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Making a Holiday Budget

The holidays can be a lot of fun and they can be very stressful. It is the season of giving, which often means it is also the season of spending. One of the best things you can do to help make the holidays a lot less stressful is to create and stick to a holiday budget. Creating a holiday spending plan will alleviate your stress and make sure you don’t go into debt this holiday season.

The Chic Directive Fall Fashion Show Sept 6-14!

We are so excited! We’re planning our social media Fall Fashion Week Show now! It will be a week long show posting once in the morning and twice in the evenings. It will run from Sept 6 – 14 and will FUN!!! Extra prizes, more fun lives, fashion and beauty focused! If you can put a fashion/beauty twist on your product I encourage you to try this show! Comment below with email pinkmediastudio@gmail.com if you’d like info. Please join our show group here https://m.facebook.com/groups/105412156795023 You can also email me at pinkmediastudio@gmail.com We’re at @pinkmediastudio a s @thechicdirective on insta And at www.facebook.com/pinkmediastudio

Steps to Regain Control of Your Life and “Get it Together”

Leadership skills are highly valued in our fast-paced, hustling culture. We look up to, emulate, and follow the advice of well-respected people who work hard, make tough decisions, and lead by example. But it’s not just organizations that need solid leaders. The most powerful place from which to lead is actually your own life. When’s the last time you felt fully in control of your life—on top of your to-do’s, aligned with your goals, fulfilled in every area of life that’s most important to you? This question isn’t meant to make you feel bad; it’s not easy (and not necessarily realistic) for you to be firing on all cylinders at all times. But it is important to remember that YOU are the one in control. This is your life, and you are in charge of making sure that it runs smoothly according to your own standards. If you find yourself wondering how to get your life together and/or think you may still have a bit of work to do—and we all do at one point …

How to Fix Your Leptin Issues, WHAT Are Leptin Issues???

Ever had trouble sticking to a diet? Crave (junk) foods? Overweight? Want to snack, especially at night? These are all indications that you could have some Leptin issues. Leptin is a master hormone in the body that controls hunger and feelings of satiety. Leptin is secreted by adipose (fat) tissue, so the more overweight a person is, typically, the higher his leptin levels. Read on at WellnessMama.com HERE.   Photo Credit WellnessMama.com

LOVE fibi & clo

ABSOLUTELY my fave line of shoes! I could look for hours in Macy’s and still not find I shoe I love but I ADORE almost every single sandle, shoe, flip flop, slip on from fibi & clo. Pictured here is the first pair I ever purchased and I have others as well. I am enamored with the design (you can dress up or down), the comfort, the style and the selection! Try them and you’ll never go anywhere else!

4 Steps To Celebrate The Success Of Others

We often get caught up in our own worried and concerns and totally forget about others, how they feel, what they’re going through, their pain and ALSO their successes. I know for a FACT it can be so healthy to get your mind off of yourself and onto helping others and loving others. Holl & Lane is a wonderful online magazine that I would love for you to check out and this recent article is fab too! Check it out HERE.

Vendors Wanted!

Changing the perception of online shows is tough, a small group of us have been doing them on Facebook for over a year and have learned a lot. Now we’ve integrated Facebook, Instagram and Twitter together to create social media shows rather than just “online shows” and we are excited about how it’s going. Read on- Now booking for Social Media & Instagram’s biggest vendor events for Summer & Fall 2018! •ONE vendor per company. Sell products, get referrals, or just advertise your business, FB page, instagram or website Shows scheduled through September! Simple & fun way to grow your business! Spots filling fast. Please Comment or INBOX or email me at pinkmediastudio@gmail.com for info! On Facebook we are here https://m.facebook.com/groups/105412156795023 We’re at @pinkmediastudio and @thechicdirective on instagram and @pinkmediastudio on Twitter follow both for a chance to win a year of FREE SHOWS! Thank you! Noel Miskovsky

Processed Foods…Can Be Good for You???

The dietary zeitgeist favors foods that are “whole” and “local” over those that are “processed” and “packaged.” But omitting processed, packaged foods can make it hard to meet your body’s dietary needs. And although not all processed foods are of equal quality, the best of them can deliver lots of nutrition without doing you any harm. Read on HERE from The Washington Post.

Is Guacamole Healthy?

Compared to traditional salsa, guacamole sometimes requires a more adventurous palate. Its texture and green appearance may raise an eyebrow at first, but guacamole contains a wealth of essential nutrients not found in more processed alternatives, such as mayonnaise. Once you understand the nutritional profile of guacamole, you may decide to use it to replace less-healthy options. Um YES! Read on HERE.