Life After Five
gratitudeinlife

Make Giving Thanks a Regular Practice

To begin the Thanksgiving week, I thought we’d focus on giving thanks — otherwise known as gratitude. Thanksgiving kicks off the next month of hustle and bustle and holiday spirit, but with it comes an opportunity to ge...

Unplugged

1 Day Unplugged: What I Learned

Nearly a year ago, my leadership coach famously said, “Any idiot can work 25 hours a day.” Great advice for a new entrepreneur. But somehow, in the last few months, I’ve forgotten to heed her advice. Without e...

creativity

Get into a Creative Space

For those of us in creative industries or for those of us who like to engage in creative activities in our free time, getting out of classic work mode and into a creative mode can be a challenge. Rather than getting frustrated ...


Im-Awesome

You Are Awesome: Why This Belief Will Help Streamline Your Life

What are your different roles in life? Mom? Wife? Girlfriend? Sister? Employee? Boss? Entrepreneur? Teacher? Caretaker? Writer? Performer? Healer? Runner? Leader? If you were to examine yourself in the roles you play and asked ...

singlewoman

The Single Career Girl: “I’m Dating Myself.”

I’m a huge fan of the show Parks and Recreation, and on a recent episode, one of the female characters, Anne, made a great comment about being single. Someone asked her if she was dating her ex, and she said something alo...

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How Much Should You Rely On Your Significant Other For Confidence?

This article is not about Kim and Kanye. But it is based on something Kim Kardashian said recently in the press, and The Huffington Post reported: In the December issue of Cosmopolitan U.K., Kim tells editors about how her boyf...


Self-Sabotage

The Destructive Art of Self-Sabotage

I’m not sure when we got so great at self-sabotage, but it’s become an art form. I myself have become a master, as have many of my friends, and maybe even you. Today a great coach and friend of mine pointed out that I w...

budget

Creating a Budget for Your Job Search

A job search is many things. It can be long, frustrating, exciting, and among all these things, expensive. Often, potential job seekers move into the process without thinking through what a job search might really cost. Recentl...

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Face Value: Take Care of Your Skin

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. – Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel Coco Chanel’s edict speaks the truth, and any of us who skimped on sleep, indulged in too muc...


moneyintrash

Are You Passing Up Free Money?

Before you check the “same as last year” box during this year’s benefits open enrollment, take a minute to make sure you’re taking full advantage of what’s available to you. One area where many peo...