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Conscious Uncoupling (of my relationship with television)

(Apologies or Thanks to Goop for the title) Tonight was a big night. A tv show that I loved, that I obsessively watched over and over, that I forced other people to watch, that I relished every episode… it’s over. A lot of other people loved this show, too, and a lot of people are …

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Persephone Magazine – FACEBOOK STOPS EVEN PRETENDING TO CARE ABOUT PRIVACY WITH LATEST SETTINGS UPDATE

  This change isn’t simply something that can be solved by telling people to just “not share anything you wouldn’t want everyone to see.” Your cover photo and profile picture are Public, with no ability to change this setting. Yes, you can refrain from using personal pictures for those. You can use a pseudonym (although …

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This Week on Persephone: Silliness and Bones!

This week’s articles both had some really great discussion going on in the comments, so click through to Persephone Magazine to check it out and make sure to check out the rest of the article by my fellow writers. We’re got a smart bunch of ladies over there. Positivity Challenge Week 15: Embracing Silliness One …

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Last Week on Persephone: Taking Changes, Bones, and Nick Offerman

Sorry about the late update this week (I’ll explain more in a post tomorrow). This is what I’ve been doing this week at Persephone Magazine. Positivity Challenge Week 14: Putting Yourself Out There We’re going to put all our hard work on positivity into action this week with a challenge that might push many of …

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This Week on Persephone: Bodies and Bones

Positivity Challenge Week 13: Body Positivity In this week’s Positivity Challenge, I tackle Body Positivity, which is one of the hardest things I’ve written about since I started the Positivity Challenge. You may think that body negativity only affects you when you look in the mirror, but having a negative view of yourself is something …

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This Week On Persephone: Positivity and Fitness

This week on Persephone Magazine, I hit the three month mark of the Positivity Challenge. Positivity Challenge Week 12: Get Out and Move! Continuing in our effort to internalize positivity, this week I’m going to tackle a somewhat contentious topic: Exercise. In fact, I’m going to try and use the word exercise as little as …

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This Week on Persephone: KONY 2012 and Positivity Week 11

Check out the articles I’ve written this week for Persephone Magazine: Examining the Effect of KONY 2012   Unless you were completely off the grid last week, you probably saw either Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 video, the backlash against it, or both. While there’s a wealth of critical analysis of whether the KONY 2012 campaign …

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Inner Peace in the Internet World

In observance of a day of peace 2011 No lie, my husband and I have had this exchange before, and contrary to conventional social norms, I was the one sitting on the computer. I don’t know if it’s my yearning to help people become better educated about things they misunderstand or my strong equalist values …

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