Author: Lucille Carlson

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On Purpose: Bringing Your Highest Self

Prior to speaking at the women’s entrepreneurial event a few weeks back I attended a yoga class with the incredible Nicolas of Brahman Yoga in Harlem. I’ll admit, I’m a yoga snob, having taught it for a few years, and studied it in India. But Nicolas is infamous for his inventive flow and measured pace, which was […]

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Packing Tips for Solo Travel to ‘Find Yourself’

If you’re inspired by movies like Wild, Tracks, or plan to eat-pray-love your way to purpose and contentment this spring break, you’re going to need a few survival essentials. The path to finding your purpose is a steep one, both challenging and revelatory, unique to every individual yet universal in certain lessons and necessities. So regardless […]

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6 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

Wanting to be more productive in the morning is a buzz term on everyone’s lips, because research is revealing that having a productive day starts with the habits you implore at the start of your day. If mornings are not your forte, don’t be alarmed, productivity is something a lot people struggle with. The morning […]

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How to Stop Apologizing

I stopped apologizing before I was forced to stop apologizing: “Can you break a $20? Sorry, I know you’re busy.” I said to my coworker on an especially busy afternoon. He stopped what he was doing and turned his entire body to me. “Stop apologizing” he said, eyes locked on mine. Then he took the bill from […]

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How to Spring Clean Your Mind & Heart

Welcome to the second day of spring! With a new season upon us, one focused on renewal, rebirth, and awakening, let us take the time to cleanse our minds and hearts this week. We often say on HerAfter – or attempt to say, and to stress upon, and to say again – how important it […]

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The Secret to Success You Don’t Realize You Have

The secret to success is: Evolving with challenges to get the most out of life So you show up to work one day to find that you’ve been fired or laid off. You hate the job, and yet still feel guilty somehow. Or you show up on Saturday night empty handed, dressed for a casual house […]

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On Passion: The Director of Your Own St

We’ve decided to share this post again for two reasons: because denim is a huge trend this spring(then again, when isn’t denim in?). And second, because of a recent tweet from Sandra, a beautiful soul and reader of the site. She shared that after a hard day, HerAfter is where she goes to recharge. We couldn’t […]

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5 Principles That Will Help You Be Successful

For many success stories, it’s all in the mindset: staying dedicated, keeping focused, and not allowing doubt and fear to be greater than your sense of conviction. But in the age of the start-up with so many people starting businesses, it can be hard to stay confident on your path. The bottom line is: obstacles […]

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How to Take a Healthier View of Your Life

“Am I good enough?” “Do I deserve to get what I want?” “Is it too late now to say sorry??” Beibs aside, these are probably questions you ask yourself daily, even subconsciously to gain perspective of yourself and your life…The word ‘perspective’ is used so broadly these days. We’ve dumbed down perspective to simply someone’s […]

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Before you make that New Years Weight Loss Resolution, Read THIS:

A New Years weight loss resolution is even more popular than you think! A statistical outline published by Details Magazine shows that 66% of those making resolutions on New Years aspire for fitness goals in the coming year. Unfortunately, 73% of those people give up before reaching their goals. When it comes to fitness, the punishment-approach is […]