Life After Five
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Staying on Top of Household Chores

I always hear people complain about how difficult it is to keep up with household chores. I certainly understand this if you have children, but if you live on your own, keeping up with chores is possible — but it requires...

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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...

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The Single Career Girl: Matchmaker, Matchmaker

I’ve shared my experiences with singles mixers and speed dating. Now it’s time to get to the good stuff! What about using matchmaking services? Matchmaking services are certainly pricier and they require a commitmen...


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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...

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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,...

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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 ...


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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...

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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 ...

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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...


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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...