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Bringing your true self to work

Bringing your whole and best self to work is an aspirational goal for some. But for others, it’s a daunting challenge. According to a study by the Human Rights Campaign in 2014, 53 percent of the LGBTQ community concealed their sexuality at work and 35 percent lie...

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I survived running of the bulls

If you have always wanted to run with the bulls in Pamplona, but don’t have a trip to Spain planned anytime soon, consider the Bull City Running’s annual Running of the Bulls 8K.  This past weekend, 1,411 participants laced up to run a hot 4.97 miles through the...

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

This is one of my favorite soups. The savory beans contrasting against the sweet potatoes is such a wonderful contrast on the palate. As a piece of advice when making this black bean and sweet potato soup: I like to mix all of my seasonings, minus the salt, together...

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10 Smart Ways to Help You Hike Safely

The Blue Ridge Parkway trail accesses are packed. Pilot Mountain State Park’s website advises that it can take a half hour to score a parking spot on weekends. The knob for which Hanging Rock State Park gets its name resembles an anthill as hikers scramble for views....

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