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The Mental Health Stigma I Didn’t Realize I Believed

October 30, 2020

The Mental Health Stigma I Didn’t Realize I Believed

M.M.’s Art Director opens up about struggling with mental health in the workplace.

How We’re Dealing with Our Anxiety Right Now

October 23, 2020

How We’re Dealing with Our Anxiety Right Now

Emily Oster, Uché Blackstock, Alysia Reiner and more share their tips on staying calm in uncertain times.

The Reason 1 in 4 Women Might Quit Her Job

October 16, 2020

The Reason 1 in 4 Women Might Quit Her Job

With no child care or flexible hours available, too many working mothers feel like they have no choice but to put their careers on the backburner.

Has Fashion Changed for Good? M.M.’s Founders Consult Style Expert Véronique Hyland to Find Out

January 28, 2022

Has Fashion Changed for Good? M.M.’s Founders Consult Style Expert Véronique Hyland to Find Out

Three industry pros look toward the future of fashion with hope.

When Sarah and Miyako Met Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 25, 2020

When Sarah and Miyako Met Ruth Bader Ginsburg

M.M.’s founders reflect on designing a custom jabot for RBG and what her legacy means to them as working mothers.

What We Can Learn From This First Time Voter

September 18, 2020

What We Can Learn From This First Time Voter

Girl Scout Claire Longcore has spent the last four years registering voters, long before she could cast her own ballot. Don’t let her down.

“If We Don’t Do Something, Nobody Else Will.”

September 11, 2020

“If We Don’t Do Something, Nobody Else Will.”

“If a 13-year-old is doing more than a 30- or 40-year-old, there’s obviously something wrong.”

How to Rally When You Just…Can’t

September 04, 2020

How to Rally When You Just…Can’t

10 women share their tricks for getting (and staying) motivated.

Is it Time to Reset Our Ambitions?

August 07, 2020

Is it Time to Reset Our Ambitions?

The world we once knew has shifted tectonically, and so has our perspective on what really matters.

CEO Sarah LaFleur’s Commitments to Racial Equality for the M.M.LaFleur Community

July 09, 2020

CEO Sarah LaFleur’s Commitments to Racial Equality for the M.M.LaFleur Community

Taking into account the stories and feedback we’ve heard, our team has spent the last several weeks on a comprehensive plan to make sure M.M.LaFleur is a safe and empowering workplace for all our employees.

What 2020 Has Taught Us (So Far)

June 26, 2020

What 2020 Has Taught Us (So Far)

Five Women of the Week share the challenges they’ve faced and the lessons they’ve learned over the last six months.

7 Insights from Gretchen Rubin on Cultivating Happiness in Uncertain Times

May 29, 2020

7 Insights from Gretchen Rubin on Cultivating Happiness in Uncertain Times

Feeling unhappy? Happy? Anxious? Numb? An expert helps us make sense of it all.

How to Be an Activist Every Day

June 18, 2020

How to Be an Activist Every Day

6 very real, very important things you can do to make a difference.

5 Politicians on the Black Lives Matter Protests and What Comes Next

June 14, 2020

5 Politicians on the Black Lives Matter Protests and What Comes Next

From California to Vermont, women candidates are full of plans for big, systemic change.

How to Best Support Your Black Colleagues Now and Always

June 05, 2020

How to Best Support Your Black Colleagues Now and Always

Diversity, equity, and inclusion expert Paula Edgar shares her suggestions for providing support in the workplace.

Black Lives Matter: A Running List of Resources

June 02, 2020

Black Lives Matter: A Running List of Resources

Anti-racist reading recommendations, organizations to support, and more ways to help the fight against racism.

A Note to Our Community from Sarah LaFleur

June 01, 2020

A Note to Our Community from Sarah LaFleur

On Sunday, May 31, our CEO and Founder, Sarah LaFleur, sent this email to the M.M.LaFleur community. We’re reposting it here to continue the conversation, and we welcome your feedback.

5 Women Who Prove Activism Takes Many Forms

June 01, 2020

5 Women Who Prove Activism Takes Many Forms

From the books we read to the clothes we wear, there are many ways we can make a difference.

Welcoming My First Baby During the Covid-19 Pandemic

April 24, 2020

Welcoming My First Baby During the Covid-19 Pandemic

M.M.’s Brand Editor, Caitlin, had her daughter on March 5, as the world went into lockdown. Here, she shares what it’s like to care for a newborn in the midst of a pandemic.

6 Tips for Stopping Anxiety in Its Tracks

April 03, 2020

6 Tips for Stopping Anxiety in Its Tracks

Even the coolest cucumbers are feeling uncertain right now. Below, we offer expert-approved techniques for taking control of your anxiety—and preventing its spread—during this nerve-wracking time.

6 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health at Work

February 21, 2020

6 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health at Work

Despite changing norms, it’s still complicated navigating mental health needs at work. Here’s how to cope, according to experts.

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