Life After Five

The Case Against Multitasking, or How I Learned To Stop Being Distracted and Love Concentration

  Before I go any further, let me make one thing clear: I love technology. No, really. I do. You will never hear me complaining about how Facebook makes us all less connected. I am that person that uses my smartphone for m...

Best Summer Bubbly Under $50

It’s Friday night, and in most parts of the United States…it’s hot! So break out some bubbly this weekend to quench your thirst. Check out this awesome infographic on the best bubbly under $50 from our friends...

Portion Control: It’s Not Just for Food

When you hear the words portion control, you no doubt thing about plates full of food, servings the size of a deck of cards or a tennis ball, and calorie counting. But what other places in your life are you exercising too littl...


Mental Vacations: The New Way to Travel

We all crave space. We all need space. Life can feel suffocating. People crowd us. Fully booked schedules lock us in.  Mental chatter can feel like our own personal prison, keeping us present to all the doubts and worries we d...

Nutrition Resoures for Healthy Kids (and Moms)

There are quite a few of you who are Career Girls who also have the title of “Mama.” Let me take a moment to applaud you.  I don’t know how you do it.  I’m constantly in awe of my clients juggling mega careers...

Combining Your Money With Your Honey

With wedding season in full swing, I would be remiss if I didn’t touch on the importance of couples and money. Whether you’re shacking up for the first time or taking the plunge with marriage, if you’re going ...


Drop and Give Me Twenty! Why Pushups are Good for You.

When I start working with a new client, I notice a look of concern and fear when I first utter the word pushups.  Many times after I mention working on this skill, I hear, “I can’t do pushups.”  I share that this age-ol...

Long Weekend? Tackle These Career-Changing Projects

It’s a long holiday weekend for most of us, and while you might be tempted to lay on the couch and watch reality television for the duration, think about all the incredible things you could get done this weekend. And no, ...

Baby, You’re a Firework: And Other 4th of July Career-Revving Anthems

In honor of the 4th of July, we hope you’re all partying on a yacht somewhere, and you might need some tunes to get in you in the patriotic spirit. The Spotify playlist below can be downloaded direct from Spotify and list...


Looking for Help (in all the Right Places)

I used to be so afraid of approaching strangers for help. I would dread phone calls that I had to make to inquire about bills or apartments or anything. It’s not really that I was shy, but I was afraid that I would sound stup...