Equality. We’re so close, yet so far away. We’ve moved forward by leaps and bounds, but there’s still so much work to be done. And yet, it begins with us women, coming together in unity and empowerment. And that’s where SHEFACTOR™ comes in.

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My Journey to She

I remember the last 6 months of my senior year of college – the overwhelming anxiety about what’s next in the world, the possible rejection of potential jobs, the doubt of if you’ll make it, and leaving the comfort of the carefully crafted bubble all looming large in my mind. I spent four years of my life changing my mind about how I was going to make my mark in the world. And those four years of exploration and self-discovery went out the door as I moved my tassel and threw my graduation cap into the air. Real world here I come!

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How to Use your Time, Talent, and Treasure

The best things in life are the those that give you meaning. Look at Lebron James, for example--he has it all: money, fame, doing what he loves. But, he also made sure to create space to leave an impact on people by starting a school in his hometown, I Promise School. Another great example is found in this commercial where Dwayne Wade is celebrating his retirement, and how the greatest thing he did was give back. At the end of the day, giving to others without expecting a return is what is going to give you the greatest lasting happiness.

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The American Dream--What is it?

America is built on a unique foundation and a unique kind of people. We come from all kinds of backgrounds, religions, and races, but there is one thing that binds us together: The American Dream. For those of you living under a rock, the American Dream is the belief that you have control over your destiny. If you work hard enough and desire it deep enough, you should have the ability for it to happen.

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Getting Grounded in Something Bigger Than You

One thing we are extremely lucky to have in America is the freedom to worship whatever god or follow whatever religion we want. Go to a library or bookstore and you will find a plethora of books on all kinds of spirituality. Almost anywhere you live, you will find places of worship for all kinds of religions. However, in an age of all information at our fingertips, it can be really hard knowing what is actually true. Isn’t it normal to feel in our bones that there is more to this world then what meets the eye? And when you really think about it, like, think hard, it’s hard to know where to start.

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Top 5 Things to Look for in Your Future Spouse

Whether you’re single or dating, it’s always a good rule of thumb to set your standards high when on the hunt for a spouse. That skater boy that works at a coffee shop down the road might be cute and fun, but would he make a good husband? Or the high roller who tells you “I got that” on every date and showers you with gifts, might be nice to have in your back pocket, but what does that look like long term? We’ve compiled a concise list of the things that will be most important to you in the long run.

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