Category: Work/life Balance

6 Inspirational Books That Changed My Life

6 Inspirational Books That Changed My Life

These are my must-read books…  the ones that when I was reading them it was like a light being switched on, the ones that made me think “I must do that now!”, the ones I keep on my bookcase and return to again and again. These books are my life and heart companions, and yet they are also the […]

Myth of the Solo Entrepreneur

Myth of the Solo Entrepreneur

There is a prevalent myth in our society that an entrepreneur is a lone wolf who operates on his or her wits and doesn’t need a team to succeed. Like all myths it’s very far from the truth. Any entrepreneur who tries to do it all alone is likely to learn the hard way that […]

Remote Working and the Big Freeze

Remote Working and the Big Freeze

Snow never stops anything, unless the electric goes down, for virtual offices – great for business; rubbish for sloping off to go sledging with the kids because you ‘can’t get to work’. This last winter more and more companies are turning to remote-working technologies in a bid to keep productivity levels up during the cold […]

The Pursuit of Happiness and the Death of Superwoman

The Pursuit of Happiness and the Death of Superwoman

I recently wrote an article that was triggered in part by two threads in one of the online clubs I belong to. Entitled How to avoid burn out it was a response to the conversations, and also born out of my own experiences in being Superwoman balancing the everyday work that pays the bills, the […]

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Dreaming of big blue skies, sparkling white beaches, sipping a glass of wine outside at a table in the sun…? In short, are you dreaming of being anywhere else but here…? If so, you’re not alone. It is predicted that 10% of Britons emigrated to other countries in 2005, and these figures represent just the […]

10 Top Tips on How to Relax

10 Top Tips on How to Relax

Edit ‘content_Mod1819’ Move Locations Hide When all around you is going off like a rocket, it can be hard not to get pulled in and affected by everyone else’s stress and bother. Calm yourself and relieve your stress by using these top tips for a more relaxing life. • Choose Silence Too much noise is […]

The Joy of the Pre-Teen Years

The Joy of the Pre-Teen Years

Big changes happen between the ages of 10 and becoming a teenager at 13, from taking responsibility at the top of Junior school in that final year, before leaving buddies they’ve spent their entire lives with and moving into the next (exciting, daunting, demanding) phase ie secondary school. Edit ‘content_Mod1442’ Move Locations Hide Fashion, sport, […]

Your Family and Other Animals

Your Family and Other Animals

Let’s be honest. While most women who work from home or run their own businesses around their families wouldn’t have it any other way, many find that their families, the very reason they are working from home in many instances, can be less than wonderful at times. Most WAHMs cite the flexibility, the sense of […]

Top Tips for Business Mums

Top Tips for Business Mums

You need the extra money and want to work, but you can’t find a ‘proper’ job in this economic climate and anyway, you really want to be at home for the kids. You have the skills and the contacts. You even have the technical know how to set up an website and do your own […]

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