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If we aspire for equality in society, we should first look for equality in our homes.
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Evidence explains why we view disguised bragging as insincere.
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Equal Pay Day, a date that symbolizes the gender pay gap. How does the gender pay gap affect female entrepreneurs? How does having a feminist mindset help in this fight?
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Are you tired of your government? An active change is necessary and newer generations hold the key to making this happen.
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The psychology behind NBC's hit series ¨This Is Us,¨ and why it's so compelling and relatable.
Mariana Plata is a psychologist, educator, and mental health writer based in Panama.