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Erica Diamond On Couch Talk: Career, Work Life Balance and Biz Tips

I was honored to be spotlighted on the Canadian local show Couch Talk on Bell Media. The episode aired live this week. I wanted to share it with you because towards the end, I share some insight on why I believe in the cliche, "You can have it all, just not at the same time," and I also give some biz tips for…

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Mixed Monday

Hello and good morning! I hope you all had a nice weekend. I called today's post Mixed Monday, because that is exactly what we've got today. We've got an anniversary, a new beginning (first day of school), another new beginning (new business), and a fun weekend to share. 16 Years Ago Yesterday, April 23rd, marked the 16th anniversary of my first…

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3 Ways To Simplify Money When She Makes More

By Guest Blogger Farnoosh Torabi If you earn more than your husband, you're more likely to be the primary decision-maker on money matters and take charge of things like paying bills, budgeting, saving, and planning for retirement. That's all according to my academic survey of over 1,000 women conducted with Dr. Brad Klontz, a financial psychologist. While that is something to be…

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How To Brand Your New Mom Blog

Welcome back my wonderful readers! As our children begin to prepare for back to school, maybe YOU have wanted to dabble in the mom blogosphere. If you find yourself with more free time on your hands in September, maybe YOU have a message you wish to share with the masses. So, as our first 'back to the grind' post, a little…

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And on the 198th Day of the Year, She Rested

Girls, I am taking my annual July blogging break, only this year, it's only going to be the last two weeks of July. I do this every year for my mental wellbeing, and for the quality of this blog. It is my gift to myself. It is not easy to continuously keep things fresh, relevant and interesting, so every July, I…

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Use Your Words Wisely

By Guest Blogger Victoria De La O I don’t remember a time when I didn’t love words. As a kid, I consumed books by the dozens, and wrote spiral notebooks-full of my poems and thoughts. What I didn’t understand then was the power of those words, to both elevate and diminish me. By the time I was 16, I knew…

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Paris at the Lancome 80th bash

Bonjour, Paris!

Hello ladies! Long time no see! I am just back from Paris, where I had the most magical week. If you recall, I shared this with you last month, It is with tremendous pride and excitement that I can finally share how honored I am to join the company of empowered and inspired women as an Ambassador for Lancôme Canada. Having watched my mother take precious care of…

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My SHERO: Misty Copeland

In keeping with the spirit of Wordless Wednesday, I will keep it short, and Wordlessly. When I read the headline yesterday, "Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theater," I swear to G-d, I teared up. After 14 years as a soloist with the ballet company, Misty can now add principal dancer to her resume. If you are familiar…

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Off The Fence and Onto The Sea

By Guest Blogger Bethany Rosselit I know all about sitting on the fence. I didn't just sit there for 10 years.  I bought a house there. I was settled down with my family of three, living in a 4-bedroom house in the woods.  I had worked in the same job for 10 years, and I would probably retire from it, growing…

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Regrets

We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons." Jim Rohn I think we all wonder sometimes what our life WOULD have been like, had we taken that other path. Had we stayed with this person, or taken that job. Kind…

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