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Self-Confidence Check, 1, 2, 1, 2

The other night I was watching the final episode of "Project Runway" and one of the female finalists said, "It's OK to be confident." She said this as if she were ...

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Study Indicates Stop and Frisk Causes Anxiety and Trauma in New York City Men

The American Journal of Public Health released a study titled “Aggressive Policing and the Mental Health of Young Urban Men” on Thursday that suggests that young men who have been subjected ...

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My Mother Died Three Months Ago, And I'm Still Figuring Out How To Grieve For Her

This has been, to date, the most difficult essay I've ever written. Usually, I can bang one out in a day or two. A week, even. But writing about the ...

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Marijuana May Lead to Psychosis, Study Says

The recreational use of marijuana has been the center of controversy. Though more and more people believe marijuana should be legal, a new study has revealed 20 years of data ...

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5 Ways To Love Yourself Now

Tracee Ellis Ross, star of the new ABC series Black-ish has been our hair, style and attitude muse since she played Joan on Girlfriends; the quirky bohemian quintessential BFF - ...

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Bypass the Burn: 7 Ways to Prevent Burnout

Ever find yourself barely limping along with what feels like an infinite to-do list stretched out in front of you? Sometimes the end appears like a mirage in the desert, ...

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15 “Wise Words” Quotes To Live By

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Wise Words: Dream Bigger “Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” – Karen Ravn

Wise Words: Dream Bigger

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“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” – Karen Ravn Too many times we are afraid to...

Wise Words: Start Brand New

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“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” – Iyanla Vanzant We made it through...

Wise Words: Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself

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Ambition is a very commendable trait, but can often come as a double-edged sword for those who posses it. On the one hand, individuals who are motivated live a life that is very much goal-oriented, and are, in theory, able to enjoy the fruits of...

Wise Words: Keep Your Vision Clear

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“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung  Welp, the New Year has come and gone, and many people are starting on their long list of resolutions and...