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Eliminate Stress: Change Your Expectations

Does a difficult coworker or job situation have you feeling stressed or under a lot of pressure? It can seem like there’s no way out, but the solution isn’t to change the situation (which is rarely possible) —...

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Don’t Fight Your Passion

Sometimes we choose a major, a college, or a job based on what we think we should do. We should make money, we should please our parents, we should have security. It seems better to take one road than the other. If we can make ...

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Form Over Function Over Form: Jazz Up Your Presentation!

I was on the phone with my dad a few months ago and he was talking about a presentation he had coming up for work. He asked for some pointers, and I joked around that as long as he didn’t read text directly off his slides...


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The 20-Minute Exercise To Eradicate Negative Thinking

The process I’m about to present to you comes today from Fast Company. But it’s not original to that publication. Every life coach, every positive thinker, every yoga teacher teaches this concept regularly. In fact,...

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Surviving a Job You Don’t Love

You go into work every day, but you’ve lost your enthusiasm. It’s become not just routine, but borderline painful. You feel a little guilty for being less than thrilled on the job, but at the same time, it seems lik...

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Make Giving Thanks a Regular Practice

To begin the Thanksgiving week, I thought we’d focus on giving thanks — otherwise known as gratitude. Thanksgiving kicks off the next month of hustle and bustle and holiday spirit, but with it comes an opportunity to ge...


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You Are Awesome: Why This Belief Will Help Streamline Your Life

What are your different roles in life? Mom? Wife? Girlfriend? Sister? Employee? Boss? Entrepreneur? Teacher? Caretaker? Writer? Performer? Healer? Runner? Leader? If you were to examine yourself in the roles you play and asked ...

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The Five Most Authentic Words in the English Language

  Authenticity. It’s a buzz word that gets thrown around in every industry around the world. Are you being authentic? Authentic enough? Do you have authenticity? Is it a noun? A verb? It’s different for everyon...

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What an Editor Sees in Your Writing

Now that I have a master’s degree in writing and am the digital content editor here at Career Girl Network, I hear a lot of repeat questions and concerns. Mainly, people ask me if I think their writing is terrible, or if ...


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The Destructive Art of Self-Sabotage

I’m not sure when we got so great at self-sabotage, but it’s become an art form. I myself have become a master, as have many of my friends, and maybe even you. Today a great coach and friend of mine pointed out that I w...