Life After Five
Thanksgiving Sandwich

Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers Into The Ultimate Sandwich

The best part of Thanksgiving might be the sandwiches you can assemble with the leftovers. The ultimate leftover sandwich is made with fried brie, cranberry sauce, roasted almonds, turkey, and grilled bread. Feel free to add i...

Celebrate

Stop, Celebrate! 4 Steps to Help You Enjoy Right Now

This week’s a simple message.  Stop. Celebrate! Inspired by a wedding I went to a couple of weekends ago where we really and truly celebrated. And, again last weekend when I celebrated with some friends who had driven 1000 k...

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Dancing Blind Taught Me To Be Present

A few years ago I had this hilarious moment right before a show. I was in the dressing room getting ready, and the eye-lash curler decided to attack my contact lens. My contact lost the fight, which meant it was 10 minutes to t...


Wake up

Wake Up to Success

Maybe the cliché saying “the early bird gets the worm,” really does have some truth in it. If you dread waking up early, you should learn to love it. Stop hitting Snooze Okay, becoming a morning person might be easier said...

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Repeat After Me: Mantras For Daily Life

Sometimes, the world gets the best of us. When crazy things happen, it can be easy to panic or lose sight of what’s important. Going through the death spiral of negativity can be difficult to stop, but unless you can, it&...

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Holiday Stress Management Tips

The Holidays are coming!  The Holidays are coming!  You know what that means…work stress, family stress, and life stress.  Here are a few tips to help keep you sane in each realm. Work Stress De-clutter your desk.  By...


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Weapons to Fight Stress [Infographic]

CGN is no stranger to posts about stress. As career-driven women, we know that stress sometimes takes over our lives, whether we want it to or not. We all want to “have it all”, and our culture is no help when it comes to p...

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What Is Ayurveda?

What Is Ayurveda? It’s a question asked by many people interested in alternatives to Western medicine. The short answer is that Ayurveda is the ancient natural-healing system used in India. Most yoga-teacher training prog...

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When To Hold On and When To Let Go

You are holding on for dear life, hanging at the edge of a cliff. Palms sweaty, heart pumping, your body is in a peak state as it ponders: Do you let go or keep holding on? The answer largely depends on what you think will happ...


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Find Time To Be Fit and Healthy

With academic school year in full swing and the holidays right around the corner, I find myself extremely busy. I’m sure that many Career Girls can relate to early mornings, long days, and late nights. It seems that this is s...