Life After Five
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Should You Have a Treadmill in Your Office?

The incredible looking desk above is becoming more and more popular in offices across the nation. Everyone wants the famed (and frankly, quite expensive) “treadmill desk.” Every time one pops on the television or so...

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Talking About Your Kids at Work: How Much is Too Much

Parent or not, we’ve all been in an awkward situation talking about someone’s children. You politely ask, “How old are your children?” and 30 minutes later, you’ve heard about not just Jackie, John...

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Fight the Winter Blues

Note: Monica O’Connell’s post “Fighting the Winter Blues” originally appeared on Career Girl Network in December 2012. But given that Spring 2013 seems to be taking its own sweet time, we thought you mig...


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Feeling Fat

A funny thing happened to me on my way to work this week….somewhere between my home and the client site I ballooned into a grotesquely overweight version of myself. This explosion of body mass sat quietly in the background sl...

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The Frugal Career Girl: Eating Healthy On A Budget!

  As Career Girls, we are busy people. It can already be a struggle to make time to be healthy when it seems like we are always on the go: there’s always another meeting to get to, another networking event to attend,...

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How Does a Career Change Affect Your Tax Situation?

We’re now less than one month away from the dreaded tax day, and I’ve heard a number of friends and family say they still haven’t filed taxes. One of my friends spent an hour on the phone with Turbo Tax last w...


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What Are You Noticing?

  Hello! I wanted to check in on a few things.  How’s your meditation challenge going? I’m plugging away and doing the best I can to incorporate meditation into my schedule.  Like last week, some days have more succe...

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THE Key To Getting Your Ideas Off The Ground

How often do you get a big idea that feels meaningful inside? Maybe it’s to run a marathon, start a business, redecorate your home, or to travel the world. And how often have you looked back and said “I wish I would...

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Alphabet Soup: BB and CC Creams

Almost two years ago, BB Creams made their debut in the U. S. and quickly created a new morning ‘must-have’ category. BB stands for ‘Beauty Balm’ or  ‘Blemish Balm.’ They arrived via the Asian market and appeared a...


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Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed...