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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…

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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…

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#ManOffTheFence: Smashing The Stigma of Addiction

By Dan Shiff My name is Dan and I am an addict. Whenever asked, I am happy to share about what happened years ago and what life is like now. My mom brought me to Montreal shortly after being born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For all of my Freudian therapy over the…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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PTSD: I Will NEVER Remember

By Melinda Cochrane It was after a late term miscarriage that I began to feel a fear that I could not explain or justify. I was afraid. I didn’t feel safe and I began to distance myself from everyone. I went to a doctor to ask what was wrong. She…

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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…

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Jumping Off The Fence And Into Something Hot

I was thrilled to be interviewed on Thread MB a few weeks ago. Here is a teaser, and click on the link below to read the full interview. -- Erica Diamond: Jumping Off The Fence And Into Something Hot She’s every woman’s friend -- a mom and blogger who believes…

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Toxic Friends: 6 Different Types and What To Do

There are tall ships There are small ships But the best ships Are friendships... Unless of course, they're not. Yes, this post is about the dark side of friendship, a Global TV segment I did while on my blogging break end of July. To be honest, I have not had…

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