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Hello, ladies! Are you tired of playing small and catering to the haters? Are you ready to take up space, speak your mind, and dream out loud? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’m here to empower you to live your best life and give you eight ways to deal with the haters. For […]

8 Ways to Deal with the Haters

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Relationships, Wellness


Interview with Brianne Riches by Christine Coughlin

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Want to see something weird? ⁣⁣Put me in a room full of cool girls and strong women. Things will get strange quickly. It will definitely get sweaty, and I’ll either start talking gibberish or not at all. ⁣ The Cool Girl Run-In I recently ran into Brianne Jell, “The Cool Girl,” from my high school. […]

Interview with a High-School “Cool Girl”

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A Tale of Life After, Happily Ever After. There once was an introvert. He loved peaceful days, gardening, and occasionally playing sports with buddies. He did not enjoy talking about feelings. ⁣⁣This introvert was married to an extrovert who loved nothing more than planning big parties, connecting with all the people, and long in-depth talks […]

Opposites Attract, But How Do They Survive?

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Curious Living, Relationships

Motherhood, Relationships

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⁣⁣Strong women have always complicated my life. Lesley Lambert and I struggled endlessly for control of our girl group when we were 12. My sister and I continue our power struggles to this day. I tormented my junior high best friend, Kelly, because she felt like a competition. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Kelly Fraser was beautiful inside and out. […]

Tale of a Reformed Mean Girl