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This squirrel survived an alligator encounter, so there's hope everyone. (Image Credit: By BirdPhotos.com - BirdPhotos.com via Wikimedia Commons)

Squirrel Survives Alligator Encounter & There's Hope For Us All

We have a President musing about why the Civil War started, considering meetings with murderous despots, and preparing to sign anti-LGBTQ orders. How Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
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There's a difference between a person genuinely admiring your gifts, and a person who sees you as a way to feel superior.

Take The Cake: Don't Just Blindly Say 'You Inspire Me'

Two weeks ago, I was in West Lafayette, Indiana. I flew into Chicago at around midnight, and I was picked up by new friend and hostess, Mel. Even Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.16.17   |   SHARE
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Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.10.17   |   SHARE
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Mohamed Bzeek has dedicated much of his life to caring for terminally ill children.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mohamed Bzeek Fosters Terminally Ill Children

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   02.17.17   |   SHARE
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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
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Inspiration is everywhere.

Off The Cuff: I Gave Up Fashion Magazines But I Need Some Style Inspiration!

Winona, I recently gave up reading fashion magazines because I was tired of the body-shaming and insistence Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   10.30.15   |   SHARE
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An Imagined Conversation With A Page Of Pinterest Inspirational Quotes

Pinterest: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” Me: Wait, so maybe I should carry an umbrella Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   10.14.15   |   SHARE
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Yes, even Oprah has failed. Image: Oprah.com.

6 Very Famous People On What It Was Like To Survive An Epic Failure

Have you ever bounced back after failure? How did you do it? Read...
Kate Leaver of Mamamia    |   10.2.15   |   SHARE
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