Lawyer Job Description – A Peek Into Practicing Pension Law

Pension Lawyer, Carolyn Wolpert

Got a yen to practice pension law? In this lawyer job description, an expert pension lawyer doesn’t just the best and worst parts of her job, she offers career tips for lawyers (and not just pension lawyers, either!).
Who says pension law can’t be fun? This Deputy Division Chief of the Pensions Division at the New York City Law Department begs to differ.
Carolyn Wolpert is the Deputy Division Chief of the Pensions Division (a higher ranking pension attorney who supervises) at the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation […]

5 Natural Beauty Secrets for Women – Sophia Loren

Many women secretly wish they were more beautiful – and the good news is that there are easy, natural ways to improve beauty! These natural beauty secrets are from psychologists, life coaches, and doctors…and they’re accompanied by beauty quotations from the gorgeous, smart Sophia Loren.
For instance:
“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” ~ Sophia Loren.
A beautiful woman isn’t all pouty lips and long eyelashes…she’s kind, compassionate, and optimistic. She […]

How to Fail and Bounce Back – Rachel Naomi Remen

Failing and bouncing back is one of the most important ways a woman can succeed. We have to be willing to fail and bounce back if we want to grow — and soar! These thoughts on building resilience are from Rachel Naomi Remen, MD.
“The willingness to win OR lose moves us out of an adversarial relationship to life and into a powerful kind of openness,” writes Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen in Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal. “From such a position, we can make a greater commitment to life.”
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5 Ways to Cope With Mild Depression for Women – JK Rowling

The famous author of the Harry Potter series struggled with depression – and she seems to have overcome it in wildly successful ways! Here are five ways to cope with mild depression for women, with inspiration from JK Rowling.
“We were as skint as you can be without being homeless, and at that point I was definitely clinically depressed,” said Rowling. “That was characterized by a numbness, a coldness and an inability to believe I would feel happy again. […]

6 Steps to Solving Almost Any Work Problem – Helen Gurley Brown

What matters more than your specific work problem? Knowing the general steps that can help you overcome most job stresses!  These steps to solving work problems are inspired by quotations from successful career woman and former Cosmopolitan editor, Helen Gurley Brown.
“Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep,” said Brown.
Though some women are extremely fortunate, most successful women start with similar levels of education, resources, and money. We’re all “schelps” at one point in our careers…but the most successful career women use the resources available to get from […]

Money Lessons for Women in Their 50s and 60s

These money lessons for women in their fifties and sixties are from the financial experts at Women & Co (a website dedicated to finances for women). They also contributed Money Lessons for Women in Their 20s, 30s, and 40s, here on See Jane Soar.
“Age is more than just a number when it comes to financial planning,” says Lisa Caputo and Linda Descano – the dynamic duo behind Women & Co. “Starting early can help give you a leg up on […]

Lighten Up to Get More Done – Dr Estelle Ramey

The life lesson: you don’t have to be serious or grim to get more done and pursue your dreams! The successful woman: witty feminist Estelle Ramey, who was a Georgetown University endocrinologist and women’s libber (1917-2006).
“Men were designed for short, nasty, brutal lives,” said Ramey. “Women are designed for long, miserable ones.”
She was kidding, of course…wasn’t she? Women do live longer, and maybe we are more miserable. We’re certainly subject to the whims of PMS and perimenopause, and fits of jealousy and insecurity. We hold grudges and compare ourselves to […]

7 Signs of Inner Peace – The Peace Pilgrim

Part of being a strong, successful woman is being peaceful and “flow-y” with life. These signs of inner peace are also ways to find inner peace; they’re from a woman called Peace Pilgrim and a book called You’ll See It When You Believe It by Wayne Dyer.
“You have endless energy only when you are working for the good of the whole – you have to stop working for your little selfish interests,” says the Peace Pilgrim. “That’s the secret […]

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