders and may you confidently know they stand with you.

as you rest may all your endeavors know contentment and peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Dear Every Woman I Know, Including Me…


I feel the following article articulates with such precision  how many of us as women verbally butcher & emotionally assault ourselves into depression over each and every line on our face,  & the number on the scale. I have found myself at times literally crying while in the shower after weighing myself; now how sad is that! It is without a doubt time to stop emotionally & physically abusing ourselves and begin embracing the beautiful human beings we are… I hope you enjoy the article.

There’s never a better time to start loving yourself than right now. Author Amy Bloom tells women everywhere how.

By Amy Bloom

A few years ago, I was at a lunch for the launch of a TV show called How to Look Good Naked. (Do I need to say that the host was a slim gay man and the soon-to-be-almost-naked were all women? Can we even imagine a show in which men try to improve their appearance before the big reveal in the boudoir?) The middle-aged woman sitting next to me almost spat out her white wine. “How to look good naked?” she said. “Wear clothes!”
I wish that helped. But after 58 years of being female, I’ve come to the conclusion that a healthy, positive body image is hard to find, and neither caftans nor liposuction nor photoshopping is the answer.

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If I could choose only one mantra to cling to for the rest of my days, this would be it!


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