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Zoe Cunningham

Why There Ought to Be More Women in Technology

Zoe Cunningham | January 23, 2014 | UK Tech
As a female working in tech I find that day in day out I come across a large number of advantages for women over working in other areas, which makes the gap between how many women work in tech and how many women ought to be working in tech even more extreme.
Hilary Sheinbaum

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Love Advice From Celebrities and Other Influential People

Hilary Sheinbaum | January 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
Despite however little real estate is left on my refrigerator for save-the-date/engagement photo cards, I now have a greater capacity and patience upon hearing love advice -- from famous faces to my own family members and friends -- without taking personal offense.
Tiffany Williams

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Ladies, Are You 'Leaning In' This Football Season?

Tiffany Williams | January 23, 2014 | Women
Since I've known my husband, I've hated football. Not because I think it's a barbaric sport, but because it means that the man I love will be glued to the television screen for at least eight hours EVERY Saturday and Sunday, and I will be S.O.L.
Michelle Renee

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Ditch Your Pity Party Invites!

Michelle Renee | January 23, 2014 | Women
A prolonged pity party is not fun for anyone. Get sad. Get angry. Get disappointed. But get it out of your system and move forward with new focus.
Jessica Prois

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Chelsea Clinton Doesn't Know Exactly What to Do With Her Life, Just Like the Rest of Us

Jessica Prois | January 23, 2014 | Impact
Clinton has switched careers frequently, is a pragmatic idealist, wants a meaningful life and married the guy who left his hedge fund job to become a ski bum, instead of the Rhodes Scholar whom her father adored. She also said, "I don't know" to a question about her five-year plan. So is she a quintessential millennial?
Cheryl Carlesimo

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Ode to Marcella Hazan

Cheryl Carlesimo | January 23, 2014 | Taste
The cover is gone from the first book and it is marked throughout on all of our favorite recipes. The second book is completely tattered and spotted with equal amounts of olive oil, wine and indistinguishable stains, the afterimages of the meals of our life together.
Sally McGraw

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Changing Your Body Image Monologue

Sally McGraw | December 4, 2013 | Women
What phrases pop up when you think about bikini season, shopping for jeans, getting naked in the gym locker room? What do you tell yourself when you step on the scale or apply your makeup?
Claire Fallon

Great Male Protagonists We Wouldn't Want to Be Friends With

Claire Fallon | January 23, 2014 | Books
Many male protagonists seem palatable enough at first glance -- unless we hold them to the more exacting friendship standard.
Jennifer Garner

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A Shoulder to Lean on When Moms Need It Most

Jennifer Garner | January 23, 2014 | Impact
Having a close network of fellow parents to lean on and learn from, not to mention a supportive family, has made parenting easier for me. Meanwhile, in isolated, poverty-stricken communities across America, too many moms and dads face parenthood all alone.
TaKeysha Cheney

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Redefining Success: An Entrepreneur's Quest for More Sleep

TaKeysha Cheney | December 4, 2013 | Business
By sleeping more, I suddenly have more energy to exercise, which in turn is giving me more time to think and problem solve, which is helping me expand on new ideas and solutions for my company.
LearnVest

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10 Questions for a Fertility Specialist

LearnVest | January 23, 2014 | Women
Walking into your specialist's office empowered with questions to ask is my first piece of advice -- and not necessary questions culled from random blogs or chat rooms that can sometimes heighten the hysteria surrounding infertility.
Fatima Scipio

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Health Interrupted: 3 Steps to Owning Your Health Now

Fatima Scipio | January 23, 2014 | Women
A week before my wedding, I received a call from my doctor and was told they "saw something" and I needed to get a biopsy! My biopsy was scheduled for a week after my wedding. No honeymoon, Just a trip to the doctor to find out what was going on inside of me.
Hannah Brencher

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A Message From the Head of the Broken Heart Committee

Hannah Brencher | January 23, 2014 | Divorce
You'd think within a world that gives us genius little smartphones and turn-by-turn navigation we'd have created some sort of community for the ones who just need to hear these words after their heart is gouged out, "Hey, you're here. You've arrived. Don't be ashamed. You're not alone, toots."
Natasha Koifman

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Does Being 'Feminine' Make it Harder to Be a Leader?

Natasha Koifman | January 23, 2014 | Canada Business
For women in business, there's always a fine line to be walked between being persistent and being tough. People tend to say, for a woman to make it to the top, she has to be ruthless...but then she gets judged harshly for being too aggressive. I believe it is possible to be feminine and successful without being too tough, but I agree that this is a balancing act that can be challenging.
Esther Perel

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WATCH: Can You Feel Love and Lust for the Same Person?

Esther Perel | January 23, 2014 | TED Weekends
At the heart of sustaining desire lies a challenge. It demands that we learn to reconcile our fundamental need for safety and security with our equally strong need for adventure and novelty.
Lauren Fitzpatrick

I Won't Grow Up

Lauren Fitzpatrick | January 23, 2014 | College
Ladies were not young and carefree, as I was. I wasn't a lady. I was a... girl? No. Woman? Maybe, but it didn't feel right. Britney Spears? No. Oh my god. I was a lady. It was a reality check.
Dr. Corey Allan

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Why You Should Fire Your Marketing Department to Create Lasting Desire in Marriage

Dr. Corey Allan | December 4, 2013 | TED Weekends
Relationships, especially close ones, present a problem (and we all face this problem). There's no way that you can be in a close, committed relationship, and not have your spouse discover who you really are.
Laurie Gerber

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Scheduling Sex: The Secret to a Passionate Marriage?

Laurie Gerber | January 23, 2014 | TED Weekends
The next time we have sex, we have to have it outside of our warm, comfy bed. For some of you, this may be exciting, but I happen to love my cozy bed. What consequence would work well for you?
Lori Bell

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The Keys to Love That Lasts? Get Connected and Then Separate

Lori Bell | January 23, 2014 | TED Weekends
In the heat of parenting, working, and creating a life together, what transitions a relationship from growing to thriving to long-term?