Life After Five
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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 ...

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How You May Be Sabotaging Your Own Efforts at Financial Security

  Have you ever heard the saying, “Money is the root of all evil?” Did you know it’s actually a Bible verse that says, “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil?” It’s an important distinction bec...


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Don’t Break the Chain: Keep Moving

We all learned Newton’s first rule of physics in grade school: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. But at the time we didn’t give much thought about how this played out in our own lives....

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5 Exercises to Undo the Harm of Sitting at your Desk

Spent too many hours typing away at the computer for work? All that time on your butt could catch up to you. Sitting for long periods of time has been found to have significant health risks, from muscle degeneration to “foggy...

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7 Tips to More Productivity

You’ve likely heard lecture after lecture from your boss about making sure the business is more productive. Or perhaps you own your own business but worry you’re not getting as much done as you could. Being more productive ...


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Raising the Bar

Lately I’ve been going to the bar before work. You read correctly! When I say bar, I don’t mean drinking bar – I mean The Bar Method, as in ballet bar. I started classes at The Bar Method – Boston about ...

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5 Secrets of Happy Couples

Have you ever wondered what exactly it is that those healthy and happy couples know about relationships that the rest of us don’t seem to know? Here are 5 of their secrets: They actively listen to each other.  Most of th...

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Power: You Have It

As human beings we are interested in power and understanding how power exists and of course, how we can obtain more power in our lives. Let’s face it: Most of our conflicts are power-based, meaning that when you get right...


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Destination Weddings: Managing Costs as a Guest

  Wedding season is upon us and a new survey from American Express revealed that the cost of simply attending a wedding as a guest is skyrocketing. In just two years the cost to attend a wedding went up 75% to an average o...