Personal Relationships
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Reopen Closed Relationships: A Holiday Challenge

When it comes time to sit down and write the holiday newsletter or greeting cards, there’s always those people on your list who you debate sending a card to. Has it been too long since we really got together and talked? S...

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The Jobless Career Girl: Tips to Survive Unemployment Over the Holiday Season

Tis the season for baking, good tidings and cheer, family and friends. For some of us, tis also the season where we get some terrible news: you lost your job. It’s a popular time of year for layoffs — the fiscal yea...

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Single Career Girl: Be Proud of Your Career

As Career Girls, we can’t help but talk about our jobs and what we love to do. Naturally, we will bring it up when we’re on our first dates or meeting other singles. How many of you get some form of these statements...


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Single Career Girl: Does Age Matter?

During my many adventures speed dating and attending singles mixers, I met a wide range of potential dates — some younger, some close to me in age, some older, and some much older. I set my limit usually at ten years olde...

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The Scary Truth About Vulnerability

Take a look at these three current definitions of vulnerability: Susceptible to physical and emotional injury. Open to damage and attack. Capable of being wounded or hurt. That doesn’t make feeling vulnerable sound very appea...

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Mulligans and Recyclers — What I REALLY Want for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: That time when we all give thanks for what we already have, then storm the malls for 30-ish days to buy more stuff. We’re constantly asked what we want for Christmas, then t...


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Meeting Your Needs During the Holidays

I wanted to stick with the holiday theme this week (like last week) as it seems you’re supposed to be jazzed up by the holidays. But, in fact, they can be stressful. It’s a great opportunity for us to get caught up in o...

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Single Career Girl: Single for the Holidays

I keep hearing everywhere that the holiday season is a bad time to be single. I also heard that spring and summer are a bad time to be single — you want to be out enjoying the weather with that special someone and love is...

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Who Shouldn’t Be in Your Network

I’ve talked about how to get over the fact that someone doesn’t want you in his or her network. Now, I want to turn your attention to the people who shouldn’t be in your inner circle. And I’m not talking...


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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...