Life After Five
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Quick Trick to Feel Less Overwhelmed – Drop the “Busy Brag”

Tell the truth. Do you start every email message with an apology? Something along the lines of: Please forgive my delayed response, as I have been traveling this month and working on a number of deadlines. I’ll admit that I d...

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6 Ways to Never Skip Your Workout Again

We’ve all been there — we have the best intentions of hitting the gym in the evening but after getting home from an exhausting day at the office, ordering takeout, and logging in to Netflix, those good intentions are ou...

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Surviving a Change in Your Morning Routine

Have you ever seen the look of disappointment on a kid’s face when you tell them that they can’t go out and play with their friends? That’s how I felt when my doctor told me that I needed to take time off from my morning ...


Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

Empower Yourself

It is time to take control of your goals!  You know what you want, and I promise you can achieve anything you set your mind to.  Far too often, we let our excuses get in the way.  Today, I challenge you to tackle your excuse...

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5 Ways to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed and Stressed Out

Have you ever had one of those days (week(s), month(s), etc.) where you just felt overwhelmed/stressed out? The type of overwhelmed/stressed out where you weren’t sure how you were going to keep it all together? You know ...

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Stressed About Money? Use This Financial Checklist

  A recent Harris Poll conducted for the American Institute of CPAs revealed that 74 percent of Americans believe they are worse off or about the same financially as they were a year ago, but that their stress levels have ...


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Choosing Our Friends Wisely

We are the sum of our 5 closest friends we surround ourselves with. Think about your group of friends you surround yourself with. Think about the way they talk, the topics they discuss, their spending habits, what kinds of food...

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Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

As we get older, our metabolism slows down and it’s easy to use it as an excuse for gaining weight as our bodies process foods slower and burns calories differently. However, even though our metabolisms are based on age, ...

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Is Gratitude Reserved for the Good Stuff?

It’s a lot easier to be grateful when things are going incredibly well in your life. When money rolls in, when you have that fun out night with your friends, when you realize you love the person you’re with so frickin m...


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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Give Up on a Friendship

Someone once told me that if you have enough close friends to at least count on one hand, you are better off than most people. These are the friends who will stick by you through the roller coaster of life whether it’s job lo...