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being significant
Find Your Direction

Being Significant: The Drug and the Beauty

I worked at a summer camp as a teenager. I was working in the kitchen one week for a family camp when an older woman, a camper in her 70s, picked up a broom, and started sweeping the dining room. I took the broom from

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jobs for humanities phds
Career

A Guide to Jobs for Humanities PhDs & 10 Potential Careers

Are you wondering about jobs for humanities PhDs? Did you spend years of your PhD in humanities parsing Shakespeare, studying Elizabethan military records, or studying ancient Greek philosophy? I did. I earned my degree by figuring out how ancient immigrants used religion to construct the

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best blogging tools
Blog

The 10 Best Blogging Tools I Use Everyday

Are you a new blogger who is totally fed up with TRYING to figure out which tools are helpful and which are just, well, crap? I’ve been overwhelmed too, and I see a lot of people diving into this world. So here are my must-have

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follow your dreams
Get Inspired

6 Reasons to Follow Your Dreams

This post was inspired by a career cliche, and to be honest, I just had to take it on. As a kid, I remember being told, “Follow your dreams.” In fact, it kind of feels like a bad bumper sticker or one of those cheesy

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