Personal Relationships
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How To Get Your Needs Met

Couples so often struggle with the balance of meeting one another’s needs and finding ways to have theirs met AND meeting their own needs.  The ‘AND’ is key. All too often couples assume that their partner can an...

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Want Better Results? Focus on This

I want to tell you a secret. This one bit of knowledge completely changed my life, and it’s something not many people know. It will save you tons of energy, and give you the results you’re looking for. It’s the thing that...

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It’s Much Easier With Someone Else

My darling friend is having a baby in the nearish future and this is a new experience for her on so many levels. She hasn’t grown up loving kiddos and just recently changed her first diaper at the ripe of age of 30+.  She’...


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5 Great Gift Ideas for Your Career Girl

Today is my birthday! Yay! I like birthdays. I get to make my family get together, my dad cooks an awesome meal of my choice, it’s usually “fall” enough that we can eat some pumpkin pie, and I get to talk abou...

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Changing Jobs: Finding What’s Next (And What You Want)

Last week I wrote “We Suck At Dreaming”, and pointed out how we often focus on what we don’t want rather than what we do want. We take our dreams and put them in a box so they are practical or realistic, or we gut stuck f...

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Taking Risks is Still Hard and Still Worth It

I sell vulnerability for a living. I spend much of time trying to convince people that vulnerability and risk-taking is worth your time and investment (because it is) and that you can do the work of whatever shows up in front o...


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Take Care of the Number One Priority: You!

Recently I’ve been overwhelmed. My attempt to juggle a full-time course load, 15-hour internship, a campus ambassador position, and an executive board position for a student organization has forced me to prioritize like crazy...

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You Are the Company You Keep: Get Rid of Negative Influences

First of all, if any of these sound familiar to you, it’s a sign from the universe that you need to keep reading on: Your boss buys lunch for your entire staff one day. As everyone is going up to collect their food, someo...

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Say Goodbye to the “That Guy”

“Every story we’re told implores us to wait for it: the third act twist, the unexpected declaration of love, the exception to the rule. But sometimes we’re so focused on finding our happy ending we don’t lea...


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The Art Of Getting What You Want

If I asked you right now to list off 10 non-material things that you really want, I have no doubt in my mind that you could rattle them off on your fingers, one by one, in less than 10 minutes. Maybe it’s a promotion, res...