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How To Get Rid of a Stage 5 Clinger (Or Anyone, Really)

Soo…. You’ve Tindered your way to a match. Congrats. The only problem is—and this is outside of the horrifying fact that your Tinder is a little less the JT look-alike his profile pic presented and entirely more ALF—you’re not feeling the feller. Many a reason could be the culprit, but it doesn’t really matter why you two aren’t clicking, you just ain’t. And what’s worse, is that Creepy McGee is pushy.

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The Mentorship Program You’ll Want To Be A Part Of

The benefits of mentorship and investing in girls’ education have been well documented. There’s no argument there. So it’s especially smile-inducing to find organizations and strong female leadership that have rallied around this cause. One such visionary is Kaye Popofsky Kramer, founder of Step Up, an LA-based nonprofit that “inspire[s] professional women to inspire teen girls through after-school and mentorship programs.” Step Up believes “you can’t be what you can’t see.”

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Her Instagram Explains What Feminism Really Is (In Case Anyone Forgot)

I really have the utmost respect for peeps who put themselves and their beliefs out into this world. Like, OUT THERE, out there. With no apologies and no backing down. That’s what you’ll find with Candace Reels, founder of the runaway Instagram hit, Female Collective, which now has it’s own site. The Female Collective is about celebrating women; because us women are beautiful, powerful beings that can achieve anything we set

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Love Is… Not Obligatory Valentine’s Day Gifts

A little Valentine’s Day humor (and hopefully some insight). Also, these may or may not be real-life examples. (Hey, boo.)

Real Talk, Episode 4: Amy Dannheim x #RealTalkwithJFC

It’s Episode 4 of Real Talk! Whoooo! Today, we’re sitting with Amy Dannheim. Here’s what Amy does: A leader in the Miami yoga community, Amy is a yoga teacher, writer and creator. Her popular group classes are layered with humor, great music and good vibes, drawing inspiration from her personal practice and travels. Amy’s teaching showcases her creativity and love for a great flow as she encourages you to discover

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Need Better Friends? This App Will Help You Find Them

Making friends as an adult woman is hard. Shoot, making friends as an adolescent woman or a teen or a grade-school-aged girl can be hard. The problem is finding like-minded homegurls that aren’t trying to compete with you, one-up you, make themselves feel better about their own insecurities by putting you down, or steal your job or your man. Female-on-female hate is real, people. And co-founders (and besties) Diana Murakhovskaya and

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A Women’s Magazine That Cares Less About Who You Should Be and More About Who You Are

As you know, I’m here trying to do my part to change the way media speaks to women, to positively align mass communication messages to match who we truly are and what we really need and want. A few scrolls through Verily magazine, and it quickly becomes obvious as to why I wanted to reach out to their co-founder, Kara Eschbach. Verily is a women’s fashion and lifestyle website that’s

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Real Talk, Episode 3: Emily Cassel x #RealTalkwithJFC

Today’s episode of Real Talk, the show the celebrates you for BEING, not DOING, is with my friend, women’s leadership coach, and all-around inspiration, Emily Cassel. Oh, there are so many beautiful words to describe Emily and her essence. I’ve told you a bit about her here, and we chatted a bit here, and I could wax poetic for another 12 years, but you’re here for a video. And you’re here

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Get Happier in 2016 by Following This Instagram Account

We could all use that one friend who’s perennially happy, couldn’t we? The one with seemingly boundless energy, who’s always smiling and ready to find the positive in any situation. That would be Kelli Davis, founder of The Happsters, “a happiness blog dedicated to making other people happy and letting others know when they make us happy.” As she explains on her blog, Kelli’s always been a huge fan of

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A New, Better Spin on Girl Talk

I’m all about getting real. The realer, the better, as far as I’m concerned. Clearly. So when I happened upon GirlTalk, a new video platform that’s helping women share their real-life narratives, I was on it like Rob Kardashian on Blac Chyna (too soon?). Basically, I was thrilled to see another outlet join the ranks of collectively empowering women through story telling. Who’s behind this brilliance? A one Ifrah Hassan.

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