Life After Five

Take the Negative Self-Talk Out of Dating

I’ve been loving Marcy Farrey’s Saturday posts about single life (which you should totally check out) because conversations about dating are common in my office. The conversations are usually about self and feeling vulnerab...

Dealing with a “Low Ball” Salary Offer

We’ve all been there. You interview for a job, you’re convinced this is the one that will finally push you over into your “dream salary” category, and then….the low ball salary offer. You’re ...

Do Your Mind A Favor: 3 Powerful Keys to Stay Clear and Focused

Let’s get right to it! Listed below are sure-fire tips that promote a clear and sharp mind… 1 – Become Aware of Your Thoughts It doesn’t always feel like there is a separation between our mind and soul, but there is. Th...


Family Matters: Splitting Holidays

Being in a relationship means making compromises. What’s important to one partner sometimes must be weighed against what is important to other partners. But when you jump into a relationship or even a marriage, it’s...

Why it’s Okay to Be Unavailable Sometimes

There’s a tragic episode of Sex and the City where we see Mr. Big’s character crumble over a woman. He’s fallen for a movie star and continuously laments, “She can reach me. But I can’t get her,...

More Awesome Apps for Career Girls

A few months ago, we brought you “Techie Time Savers for Women in Business” – a list of the best apps, websites, and other resources that can make your life easier. So imagine our excitement when The Glass Hammer ...


You Don’t Really Want Job Security, Trust Us

In the realm of job searching and interviewing, we often hear professionals who are looking for a new job say they are concerned with “job security.” In this economy, it seems, we’re worried more and more abou...

Is Lip Gloss a Feminist Issue?

Some women love it and others loathe it. For the former, it represents an adult candy land, a veritable potpourri of powder, paint, and perfume. For the latter, it represents a dreaded chore undertaken with gritted teeth and a ...

Making Time Out of Nothing at All — Be More Productive!

Earlier this week, I was at a networking luncheon with a handful of other female professionals, one of whom was a dating coach. She was speaking to the group about her services and how they differ from online dating sites. I ch...


3 Steps to Financial Security

It’s near the top of just about every Career Girl’s list of goals: I want to be financially secure. But what does that really mean? It seems like the needle is always moving on how much or what conditions. I like to say tha...