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Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Real Name on Facebook

May 1, 2016 in Career, Wellness - 6 Comments

The age of social media when I was in high school revolved around Myspace and the coolest display you had. For me, it was “xiGigglesx”. Fast forward to college and it was goodbye Myspace, hello Facebook which, much to my surprise, offered no option to create a unique display name but instead offered only two blank fields required to have an account: your First and Last name. I was registered and the “ping” of friend requests soon began. My real…

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16 Things You Should Never Apologize For

April 27, 2016 in Wellness - 12 Comments

We often say “I’m sorry” for mishaps and wrongdoings which we feel we’re at fault. However, I have come to realize that women (myself included) apologize too much – especially for things we have no real reason to apologize for. As a child, I was taught to say “I’m sorry” not just when I was at fault but whenever I asked something of someone – as if asking for assistance was an inconvenience to the other person. As I…

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4 Signs You Self-Sabotage (And How To Stop)

April 15, 2016 in Wellness - No Comments

I think it’s safe to say we have all fallen victim to self-criticism. There have been times where I kick myself for not running that extra mile or eating that extra slice of pizza. It is quite normal to feel disappointed with yourself for such things because it can give us a motivator to do and be better the next time. However, it was not until I graduated college that I noticed I…

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5 Tips On How To Have A More Productive Day

April 14, 2016 in Career - 2 Comments

When you are feeling overwhelmed, it is easy to also feel worried, distracted and stressed out to the point that when 5 o’clock rolls around, you didn’t accomplish all that you needed to and are left wondering where the day has gone. If you find yourself in a never ending cycle of things you need to do, here are my five tips on how to have a more productive day. 1. Eliminate distractions…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Do An Internship Before You Graduate

April 11, 2016 in Career - No Comments

While being a student can feel like a full time job, (it pretty much is), you are most likely studying your chosen major because you have some idea of what you want to pursue as a future career. Even if you don’t, each class that you take will only get you that much closer to discovering the very topics and issues that interest you. When I entered the University, I declared myself as…

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