Personal Relationships
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10 Things that are Non-Negotiable

Do you know your core values? If you’re anything like me, sometimes the talk of “values” can feel a little (as my coach would call it) woo-woo. It’s a little bit touchy feely, and while incredibly import...

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4 Ways to Spice Up Your Sex Life a la 50 Shades of Grey

Here at Career Girl Network, our vision is to engage women, and ultimately provide career success for everyone in our network. But we’re doing something a little different today and talking more about your relationships i...

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Losing Friends Through Break Ups and Job Changes

Losing friends can happen at any point in your life, but it seems there are two changes in one’s life that can most lead to losses in friendships – relationships breaking up and….changing jobs. We spend our li...


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Self Sabotage

In Brene Brown’s now iconic TED Talk, she talks openly about the “Man in the Arena” concept. We spend our lives waiting to enter the arena, with the voice inside us saying, “You’re not good enough....

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How to Stay True to Yourself – An Agenda Cleanse

There’s no doubt that cleansing is a hot trend in Hollywood and around the country these days. There are juice cleanses, fruit cleanses, veggie cleanses, and even strange sorts of “cleanses” where you eat all ...

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Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes

When it comes to having difficult conversations, we make colossal mistakes throughout. Whether you’re talking about salary with your boss or marriage with your boyfriend, tense topics can create big opportunities to stumb...


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8 Things Not to Say to a Woman Who Doesn’t Want Children

This may seem like an odd addition to our Mother’s Day week theme, but when we’re talking about mothers, we also need to discuss the fact that motherhood is a calling. Motherhood is a drive. It’s something man...

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6 Things Not to Say to a Woman Battling Infertility

Just before Mother’s Day in 2010, along with many women around the world, I read a heartbreaking article in the New York Times by writer Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos. The article, titled “Mother’s Day: A Cultural Cruc...

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Practicing the Art of Selfish Happiness

How many times, as a woman, has someone given you the advice to “put yourself first”? We hear it often because, as women, we practice it so infrequently. It’s easy to put our families, our friends, our childre...


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Pass Your Energy Along

I read this quote on Twitter last week, and it more than stuck with me. “Energy is not created or destroyed, it is only transferred.” Now, I don’t know much about actual energy transfer (other than growing up ...