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Understanding Anger Can Empower Women to Live Authentic Lives

Understanding Anger Can Empower Women to Live Authentic Lives
Has anger ever taken the best of you? Have you ever regretted your reaction because you felt out of control? Did shame overwhelm you after these incidents? You are not the only one. Many of us women with a “temper” go through this. This can definitely make us feel powerless. Expressing Anger Is Not Socially Acceptable for Women We women are raised to think that anger is an ugly emotion, and this perpetuates the shame that comes with anger. Due to this, some of us don’t express our anger and keep it bottled up most of the time. On the other end of the spectrum are some us who ...
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Your Life—Not The Lives Of Others

Your Life—Not The Lives Of Others
One of the worse illusions perpetrated by social media is that everyone is living a great life—except you. Posts announcing engagements, job promotions, and book contracts; selfies depicting exotic vacations, great parties, and joyful nights out; other pictures portraying loving couples, healthy children, and smiling, happy people everywhere. We are bombarded by these images day and night. Even at parties close friends and perfect strangers go on and on about the wonderful lives they lead. I have come to think that a great deal of social in...
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