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5 Ways Working Moms Get in Our Own Heads and How to Stop it

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I promise, you've got this, mom!

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Being a working mom is often complex, exhilarating, confusing, rewarding and a whole mix of other emotions. Not everyone can relate, but for those who can, it’s a special bond and one that connects us all and helps us to feel as if we’re not alone.

According to research on self-perception, conducted at the University of California at Santa Barbara, men consistently overestimate their abilities and subsequent performance and women routinely underestimate both, even though the actual performances between

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