Dealing with trauma: How do I react when I’ve had the shock of my life?

Dealing with trauma: How do I react when I’ve had the shock of my life?

Are you dealing with trauma? The good news is: you will be ok. Things will improve; you will get better. Your “circumstance” will get better… a professional or personal setback is just that – temporary. What bad things can happen? What if you are made redundant from a job? What if you are forced out […]

Convince yourself that you are great | Career affirmations

Convince yourself that you are great with career affirmations

Could career affirmations help you to get the job you’ve always deserved? Sometimes we get stuck in a rut in our professional lives and we feel that we are not being awarded the status and rank that we deserve, and that we’ve been working towards. What can we do about this? Do you feel “negative” […]

Vegan breakfasts: 15 of the best to start your day out right

Vegan breakfasts: 15 of the best to start your day out right

What are some great vegan breakfasts? Some people say that finding great things to eat for breakfast that are also vegan is a bit of a challenge, but it needn’t be! Going completely meat and animal product free is harder than people think. Often, you will start out OK, then you realise that cravings are […]

Critical thinking | Why being critical is not the same as criticism

Critical thinking | Why being critical is not the same as criticism

Not enough people today employ essential critical thinking skills. Often, people are too focused on simply agreeing with popular ideas, and going with the pack, for fear of being seen as someone who “criticizes”. As I have said before, people tend to criticize those they admire, but there is a difference between being critical and […]

The Art Of Switching Off And Why It’s Become So Hard

The Art Of Switching Off And Why It’s Become So Hard

Switching off has become very hard; I am sure you feel this way too. These days, we are so constantly “switched on” that every waking moment feels like a competition for our attention. We have multiple devices to deal with, often multiple email and phone numbers, dozens of apps like WhatsApp and Google Hangouts pinging […]

Want To Try The Keto Diet? Then You Need To Know About MCT Oil

Want To Try The Keto Diet? Then You Need To Know About MCT Oil

Many people I know want to try the keto diet, or the ketogenic diet, which is supposedly a great way to lose weight, feel healthier and get your body functioning better than it does. There have been dozens of studies on the keto diet, and many people say that it might have benefits against diabetes, […]

Stay Fit At Work: 10 Ways To Get In Shape Working In An Office

Stay Fit At Work: 10 Ways To Get In Shape Working In An Office

It can be a real challenge to stay fit at work, and not let the sedentary lifestyle lead you to weight gain, sore joints, a tired back, and neck pain. There are so many studies out there that show that “sitting is the new smoking”, meaning that our sedentary lifestyles are causing us just as […]

Remote Work: Could You Do Your Job From Anywhere In The World?

Remote Work: Could You Do Your Job From Anywhere In The World?

Remote work is the dream of many, including my husband and me. I have been thinking about whether I could do my job from anywhere in the world, and the answer for me is probably “yes”. But there are lots of things to consider first. Our dream is pretty simple – we want to own […]

Stress Junkie? Here Are Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Stress

Stress Junkie? Here Are Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Stress

Yes, there are many natural ways to get rid of stress, and I have tried them all! I write about stress quite a lot because I am a self-described “stress junkie” who comes from a family of high-achieving, alpha-type stress-heads. Often people who are perfectionists, tend to stress out. They have high expectations of themselves, […]

7 Ways To Find Cash When You’re Stone-Cold Broke

7 Ways To Find Cash When You’re Stone-Cold Broke

Yes, there are a few sneaky ways to find cash when you’re struggling to pay your bills and make ends meet. We all go through times of financial stress; that’s just part of life. Finding ways to make money easily are worth investigating, especially before you do anything drastic like take out a bank loan, […]

Redesigning a Small Business Website: Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

Redesigning a Small Business Website: Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

Redesigning a small business website can take your business to the next level, or it could be something that causes you a massive headache and costs you customers and traffic – which route would you prefer to take? Regular readers of mine would know that this website has in fact, just been redesigned. I have […]

Make Genuine Connections With People And Feel Less Lonely: Here’s How

Make Genuine Connections With People And Feel Less Lonely: Here’s How

Learning how to make genuine connections with people should be a lifelong mission. There are lots of things you can say about the human race – and one thing that we all know is that humans are social beings. We hate being alone for any great length of time; we thrive on being with others […]

7 Natural, Sneaky Ways To Cure Yourself Of Depression | Natural Depression Cures

7 Natural, Sneaky Ways To Cure Yourself Of Depression | Natural Depression Cures

OK, let me be honest here; I am not sure there is a genuine, 100% effective way to cure yourself of depression. However, I am a big advocate for trying natural solutions to complex problems, and only using medication as a last resort (of course, your doctor knows best). Years ago, doctors did not use […]

SEO Experts: What Do They Do, And Should You Hire One?

SEO Experts: What Do They Do, And Should You Hire One?

Highly proficient SEO experts can be difficult to come by, as there are lots of SEO cowboys out there. If you have a business, love reading, love writing, love consuming news online, and love finding information – then you love SEO. Wait – hang on. What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation or SEO is nothing […]