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Brittany Binowski

Tell Us: What's The Most Important Lesson You've Learned About Work?

Brittany Binowski | January 17, 2013 | Women
It's the most important business decision you can ever make. Not who you marry and not what you study, but who you work with and how they interact with each other.
Lisa Jackson

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Life Lessons From My Twenties

Lisa Jackson | January 9, 2013 | Canada Living
When I was 20, I lived with my parents and didn't even have a driver's license. I've come a long way since then. I've travelled to 20 countries. And I'm still pursuing my dream of becoming a writer. Here are my life lessons from surviving my twenties.
Nadia Aboulhosn

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Body Image in the Fashion World

Nadia Aboulhosn | January 9, 2013 | Style
Fashion doesn't mean you have to be skinny. Fashion, to me, is feeling comfortable and confident in clothes that display your personality. Acceptance is the true key to happiness.
Rev. Malcolm Boyd

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A Male View of the Female Side of God

Rev. Malcolm Boyd | January 9, 2013 | Religion
When editor Gloria Steinem invited a male to write a cover story for Ms. magazine, I was him.
Debbie Hines

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GOP War on Women and Planned Parenthood Continues in 2013

Debbie Hines | January 9, 2013 | Politics
Instead of trying to spend time passing bills aimed at attacking women and their right to birth control, cancer screenings and productive rights choice, the GOP should aim its attention to the business of major issues affecting this country
Susan Smith Blakely

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Predictions and Advice for Women in Law in 2013

Susan Smith Blakely | January 9, 2013 | Business
It's time for a new kind of liberation for women lawyers, one that recognizes reality, individual circumstances and professional and personal goals -- and does not depend on the way men define work and success.
Marin Alsop

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Maximize Every Possibility

Marin Alsop | January 9, 2013 | Fifty
There are some moments in life that I can replay in slow motion: the moment my mother told me she had breast cancer is one of those moments.
Charyn Harris

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Imagine That

Charyn Harris | January 9, 2013 | Women
I am always thinking about the messaging that we are sending our young girls. As an educator and a parent, I have a huge amount of concern about the images that our girls are being exposed to.
Angella Nazarian

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An Intimate Conversation with CNN Hero Somaly Mam

Angella Nazarian | January 11, 2013 | Impact
Universally recognized as a visionary for her courage, dignity, ingenuity and resilience, Somaly has been honored as one of Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People of 2009" and as a CNN Hero.
Bella DePaulo

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The True Meaning of Singlism

Bella DePaulo | January 9, 2013 | Women
Because singlism is built right into American laws, it is not possible to be single and not be a target of discrimination.
Debra Macleod

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10 Signs You're the Spouse From Hell

Debra Macleod | January 9, 2013 | Canada Living
If you think your partner is to blame for your relationship troubles, scroll through these 10 signs and ask yourself: Am I turning into the spouse from hell? While this list isn't exhaustive, it does highlight some of the more problematic behaviours that many of us show in marriage. Life's too short for that.
Amy Chan

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My Letter to the Other Woman

Amy Chan | January 9, 2013 | Women
I wasn't enough. That was the first thought that entered my mind after I found out my partner cheated on me. I replayed the scenario in my head hundreds of times, recounted every detail of our time together to find any clues or indications that he was unhappy.
Dara Pettinelli

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What I Know About Work In My 30s

Dara Pettinelli | January 9, 2013 | Women
"Your definition of success will change" and 10 more lessons I've learned.
Brenna Clarke Gray

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The 10 Commandments of a Righteous Readerly Life

Brenna Clarke Gray | January 9, 2013 | Books
And lo from the heavens did the God of Literature (who is not, however self-appointed, Jonathan of Franzen) come down from its heavenly cloud made of unreleased Atwood novels and an unpublished fourth book of the Millennium series, and it did tell unto a lowly blogger the Ten Commandments of a righteous readerly life.
Laurie Davis

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11 Ways To Improve Your Online Dating Profile

Laurie Davis | January 9, 2013 | Books
What you choose to say in your profile is the most critical element of virtual attraction.
Christie Preston

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Being Happy With the Skin You're In

Christie Preston | January 9, 2013 | Canada Living
I have a lot of clients who try to tell me that their bodies are just meant to be fat naturally. I then tell them I'm sorry but I do not agree! The bottom line is this: nobody was born to be uncomfortable in their own skin. It took me a long time to make health my goal, not weight loss. And ever since I've started to make that shift I've never been happier with my body.
Carol Berkin

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Angelina Grimké's Evangelical Passion To End Slavery

Carol Berkin | January 22, 2013 | Religion
Grimké's conviction that abolition was, as she put it, a "cause worth dying for" led her into the anti-slavery movement. But her broader moral vision led her to develop views too radical for most of her fellow abolitionists.