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5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health During A Stressful Job Search

During a high-stakes job search — or any job search, for that matter — emotions can run high and stress can become unbearable. Read...
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5 Signs Your Work Stress Is Decreasing Your Quality Of Life

We’re all susceptible to work stress. Even if you’ve got your dream gig, there will no doubt be times that you’re stressing out about work.

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5 Better Things to Say Instead of 'I'm Sorry' At Work

This article by Liv McConnell first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


Not to contribute toward society’s habit of picking apart feminine communication patterns, but I’ll say it: in my own life, at least, the tendency to over-apologize was something I had to put effort into unlearning. 

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7 Really Good Reasons To Let Your Child Fail, According to Psychology

Every child needs to know that they have an unlimited source of support in their parents, who will love and accept them no matter how badly they’ve failed. Read...
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The Monday Blues Are Real — Here’s How to Beat Them, According to a Doctor

Your Monday blues are likely worse if you are going through something you can’t control, like fertility treatment, a parent’s illness, or project deadlines.

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How I Manage My Social Anxiety at Work — And 6 Ways You Can, Too

As I look around my office, I know that one in ten of my colleagues have social anxiety. But I still feel like it’s my secret problem.

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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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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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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...