Self-care – you NEED a little ‘you’ time

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Self-care is all the rage right now, and not before time. In our busy, digitised, stressful ‘lives’, we seldom take time to look after number one – physically, emotionally or mentally – and we are finally, belatedly beginning to realise… Read moreSelf-care – you NEED a little ‘you’ time

Why do you clutter up, buttercup?

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Clutter – for most of us, it’s everywhere. That drawer in the kitchen full of no-one-knows-what. The boxes full of old football programmes in the loft. The pile of magazines on the coffee table which you’ve read only once. And… Read moreWhy do you clutter up, buttercup?

Staying motivated when you’re working from home

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Working from home or working as a freelancer and working for yourself – it’s the Holy Grail, isn’t it? No commute, no being herded around like cattle. No irritating colleagues looking over your shoulder or making small talk by the… Read moreStaying motivated when you’re working from home

Hygge your way to happiness and contentment

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Hygge. It’s everywhere. You can’t fail to have seen the word wherever you’ve been – the internet, emails, displays front-and-centre in your local bookshop. It’s the lifestyle which is all the rage, hijacked from its Danish roots as we all… Read moreHygge your way to happiness and contentment

ECB ‘Stokes’ the fire of this unsavoury mess

Despite being found not guilty of affray following his week-long trial, Ben Stokes is not quite out of the woods yet. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is to reconvene a disciplinary committee to consider, now the criminal proceedings have… Read moreECB ‘Stokes’ the fire of this unsavoury mess