INTERVIEW: Erica Diamond Sits Down With Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

It is exactly five years ago that I sat down with The First Lady of Canada, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and exactly one year since her husband Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister. Out of all the interviews I have done over the years with incredible women, this one remains my favorite, so I have reposted our interview today in honor of both anniversaries. I texted…

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23 Productivity Tips That Will Actually Make You Happier

By Larry Kim These productivity techniques will keep you on track and happy. 1. Turn Off Alerts It’s terribly tough to get into your Zen zone when your phone is buzzing every few minutes. Depending on how chatty your phone is, you may get notifications for everything from emails to retweets. It’s essential you shut these notifications off! Trust me, you’ll see…

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New Study: Anxiety Hits Women Hardest and 3 Quick Ways I Hit Back Harder and Won

By Lindsay France Anxiety has a favorite host: females who live in North America. Are you surprised? I’m not. According to a new study published in Brain and Behavior magazine, scientists compared nearly 50 notable scientific papers on anxiety from around the world. Females and people in areas of high population showed time and again to produce higher rate of…

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Sorry For The Inconvenience, Friends

Hello, all. Sorry for the recent inconvenience of our site being down - we were in the process of switching hosts for a more optimal and enjoyable user experience.  We are all switched over now. Yay. In addition, our blog posts via email haven't been working for some time now, as you might have noticed. This was one of the reasons for…

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Reflections Of A Blogger

Yesterday, we celebrated the 7th anniversary of a blog that was born out of feeling stuck, on the fence, alone, confused, and wanting to create a space for women to get inspired, get off the fence, grow, succeed and thrive. You have made that happen. I am grateful for this community who has stood by me in my darkest hours,…

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Are You A Sh*tty Mom? You’re Not Alone

By Karen Moline (Sh*tty Mom) Just as every mom has the moment she first laid eyes on her child indelibly tattooed on her cortex—you know, the part of your brain that, soon thereafter, spurts out Ohmigod it must be the plague the first time your baby gets a rash, or Ohmigod I can’t believe my precious little sweetheart just belted that kid…

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month

By Natalie McLennan Yoga is powerful. Yoga saved my life. I was born in Montreal, Canada. My mother raised my older brother and I. My father was not present in my life. I felt intense emotional pain and stress from a very young age. As a single-parent family, we struggled financially. My mother worked very hard and loved me very much,…

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#WisdomWednesday from Oprah

Been thinking a lot about this lately. How many people can actually say what they want out loud? Like REALLY want? It takes a lot of guts, a lot of intuition, and a lot of working on yourself. But when you say what you want and what you need OUT LOUD- it becomes something tactile. It becomes something to work…

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Leaning In, Opting Out, and Living a F@ck Yes Life

By Jill Rosenthal This post is based on a talk I presented for my colleagues at InkHouse, the PR agency where I work, on August 11, 2016. In the spring, I received an email in my inbox from our CEO and co-founder inviting us to present a talk (and hone our presentation skills) with our colleagues as the audience. Please submit…

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How To Write Your First CV

For some, back to school is already upon us. For others, back to school is around the corner. Maybe you're a stay at home mother who's been wanting to get back into the workforce, but you don't know how to write your CV. With the kids heading back to school, maybe it's your time to chase that dream job! Perhaps you've been sitting perched on…

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