Life After Five
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When Your Over-scheduled Life Doesn’t Play Fair

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.”   I hope everyone has had a relaxing summer thus far!  If you haven’t, fear not…you’re definitely not alone.  My summer was supposed to loo...

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Find Your FitFam

A few months ago I wrote an article about group fitness. It’s no secret that initially I was not a fan of group exercise. The idea of a “FitFam” was not for me (or so I thought). Seven months later, I love my “FitFam....

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5 Ways to Save More Money Today

  Whenever Career Girls resolve to work toward better financial stability, the question always arises, “How can I save more money?” It stands to reason that for most of us, if we knew where we could save more t...


Four Stylish Ways to Bring Your Lunch to Work

If you think that brown bagging it to the office means that you’ll have to literally tote your sandwich to work in a brown bag, think again. Gone are the days where toting your own work to lunch means squished peanut but...

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Ditch the Dull Bowl of Cereal and Spice Up Your Breakfast

Being time-crunched in the morning doesn’t mean that you have to stick with your same old breakfast routine. For years, before I started consuming mostly raw food, my breakfast routine consisted of a bowl of cereal with milk....

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The Importance of Self-Care

In a stronger, smarter, faster, better world, self-care usually takes a back seat. We’re constantly looking forward to goals, plans and achievements. Crossing things off to-do lists, conquering the next challenge, taking care...


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Dealing with Difficult People

How many of us have had to deal with “difficult people” in our day to day lives? You know, THAT person, the one that makes you want to claw at the walls and roll your eyes. I’m willing to guess that many of us have had to...

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Independent and Vulnerable – The New Fabulous

  Independence – I believe it’s one of the best traits a successful woman (and even man) can acquire. It’s having the ability to take a life changing opportunity and have the courage to pursue it with confidence....

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5 Things to Know When Applying for a Mortgage

  It’s no secret that now is a good time to buy a home – it may be considered a “sellers’ market” these days, but mortgage rates remain low and the cost of buying is still cheaper than renting in most areas. Buyi...


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Nine Creative Office Lunches

Whether you are trying to eat healthier or save a few dollars by eliminating your daily midday burrito, it is possible to bring a lunch from home that will be ultimately more satisfying than Lean Cuisine, soup from a can or p...