Life After Five
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Weigh In: How Are You Feeling?

I stood riveted as I watched what I thought might be television history. “What will you gain?” a female voiceover asks as woman after woman steps onto a GIANT scale in Times Square. Instead of numbers, words such as confide...

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Are You Suffering From Prince Charming Syndrome?

About five years ago, I had a powerful revelation that I call the Prince Charming Syndrome. Here’s what happened: I vividly recall walking the halls of Western Michigan’s business school, thinking to myself, “...

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Confronting Feelings of Shame: Part 1

The work of Brene Brown has really inspired my recent conversations with clients about shame, vulnerability, and courage.  Her book, Daring Greatly, was on my list of top “self-help” must reads and her TEDx talk is uber-po...


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Career Advice from The Bachelor

Nearly everyone in the country has an opinion about The Bachelor and Bachelorette franchise on ABC. And whether you love it, hate it, or love to hate it, millions of Americans have watched as 16 bachelors and 8 bachelorettes ha...

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Learn From Negative Emotions

We often view negative emotions as killers of our productivity. Feeling anxiety, frustration, anger — it keeps us from getting things done. It’s better to let them pass quickly or ignore them, right? Not necessarily...

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Words to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary in 2013 (Part II)

Your words have power. So we’re digging into Part II of our three-part series to eliminate specific words from your vocabulary. (If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part I of this series. It will be a helpf...


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An Undercover Report: The Elegant Side of Green Beauty

In last week’s episode, Undercover Report: Stalking the Best of Green, I left off as I began my adventure into the world of green (or organic) beauty products.  From time to time I go through phases where I decide it’s ti...

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Single Career Girl: Should You Make the First Move?

There’s a guy you really like, and you think he likes you — he’s always talking to you, asking what you’re up to, maybe even emailing or texting you. But he’s not making a move. He’s not aski...

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Did Your Travel Suck This Holiday Season? Prep Better with These Products

The amazing Kathi Toll has been profiling her own travel mayhem and mishaps and her amazing attempt to get her beauty regime into that ridiculous little baggie TSA recommends. And over the last few weeks, I’ve felt her pa...


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Top 4 Ways to Boost Your Relationship in the New Year.

The New Year signifies lots of “New You” opportunities and those new healthy changes you’re choosing probably impact your relationship. Here are some ways to incorporate positive changes into your relationship in 2013 ...