Life After Five
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Why You Need to Have a Life Outside of Work

Since I graduated from college in 2010, I have thrown myself into starting my career. I work as a legal assistant full-time, while working a few part-time jobs nights and weekends while also being a freelance journalism. I’ve...

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I Give It Four Stars: The Pleasures (and Uses) of Online Reviews

I’m Eastcoaster36 and I’m big on Tripadvisor.  Not Elvis big, or even Bieber big, but I do have 45 reviews in 33 cities, covering 210,333 miles traveled. Tripadvisor sent me a sticker when I reached my Senior Contribut...

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Nobody Tells This To People Who Are Beginners…

I am going to keep this month’s blog post short and sweet because this image already says more than I could in 500 words. When I joined Career Girl Network last June as one of its five interns, Marcy Twete and Kathi Toll enco...


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Two Steps to Become More Reliable

I recently had someone tell me that she asked herself, “Who can I ask to run with me who always shows up?” and I was the answer. She said I never cancel. I never really thought about it, I guess. I mean, not to toot...

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5 Signs You Should See A Therapist

We all go through times of loss, stress, and anger. Sometimes an objective third party helps you sort things out. Here are 5 signs you should see a therapist: You’re feeling depressed, angry, or numb most of the time.  E...

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Get Red Carpet Ready

With the Oscars around the corner, everyone wants to be red carpet and camera ready! Below are a few exercises that use multiple muscle groups to challenge your entire body from Equinox Group Fitness Instructor, Anja Garcia. Ge...


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An Open Letter to Salespeople

This weekend I had two interactions with salespeople that made me think about the profession of sales. I was forced to think about it because I was irritated. I’d like to think I’m a little more thoughtful than most...

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Creating Non-Negotiables

As we get older we start to realize that there are just some things we need in life, and those are non negotiable. When you really know yourself, what fuels you, and what doesn’t, you can start to make better choices around h...

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Winter Running Tips

Whether you’ve signed up for any number of winter fun runs, are training for an upcoming race, or just want to break out of the monotony of the dreaded treadmill, getting outside for a run in the cold weather months can be fu...


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5 Ways You Can Mess Up Your Retirement in Your 20′s

I know how far off retirement seems when you first enter the job market laden with student loan debt and ready to finally live like an adult. I also know that whether or not you are actually able to retire in that distant-feeli...