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Just Let Go:15 Ways to Master the Art of Swallowing Your Pride

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UPDATED May 7th, 2018 It’s happened to all of us. At some point or another, we’ve had a time in our lives when we’ve made a messy mistake. It’s never easy to swallow your pride and admit you’ve made an error, but if you learn from…

25 Reasons Why the Truth Will Set You Free

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UPDATED April 29, 2018 Mahatma Ghandi once said, “Truth never damages a cause that is just.” We believe that while a little white lie about your daughter’s not-so-perfect pitch or your mother-in-law’s new couch-pattern floral blouse…

20 Leadership Lessons for Young Women

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Updated April 27, 2018 According to the Girl Scouts of America, April 22 is Girl Scout Leader's Day. This day is meant to honor all the volunteers who provide leadership and mentorship with the organization. Girls, their families, and their…
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8 Tips to Help You Stop Being Defensive

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UPDATED April 26, 2018 Last week I looked over some old press clippings about myself from 10 years ago, profiles in places like the New York Times and Chicago Tribune. The articles talked about me in the context of the release of my first…

20 Ways You are Being a Total Hypocrite

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UPDATED April 26, 2018 Just admit it. We’re all hypocrites from time to time. Obviously none of us try to be, but it can happen to the best of us and, as it turns out, it’s not our fault at all. “Hypocrisy is the natural state of the…

Crying for Help: 15 Stories About Domestic Abuse that Should Never Be Forgotten

UPDATED April 24, 2018 Since 1987, October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It grew out of the Day of Unity, which has been celebrated on the first Monday in October since 1981, when advocates and victims of domestic…
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Plan of Attack: 15 Healthy Living Habits to Start Now

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Updated April 24, 2018 With summer around the corner and the nicer weather inspiring you to all new heights, why not start some new healthy living habits that will last a lifetime, if not into the fall at least? We humans are creatures of…

8 Ways to Fight Back Against Assault

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Update April 21st, 2018 Yeah, yeah, yeah—we all know that men are (generally speaking) physically stronger than women, but what if we told you that there are ways for even the meekest of females (or males, for that matter) to fight back…

The Question of Questions: 15 Ways to Identify Knowing Deeply What You Want

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 In 2012, the United Nations released the first World Happiness Report, which ranks countries by the happiness of their citizens, and in 2013 the U.S. came in 17th. We’d like to believe that being happy has something…