Personal Relationships
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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...


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Time for Moving On

I was having coffee with a lovely friend of mine who often finds ways to articulate my experience far more successfully than I do. Ever have those moments when you’ve taken a paragraph to describe something and someone swoops...

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3 Things I Learned By Living With a Roommate

Next week, I officially start my senior year of college. One of the perks of starting my last year is that I am finally living off-campus in an apartment. I spent the last week moving in and getting settled, and my roommate arr...

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Have a Fresh Start

Dear Career Girls, I’m going to give you a gift today. It is not big, but it can make a big difference. It’s not expensive, but it is often hard to acquire. Most importantly, it is needed and you should give this gi...


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Are You Suffering a Vulnerability Hangover?

You’ve all heard me rave and rave about Brene Brown. I love this woman. I love her stuff about shame. I love her stuff about courage. I love her stuff about authenticity. She’s exactly right about it. Vulnerability is the b...

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Knowing When “It’s Over” in Every Area of Life

“It’s over.” Two simple words. Seven tiny letters. But somehow these are the words in the English language that are somehow always the hardest to say. We stay in relationships longer than we should. We stay in...

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Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...


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The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...