Life After Five
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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...

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Nobody Tells This To People Who Are Beginners…

I am going to keep this month’s blog post short and sweet because this image already says more than I could in 500 words. When I joined Career Girl Network last June as one of its five interns, Marcy Twete and Kathi Toll enco...


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Two Steps to Become More Reliable

I recently had someone tell me that she asked herself, “Who can I ask to run with me who always shows up?” and I was the answer. She said I never cancel. I never really thought about it, I guess. I mean, not to toot...

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5 Signs You Should See A Therapist

We all go through times of loss, stress, and anger. Sometimes an objective third party helps you sort things out. Here are 5 signs you should see a therapist: You’re feeling depressed, angry, or numb most of the time.  E...

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Get Red Carpet Ready

With the Oscars around the corner, everyone wants to be red carpet and camera ready! Below are a few exercises that use multiple muscle groups to challenge your entire body from Equinox Group Fitness Instructor, Anja Garcia. Ge...


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An Open Letter to Salespeople

This weekend I had two interactions with salespeople that made me think about the profession of sales. I was forced to think about it because I was irritated. I’d like to think I’m a little more thoughtful than most...