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Looking for a Job in 2017? Start Here!

Does your New Year’s Resolution include finding a job?

Then your first stop in 2017 should be a military spouse only hiring fair! The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts hiring fairs around the country every single month.

The events are only open to military members and their spouses.

Practice vs. Habit

By Amy Nielsen

Practice versus habit. That is the topic today. I recently started a yoga practice. I am also trying to stop the habit of smoking. Why is one called a practice and one called a habit? Why does one have a positive connotation and one negative? Can I change my habit with a different intention, a different word? Can I practice stopping smoking? Should yoga become a habit?

In exploring words lately, I realize that the intention behind the word is the key. So I went to look at the definition of practice and habit.

Enjoy Winter Break, Rather Than Stress Over Grades

By Jenna Moede

Winter break and the time for relaxing and resetting has finally arrived. I feel so excited for a break this year, and I can’t wait to re-energize for the New Year.  

During this time of year, as an undergrad student, getting the most out of my time off felt critical because I finally had a second to enjoy life without school. After my last final every semester, I sold my books and organized my notes that I would need later on in college. Once I had gone through my school stuff, I put everything away where I could forget about it.

Going LIVE!

By Amy Nielsen

So this is the week.

This is the week I go live with my first class offerings. I have finished writing it all out and posted the description on my page to advertise for my first class. I am in active negotiations for a space to hold my first class. I cannot believe it. It’s here!

Need to Learn How to Study? Here are Some Tips

By Jenna Moede

High school did not prepare me well for college, and I definitely didn’t know how to study. I went into college thinking I would just know what to do, but I quickly learned that I didn’t know nearly as much as I thought. 

I learned some ways to help me get by through a lot of trial and error.

Need to Learn How to Study? Here are Some Tips

By Jenna Moede

High school did not prepare me well for college, and I definitely didn’t know how to study. I went into college thinking I would just know what to do, but I quickly learned that I didn’t know nearly as much as I thought. 

I learned some ways to help me get by through a lot of trial and error.

Location, Location, Location

By Amy Nielsen

I got bitten by a crazy bug after having wild vivid dream a week or so ago. In that dream I saw my new studio space exactly as I want it. So I went looking for the space, the building and place I dreamt I was taking my new class in.

Holiday Asthma and Allergy Triggers

By Christine Cioppa

A trip to the ER is not a fun way to spend Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. The culprit for some: a live Christmas tree in the home.

How to Balance School, Work and the Holiday Season

By Jenna Moede

The holiday season has come again, and we have to figure out how to fit everything into our schedules. During this season, I feel more overwhelmed than any other time of year because of all of the engagements, traditions and decisions. The entire season can cause a lot of stress.

Enjoying the season really comes down to balancing your time. I used to get so behind on the things that mattered, like schoolwork, because I focused so much on the celebration. Now, I take a more relaxed and balanced approach, which works much better.

Forget Dreaming of a White Christmas, this Entrepreneur Dreamt Up Her Perfect Career

By Amy Nielsen

Have you ever had that moment when something came to you in a dream so clearly, that no matter how hard you try, you just cannot think of anything else?

The whole picture is exactly as it should be and you know in your core that what you just witnessed, not saw, but witnessed, is your personal calling of destiny?

Sounds totally corny, right? But it happened to me a few nights ago and I want to tell you about it.

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