Health and Fitness

The Smart Way vs. Sick Day

It’s funny how backwards we operate sometimes. And since everyone else is working the system in reverse, it seems normal. This is the case with being sick. We get sick, and then we take medication to get better. We gain weigh...


The Beauty of Interviews

This morning as I prepare for a job interview, thoughts rattle through my head: What questions shall I ask? Have I done a thorough job of researching the company? What if I don’t get the job? What if I do? What color lipstick...


Yoga and Money: What’s the Connection?

While I was supposed to be relaxing my mind and focusing on my breath, it occurred to me that important principles in yoga also apply to the world of investing and financial planning. The practice of yoga and the building of he...


Is Lip Gloss a Feminist Issue?

Some women love it and others loathe it. For the former, it represents an adult candy land, a veritable potpourri of powder, paint, and perfume. For the latter, it represents a dreaded chore undertaken with gritted teeth and a ...


My High Self-Esteem is Killing My Workouts

It’s no secret that I’ve been a yo-yo dieter for most of my life. I’ve been every size from a 6 to a 20 and have spent most of my adolescence and adulthood wishing I were thinner, stronger, faster, better, pre...


The Weekend Workout

If you’re anything like me, you’re great at working out during the week, but somehow you linger on the couch and consider your grocery trip a workout on the weekends. Here’s a great way to get in your weekend ...


The Cure for Work Stress

Stress. It’s both a burden and an excuse. When someone asks you to join them for lunch on Thursday you answer, “I can’t. I’m so stressed at work.” But are you really stressed? Or are you using stre...


Caution: Burnout Lies Ahead

Bumps in the road? Yup, they come along. Road blocks? Absolutely. But every so often after cruising along for a while at high speed, it happens (cue dreadful ominous tones): Burnout. As a Career Girl, you likely push yourself b...


Change Your Workout Attitude

One of the singles groups I’m member of recently posted a speed dating event for “Fit and Active Singles.” I’ll admit I was interested when I saw it, and then instantly remembered that I am not, in fact, a truly “fit ...

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1,000 More Reasons to Eat Breakfast

If you need more reasons to eat breakfast, here’s about 1,000. It makes you thinner, smarter, and helps you live longer. Check it out!