Life After Five
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Should You Work This Weekend?

The weekend is almost here, and most of us use those days to turn our brains off and relax.  The workweek is for work, the weekends are for fun — right? I’ve been writing a lot lately about busyness and the work/life b...

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Women Build Real-Life Relationships Online

Some might say we are too attached to our many devices: laptops, smart phones, iPads.  But apparently women today are very smart about how they use their devices and online social networks. Forbes’ Meghan Casserly brought up...

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Get “Ahead of Your Time”

There’s the woman who invented the Murphy bed, a gal once nicknamed “The Witch of Wallstreet”, the first self-made female millionaire, and the famed cosmetic giant Elizabeth Arden. What do these woman have in ...


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Your Passion and the Work/Life Balance

The work/life balance, as we all know, is a delicate one.  I often worry about whether I’m working too much.  I feel guilty when I get caught up in a project and end up spending nights or weekends at home, at my computer. ...

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What Are You Saving For?

Before you read the rest of this article, ask yourself a couple of questions: How much money do you currently have in your checking account? How much money do you currently have in savings? Are you saving for something specific...

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The Magic Ratio That Will Improve Your Relationships

We’re all starting to learn that in healthy relationships, there is inevitable conflict. Couples have gotten smarter recently because when they come into my office, they usually say that they want to figure out how to fight s...


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Cut Your Spending by $400 Per Month

When I read the title of the a recent article from The Budget Diet, I thought “Sure, that’s realistic.” The title? “Cut Your Spending by $400 a Month.” But going through the advice it provided, I r...

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Olivia Munn Only Dates Successful Men

Every now and then, a woman says something so honest and authentic, it stings a little. This was exactly the case when a reporter recently asked actress Olivia Munn about her love life and taste in men. She pretty controversial...

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Changing the Image of Success

Stay with me for a moment while we complete a visualization exercise. Close your eyes (okay, I mean, don’t close your eyes because otherwise you wouldn’t be able to read this…but go with me here). Picture in y...


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Only YOU Can Name Your Relationship Needs

The best way to get your relationship needs met is to name them. A recent fight I heard was about phone calls and the expectations about when to call. Often times we make assumptions based on the way we tend to behave. If you a...