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How to Handle Criticism the Way Mentally Strong People Do

How to Handle Criticism the Way Mentally Strong People Do

No one likes to be the subject of criticism. It challenges our sense of self-belief and can leave us feeling belittled and judged. There are some people, however, that relish being criticized, that look forward to a challenge and do not take criticism to heart. These are the mentally strong. So how do the mentally […]

The Ideal Mom, The Ideal Worker, and Our Dehumanizing Expectations of Women

The Ideal Mom, The Ideal Worker, and Our Dehumanizing Expectations of Women

“There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life,” wrote Alain de Botton. But still, as women, we feel pressured to “go for it”; to “lean in”; to “have it all”. The average American mother returns to work only weeks after giving birth. About half of new mothers take five weeks or more […]

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5 Grains of Ancient Wisdom That Will Make Your Life Easier

5 Grains of Ancient Wisdom That Will Make Your Life Easier

Ancient wisdom can teach us surprisingly many things about ourselves and our life. We love to read and watch movies about ancient civilizations. There’s just something mystical about people and their way of living in the times of ancient Rome and Greece. Even if we are not dedicated fans of history, we enjoy a good

The Best Divorce Advice I Learned the Hard Way.

The Best Divorce Advice I Learned the Hard Way.

The thought of life alone was terrifying. My ex had been my everyday, my meaning, my purpose. His family was my own, his friends, his dreams. I had nothing. No savings, no security, no back-up plan. As discussions began and we considered amicably parti…