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Even Superheroes Have Their Off Days: An MS Survivor Shares Her Story

* Due to confidentiality purposes, our interviewee’s name has been changed in this piece Meet Jane. Since she was a teen, this high-powered thirty-something-year-old banker has been working at one of the most prestigious banks in Canada, She started as a customer service rep before steadily working her way up the corporate ladder. Today, she’s an award-winning assistant branch manager who made quite the name for herself across North America. Worrisome Symptoms at a Young

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The Narcissist Client—The Dark Side of Freelance Writing

As freelance writers/editors, we have a revolving door of clients. Some are loyal and stay onboard for years. Others need you for a project and then you part ways. It’s all good. We’re female business owners, conducting our business and going about our lives. And we’re happy about it. But every now and again, a narcissistic male client comes along and makes us feel less than zero. How does that happen? It certainly didn’t start

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Motivational Podcasts to Light Your Fire

2020 hasn’t been the easiest year to stay motivated in. Motivation is something we all strive towards, but sometimes, being drained mentally and emotionally can make it challenging. Some days, I just wake up tired, frustrated about world events, and void of inspiration. To add insult to injury, the mundane nature of working from home during COVID-19 has us all burned out more than usual. Lucky for us, there’s a secret tool to fostering that

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5 Things Awesome Communicators Do

Can men and women ever really understand each other? I think that they can, but I also think it takes a great deal of effort on both sides. This effort is often squandered in dumb arguments that go nowhere or end up hurting the feelings of all involved. I define “success” in communication as being able to achieve a resolution to an issue while addressing the resulting feelings on both sides. Some people really have

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Why Many Women Choose to Sleep Alone

Many things have changed in the new millennium, including sleeping preferences. Throughout the decades, we were subservient creatures and did what was expected of us, never daring to break the mold. Heaven forbid a woman preferred to sleep in her own bed! For those women who love to cuddle with their partner throughout the night and waking up with them in the morning, “great!” On the other hand, many prefer their separate sleeping quarters. After

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Put Em Out to Pasture

“Put ‘Em Out to Pasture”

Dear ladies over the age of 50, Before you get your knickers in an uproar, I too have hit this age criterion and am pleased to share that I couldn’t feel better about myself. Over the years I have made my mistakes, learned from them, and find my own company far more interesting and entertaining than in my youth. Unfortunately, there is a group of insecure men who are fixated on the numbers and have

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Simple Ways to Help a Friend Who Is In An Abusive Relationship

If you have a female friend who is in an abusive relationship, you know it is an extremely difficult situation. It’s painful to watch someone you care about suffer, and it can be frustrating to see her voluntarily endure the abuse. While the choice to leave is ultimately up to your friend, there are things you can do to help her along the way. Be Available. In abusive relationships, women are typically forced into physical

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