Guest Posts

My Cycling Story

The Beginning Ever since I was a child, I always wanted to travel. I wanted to travel and see amazing sites that I could gain experience from and have fun doing. I put the two together, that I loved to travel and I loved to ride my bike. I would travel with my bike around…

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4 Ways to Reframe a Problem and Find a Solution

Resilience Reflex

I moved to Canada, from Kenya (East Africa), at the age of fifteen without my parents. At that time they could not afford eight airline tickets so they sent me with my 17-year-old sister to live in Alberta, where most of our relatives lived. In Kenya, it’s always 30 Celsius (86 F) and humid. I…

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Emotional Intelligence for the New Female College Graduate

Yvette

I remember when I completed my undergraduate degree. I was idealistic. I had dreams of becoming a manager and then an executive in a Fortune 500 company. When I graduated from college I was so hopeful that my academic experiences and achievements would translate into consideration for a management trainee program and a bright career.…

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Rule-breaking, gravity-defying girls who SHRED

Shredded Book

Ever wonder what it’s like to fly throughout the air on a BMX bike? Drop into the world of girls’ freestyle BMX for an action-packed summer road trip adventure. Karen Avivi was told that a book about girls who ride BMX was “too niche,” but she didn’t listen. SHREDDED is more than a teen girls’ sports…

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How to increase your self-esteem

Sonia

Self-esteem is the opinion you have of yourself. This opinion is important because it plays a role in the decisions you make in your life and your relationships with others. If you have a poor self-image, it can prevent you from achieving your goals and reaching your full potential. The impacts can be seen in…

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What Good is Money Anyway?

Trisha Funk

Have you noticed people are always talking about money? Either you want to get more of it, So and so has it, Your parents are worried about it, She thinks she’s special because of it. We have officially become that society where girls talk about their jeans by name as if they somehow they make…

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Music Changed Her Life: The Day She Found Her Voice

Liz

It starts with a pulse inside my head. The beating of my heart; hard as lead. Can’t get the music out of my mind. The rhythm of the words, the melody, the time. Melodies of sorrow, melodies of hate used to be my story, but now that’s changed. I found a shining light and a…

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A man is not a financial plan

A man is not a financial plan

Which of the three following statements is true for you? My man will make sure we are financially sorted for the future I’m living week to week with no contingency or plan in place for the future I have a plan for my financial future and am contributing to that now Please know that as…

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The 1 Story That Will Keep You Chasing the Carrot

Chasing the Carrot

Stories are beautiful things. People have mastered the art of story telling. There are stories filled with enough drama, action, romance, and horror to keep us on the edge of our seats. There are stories that humble us, and stories that make us question life and the world. But the most powerful stories in our…

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