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How to Create Equality in Your Relationship

Sure, we like flowers and jewelry just fine, but you know what would be really romantic this Valentine’s Day? A truly equal partnership. You know, where each person does his or her fair share of housework and parenting duties, and receives the...

6 Habits to Make You Happier

Perhaps we’re thinking about happiness in the wrong way. It’s an attitude, yes, and some of us are genetically happier people, but it’s also a byproduct of very specific habits we do consciously or subconsciously throughout our lives. And while...

20 Iconic Women on Power

Women with power is a relatively new concept — if you’re taking into account thousands upon thousands of years of international history. Having the resources, influence, and autonomy to be textbook “powerful” is the trifecta most women...

Be a Better Long-Distance Friend

Whether your childhood BFF settled across the country or a once-local pal recently switched jobs (and cities), you likely have more than a few long-distance friends. And while most of us have the best intentions to catch up regularly, life can...

Why Women Don’t Want a Female Boss

Women are the worst. To each other. Maybe you instantly know what I’m talking about. Or maybe the suggestion that women aren’t one big supportive sorority gets your feminist juices flowing. Regardless, woman-to-woman abuse is one way we continue...

19 Prints to Lighten Up Your Office

We’ve become a motivation-obsessed world, with Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest brimming with can-do quotes and quasi-inspiring idioms (yes, we’re guilty too). But some days not even a cat telling you to hang in there will do. And that’s when...

Why I’m Done Being a ‘Nice Girl’

I do not plan to be a nice person this year. I’ve made a lot of friends by being friendly and uncontroversial toward everyone I meet — in short, by being nice. For a while, this worked well enough. I do not like conflict, and getting along with...

8 Ways to Increase Your Willpower

It seems that the goals we set for ourselves, whether it be losing weight or organizing our home, can be achieved as long as we have the willpower to do it. Trouble is, willpower is not just something that can magically appear — it takes much...

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