career

No woman should feel she must give up motherhood or lose her career.

How Being A Mom Has Actually Helped Me Live My Life To The Fullest

I got married young and had my first child young. My husband and I joke that we had a “white trash wedding,” getting hiched when I was twenty years Read...
Allison Cooper    |   04.10.17   |   SHARE
Families
Being honest about myself, or my son. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Am I Only Successful Because Of My Schizophrenia?

I haven’t really written anything in a while. There are a few reasons for that. First one being that I have an 8-month-old son who, for obvious Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   12.5.16   |   SHARE
Minds
The best changes in life are the ones you effect yourself.

#MondaysWithMatt: Don't Be Afraid To Change Your Life Plans

This week Matt talks about the new job he never expected to have, and how changing your career path isn't just perfectly normal — it shows how much Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   10.3.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
Bills aren't always the most important thing (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

I Quit My Job, I'm $40K In Debt, And I Couldn't Be Happier

The morning dread. The withdrawal from co-workers and loved ones. The point is: my job was no longer working for me. And it was time, debt or no debt Read...
Katie Medlock    |   09.30.16   |   SHARE
BodiesMinds
Working from home means your self-care might look a bit different from that employed by folks who work outside the home, but it definitely doesn’t mean you should forgo self-care altogether. Image: Thinkstock.

5 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You Work From Home

For many people — myself included — working from home is a dream. But it’s not all sunshine and daisies. Work is work, and work can be difficult Read...
Sian Ferguson    |   07.20.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
As many as 71% of millennials have mentally checked out' on their jobs; 55% of them are 'not engaged' at their workplaces. Image: WOCinTech (CC BY 2.0).

How To Survive A Toxic Workplace

About a year ago, I was working at a small company of less than 10 employees. I didn’t feel valued, and everyone around me berated one another. Read...
Elizabeth Tsung    |   07.18.16   |   SHARE
BodiesMinds
My daughter will be who she will be despite me, not because of me. Image: Thinkstock.

I Am The Mother I Am Because Of The Mother I Had

To blame [my mother] for all parts of me that are broken wouldn't be kind. She isn't responsible for who I am today. That said, on a subconscious Read...
Vedavati M.    |   06.14.16   |   SHARE
Families
They say the quickest way to success is to look at those who’ve done it and lived to tell the tale.

Being A Mom In Business: A Survival Guide

A lot of people say that running your own business as a parent affords the freedom you don’t have when you’re working for someone else, but what Read...
Tara Shelton of The Motherish    |   03.14.16   |   SHARE