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Working Through: Fertility issues in the workplace

My husband and I stopped trying not to get pregnant 6 years ago. About 3 years ago we started trying to get pregnant and just over a year and a half ago I had my first miscarriage. 1,368 more words

Career Plan

Leaving home

“In our culture, home-leaving is virtually nonexistent. Monastics have jobs, children, homes, and luxury vacations. Lay practitioners hop from retreat center to retreat center looking for a spiritual fix.

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Giving Up

The "Having It All" Theory

This week, I spoke with a woman who mentioned the idea of “having it all”. I find it interesting that this is only a concept that women seem to need to worry about. 626 more words


Yesterday, I took my first ‘sick day’ from work in 6 months. While I didn’t get as much done as I wanted to, it was a much-needed reset. 792 more words

The Art of Lying (Advice from a Professional Liar--uhhh, I mean, Writer)

Oh, what a tangled web we weave….

Lying. The heart of any great writer’s skill. Or “persuasion,” if you want to paint a slightly sexier face on it. 732 more words

The Writing Process

Having it all

Once a burden now illuminates as a blessing. Exquisite gifts bestowed. Permission to live in the moment. Trust. Be fearless. Emancipated from guilt and false beliefs as I nurture my wild heart. 26 more words

5 Ways To Convince People That You Actually Have It Together

There comes a time in every aspiring young professional’s life when s/he realizes that it may be time to trade in the Frappuccinos and the oversized “You Can’t Sit With Us #quirky” Brandy Melville t-shirts for their more serious counterparts, like espressos and well-ironed chambray shirts. 355 more words