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Learning To Love My Hair

As women, since childhood we get the message loud and clear that how our hair looks matters. Most likely you can recall that Cinderella was a blonde, Snow White had raven…

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Shame, You Can’t Stay

Shame is the intensely painful feeling that we are unworthy of love and belonging. —Brené Brown To experience shame is to be fully human; to at times feel inadequate, insufficient, inferior,…

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Choosing Your Own Style

In today’s reality of an overwhelming stream of social media and a flood of blog posts, it’s no mystery that fashion trends are now established by popularity through our devices….

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Off Insta…

As a non-profit director and social media manager I currently oversee five Instagram accounts, so I spend a lot of my time in the world of hashtags and Instagram feeds….

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Jewels That We Are

Honor your divinity. Those words reached my ears recently, completely resonating within. To “honor your divinity” is such a striking expression. But what does it really mean? One definition of the…

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Are You Sabotaging Yourself?

Many women in the workplace have a deep set of underlying beliefs that cause a great deal of frustration, tension and inner-struggle. As a coach who has worked with hundreds…

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Resisting The Selfie Culture

The first time I posted a selfie on Instagram, I didn’t think twice about it. I looked good when I took it (or so I thought), and we all post photos of…

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Fighting Our Financial Demons

It’s a slow, creeping feeling — one that starts in the back of your mind and slowly moves to the front. It’s not noticeable right away. And usually, by the…

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Six Ways To Be Unlovely

1. Get lost in your own reflection. For a sure fire way to be unlovely, gaze into the bathroom mirror more frequently than you peer into the beauty of others’…

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The Discipline Of Discomfort

“Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” -Author Peter McWilliams At age seventeen…