Life After Five
Anorexia

Can You ‘Almost’ Have an Eating Disorder?

I remember myself as a pudgy child – not grossly overweight, but just sort of roly-poly. I started my ‘diet’ in 6th grade, so that puts me at 11ish. Months later I  spent my 13th birthday in the hospital after securing ...

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The Healing Power of a Weekend

It happened early in my career, not in my first job out of college, but my second. I started working weekends. In some ways, working on the weekend became a sanctuary for me. I could get things done more quickly in the office w...

meetings

6 Steps for Running Your First Staff Meeting

Today we are talking about running your first staff meeting. Maybe you are managing a new project or running an event where the entire staff is involved. Whatever the case, there may be times when you are calling a meeting that...


Sara Hauber demonstrates how to correctly do a squat.

The Best Exercise for Your Legs

The squat You’ve heard the word. You’ve seen people at the gym (mostly men), loading a heavy bar on their shoulders and grunting as they do various versions of the exercise. And you’ve read that squats are a g...

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The #1 Thing That Holds You Back

You know there’s something holding you back, but no matter how hard you try you can’t figure it out. This block looms over you, crushing your motivation, or sits immovable blocking the only viable path you see to success. Y...

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Gimme A Break…No, Really. I Need A Break.

This last week, my computer wasn’t operating at work the way it needed to. Software was randomly uninstalled, I had no access to my database, browser windows were closing without reason, and commands were taking at least ...


Q&A with a CPA

Q&A with a CPA: Credit Scores

  As a volunteer member of the National CPA Financial Literacy Commission, I am closely involved with Feed the Pig, including participating in monthly Facebook chats to answer money questions. The most recent chat about cr...

consistency

Where Are You Lacking Consistency in Your Life?

Consistency is key. I’ll be honest. I’m really, really great at starting a new project, new goal, and new way of doing something.  6am workouts? The first week, I am totally there, super committed and so into it.  The sec...

women-books

3 Books Every 20-Something Should Have On Her Bookshelf

  In recent years, several successful women have stepped up to the plate and offered brilliant advice for women in work and life. They address many areas of life, focusing on women in the workplace, work/life balance, landing ...


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Go Ahead, Get Running: Why You Should Finally Register for a Race

You’re a goal-oriented person. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be part of Career Girl Network. So what’s stopping you from crossing that big fat running race off your bucket list? I hear from people all the time who ...