Life After Five
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The 100 Workout: Day 1

Many of you read and commented on my discovery yesterday of “The 100 Workout” - and I promised to try it today and give a recap. So this is my official 90% of “The 100 Workout” recap. The thing that imme...

Intrigued…but Scared

I recently saw the below workout on another blogger’s page. At first glance, it doesn’t look so hard. But when you really think about it, this doesn’t exactly sound like fun. After some research, I’m fin...

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The Name Change Decision

Getting married presents numerous decisions – where to have the wedding, who to invite, which dress to wear, etc. etc. etc. Few are career related. One, however, keeps many engaged career girls awake at night. Should I ta...


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Price vs. Value

Bombarded. The appropriate word for the way today’s most popular deal sites market. Deals are everywhere – Groupon, Living Social and other daily sites, not to mention the designer deal sites like Gilt and Rue La La...

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The Case Against Graduate School

One of my favorite career bloggers, Penelope Trunk from Brazen Careerist was recently a commentator on NPR on the subject of graduate school educations and namely, are they worth it? (Check out the full NPR recording from Penel...

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The End to the Cleanse

It’s Saturday and I’m finally eating solid food. And I have to say, the cleanse was unbelievably successful. Drinking juice for three days was, shockingly, not that difficult. In fact, the most difficult part of the...


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Cleanse Day 1

There they are. 15 bottles of juices. 5 down as of yesterday, 10 to go. And because so many dear friends and followers are interested in my cleanse, I’ll blog each day. Let me start of by saying I feel fabulous! Honestly....

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Preparing to Cleanse

For the record, I’ve always balked at things like cleansing as a borderline anorexic women’s way to justify not eating for 10 days. But boy, was I wrong. I’ve recently become acquainted with the BluePrint Clea...

Get a move on

Get out of your own way!

Last night, I attended a panel discussion on work/life integration. The organization running the seminar chose the word integration purposefully. Rather than asking ourselves how we balance our personal lives with our work live...


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The Right Kind of Support

It’s a natural response to want to support our friends when they walk through difficult times in their lives. I know, because in the last three years, I’ve walked through some pretty difficult times. And I’ve ...