Work & Money

Why Now Is Totally The Right Time To Save For A House (And How)

You’ve probably thought about owning a house one day.  After all, there are plenty of excellent things to say about the prospect. You can proceed with your life feeling safe in the knowledge that you have something fundamental sorted out. You can wade into the satisfying waters of home renovation. You can play music at …

Sex & Relationships

How To Figure Out What You Really Want In A Partner

We all find ourselves longing for a relationship for different reasons.  One of the biggest reasons why people yearn for a relationship is that they simply want to feel loved. They’re unhappy in their personal lives, unhappy with themselves, and they need someone else to feel worthwhile. Of course, this is the worst reason to …

Sex & Relationships

5 Fun Ideas For Your Next Couples’ Night In

Sometimes, the thought of another couples’ night in can be disheartening.  We all relish a few hours of peace and downtime, but all too often we end up wasting this time and just scrolling mindlessly through Facebook. Next thing you know, it’s been six months and all your social life has consisted of is very …

Work & Money

5 WFH Lessons We’ve Learnt That We’re Going To Take Back To The Office

Remote working — it’s been an… experience, hasn’t it?  Whether you love rolling out of bed at 8:30 for a day working in your pjs or you can’t get anything done without the background noises of your colleagues chatting and typing away — it’s hard to admit we haven’t all learned something working from home.  …

Culture

Buying A House During Or After A Global Pandemic: What’s The Deal?

During or just after a global pandemic doesn’t quite seem like the right time to go swanning around viewing houses and putting cash on the table for potentially the biggest single purchase of your entire life.  In the UK, the pandemic has led to severe lockdown measures being implemented and the largest recession of any …

Sex & Relationships

Everyday Moments That Can Make Or Break A Relationship

While every couple has those big arguments that can change the course of a relationship, sometimes it’s the little things that can really matter. We all fixate on the biggies: financial problems, the stress of having or trying for a baby, in-laws, differing opinions on the big life stuff… But sometimes it can be something …

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Work & Money

6 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself At Home

Life is a constant lesson. Learning new, valuable skills at home benefits you personally and professionally by making you a more rounded person. We’ve highlighted six great skills you can teach yourself:  How to edit photographs How to speak another language How to be a better writer  How to do meditation How to do coding   …

Culture

3 Feminist Icons You’ve Probably Never Heard Of (But Should)

Michelle Obama. Simone de Beauvoir. Emily Davison. Malala Yousafzai. Angela Davis. There’s no shortage of inspirational feminist icons out there, strong and powerful women who serve as role models for future generations. But for every famous icon, there are twenty less well-known women out there. This article looks at just three of those women. Some …

Design

How to Make Your Rented Space A Home

If you’re anything like this typical 20-something you’ve had your fair share of rented rooms.  Moving from one house share to another can feel a bit like you’re trapped in a cycle. One where you wake up surrounded by old, mismatched furniture, bare walls you’re forbidden from hanging anything on and the feeling this isn’t …