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Proud Women of Africa: Chedino and Family
Chedino can only whisper. She, like tens of thousands of others in the African LGBTQ community, lives in a world of forced silence. Because using her voice would lead to abuse, to violence or intimidation.
It's About Time to Speak Up
Media executive specializing in cross-cultural activities
After many years, it is shameful that the subject of pay or wages is not solved. No, we must not skulk in the background, but put the subject center-stage. We've had endless conversations, and over many years, and they have gone unheeded.
4 Tips to Exercise Your Mind
NPC Editor In Chief, Fitness Expert
Sometimes even the seemingly negative things in our life present us with opportunities we wouldn't have been strong enough to pursue otherwise. Maybe losing your job is just the chance you need to start your own business or go back to school.
A Letter to Myself
Writer,activist, storyteller and mom
Be who you are. Be proud of the crazy, clumsy, fun, sarcastic writer that you are. Love yourself; appreciate who you were made to be. There is no one quite as crazy as you. Enjoy your flaws instead of blaming them, become one with every cell in your body.
A Handshake to Be Proud of
Olympic gold medalist and bestselling author
I was pretty nervous about going to the detention center and even more nervous that the programs we introduced wouldn't be anything that the boys wanted. I knew that what I was doing was important, however, and I just hoped the love I had for sports would be contagious.
3 Lists You Can Make to Boost Your Self-Confidence
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.
Psychologist; Author, 'Stage Climbing: The Shortest Path to Yo...
Never forget that no matter who else is in your life, you will always be your most reliable source of support and that you are as worthy of happiness and self-respect as any other human on earth.
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In assuming ownership of Palin's accomplishments, no matter how thin, he characterized her as an old-fashioned help meet -- you know, the little woman who stands behind every great man.
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Thanks for Giving
Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Author
The men and women of our military make great sacrifices for us, and not just on Thanksgiving. Even if they are far behind the wire and not in harm's way, they give of themselves to help us to have the things we are thankful for.
The Reason I'll Be Proud at His Graduation
Freelance Writer & Blogger at MeMyselfAndKids.com
My son will be graduating elementary school later this week. For many parents, this type of event is s a sure fire way of bringing on nostalgia. Maybe some baby pictures will be whipped out and a series of 'remember when' conversations will ensue. I get it. I'm there too.
Choosing to Fight Brain Cancer
Gretchen Miller Neuman
Mom, Nerd, Wino, Locapour, Editor at VinoVerve, Director of Te...
I understand why Christy McDonnell and Brittany Maynard are requesting relief from their suffering. But don't tell me they are more heroic than those who continue to fight. Like my Sophie.
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