Personal Relationships
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4 Strategies for Handling Tough Decisions

Ever had to make a really tough decision? Maybe you were deciding between schools or jobs, or whether or not to quit either one in favor of another venture. Or perhaps it had to do with a relationship – hours were spent mulli...

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Real Answers to the ‘Thankful’ Question

Thankfulness It’s a rather common word that nearly any person would be able to define. However, it always seems to be the case that the simplest words have the most complex meaning. What exactly does thankfulness mean to ...

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When To Hold On and When To Let Go

You are holding on for dear life, hanging at the edge of a cliff. Palms sweaty, heart pumping, your body is in a peak state as it ponders: Do you let go or keep holding on? The answer largely depends on what you think will happ...


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The Unchartered Territory of Friendship

The uncharted territory of a friendship allows the space for us to become. I mean friendship to be defined as any relationship, so for you it might mean a best friendship with a girlfriend. I’ve also talked to you before thou...

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Splitting Holidays: The Tactful Way to Approach Multiple Families

Being in a relationship means making compromises. What’s important to one partner sometimes must be weighed against what is important to other partners. But when you jump into a relationship or even a marriage, it’s...

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All Thumbs in a Kitchen? [Infographic]

A chill fills our evenings, Halloween is right around the corner, and our talk turns to the dreaded ‘holidays.’ Let me go on record as saying, I’m typically not a fan of them…at all…ever. I grit my...


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Got A Big Idea? Draft These Two Teammates First

I was riding with a coworker the other day coming back from a meeting with a potential client. We are both very entrepreneurial types, so we enjoy being able to share what kinds of ideas we have festering at any given point in ...

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12 Tips to Entertain Like a Pro

CGN is delighted to host Kit Graham, founder of The Kittchen, and author of The Gourmet Grilled Cheese Cookbook. She offers us 12 tips to entertain like a pro! Just in time for the holiday season…. The holiday season ofte...

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Kindness Towards Your Struggling Self

It’s ok that today you feel like you’re falling through the cracks. That this place you’d like to be feels unattainable. It’s far too far away that it feels like why bother? I know, most days you stand in possibility. Y...


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3 Ways to Recover After Making an Ass of Yourself

I’m not proud of this, but I was a first rate bitch last week. I flew into a lovely regional airport ASSUMING a three-hour transportation window was sufficient time to get to the client site 49 MILES AWAY. Granted, not a shor...