Life After Five
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3 Tips to Staying Young

Ever wonder how that 65-year old looks decades younger than her biological age? Ever wonder how that 25-year looks ten years older? While some people have the assistance of botox and other other human-science-assisted age-defyi...

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3 Ways I’ll Spend My Annual Raise

  It’s annual review time at my job, which also (hopefully) means raise time. Before I even know how much of a raise I’m being rewarded, I am putting a game plan in place to make sure that whatever increase I receive h...

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Dealing With Anxiety

Do you ever find yourself suddenly experiencing an intense moment of anxiety?  Some common symptoms of anxiety attacks include… Rapid heart rate Sweating, particularly sweaty palms Surge of overwhelming panic Fear of los...


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A Career Girl’s Guide to Making Friends in New Cities

I have had the distinct pleasure of living in four states in the ten years since I graduated from college. All of the moves were my choice (mostly for my career) and I knew at least one person in each city before I made the lea...

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The Power of Saying “No”

“No” it’s one of the first words babies learn how to say. If you are around small children you have probably heard them say the word “No” and have probably laughed at how “cute” they sound when...

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Summer Reading List – Financial Security Books

  I’m often asked for book suggestions by friends and clients who are looking to better educate themselves on money and the basics of financial security. The array of choices can be dizzying, and I’ve read a LOT of the...


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Tabata Training: The 4-Minute Workout Busy Girls Need to Try

Looking for a workout that will give you maximum benefits with minimum time? Who isn’t? Look no further than Tabata training! What is Tabata? Tabata is a high-intensity workout that only takes four (yes, just 4!) minutes...

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6 Tips to Make Your Workday Work For You

  In the past 60 days, I have gone from being a full-time personal trainer to a full-time corporate wellness program manager. Not bad. I now get to help people get healthy on a larger scale and get to create and contribute...

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Why I Run

Running has become an increasingly popular pastime. And for good reason! It’s an incredibly accessible sport with very few barriers to entry. Strap on a pair of sneakers and off you go! Marathons are selling out at record rat...


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5 Tips for Healthy Eating on the Run

If you’re anything like me you understand the need to eat on the run. You also probably feel the temptation to reach for something easy and quick, which unfortunately may end up being unhealthy. Seriously, why is healthy ...