How to survive working from home…

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with working from home. There are times when I genuinely love it, usually weather related – I mean who wouldn’t want to work in the garden on a sunny day or have the luxury of staying indoors when it’s teeming with rain. But that love can soon…

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A quick happiness and productivity hack…

I read a great thing on The Pool last week and it’s prompted me to make a major digital change. The POWER PASSWORD – seriously, this will give you an instant happiness and productivity boost.   Struggling with a nightmare boss, a nightmare colleague and quite a serious step up in terms of responsibilities, this…

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Are you a scanner? And how to cope if you are.

Here’s a post originally published in 2014 but I think that some people may find it a help… So here’s a question for you, have you heard of the term “scanner” when it comes to describing someone’s personality? No? But I’m sure that you’ve heard the variants such as multi-passionate and multi-potential which have become…

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Friday Giveaway: Firmoo Glasses

*please note this competition has now ended. A winner will be picked at random on 16/09/15 Friday at last and I have a fabulous giveaway for you! Last year I was approached by a great company called Firmoo and offered a pair of glasses from their new range. Now, since I’m constantly misplacing my glasses,…

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Take a phone detox

There’s a great piece in the New Yorker by Scaachi Koul where she lists things that will happen if she doesn’t take her phone out. For example: 1. Someone will post a photo of a brunch sandwich—like, a really great brunch sandwich, one with bacon and avocado—and I won’t get to comment, “omg where.” 2….

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