Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Posted June 8, 2013 by Career Girl Network in Features

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed relaxation time in this weekend!


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The Shine Theory: Why Powerful Women Make the Greatest Friends

Ann Friedman of New York Magazine tackled a tough topic that’s been in the news lately: Kelly Rowland’s jealousy of Beyonce and her success. Since both were originally members of Destiny’s Child, it’s hard for Kelly to watch Beyonce have so much success.

Friedman argues though that these are the women that we should push ourselves to be friends with.  Why?  Simply because being around women who are more successful than us pushes us be better.


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FLOTUS heckled during an impassioned speech: Did she handle it correctly?

On Tuesday evening, the First Lady of the United States was invited to a private dinner to speak. In the middle of speaking passionately about a cause she strongly advocates for, children and how we need to help them be better, a heckler interrupted her.

Stating herself that “she doesn’t handle situations like that very well,” Mrs. Obama challenged the heckler and stated that she could take the mic and she would leave, or the heckler could stop and she would continue. FLOTUS did finish her speech that night, even with the interruption.


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25 Minute Meditation: Finding Your Center in Difficult Situations

Remembering to stay centered can be challenging when situations arise that are difficult and cause us emotional reactions.

By practicing breathing techniques and becoming aware of the world around us, we can reclaim our center and embrace the unraveling of ourselves to better understand the emotions and deal with them.


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