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5 Unexpected Ways to Improve Your Skills While You’re Job Hunting

There are few things in life more frustrating and monotonous than job hunting. The longer it goes on, the more life becomes an endless grind of self-promotion that usually ends in disappointment. You’re supposed to be the best ‘you’ possible, but that’s much easier said than done. There are only so many times you can …

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Our Favourite Autumn Activities To Keep Kids Entertained

Autumn is an exciting time of year — full of change as we head from the warmth of summer into the frosty winter months.  But sometimes it can be hard to come up with activities to keep kids entertained and engaged — especially when you can’t fall back on good weather and spend lots of …

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Looking After Your Mental Health During a Winter Lockdown: Our Advice

As many feared, a winter lockdown is upon us in the UK. We follow in the footsteps of many other European countries, and will no doubt be followed by many more. Lockdown is back, only this time summer is a lot further in the horizon.  For many, winter is already a difficult time.  Seasonal depression …

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6 Fun Side Hustles To Start From Home During Lockdown

If you’ve spent any time on social media throughout the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve no doubt become familiar with the concept of the side hustle.  A friend may be flogging craft figures on Facebook, another might be living out their designer dreams on Instagram. Your auntie is suddenly a Tik Tok star? Okay, that might be …

5 Easy (And Cheap) Ways To Refresh Your Home This Autumn

Let’s face it: the outside world is fairly intimidating these days.  There’s civil unrest for all manner of reasons, a pandemic that we just can’t escape, and the encroaching darkness that invariably appears once summer has ebbed away. For all these reasons and more, the sensible thing to do is stay at home whenever you …

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How To Improve Your Emotional Stability During Lockdown 2

It’s happened. We’ve arrived at the start of Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo, with many people feeling nervous and uncertain about the times ahead.  Even though the pandemic remains a major world health crisis, it’s important to factor in the impact lockdowns are having on your mental health, as well as find logical solutions to mediate …

How To Tell If That Car You’re Buying Is Actually Worth The Money

Buying a car is one of the most significant purchases someone can make in their lifetime. The car you choose will (hopefully) be a major part of your life for years to come. It’ll be there for holidays with your family, road trips with your friends, moving house, commuting to your dream job, and many …

Vision Boards Are A Great Resource For Aspiring Writers

Why Vision Boards Are A Great Resource For Aspiring Writers

If you’re not familiar with the concept, a vision board — also known as a dream board — is a collage of images, drawings, photos, cuttings, written notes and messages, which work as an affirmation of your dreams and desires. They’re designed to serve as a source of inspiration and motivation — to help you …

New homeowners giving their house a makeover on a budget

How To Decorate Your New Home When You’re On A Budget

These days, purchasing a new house doesn’t leave you with a lot of change. So, when it comes to decorating you might find yourself sticking to a tight budget.  For many, this means doing things on the cheap. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing — some home improvements can be incredibly rewarding, even if …