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The root cause of perfectionism and self-doubt in generations of American women is…


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When we measure our self-worth from any place outside ourselves, we fall victim to perfectionism, confusion and self-doubt. If a college woman measures her self-worth by her GPA, tests are going to cause her quite a bit of anxiety. Getting … Continue reading

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Overstressing Achievements


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At the beginning of the semester I was offered an opportunity to take a class where if I achieved the highest grade, I would be awarded with a special distinction in that class. Although a small number of students achieve … Continue reading

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Jenny Blake on Perfectionism, Failures and Authenticity


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From the moment I first came across Jenny’s candid blog, Life After College, I wished that I stumbled across it when I was still in high school.  At the same time when Jenny was building a successful career as an … Continue reading

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College Secrets “They” Don’t Want You to Know About … Until Now.


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Earlier this month I had the privilege of speaking at the 2012 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. This is my third year in a row speaking at NCCWSL. It is by far my favorite conference to speak at … Continue reading

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Mondays with Meg: When Creative Juices Run Dry


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“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Joseph Chilton Pierce “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams Just the other day, I struggled to start … Continue reading

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