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How End-Of-Life Doulas Are Supporting Seniors And Families During The COVID-19 Pandemic

How End-Of-Life Doulas Are Supporting Seniors And Families During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Ashley Johnson The word Doula, comes from the Greek term for a female servant, and is often used by people who provide support and comfort to people during pregnancy […]

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A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

A Letter To The Doctor Who Saved My Life But Lost His Own Today…

By Emily Bleeker The man who saved my life died today. I’m sure he died without even knowing what he’d done for me. After all, it wasn’t a grand moment […]

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Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

By Magnolia Potter From start to finish, looking for a job is a stressful endeavor for many Americans. Securing gainful employment can be difficult in the best of times, and […]

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Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

By Michelle Cameron In all honesty, I didn’t set out to write a historical novel that included #metoo themes. According to the strict definition of the term – women who […]

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COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

By Alicia R. Wallace I remember leaving each day of my graduate public health program with a heavy heart, tight chest, and feelings of hopelessness. I was studying health theory, […]

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A Letter To My Daughters, And To All The Daughters Around The World

A Letter To My Daughters, And To All The Daughters Around The World

By Michaela Massoletti To my daughters, When I look into your big, sparkly blue eyes, I see a light that burns so bright. I am overwhelmed by the lightness that […]

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Stop Telling Me I’m “Too Nice” To Succeed.

Stop Telling Me I’m “Too Nice” To Succeed.

By Paige Sheffield It seems like for every man there is claiming that he’s a “nice guy,” there’s also a woman trying to prove that she’s tough enough to make […]

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Shutting Down The Negative Voice In Your Head

Shutting Down The Negative Voice In Your Head

By Katherine Wintsch “You’re a poor excuse for a strong woman.” Five years ago, I wrote those nine painfully hard-to-read words in my journal when prompted by my therapist to […]

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In The Midst Of An Opioid Crisis, Women Bear A Greater Burden

In The Midst Of An Opioid Crisis, Women Bear A Greater Burden

By Magnolia Potter The impact of the opioid epidemic across society is undeniable: it has destroyed the lives of the rich, poor, urban, rural, men, women, young, and old. There […]

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Iranian-American Musician Ashley Zarah On A Mission For Self-Love And Speaking Her Truth

Iranian-American Musician Ashley Zarah On A Mission For Self-Love And Speaking Her Truth

I’m a first-generation American raised by a family of Iranian-Jewish immigrants who fled from war and religious extremism in 1970s Iran. These are the incredible people who taught me about […]

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The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

By Laurie Girand Over one hundred women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. Attorneys put six on the witness stand, two related to the charges, the other four testifying […]

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Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

By AG Recently, a friend and I were contemplating our age and whether we had any regrets in life; specifically, from a woman’s perspective. I scanned my memory banks and […]

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Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

By Christine Meade I found out I am having a boy this spring—my first child. He was not planned for or expected, and yet it feels like he must have […]

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Lessons In Leadership: Perspectives On Failure & Success From A Business Executive Who Has Seen Both

Lessons In Leadership: Perspectives On Failure & Success From A Business Executive Who Has Seen Both

Advice from Debbie Lentz, President of Global Supply Chain at RS Components and the Electrocomponents Group Remember the time you didn’t get the job? Or the day your presentation didn’t […]

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Fourplay Co-founders Julie Griggs and Danielle Dietzik

The Story Of Fourplay: The Double Dating App Where Friends Team Up To Match With Other Singles

By Danielle Dietzek and Julie Griggs – Fourplay founders It isn’t every day that two healthcare professionals decide to shake up the ailing online dating industry. But, when it comes […]