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7 Crucial Steps to Minimize Drama in Your Life

Well into my twenties, all of my friendships with women looked a lot like junior high. One day, we’d be codependent and attached at the hip, sending incessant play-by-play emails throughout the workday like one too many notes in class. The next day, we’d be dragging each other by the hair into a heap of combined emotional issues, complete with …

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Why Friendship is So Important

Some of the greatest people I know happen to be some of my best friends. That’s not to say that the other people in my life aren’t absolutely wonderful people, I’ve just had more time with and experienced some of life’s most significant milestones with those whom I call friends. These milestones have in one way or another shaped who …

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Rejection and How to Handle It

Harry Potter was rejected. So were Bella and Edward. If authors J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer hadn’t kept trying with publisher after publisher, we’d all have missed out on some great adventures. Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility. Big or Small, Rejection Affects Us All Rejection doesn’t have to be about …

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7 Ways to Ease the Pain of Heartbreak

If you’ve just had a break-up and are feeling down, you’re not alone. Just about everyone experiences a break-up at some point, and many then have to deal with heartbreak — a wave of grief, anger, confusion, low self-esteem, and maybe even jealousy all at once. What Exactly Is Heartbreak? Lots of things can cause heartbreak. Some people might have …

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15 Signs That You Really Need To Put That Phone Down Right Now

Chances are, you spend most of your waking moments (and even some of your unconscious ones) attached to your smartphone. You might even casually accuse yourself of being “addicted” to it, as if it’s not a big deal. And the majority of you are probably reading this post on your phone right now. For those of you who spend more time staring at …

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11 Things You Should Do After Receiving A College Acceptance

  There’s nothing more exhilarating than cracking open a crisp envelope (or checking your email) to find an acceptance letter from your dream college. Once you’ve finished your well-deserved happy dance, it’s time to figure out what comes next. The national deadline for college admissions responses is May 1, which gives you just a few more weeks to make your …

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You Don’t Have to go to College to Have Self Worth

Every year, more and more people are opting to obtain a four year college degree. This isn’t to say that college is a bad thing, it’s a wonderful opportunity. However, some people may be feeling the pressure to get a degree they don’t have the passion for. Here’s some words of encouragement for those considering alternative paths to college. There’s …

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The Best of Dystopian Literature

  I know you already know all about the Hunger Games and the Giver. However, these types of dystopian novels are some of many. Before they were all being made into films, these types of novels were developing a new type of literature. It’s fascinating to dive into worlds and societies with chaotic governments and ruling classes. If you’re looking …

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