Life After Five
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The Four Minute Rule

On Sunday, my husband and I had an absurd shopping experience. We went bed shopping. Now, I realize this is something people do all the time….or every 10 or so years, I suppose, when one needs to buy a bed. But in general...

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5 Tricks for Sticking to Your Running Routine from lululemon

I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about running for me is creating a regular routing. My sister-in-law is a runner through and through. She’s up early in the morning and bangs out her runs no mat...

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Track Time Wisely – CGN Recommends the Erin Condren Calendar

There are products you love, and then there are products you just can’t stop talking about. The Erin Condren calendar is just that kind of product. In December, when I ordered my 2012 Calendar from ErinCondren.com, I coul...


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Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?

There’s a movement in the world today that, truth be told, I’m not sure I’m OK with – size acceptance. There are plus size bloggers around the world preaching that we should all love our bodies as they a...

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Rest: It Does a Body Good

It’s Friday today, and I hope you’re all looking at a very restful weekend. Why? Because whether you like it or not, rest is key to your success! I shared a quote from my coach a while back. She said to me, “A...

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How a Moment Can Change Your Life

Our life is made up of moments – strings of moments that can delight us, frighten us, and empower us. Can you look back on your life and pinpoint the moments in your life that are the most important? I’m sure we can...


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Wouldn’t it be nice? Wellness Retreats in Mexico

There I am, on the plane from Minneapolis to Chicago, feeling a little bit too full after days of red wine and gourmet meals with my in-laws, and I come across this article, “The Vacation That Will Kick-Start a Healthier,...

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The Mac Attack

I have long been a PC user. My father was a PC user, my brother was a PC user, so I trusted in my trusty HP laptop for years. About 2 years ago, though, my poor HP laptop died a pretty horrible death. And it didn’t make s...

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Does Casual Dress Hurt Your Income?

In some ways, this is a no brainer – the person required to wear a suit to work probably makes more than the person required to wear a uniform. But Payscale.com breaks it down even further, showing us that it’s not ...


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The Hidden Benefits of Moonlighting

In 2008, fresh off a nasty divorce and still a lowly nonprofit worker, I realized my eyes were bigger than my wallet when it came to shopping and dining out. So I did what any early-20s woman would do – I found a second j...