Life After Five

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...

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...

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...


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...

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...

Fostering Focus: Cool Tools for Productivity

As a sucker for apps, tricks and tips for productivity, I’ll try anything once.  I have Lifehacker permanently bookmarked, and leave behind a trail of products and systems that I’ve adopted and abandoned.  (Admit it… wh...


The Science of Procrastination: Three Tips to End the Bad Habit

This week has been hectic, to say the least.  Between papers, interviews, training calls, and attempting to make it to the gym, I’ve been forced to stop procrastinating like I normally would during a typical week. What have ...

5 Signs That It’s Time to Set Boundaries With Technology

If you’re like many Career Girls, feeling connected is extremely important to you. But, the connection often comes with a price if you’re always accessible. Whether it’s work email, personal email, Facebook, Twitter, Pint...

Valentine’s Day for Free

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to break the bank.  The holiday is about celebrating love, not about spending all the dollars you have (despite what the retail industry may say!). Celebrate Valentine’s Day…...


3 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively

My time was unorganized before I got into the consistent habit of using a calendar.  Sure sometimes I used a calendar to mark down my appointments (mind you I have four) but the problem would be that one appointment would end ...