Life After Five
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Dream about Working at Home? This is Your Reality Check.

Sitting in my cubicle, I dreamed of the day when I could work at home and trade in my long commute for no commute and pantyhose for yoga pants. I’ve been working at home for nine months now. I no longer fight traffic, pack my...

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My Spring Simplification Strategy

Alright, alright. It’s time. I feel bad about it because I like writing for this crowd, but I’m afraid I have to bow out. I have been gaining a lot of other projects, and am doing some continuing education for my jo...

5 Tips for Conference Networking

In the higher education and student affairs world, conference season is upon us! Around this time, many professional organizations host their annual regional and national conferences. I recently returned from a regional NACADA ...


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5 Quick Travel Tips

I have been lucky enough to travel often and I was recently thinking about how there are many things I consider to be “common travel knowledge” that others might not be privy to. Here are my top 5  Travel Tips: Always dou...

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Time to Detox: The Devil of Social Media

A few weeks ago I woke up on a Friday morning, grabbed my phone, and started checking the notifications from all my social media outlets. I found myself scrolling through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. After awhile I looked a...

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Q&A with a CPA: Should I Liquidate My 401k?

  Q: Some stock market experts are predicting another bubble burst. How do I handle my 401k investments before another massive stock market crash? A: The answer here has to do with dollar-cost averaging. According to Inves...


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Is Your Beauty Routine Hurting Your Career?

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on your beauty regimen each day? In the shower: scrubs, deep conditioners and even a special brush to wash your face with (gotta have clean pores!)…then comes the real primp...

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4 Tips to Keep More Money in Your Purse This Week

I’ll admit, there’s nothing like sipping a warm espresso beverage or hot tea while working in the afternoon. The warm, soothing beverage just makes everything all better especially on cold, rainy days! However, I realized t...

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3 Tips to Evaluate The Diet Du Jour

Quick – name as many diet trends/fads/cleanses/lifestyles/whatevers as possible! Here’s what I came up with… Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarianism, Atkins, Dukan Diet, Master Cleanse, Fruitarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free...


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Simplify Your Workout Routine

It seems like everyone has their own version of the perfect workout routine. With so many people striving to lose weight and get in shape, finding what works best for you can be a chore. Some folks may be so worried about doing...