Tag: women

Managing Anxiety by Overworking (AKA My Current Situation)

Because of some significant changes job-wise, I’ve found my anxiety level rising more and more every day. And as my anxiety level rises, I’m noticing just how much I’m overworking to try to not feel my feelings. I’ve struggled with my mental health since my early 20’s. I have an anxiety disorder and my therapist

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Speak Up! Finding Your Voice at Work

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times printed an article entitled Speaking While Female; Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Why Women Stay Quiet at Work  written by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and founder of LeanIn.org, an organization dedicated to empowering women and Adam Grant,a professor at the prestigious Wharton School of Business.

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#MomsAreSexy

By now, just about anyone with access to the internet has seen Kim Kardashian’s latest publicity stunt – coyly smiling over her shoulder as she bares her glistening and clearly Photoshopped posterior at the camera – the tagline #BreakTheInternet emblazoned across the bottom (pun intended!) of the photo encouraging her fans to re-Tweet, re-Gram or

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Opting Out, Opting In, or Having Few Options

Lately I’ve been thinking about my career, or lack thereof.  While I have a part-time marketing job that’s enjoyable and fairly low-key and low-stress, it’s also teetering at the bottom end of the pay scale.  It’s a job, not a career, with a small, family owned company and there aren’t any advancement opportunities. As with

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