Life After Five
Couples

3 Tips for Every Relationship

These are very exciting times for us!  Loving, committed relationships are no longer just for your average cookie cutter lovebirds.  Look at yourself, look around you – you’ll see men with women, men with men, wom...

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I hate my Fitbit.

I hate my Fitbit.  Truly.  This tiny activity tracking device is running my life.  And by ruining, I mean making my life more mindful and healthy. Say what? As a fitness professional, it is not too hard to motivate me to exe...

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Tips for Telecommuting

About eight years ago my mother decided to go back to work as a promotional products account executive. There she could use her creativity and interpersonal skills to give her clients what they were looking for while adding to ...


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Three Reasons to Work Out Early

I must confess: I am a couch potato. For me, my time after 5:00pm Monday-Friday is sacred. I love going home, cooking (sometimes ordering)  dinner, relaxing, watching TV (I am currently addicted to legal/political dramas such ...

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No Regrets: One Way to Avoid The Shoulda, Woulda, Couldas

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in sails. Explore. Dream. Di...

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6 Things We Can Learn From The Oscars

The Academy Awards represent the highlight of award season. The best of the best are honored among their peers as millions of viewers watch on at home. The night is filled with glamour, humor, and a lot of humanity. As a life c...


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Group Exercise and Making New Friends

About two months ago I decided to take advantage of a Living Social Deal for one month of unlimited boot camp classes. I was hesitant to go alone to a boot camp class where I would know NO ONE. Part of me wanted to bail, but I ...

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Quick Money Makeover

  Seventy percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, according to Dave Ramsey, author of the best-selling book Total Money Makeover. Most of us like to think we’re in the “good” 30 percent, but what ...

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Why You Need to Have a Life Outside of Work

Since I graduated from college in 2010, I have thrown myself into starting my career. I work as a legal assistant full-time, while working a few part-time jobs nights and weekends while also being a freelance journalism. I’ve...


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I Give It Four Stars: The Pleasures (and Uses) of Online Reviews

I’m Eastcoaster36 and I’m big on Tripadvisor.  Not Elvis big, or even Bieber big, but I do have 45 reviews in 33 cities, covering 210,333 miles traveled. Tripadvisor sent me a sticker when I reached my Senior Contribut...