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4 Things to Do When Life Disappoints

In this video, I explore ways we can learn from life’s setbacks. And to continue to inspire you, below are some insights from women who, like the rest of us, are pursuing their dreams while living in the often less-than-romantic realities of now. Whether you are struggling to find enough hours in the day, wrestling to resolve a fight with someone close to you, reconstructing parts of life after loss, or searching for motivation in what seems mundane—these stories will…

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BIG NEWS: IRIDESCENT!

nicole smithee

  IRIDESCENT launches on Monday, July 9th!  Iridescentwomen.com will go live with articles and videos from extraordinary women on the topics of Career and Money, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Lifestyle, Culture, Beauty and Fashion, Spirituality, and more.  As if this isn’t exciting enough, The Iridescent Podcast (found on Spotify and iTunes) will launch too! In this video learn more about the story behind IRIDESCENT, and what this exciting new online community for young women is all about.  Subscribe at Iridescentwomen.com, connect with…

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Unlock Your Beauty Part 2: Stop the Name Calling

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  One of the ways we begin to actively combat insecurity and shame, and embrace the beauty within each of us is by putting an end to name-calling, not just to each other, but the name-calling we do to ourselves. I was speaking to a friend the other day who recently realized how negatively she talks to herself with little side comments like, “Oh, why am I so stupid?” and “I’m so dumb.”  It’s so easy to become our own…

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Unlock Your Beauty: Redefine the Terms

Nicole Smithee

  Who is it exactly holding the copyright to beauty for you?  The fashion industry?  The entertainment industry?  The health industry?  Your peers?  Your social media celebrities?  Your family?  Your boyfriend?  The childhood bully who called you fat or your nose too big or your skin too dark or your teeth too crooked or your hair too messy?  Who is it exactly who defines beauty for you?  It’s time we redefine beauty.  We are magnificent creations, each and every one,…

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Real Relationships: Building Great Friendships

Nicole Smithee

  We all want to have ride or die friends, friends who send us memes that make us laugh out loud, friends that drive us to the airport and help us move, who tell us when we have something stuck in our teeth or our zipper is down, who keep us from buying that ridiculous outfit, who share their wifi password with us, or better yet, their Netflix subscription, and who are there when we need them and have our…

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