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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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I’ve Homeschooled My Kids For 14 Years — Here Are 5 Things I’ve Learned

With so many schools across the country closed — and little reason to think they’ll be reopening anytime soon — parents today are forced to get creative about managing their children’s educations at home. Read...
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6 Ways To Stop Obsessing Over Your Work Mistakes

Obsessing about work mistakes? These six strategies can help you put these situations in perspective and find a productive way to move forward.

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8 Changes You Should Never Make For A Partner (And How To Know If You Are)

For example, when you start cutting friends out because of your partner, it's a sure-fire indicator that something isn't right here

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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 I'm Setting Realistic Parenting Expectations In A Pinterest World

Pinterest makes doing every aspect of life perfectly look easy.

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The 7 Steps To Surviving A Cliquey Workplace

How do you survive a cliquey workplace without having to pretend to be someone your not?

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10 Things You Don’t Learn About Marriage Until You’ve Been Married At Least A Decade

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


More than 90 percent of the population marries by age 50, according to the American Psychological Association. But just because people get married, doesn't mean they really understand marriage.

We asked women who've been married for at least a decade to share what they've learned about marriage. According to them, you don't truly get marriage until you've been married this long. Here's what there is to grasp...

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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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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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