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These Routines Help Pros Put Passion First

The world is full of distractions: text messages, overloaded email inboxes, pop-up ads for flash sales at your favorite stores, clickbait headlines, social media notifications, and so much more. This became all too evident when I recently started…
By Erin Kelly
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These Routines Help You Focus On Your Dream

Not all habits are bad. Every personal pursuit, be it creative or business — or if you’re lucky, both! — is made easier through the creation of daily routines. Daily practices are proof of your commitment to your goals. And while good habits may…
By Jordan Sherwood
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How To Find Time For Your Passions

When your day job isn’t your dream job, it can be easy to lose sight of your true passion. Whether your true passion constitutes an artistic pursuit, a social enterprise, or even a second career, maintaining that passion requires real commitment.…
By Jordan Sherwood
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Why More Women Need To Pick Up Power Tools, According To A Female Contractor

Kate Campbell remembers her first day on a construction job site like it was yesterday. She walked toward a group of men with her head held high, tool belt on, knees shaking. And it was clear how — being the only woman on site — she stood out. As a…
By Erin Kelly
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How One Woman Broke In To Wine's "Boys Club" And Became A Sommelier

Women love wine — at least according to the informal survey I took of myself and every woman I’ve ever met. That’s why I was surprised to learn that the wine industry has historically been a male-dominated field, and today, just 10 percent of lead…
By Erin Kelly
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'Crazy Rich Asians' Is The Perfect Summer Rom-Com

Exotic, far-flung locations. Ridiculously beautiful stars. Crazy family dynamics that everyone can relate to. No, we’re not talking about the latest summer action movie. We’re talking about Crazy Rich Asians — the romantic comedy based on Kevin…
By Bustle Studios
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Here's What A Week In The Life Of A Female Pilot Actually Looks Like

From air pressure changes and cramped quarters to bumpy rides and delays, airplane travel can by trying — so just imagine what it's like for the pilots who deal with it every single day. It’s about time we start thanking these real heroes behind our…
By Erin Kelly
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Take A Power Walk With Neha Kulkarni, Who Believes The Key To A Successful Career Is Balance

Choosing a career is a huge decision. But if you’re anxious about the road ahead, know that your first job doesn't define the entire trajectory of your career. Perhaps no one knows this better than Neha Kulkarni. Though she currently holds the role…
By Erin Kelly
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These Three Women Found Success Outside Of The Big City, & Their Advice Is So Inspiring

Earlier this year, I packed what I could into three large suitcases, sold or donated the rest of my material possessions, quit my job, and moved clear across the country in search of a change of pace and to pursue a new career by going back to…
By Erin Kelly
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10 Women Explain What "Success" Means To Them, And Their Answers Are So Inspiring

As kids, we’re often told that we can be whatever we want to be when we grow up — meaning that from a very young age, the whole concept of success is subjective. Whether the child version of yourself aspired to be an astronaut or a novelist — heck,…
By Erin Kelly
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7 Rule-Breaking Women Share The 'A-Ha!' Moment That Led To Their Career 180

In an era where “Busy!” is a standard response to a friend asking how we're doing, it feels easier than ever to get caught up in life's fictional timelines that tell us when to start a career, when to settle down, and everything in between. In fact,…
By Erin Kelly
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These Are The Career 'Rules' You Need To Forget Right Now

I remember a lot about my first internship — and most vividly, I remember what I wore. Following orders from a career counselor at my university, I went out and bought a pantsuit. I thought the outfit was a little formal, but my advisor was…
By Erin Kelly
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How To Know When To Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your 24/7 Job

You can't deny that the creature comforts of office life (think: an endless supply of free snacks and a fully-stocked beer fridge) are a big perk. And even if you’re not working at a traditional 9-to-5 job, things like health insurance, retirement…
By Lauryn Paiva
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Olay Is Celebrating Women In Male-Dominated Jobs And We're So Here For It

Though I loved writing in high school and pursued journalism in college, I had mixed feelings about the field. I felt like all the major news anchors and journalists at the time were men two or three times my age. I didn’t feel like I could relate…
By Erin Kelly
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In The Bustle Booth With Rent The Runway CEO & Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman

When influential women hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. In this special…
By Erin Kelly
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5 Benefits You're Missing Out On If You Aren't Taking Algae

These days, it can seem like the food industry is constantly saturated with new health crazes and superfoods. And while we're certainly on board with trying new, experimental things, sometimes you have to go back to the basics in order to find a…
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5 Steps You Can Take To Become A Trailblazer For Women In The Workplace

The road to trailblazing career woman is far from easy. After I graduated from college, I moved out of my parent’s house in New Jersey and into a very tiny apartment in New York City. It was way too expensive for my entry-level salary, but I was…
By Erin Kelly
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We’re Kicking Off An Honest Conversation About Women & Money — Here’s Why 
It’s So Important

If the first half of 2018 has proven anything, it's that there's power in conversation. Especially in recent months, women have rallied together in ongoing quests to put an end to things like sexual harassment, outdated beauty standards, and gender…
By Allison Berry
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5 Reasons Why Our Oceans Need Your Help

Now that summer is finally here, there's a good chance you're dreaming of your next beach vacation. Every year, millions of people flock to the coastlines to marvel at the majestic wonder of our oceans. Is there anything better? But unfortunately,…
By Jordan Sherwood
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These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In STEM, And Their Stories Will Inspire You

For too long, the world of STEM — shorthand for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math — was considered a space for men, and men alone. And while some female pioneers have certainly been paving the way for years, it's only in recent decades that…
By Bustle Studios