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Some Thoughts On Picking The Right Romantic Partners

My spin instructor sat on her bike at the front of the spin room. “My boyfriend said he’s intimidated by me. Can you believe that?” she said, cranking the flywheel resistance up to inhuman levels and encouraging us to join her. “I’m going to bring him to spin class next weekend,” she continued. I thought …

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The 10 Commandments of Social Media Use

By Guest Blogger: Anne Rucchetto Online socializing has become an integral part of daily life, for everyone from elementary school kids to retired seniors. We can socialize and connect online in ways that are more available, accessible, and varied than ever. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr provide a platform for our thoughts and …

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Leadership Camps For Girls & Young Women

Who said leadership has to be studied in a classroom? These fun workshops and camps teach leadership in a hands-on way. Whether you’re looking for a summer activity close to home or far away, one of these programs may be just what you’re looking for. Many of them have year-round programs, too. Girl Scouts Camp …

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What Women Share Worldwide: The Pain of Violence

Lightbulbs flash and questions swirl around Oscar Pistorius – the South African Olympian charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He is set to stand trial in March. Reeva may be another shocking statistic. UN Women, a branch of the United Nations, states that more than 60% of female murder victims in South Africa are killed …

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Why Forgiving Others is Good For Your Health

When I was In Grade 2, a boy named David taunted me on my way home from school. He wouldn’t let me go past him without doing what he demanded. I didn’t want to, but because he was bigger than me, I did. I just wanted to get home. I didn’t know terms like “boundaries” …

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