Life After Five
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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...

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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...

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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...


Sara Hauber instructs how to do Pigeon pose without risk of injury.

Can You Avoid Being Injured by Yoga?

When not taught or performed safely, yoga can cause all manner of joint and soft-tissue injury. I’ve seen it time and time again when students, usually new to yoga, come to me for joint rehabilitation because they have be...

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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...

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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...


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Non-Work-Related Ways to Get Ahead at Work

Jill and Tara were both hired by the same company, at the same time, five years ago. They’ve both work hard, meet and exceed their sales goals and work overtime when requested, so when a managerial spot opens up, who̵...

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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 ...

Push-Ups

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...


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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, ...