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High Heels, Huge Problems – How to Enjoy Your Shoes Without Harming Your Body

We all have our vices; one of mine is shoes. When I hear high-heels are dangerous for me, I admit – I would prefer to ignore the facts. But even if you aren’t ready to hear that those gorgeous Louboutins are putting too...

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Why I Stopped Working Out

I’ve been a certified personal trainer (currently with ACE, and previously with NASM and ACSM, which I chose not to maintain) since 1999. I got into fitness after I had major spinal fusion to try to correct my severe scol...

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More Than A Princess: We are the Champions

I watched with fascination as a mischievous, ballet-clad little girl prepared to nail her ballet shoe onto her skateboard. She pulls the hammer back, poises at the top to take aim, pauses to build the dramatic tension, and then...


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Join the Women of Power Virtual Summit

If you’ve ever dreamed about starting your own company, we have the event for you! Our friends over at Women CEO Project are hosting an absolutely incredible FREE Virtual Summit created specifically for women who want to ...

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Occupations Influence the Gender Pay Gap [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, June 10, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the day President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. Marcy Twete recently highlighted this in her article, The Equal Pay Act Turns 50 – Does It Matter? It’s a fair...

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The Equal Pay Act Turns 50 – Does It Matter?

Here at Career Girl Network, we try actively to post articles that are upbeat and optimistic about the state of women’s business issues in America. But today is both a reminder and a cautionary tale. Today, June 10, 2013,...


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And Now, A Word on Vulnerability

I am currently reading Brene Brown’s latest book, Daring Greatly. Brown is a social scientist and researcher at Houston University who specializes in shame, vulnerability, and wholehearted living. Brown shares her work an...

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When Your Personal Life is in Crisis

  Focusing on your work can be difficult when your personal relationships are in turmoil. We all encounter tough parts of our lives when our career has to be placed on the back burner, whether it’s for parents, kids,...

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Becoming A Mom: Different Journeys

    The Mom topic continues today.  It’s moving from your mom to you as a mom.  This is written for women who think they’d like to become moms, are growing kids in their bodies currently, are currently growing k...


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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...