“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” #WomanUp- Mindy Kaling(tweet this)
Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five. From viral videos to inspiring stories – find out what’s trending below!Frequently on TV, we see the dichotomy of self-esteem; either you completely love and accept your unique beauty or you’re caught in the cultural struggle of self-loathing. Mindy Kaling’s character on The Mindy Project goes her own way. Sometimes she feels good and sometimes she doesn’t - like a normal woman - but either way she laughs at herself and moves on. Read more here.Hillary, Betty, Barbara, Nancy, Lady, and Rosalynn were featured in a historical photo 20 years ago and the imagery is revealing. “Each of these six women, strong and publicly activist, expanded the boundaries for the modern presidential spouse, one of them so much so that she may yet run again for president herself.” See the full story and photo here.Do you have a dream? There’s an app for that. Apple just launched their new ad "Powerful" with the tagline “you’re more powerful than you think” and music from the Pixies. So sweet, and of course, Apple-style inspirational. Watch here.Because it’s Friday, watch the most hilarious Labrador Retrievers get into all kinds of trouble. See the video here.Just when you thought you’d seen everything… a pop-up cat cafe appears in NYC. Yup, while visitors relax over coffee and pastries, they can pet cats. The coolest part? These cats need homes and they're available for adoption. Read more here.XOOh, by the way
PS: Have you watched Comedy Central’s Broad City? Funny woman Amy Poehler is a producer and rave reviews are pouring in. Likely not safe for work, but watch and read here.