Despite common belief, it’s not always easy to move jobs when you fall out of love with it. Whether it’s because there just isn’t anything else available in a small town, or because you need to upskill or get more qualifications (that you’re either working on or can’t afford to
When technology fails, the traditional, fail-safe methods are what we gravitate towards. You may ignore a reminder, forget to add an important meeting to your Google Calandar, or your battery might run out on your smartphone when you desperately need to confirm a date. But a notebook or a bullet
There’s enough negativity in the world without letting your own thoughts destroy your chance of achieving your dreams before you’ve even started. Do you sometimes want to bite the bullet and go on a particular course, or start a part-time business from home but don’t know why you keep holding
Convention has it that women cannot have it all, but a report has provided evidence that they can have happy, healthy children and a full-time job after all. So if you’re battling the guilt of going back to work and think it will damage your children in some way, you
The number of UK working mums has more than tripled since 1951 and statistics show that 68% mums now work. This increase is thought to be largely due to the introduction of maternity rights and family-friendly policies, but changing attitudes to work and improved access to higher education have also
School may be out for summer, but are you set for a return back to work after your maternity leave or a break, raising your child? Being taken seriously in the workplace does have a lot to do with skill and experience, but looking frumpy won’t win you any accolades
With the sun out (hopefully) and the children full of cheer at the fun they’ll be having for the next few weeks, you want to keep the atmosphere a fun and positive one. But there’s one cog in the wheel – you have to work. If yours is a business
There are only so many hours in a day – 24 hours, to be precise, and with all the best will (and planning) in the world, if you’re a one-woman band, or run a very small company, trying to do everything yourself just isn’t feasible. Being a mumpreneur or solopreneur
We all need a boost sometimes – and why wait for someone else to do it, when we can do it for ourselves? If you’re tongue tied when it comes to singing your own praises, here are some tips to help you recognise your strengths and enjoy them!
Feeling lost in all things motherhood? Do you feel like you’re stuck in a vacuum of school run, work, school run, chores, (little) sleep, then rinse and repeat? Routine is good, but if you’re really not enjoying life in the process, it’s time for a change. Life really is easier
Sunday may soon be over but today’s feature will help you next week (and the weeks to come). You’ll learn how to get your Organisation Queen crown on and make your week run like a Stepford wife, but with personality! Most of us use the weekend to spend time with
Being a help to others is a good trait to have, but if you are personal dumping ground to all who know you, it can be a tiring occupation to say the least. But how do you break free from the chains of compassion without feeling guilty? Being assertive and
Love them or hate them, the Christmas party is something that most of us can’t get out of. Your employers expect you to make an effort to have a ‘laugh’ with your colleagues and get into the spirit of Christmas…it’s just not optional.