Life After Five
Saving Money

Check Out These January Bonuses

For many organizations, January marks the dispersant of annual bonuses. It’s a heady moment for most as visions of  a new kitchen, or fabulous vacation dance in our head. But, for a select few  – heady doesn’...

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10 Lifehacks For The Career Girl

Always on the go? These lifehacks are little things that will save you time and money, and make life a little easier. Planning out all of your meals for the week takes some time and effort, but it will ensure that you only have...

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Is Your Partner Controlling You?

Back in October, I gave a presentation at my sister’s sorority house.  The presentation itself was on Mindfulness and Body Image, with an “Ask the Therapist” Q&A  session at the end.  During the Q&A...


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Photo-shopping & Retouching – Where Should Magazines Draw the Line?

Last week, Vogue unveiled its February 2014 cover featuring Lena Dunham of Girls and her corresponding photo spread. Dunham has been both celebrated and derided for embracing her curves and flaunting her full-figured form on ...

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5 Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

With our constant connection to the world through our phones, computers and tablets, it’s hard to fully disconnect and shut off our minds. You’ve probably found yourself replying to emails at all hours of the day, everyday,...

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Important Lessons I Learned from Girl Scouts

I had a great time being a Girl Scout. I’ll have you know, from Troop 386, I was the only Brownie to get Brownie of the Month twice. I wanted every badge, to join every activity, and to make everyone my friend (even the g...


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Remembering to Take Time to Have Fun

Sometimes in our fast-paced, technology driven society I think we forget about how important it is to connect on a personal level with someone. More importantly, we forget how important our friends are to our well-being. If you...

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5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid During Divorce

  Getting divorced sucks. Believe me, Career Girls – been there, done that. Not proud. You may both be better off in the long run, but there is no avoiding the fact that unraveling a life together is painful and can be f...

Why?

Why Are We Obsessed With Unhealthy Body Trends?

I’ve heard about thigh gap for months. I’ve read comments on Facebook and Instagram where women marvel at the space between each other’s thighs. I never had a thigh gap and don’t think I ever will, simply because of...


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Becoming a Working Mom

Welp, this is it! My last couple of months before I start trying to conceive. Things have been going really well for the last few years and my husband and I finally feel like we’re ready. The only things left are for me t...