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The Skeptics Guide to Reading Your Sign: A Q&A with Astrology Star Mecca Woods

If astrological signs and birth charts are too “woo-woo” for you, and you think that they have absolutely nothing to do with your path in life, then we ask you, give Mecca Woods a look. In her own words, you’ll find "no hocus-pocus, fairy dust, or Wizard of Oz-like gimmicks here. Just astrology—made plain and simple." You can thank your lucky stars now, because we’ve got some Mecca Woods wisdom comin’ your way.

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Authentically, Megan Batoon.

With more than 1 million loyal followers on her own YouTube channel, a successful podcaster, and an MTV “Creator To Watch,” Megan Batoon has gone from college student focused on graphic design to modern-day influencer with her very own lifestyle brand. But how did she do it? All by trusting her gut, focusing on the things she loves the most and being her true, authentic self.

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An organized list of facts about the “tidying up” queen Marie Kondo

it’s spring cleaning season, aka the season of saying you will spring clean and then never getting to it; but lucky for all of us, we are in the year of marie kondo. if you haven’t heard of marie kondo, she is the OG master of tidying up. earlier this year, netflix released a show based on her book, life-changing magic of tidying up, and it has mesmerized the tv-binge-watching world ever since. so, naturally, we *organized* a list of 9 facts about this cleaning queen and her art form of “tidying up”...

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a conversation with jill martin: the jill of all trades

Jill Martin had to be the ‘Jill’ they were talking about when the phrase “Jill of all trades” was coined. She is a multi-hyphenated, fun-loving, successful, get-it-done kind of gal that doesn’t let anyone put her in a box. Her current resume includes being an Emmy Award-winning television personality and Today Show contributor, a New York Knicks sideline reporter, a New York Times best-selling author, a QVC ambassador, and Creative Director of her own fashion line G.I.L.I. We chatted with Jill about what motivates her professionally and what pushes her to make time for all of the projects and hobbies and people she holds near and dear.

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how one former e! producer quit the fashion world to explore the globe

Highly followed travel & food blogger and founder of the multimedia creative agency HUNGRYApe, Nicole Isaacs, had a comfortable and stable life that she walked away from in order to pursue her passions. As a field producer for one of the largest entertainment news networks, E!, Nicole had what felt like the “perfect” life being in television -- interacting with celebrities, attending red carpets, you name it! But her love of travel, food and ability to connect with people through their stories were more important to her than staying in a cycle that she knew. She quit her job, ended a long term relationships and bought a one way ticket to Europe. The rest is history.

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For one of the top food instagrammers, it wasn’t all cupcakes and cappuccinos

Recently named one of Refinery29’s Top 10 NYC “Food Instagrams to Follow” and Zagat’s “Top 100 Food Instagrammers in the U.S.” Marisel Salazar, a New York-based writer, social media/content strategist and photographer, it wasn’t always cupcakes and cappuccinos. In a world where social media and online access has leveled the playing field for writers, bloggers and photographers, how does one overcome their own fear of failure and make themselves standout?

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the fitness guru that gives multitasking a whole new meaning

There is no doubt in our minds that jill-of-all-trades Christine Abramo has always had the desire to inspire many—just take a quick glance at her Instagram page that features workout times, inspo posts and is 100K followers strong. And her resume is nothing short of impressive either. Christine has accomplished so much in her career already, but what sets her apart is that she succeeds at all of her roles (with a few bumps and roadblocks along the way!) while continuing to motivate her loyal following.

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