Category: Self-care & Personal Development

get ahead

3 Tips to Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

~by Mila Sanchez~ . It often seems like women in business have a hard time getting ahead. As much as we would like to believe that there is equal treatment of women in the workplace and in entrepreneurship, women often get looked over for opportunities like promotion in favor of men. We have to work…
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dating while separated

Is it Okay to be Dating While Separated?

~by Elizabeth Stephenson~ . D.W.S. (Dating While Separated) — Can I date after I separate from my spouse, but have not officially divorced? This is a question a lot of people ask once they are no longer living as a married couple. Legally, the answer is yes. There is no criminal law that prevents someone…
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10 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . It’s normal to want our businesses to grow without having to hustle to get them to start growing. In the beginning it takes a lot more energy to get a business up and running and off the ground than it does to keep it going and growing once it is…
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Career Skills You Can Learn from Women Leaders

~by Katie McGregor~ . It’s shouldn’t be news to you that there are more male leaders than female leaders. This is an issue on its own that can be discussed in length, but the gist of the argument is that by having an equal mix of men and women, their unique gendered abilities will bring…
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Considering Divorce? Things to Know Before You Go

~by Sarah J. Hink~ . The New Year is upon us, and many people, myself included, start reflecting on all the wonderful and maybe not-so-wonderful things that happened in the past year, and begin to make resolutions to make next year happier and healthier. Sometimes resolutions include focusing on our individual wellbeing and the events…
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lessons of the year

My Top Lessons of the Year and My Resolutions

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . To say that 2016 was a rough year in my life would be an understatement. My oldest daughter sustained a traumatic brain injury at the very end of 2015, and we had her in and out of the hospital for months this year. Now, 12 months later, she still isn’t…
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make the world a better place

Let’s All Make the World a Better Place

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . This has been a year in which my life was turned upside down…  and back again. I’ve suffered so many losses and so much pain. Yet it’s so much less than what I’m seeing coming out of Aleppo and other countries. We’re coming hot off the heels of an incredibly…
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new career

You Don’t Have to be 22 to Transition into a New Career

~by Rachael Murphey~ . In former decades, a good worker could plan on remaining in the same company their whole working life, and that company would take care of them. In the post-2008 economy, this pattern is less reflective of reality than ever before. Many workers across every industry and age category have been displaced…
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Entrepreneur Interview - Paulina Stevenson

Entrepreneur Interview – Paulina Stevenson

Paulina Stevenson is a Certified Life Coach, Ordained Minister, Writer, and budding Entrepreneur. She currently resides in Connecticut and is completing her first devotional. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A —– 1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Soteria Life Coaching by Paulina is the name of my business where I function…
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board meeting

4 Tips for Surviving Your First Board Meeting

~by Emma Sturgis~ . We have all been there – that overwhelming feeling at work when its time to come face-to-face with the company big dogs. Being new, inexperienced or in a learning position can certainly be intimidating, especially when you have to interact with your superiors, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact,…
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