Life After Five

The Approval Trap

Are you a people pleaser? Are you a pushover? Do you tell little white lies to make people feel better? Do you ever mask the true gravity of a situation to avoid dealing with the consequences? If so, then you might be in an ...

Olympic Training Tips

  Lessons from Olympians – they’re infinite, really. These individuals are the most well-trained, disciplined, dedicated athletes in the world. So it’s almost insulting to compare ourselves to them in any...

Tips for Multitasking Successfully

You may have heard recently that busy mom and fashion maven Victoria Beckham admitted that she once drove her kids to school…..missing one child! We’ve all been there. Think of what she was doing. Probably getting b...


How to Make Your Birthday Sparkle

Summer birthdays are the best (in my opinion) and my summer seems to be jam-packed with them. In celebrating my own and others, conversations about birthdays have been prevalent.  I’ve learned about how some people love thei...

Techie Time Savers/Apps for Women in Business

Recently, Little Pink Book published their list of “Techie Time Savers” – and it inspired us to put our favorite apps, software, and online tools in one place to show you all the amazing tools you could be usi...

The Importance of Recovery

Unless you’re a distance runner, or watching Dr. Phil or Intervention, you probably don’t hear the word “recovery” very often in your day-to-day life. I certainly hadn’t heard this word outside of ...


Changing (or Keeping) Your Name – How to Let the World Know

When I married my husband just over a year ago, I made it perfectly clear that I was keeping my name. I even posted about it on Career Girl – check out that article here, “The Name Change Decision.” Yet even a...

The Real Voice of the Female Athlete

Sometimes you see a video, hear a commercial on the radio, or see an ad in print and it stops you in your tracks. That’s what this Nike video did for me recently. Here, Nike juxtaposes the voices and images of experienced...

Women Will Outearn Men by 2024

There’s an infographic making its way around the web called “Women in Numbers.” And while the infographic is interesting and thought provoking in many ways, one statistic struck us as most important. 2024. On ...


“When we know better, we do better.”

The incomparable Maya Angelou has a quote made popular by the arguably more famous Oprah Winfrey which is, “When we know better, we do better.” When I first heard this quote, it resonated.  I used it to relate to my client...