inspiration

An Interview With Light Years Author Emily Ziff Griffin

On top of the career she’s already built for herself, Emily’s debut young adult novel Light Years released from Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster in September.

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Squirrel Survives Alligator Encounter & There's Hope For Us All

This squirrel survived an alligator encounter, so there's hope everyone. (Image Credit: By BirdPhotos.com - BirdPhotos.com via Wikimedia Commons)

We have a President musing about why the Civil War started, considering meetings with murderous despots, and preparing to sign anti-LGBTQ orders. How much are we supposed to be able to take? Because I don’t think I want to read the news any more. But in between fits of despair, we have the internet to provide us with animal videos.

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Take The Cake: Don't Just Blindly Say 'You Inspire Me'

There's a difference between a person genuinely admiring your gifts, and a person who sees you as a way to feel superior.

Two weeks ago, I was in West Lafayette, Indiana. I flew into Chicago at around midnight, and I was picked up by new friend and hostess, Mel.

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Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking

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Lovers & Fighters In America: Mohamed Bzeek Fosters Terminally Ill Children

Mohamed Bzeek has dedicated much of his life to caring for terminally ill children.

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5 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You Work From Home

Working from home means your self-care might look a bit different from that employed by folks who work outside the home, but it definitely doesn’t mean you should forgo self-care altogether. Image: Thinkstock.

For many people — myself included — working from home is a dream. But it’s not all sunshine and daisies. Work is work, and work can be difficult sometimes.

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Amy Ferris: Blogger, Author Of Marrying George Clooney

Known on the Internet for her Marrying George Clooney blog (and book by the same name), Ferris is constantly engaged with a slew of followers and friends on her Facebook page. They religiously check in to see her daily thoughts on life, love, politics, and more.

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Off The Cuff: I Gave Up Fashion Magazines But I Need Some Style Inspiration!

Inspiration is everywhere.

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An Imagined Conversation With A Page Of Pinterest Inspirational Quotes

inspirational shit.

Pinterest: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
Me: Wait, so maybe I should carry an umbrella, in case it rains and I want to dance?

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6 Very Famous People On What It Was Like To Survive An Epic Failure

Yes, even Oprah has failed. Image: Oprah.com.

Have you ever bounced back after failure? How did you do it?

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