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4 Steps To Take When You Realize You Aren't Parenting How You Wanted

Our parenting standards are high. As our children and families grow, we may struggle to stay on that perfect course.

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These Women Don’t Want Kids OR A Career — And That’s Totally Fine

Women are always enduring the unwarranted, unsolicited opinions of others on how they should live their lives. Read...
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Small Talk Could Be Hurting Your Mental Health — Here Are 10 Things to Say Instead

Small talk is about as dreary as the murky skies and as painfully vexing as the overcrowded parkway.

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9 Lessons I Learned While Unemployed During The 2008 Recession

Financial anxieties are on the rise and, for many of us, triggering memories of the last recession we lived through, in 2008.  Read...
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This is Why You Should Tell Your Annoying Coworker They're Annoying

This article by Una Dabiero first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission. 


You spend hours with your colleagues at work — usually more time than you spend at home. And when you’re in such close quarters with people, you’re just bound to find a few of them annoying sooner or later. But when someone’s behavior is really bothering you (or even the people around you), is it really worth it to bring it up?

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12 Things To Do When It Feels Like Your Career Is Canceled

As businesses across the world shutter — with little idea as to whether or when they’ll be able to reopen — countless people are left feeling like their careers have been put on hold.  Read...
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3 Women Share How To Make New Friends As An Adult

Does anyone else feel like it’s tough to make new friends once you get older? You’re not alone in that feeling. Read...
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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ask To 'Pick My Brain'

Someone who I have never met asked me the other day over email if they could just pick my brain for a few minutes... Read...
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How To Set Boundaries With A Gossipy Coworker

In a professional setting, there’s really no excuse for bad-mouthing anyway — be it your client, colleague or CEO. Read...
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Why I’ve Never Told Anyone at Work About My Chronic Pain

This article by AnnaMarie Houlis first appeared on Fairygodboss and  has been republished with permission.


Chronic pain affects anywhere from 11% to 40% of people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, in 2016, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had coped with chronic pain, and 8% of U.S. adults had high-impact chronic pain. 

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