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  • Women on Top: How to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

    Despite the great strides for equality women have made over centuries of struggle, an imbalance still exists in the workplace. The "glass ceiling" refers to these barriers that can be seen but are difficult to overcome. Traditionally this term was geared toward women and minorities, but it can...

  • Details vs. Intentions - Don't Confuse the Two

    As a website designer, we often work with clients who have ideas about what they want to do with their site, but who may want some additional help in "clarifying" what a functional specifications list may look like, or what may be a good redesign, or what are some good ideas to make the site...

  • Developing Authentic Confidence

    I have a difficult time with how many people talk about confidence, especially for speakers, and vaguely advocate you find it, yet they don't tell you how. This drives me crazy - and it's so important!

    Here's a quick way to know you have confidence:

    • You have no...

  • Top Health Issues for Aging Women

    They say that wine only gets better with time and honestly, when it comes to the maturity of a woman, this resolve also applies. While women are naturally beautiful in their own right at any age, there's nothing like the confidence and peace of mind that seems to come only with the passing of...

  • 5 Ways to Make your Weekends Productive

    The sun assaults your eyes as it makes its way into the room through the tiny slits in your horizontal blinds. You roll over in your oh-so-soft bed and look at the clock. It reads noon. You roll back over and pull a pillow atop your face to block out the troublesome light.

    If...

  • How to Make Your Commute to Work Less Stressful

    If you're lucky enough to have a job you love that also pays you well, you're already better off than most other people. If only that meant your day was stress free! Regrettably, stress doesn't disappear when your job is taken care of, and often can flare up simply by getting to and from that...

  • My Story of my First Ring

    Anyone who knows me will tell you that I have never been much of a primp. Things like baubles and bangles are nice, but not a primary focus of mine. However, about 5 years ago, I had a dream about a ring. In my dream, that particular ring was a black onyx-type stone and a silver setting, but...

  • Dream. Believe. Achieve. Go!

    There are plenty of people who will tell you that the pursuit of your dream is impossible (note to self, re-watch "Man of La Mancha" for "The Impossible Dream"). I am here to tell you that achieving your dream is very possible, and even probable,...

  • What I Wish for, and What I Pledge to Work Towards

    1) Respectful, loving, patient, and harmonious family relations

    2) Abundant food, clear water, clean air, good soil, and a veggie & fruit garden

    3) Bills that are paid in full

    4) The ability to do good work for causes that I care about

    5) Close friends...

  • Why be Envious?

    From Merriam-Webster:
    envy: painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage

    Why is enviousness a common feeling for many of us?

    Why do we envy someone else’s success, good...

  • Developing a Kind Heart

    Part of my personal development is to consistently strive to develop "kindness of being" by being compassionate, open, and empathetic with the people who come into my life. Most of the time, this is very easy, as I tend to be surrounded by (and choose to surround myself with)...

  • Crossing The Digital Divide

                Technology's integration into the modern classroom shows huge promise for education. But there are a few stumbling blocks on the path toward universal technology implementation in every classroom. If teachers and administrators are not advocates for new technologies in the...

  • Visionboard #5 - Life is Compassion

    A few years ago, I had a miscarriage and it was very painful. Emotionally, spiritually, and physically, I was challenged, drained, and hollowed out. It was a rocky time for me and my memories are predominantly of me sitting on my bed with a box of tissues, reading back issues of The New Yorker...

  • Visionboard #4: Daily Gratitude

    I chose to put the idea of "Gratitude" very early on in my visionboard listing, so I always see it and it's always at the forefront.

    In terms of my ability to incorporate that into my life, I feel like it has been a long journey towards being able to be grateful and...

  • Visionboard #3: Earth - I am Here

    I have always been concerned with the environment - in high school my dear friend and I started the "Ecology Club" and from the example of my mother I've done my best to compost, recycle, reuse, and reduce, and to generally consume less stuff.

    My company received our...

  • Visionboard #1: Be the Change

    I'll be going through my different slides in my personal visionboard, and explaining why I've chosen to focus on that particular aspect of my desired reality.

    The visionboard is long (111 slides!) so I encourage you to take whatever lessons you learn and apply them to your own growth...

  • Is a Long Commute to Work a Deal Breaker?

    Many successful women are feeling the pinch of America’s prolonged economic slump more than their male counterparts simply because of the nation’s outmoded corporate culture. As such, today’s modern businesswoman is continually confronted with difficult decisions regarding their career paths...

  • Why You Need to Start Planning for Your Future Now

    You’ve probably heard plenty of people say that you’re not getting any younger.  When you’re 20 or 30 it is easy to ignore this warning; you’ve got all the time in the world!  But once you hit 40 or 50 and begin to realize that retirement isn’t really that far off, it may be too late to start...

  • Is it Too Much to Ask?

    Is it too much to ask?

     

    Is it too much to ask to be debt free and have a million dollars in the bank by age 40?

    Can I have peace, quiet, creativity, and prosperity in my life?

    Is it too much to ask to have a loving and supportive relationship with my spouse...

  • Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Marriage

    When your marriage is on the rocks, there are many ways to save it; you can try to talk through your problems on your own, take a vacation or couples retreat, and even engage the services of a licensed therapist (or save some time and money with...

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