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Lena Dunham

Photo-shopping & Retouching – Where Should Magazines Draw the Line?

Last week, Vogue unveiled its February 2014 cover featuring Lena Dunham of Girls and her corresponding photo spread. Dunham has been both celebrated and derided for embracing her curves and flaunting her full-figured form on ...

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Important Lessons I Learned from Girl Scouts

I had a great time being a Girl Scout. I’ll have you know, from Troop 386, I was the only Brownie to get Brownie of the Month twice. I wanted every badge, to join every activity, and to make everyone my friend (even the g...

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Remembering to Take Time to Have Fun

Sometimes in our fast-paced, technology driven society I think we forget about how important it is to connect on a personal level with someone. More importantly, we forget how important our friends are to our well-being. If you...


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1 Item 3 Ways: The Silk Blouse

For me, 2014 is all about challenging myself and stepping out of my comfort zone. I recently put to this to the test while cleaning out my closet. I stumbled upon a silk blouse and my first thought was “toss it,” bu...

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Style Inspiration: Winter Whites

I can’t get enough of the winter white look this season. You may shy away from white during the winter but white is a color that you can wear all year long. It can be challenging to pull off a head-to-toe winter white loo...

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New Year. New You. New Style.

A New Year is upon us, an opportunity to actually “get things right” this time around as Oprah Winfrey would put it.  It is an opportunity for renewal, in every possible way for those who are committed to their dr...


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Communication in the Workplace

One of the lectures I give near the end of my Interpersonal Communication course centers on how we communicate in the workplace. While Organizational Communication is the field of the communication discipline that focuses on wo...

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Get Creative This Year!

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. ― Albert Einstein Creativity tends to be associated with artists, innovators, and your scrapbooking friend down the street, but the most succes...

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Your Guide to Dressing Like A Boss

  boss adjective, slang 1. excellent; outstanding. “she’s a real boss chick” If you are looking to climb the corporate ladder or you’re content with your career but want to dress like a “boss&...


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Caution: Don’t Fall Prey to the Millennial Stereotype

In today’s society it’s easy to hide behind your email signature or a text message. If it’s one thing I’ve learned in the past 7 months, communication is key. Before I entered the real world, I thought I mastered all of...