Life After Five
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Build a Better You with a Balanced Breakfast

The nutrition world is fraught with unproven advice, pseudoscience, and just plain lies. Everyone is competing to find the easiest, fastest, newest way to live forever on cronuts and crème brulee while looking like they spent ...

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High Heels, Huge Problems – How to Enjoy Your Shoes Without Harming Your Body

We all have our vices; one of mine is shoes. When I hear high-heels are dangerous for me, I admit – I would prefer to ignore the facts. But even if you aren’t ready to hear that those gorgeous Louboutins are putting too...

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A Foolproof Guide for Weight Loss

I met up with one of my gal-pals recently who typically eschews the notion of dieting and exercise, which is one of the many things I love about her. Much to my  chagrin, I discovered she’d gone rogue on me! We met at ou...


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Are You Suffering a Vulnerability Hangover?

You’ve all heard me rave and rave about Brene Brown. I love this woman. I love her stuff about shame. I love her stuff about courage. I love her stuff about authenticity. She’s exactly right about it. Vulnerability is the b...

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Dreading Monday? What That Means and How to Change It

I once met an incredible woman named Roxanne Emmerich, who wrote a book called Thank God It’s Monday. Her purpose? To make people love their jobs so much they’d actually be excited to go to work Monday morning! When...

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Knowing When “It’s Over” in Every Area of Life

“It’s over.” Two simple words. Seven tiny letters. But somehow these are the words in the English language that are somehow always the hardest to say. We stay in relationships longer than we should. We stay in...


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Motivation to Work Out

Unless you’re an athlete or spend most days switching up your workout routine by engaging in new activities, you probably end up bored at the gym just like I do. When workout boredom kicks in, it’s easy to blow off ...

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How to be a Morning Exerciser

With longer days and warm summer nights, its hard to motivate to head to the gym after work when your coworkers are heading to happy hour, so try fitting in a morning workout. Other than earning your drinks by fitting in your m...

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Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...


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The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...