Chinese Year of the Black Dog?

2020. The year of Covid-19, of lockdowns, of ignoring lockdowns to travel half the length of the country to stay in one of your homes, of loosening lockdowns even though more than 300 people are still dying EVERY DAY. Every day… Read moreChinese Year of the Black Dog?

Lockdown 2020 – looking towards ‘the new normal’

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Lockdown 2020 – how’s it going for you? As the UK enters its seventh week of lockdown measures imposed by the government, there seems very little light at the end of the tunnel. Despite the returning prime minister’s rather cavalier… Read moreLockdown 2020 – looking towards ‘the new normal’

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