Posts Tagged ‘featured’

Staying Calm in a Crisis

A couple of weeks ago I found myself going into shock for the first time in my life when my shin lost a battle against a metal spin bike pedal. Yup, you read that right, a metal pedal shredded my shin. Trust me the irony of hav...

3 Tips to Be Financially Prepared

  September is National Preparedness Month, which is part of the federal government’s ready.gov effort to make sure we’re all ready in case of another Katrina, 9/11 or something worse. One of the campaign’s suggestio...

Subscription Boxes: Cure for the Reluctant Shopper

  I don’t write the beauty column.  I have to admit I am among a minority of women who truly hates to shop. Its not that I don’t like clothes, or looking great – its just that the act of buying them holds no appeal....


9 Tips to Build a Standout LinkedIn Profile That Employers will Flock to

“It is not just about who you know. It is about who knows you.” This is the reality in today’s job market, says Richard Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association. I attended the National Resu...

Fall Flats

  Fall is an amazing season for style. I love watching the looks from New York Fashion week and exploring the new Fall inventory in the stores. To update my Fall wardrobe, I’m taking a strategic approach (as opposed...

5 Tips For Interning During The School Year

Preparing and taking advantage of internships are topics often talked about, but when they are discussed it’s usually in regards to internships that take place during the summer. While summer internships are probably the ...


Feeling Scattered? How about Tabless Thursdays?

I get distracted.  I’ll be the first to admit it. This is an actual image of my computer screen today: I start my day with a clean slate, but as I manage two email addresses, work and personal Facebook feeds, Twitter, n...

Homeowners Insurance: 3 Things You Need to Know

  For most of us, the purchase of a home will be the biggest single outlay of cash we’ll make in our lifetime. Along with the arduous process of applying for a mortgage, you’ll also have to choose homeowners insurance,...

4 Lessons We Learned From This Year’s Emmys

1. Sometimes, your luck just keeps going. Jim Parsons’s character Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory won him his fourth Emmy this year. 2. Way to audition for Emmy hosting gig…Between all of the humor (Byran Cranston kis...


Learn Names Quickly

Learning people’s names is a skill and one that I have been fortunate enough to have picked up early in my lifetime. I definitely contribute my ability to quickly remember people’s names to being a member of a Greek organiz...