Tag: Courage

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Hey, Younger Me? Thank You. For Everything.

My 20s were a lost decade. I spent a lot of it stuck in an almost ouroboric struggle with my men...

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How Terri Hall Beat The Odds To Become a CEO

According to the Girl Scouts’ Award & Badge Explorer guide, girls earn Daisy petals betwee...

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Meet the 82-Year-Old Who Just Became the Oldest Person...

Wally Funk is 82 years old and she just became the oldest person ever to travel to space. On Tue...

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Like What You Like. Who Cares If It's Cool

When I was growing up, I always felt terminally uncool. It was still in vogue to make fun of peo...

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Counting My Blessings Amidst the Crisis

The past 15 months have been stressful worldwide. While we assumed things would be in much bette...

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Elliot Page Steps Out in ‘First Swim Trunks' in Celeb...

Elliot Page is celebrating life and new milestones. On Monday, the actor shared a cheery develop...

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My Real-Life Devil Wears Prada Moment

Like any starry-eyed college student, I had big dreams, and they came in the form of career stri...

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Asian American Women Leading the Fight to #StopAAPIHate

At the time, it was a shocking, unusual event at a middle school in the San Fernando Valley subur...

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That Terrifying Time I Fell Off the Chairlift

What we learn from Erik Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development is that our main job as ch...

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First Steps by Myself: Living Alone for the First Time

At 24 years old, I never truly felt like an adult. I mean, I left my hometown for college, I’v...

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Dispatches from Belgrade: I Miss Taco Bell

“Do you miss anything from your home?” my Serbian friends often ask me. I have been trying...

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Her Magazine Is an ‘Unfiltered Look into What It’s...

While there are more and more publications centering on female stories and empowerment — Circ...

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I Moved to a Foreign Country During the Pandemic

At the beginning of 2020, I was going through a divorce, had just been furloughed at my job, and...

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Why Now Is the Best Time to Reinvent Yourself

I think we can all say that 2020 has been one helluva year. Right from the get-go, I rang in New...

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My Mom, My Hero During COVID

COVID-19 has blown through our lives like a category 5 hurricane and caused disruption, death, a...

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Changing the World Before Reaching Adulthood

Two Gold Award Girl Scouts headline a panel at the United Nations, showcasing the change-making c...

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5 Life Lessons from the Host of NPR's ‘Ask Me Another’

Getting in front of an audience can be nerve-racking for some, but for Ophira Eisenberg, a Canad...

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Finding Your Local Heroes: Danielle Green, Purple Heart...

Across the nation, kids in fourth grade learn about their state history. In our district, fourt...

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“Diving In” After Age 50

If you asked me 10 years ago, I would have said that I missed the boat to many places in life. I...

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Becoming the Best You: A Message to My Younger Self

Growing up, I was always a girl with big dreams of becoming a successful businesswoman. When it...

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Freedom to Fly

To honor American independence and July 4, CircleAround is collaborating all month long with&nbs...

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Making My Own Rules

When my mother was a teenager in the 1950s, she was told the only reason to go to college was to...

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Liberty to Move 10,000 Miles to a New Home

To honor American independence and July 4, CircleAround is collaborating all month long with NAW...

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These 5 People Are Championing Education for Girls Arou...

Access to education is a privilege we often downplay in America. But did you know that more than...

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Connecting Black Americans to the Outdoors

It’s terrifying. But when you’re in your truth, there’s an urgency that cannot be denied.

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Take a Leap of Faith and That New Job

After a few months of living with my parents post-graduation as I interviewed for job after job,...

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Life Advice I'd Give My Younger Self

As I get older, I often think about the decisions I’ve made in my life and how I would have do...

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