Late bloomer: starting a career, creative passion, and parenting in my 40s

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Overnight success stories are great and all, but later-in-life success stories can be all the more interesting and fulfilling. A Philly writer, photographer, and mom shows how.

Job anxiety? How to find career joy and crush the future of work

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Will my job exist in five years? What does it take to have a successful and fulfilling career? Get answers in this excerpt of “Career Fear” by Somi Arian.

Think your career transition is hard? Try coming out as a Tarot Reader.

Considering a career move, but scared what others may think? This techie-turned-tarot-reader shares her measured, yet authentic transition from the corporate world to the spiritual realm.

Is your tech career over at 40? This 51-year-old Engineering Manager at Netflix doesn’t think so

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Throughout my tech career, my female colleagues and I have quietly questioned: What does a career in tech look like after kids? After 40? Lisa Shissler Smith, 51-year-old Engineering Manager at Netflix, sums it up this way: There are places where you don’t have to prove your existence every day. Find those.

Lisa Congdon’s 69 mantras to blaze your own path to success

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Want to carve out your own niche as an entrepreneur or successful creative? Artist Lisa Congdon’s “You Will Leave a Trail of Stars” book is for you.

How Carrie Maultsby-Lute balances the guilt of motherhood during COVID with leaning into her career

Retired professional figure skater, boy mom, wife, globe trotter, multi-passionate Oaklander, Carrie Maultsby-Lute talks about how she’s handling all of life’s big challenges.

Why “fake it til you make it” is bad advice and what to do instead

When you’re young, people tell you to “fake it till you make it.” But, follow that advice and you end up with a fake you. Read columnist Bonnie Ho’s advice on how to find a sturdy confidence that lasts.

How to find and maintain your happiness: 8 things I did to get my groove back

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“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” — Dalai Lama

Always busy? 5 ways to stillness that you haven’t heard before

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Had enough of being crazy busy? Your inner stillness is waiting for you. A tech professional and mom of two kids shares her best advice.

No. 1 Spanish radio personality La Bronca on becoming a CEO and Instagram influencer during COVID

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Sylvia Del Valle shares what it’s been like to hit 1 million Instagram followers and launch Dieta 911 during a pandemic that’s disproportionately impacted her Hispanic audience.