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?
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?
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. 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
Fear is the only thing in life which truly holds us back. I disagree with FDR, to be honest: the only thing we have to fear is fear itself and spiders. But that is not very motivational and would be… Read moreFear is a state of mind