Women’s Issues
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Can You ‘Almost’ Have an Eating Disorder?

I remember myself as a pudgy child – not grossly overweight, but just sort of roly-poly. I started my ‘diet’ in 6th grade, so that puts me at 11ish. Months later I  spent my 13th birthday in the hospital after securing ...

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Why We Need To Say No

Saying no is uncomfortable. Especially if no one taught you how to do it growing up. Little girls are taught to say yes, to take care and to value deeply relationships. We are taught to read people, to anticipate, to feel our f...

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You Earned Your Bragging Rights!

Last weekend I attended the Go Blog Social conference in Kansas City and watched two days of presentations from some truly amazing entrepreneurs, including our very own CGN Founder. Marcy Twete. All were women, aside from one...


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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...