5 Things You’re Never Too Old To Try

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“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man […]

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A Homebody’s Guide On Overcoming Homesickness

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When I first moved to Charlotte six months ago, I was in love with the city and was enamored with the newness of my experience. I was charmed by the amicable neighbors who actually waved to each other. As a foodie, I adored all the unique, local eateries surrounding me. I appreciated how green, clean, and […]

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From Rookie to Rockstar: 7 Ways to Stand Out At Work

Employees in the Customer Care Center in a recently renovated part of their building. Employees at energy information firm IHS in Englewood, give their perspective and outlook on their jobs and careers on Friday, Mar. 16, 2012. Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post

Congrats, you’ve landed your first job! You may be filled with excitement and dread, normal feelings as your embark on your journey into the professional world. The first days, weeks, and even months can be a challenge. TheElizabethian can give you tips that will help ease your transition into your new job. Don’t be afraid […]

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Side Effects of the Modern Romantic


We are a romantic generation of women. No, I don’t mean the literary or artistic movement that ran counter to the Industrial Revolution. I mean the generation of young women who grew up with the romantic comedy. You know what I’m talking about. Everything from The Notebook to How to Lose a Guy in 10 […]

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The One Question Your Resume Should Answer


The job search is time consuming, but it’s important to take time to craft a memorable cover letter and customize your resume for each respective job.  Most importantly, your resume should show how you’re going to be an asset to the hiring manager.  Your resume should show and answer how you are going to solve […]

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Broken Hearts and Ropy Scars: My Journey To Forgiveness


It is rarely upon my first time meeting someone, but after a few meetings, especially during the summer, people tend to notice and ask about the fairly significant scar that runs across the top of my ankle onto the top of my foot. It’s this beast of a thing that used to be fairly embarrassing. […]

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Happily Employed? Keep Looking For A Job


You love your current job and have no plans to leave your cushioned existence of stability. Why would you consider or even care to see what else could be out there? Isn’t that akin to a significant other keeping one foot out of the relationship and swiping right on Tinder every night? Flirting with the possibility of […]

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Confessions of a Former Victim of Bullying


Bullying has become a hot topic in recent years: there are school assemblies about it, workshops for parents and teachers, celebrities heading campaigns to end bullying, and an ever-increasing number of Lifetime movies that play into that particular topic—from the “true life” stories to the “based on a book” plots. Indeed, it is a prevalent […]

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Guide on Difficult Conversations for Those Who Abhor Confrontation


The awkwardness of initiating a potentially uncomfortable conversation can be really…well… uncomfortable. However, it’s important for you to put your tough pants on and have these conversations. In the past, I avoided having these talks, hoping that the situation would resolve itself. Everything was fine! Until it wasn’t. Avoiding these talks can let a situation fester […]

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