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4 Steps To Take When You Realize You Aren't Parenting How You Wanted

Our parenting standards are high. As our children and families grow, we may struggle to stay on that perfect course.

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How To Set Boundaries With A Gossipy Coworker

In a professional setting, there’s really no excuse for bad-mouthing anyway — be it your client, colleague or CEO. Read...
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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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9 Lessons I Learned While Unemployed During The 2008 Recession

Financial anxieties are on the rise and, for many of us, triggering memories of the last recession we lived through, in 2008.  Read...
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7 Really Good Reasons To Let Your Child Fail, According to Psychology

Every child needs to know that they have an unlimited source of support in their parents, who will love and accept them no matter how badly they’ve failed. Read...
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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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3 Women Share How To Make New Friends As An Adult

Does anyone else feel like it’s tough to make new friends once you get older? You’re not alone in that feeling. Read...
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Practicing Self Care Won't Keep Moms From Burning Out, So Stop Telling Them It Will

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


We're the first ones to tell you that we can all use some more self-care practices in our lives. 

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