How to Land a Flexible Schedule

how to land a flexible work schedule

Tonight at 8 PM ET on #JustHaves Twitter Chat, we are chatting with Alissa Carpenter @NotOkThatsOk about “How to Land a Flexible Schedule”.

Alissa Carpenter is a Career Discovery and Personal Development Coach with over a decade of experience working with Millennials and Gen Z. She has an M.Ed in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education and is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. When she is not helping others achieve their goals, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children. You can find Alissa on her coaching site where she gives tricks and

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5 Ways to Have Healthy Holidays & A Very Healthy New Year

5 Ways to Have Healthy Holidays & A Very Healthy New Year

It’s hard to believe it’s already “that time of year” again – but the stress, shopping, travel, entertaining, and sleep-deprivation are indeed upon us – and it’s time to decide that our health must take priority over all.

Easier said than done, I know.

But, is it really? I say no! I mean, I will say a resounding yes to my mom’s legendary cookies and maybe even overindulge in a bit too much holiday cheer – however, that doesn’t mean the next few weeks will see my health priorities going completely off the rails.

Here are the 5 things I am doing to try

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Stretching with Wine on JustHaves Chat with Craig Ramsay

Stretching with Wine with Craig Ramsay

Tonight at 8 PM ET on #JustHaves Twitter Chat, we are chatting with Craig Ramsay @CraigRamsayFit about “Stretching with Wine”.

Craig Ramsay is an internationally recognized fitness expert, exercise programmer and author. Craig’s approach to wellness is one of the most unique and effective ways of promoting health, movement, and self care. He is listed as one of People Magazine’s top fitness experts. Craig has appeared on Bravo’s  Newlyweds The First Year and Thintervention. Craig is the creator of Stretch a Reason to Wine and Fit and Phab.

Some of Wednesday’s talking points:

  • Why we should combine stretching with wine
  • How stretching with wine can keep your heart

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7 Ways to Defeat Stress in Your Life

7 Ways to Defeat Stress in Your Life

Stress is an unavoidable monster that we all have to battle from time to time. No matter who you are and what your circumstance may be, everybody can relate to the struggle of getting past what is stressing them. From financial woes and health scares to career insecurities and family matters, all that is desired is relief from the problem and here are some ways to overcome the conflict.

1. Take one step at a time

Often times stress builds because we take on too much at one time. From making extensive to-do lists to attempting to be

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Content Marketing A to Z with Gina Schreck

Content Marketing A to Z on JustHaves Chat

Tonight at 8 PM ET on #JustHaves Twitter Chat, we are chatting with Gina Schreck @GinaSchreck about “Content Marketing A to Z”.

Gina Schreck is the president of SocialKNX, a content marketing and social media management company.  SocialKNX helps manage online brands for realtors, associations, hotels, and health and fitness organizations.  Gina is an international speaker, author of several books including Getting’ Geeky with Twitter, and was the technical editor on the latest Complete Idiots Guide to Social Media!  Gina was ranked as one of the top 50 women influencers on-line in FastCompany’s Influence project, and as one

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8 Guidelines to Landing a Flexible Schedule

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Exhausted? Stressed? Stretched too thin? Does that sound like you? This is exactly how I was feeling a few years ago. With a full time job and two small kids, I was exhausted all the time!  I knew I wasn’t performing my best at home and felt like I could quickly slip at work if something didn’t change.  I figured out the only way to maximize myself at home and work was to request a flexible schedule where I could work from home, come in earlier and work off hours.  Well, that sounded awesome in my head, but actually getting up the courage to ask was really tough.  I knew I couldn’t go

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Must Have Holiday Fashion Trends

Must Have Holiday Fashion Trends

These next couple months always seem to be booked solid with social gatherings, events, parties, and other obligations. Sometimes it can feel like you are always on the go and you find your weekends booked solid (or overbooked) with things you are invited to attend.

Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve all quickly approaching, you need to have the perfect outfit for every occasion. If you don’t like to be a serial outfit repeater then you should have a well-stocked closet with the latest fashion trends. Follow the tips and tricks below to have the best style this season.

Sparkles & Embellishments

Sparkles signify that the holiday season is

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Best Hacks to Boost Your Brand

Best Hacks to Boost Your Brand

Wednesday at 8 PM ET on #JustHaves Twitter Chat, we are chatting with @TheBrandingBabe about “Best Hacks to Boost Your Brand”.

The Branding Babesalso known as The B-Babes, are Celebrity Social Media and Brand Managers, India Rochelle and Jeanine Smith. They provide a full service social media and branding boutique to entrepreneurs, small business owners and celebrities who yearn to grow their business by creating a dynamic brand. Combined, they have experience not only in social media and branding, but also in web and graphic art design, self-publishing, media, event and product launches, and so much more! Together they help define brand and marketing approaches for the overall business representation

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How to Put Together a Great Last Minute Halloween Costume

How to Put Together a Great Last Minute Halloween Costume

Halloween is less than two weeks away and if you are anything like me, you procrastinate on your costume every single year. All of that procrastinating has helped me become some sort of an expert at putting together awesome last minute Halloween costumes.

Follow the tips below to help you win “Best Costume” award at any party you attend this Halloween. Even though Halloween is scary, there should be no fear while putting together a last minute Halloween costume.

Tip #1 – Find Costume Inspiration

When I am trying to figure out creative and awesome costume

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The 10 Day Flat Belly Plan on #JustHaves Chat

The 10 Day Flat Belly Plan

Tonight at 8 PM ET on #JustHaves Twitter Chat, we are chatting with @FitMomDiet about “The 10 Day Flat Belly Plan”.

A two-time fitness magazine cover model, fitness talent, widely published writer, sponsored athlete, Clean Eating Chef and advocate for women’s empowerment, Kim Miller has a passion for health and fitness. She holds a Master’s Degree from Miami University and has a background in counseling, coaching and teaching. She has written on a variety of topics ranging from healthy eating to fitness to parenting. Kim is an avid runner and racer, student of Pilates and yoga and a bodybuilder.

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