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Why Living Frugally Doesn’t Mean Having A Dull Existence

When many people hear the words ‘frugal living’, they instantly associate it with being boring, unable to do anything, and staying at home not spending any money.   But this isn’t necessarily the case — living frugally does mean being careful with your money and not making every impulse purchase you get tempted by, but you …

How To Crush Your New Job In 2021 (Even If You’re Working From Home)

Starting a new job is an exciting and stressful time, even normally. Add 2021 to that, and you’re also likely to be working remotely — which creates all sorts of new considerations and challenges to think about. From virtual training sessions, to self-learning, to only meeting your colleagues on Zoom and not being able to …

A Short List Of Home Office Improvements To Maximise Productivity

Home offices were once very much in the minority, used only by freelancers, solopreneurs and a select number of people working for office-based companies. Now, they’re the norm and could end up becoming a permanent feature of businesses everywhere. Productivity was long a rationale against working from home — the logic being that if you’re …

From Side Hustle To Serious: Taking the Next Steps With Your Biz

Whether it’s starting an ecommerce store and selling online, tutoring and sharing your expertise, blogging or vlogging, there are plenty of ways to make a bit of extra money with the skills and experience you already have.  But as your side hustle starts to grow, you might be considering pursuing it as a full-time opportunity.  …

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A Practical Guide To Staying Healthy While WFH

For nearly a year now, many of us have cut out the daily commute to the office.  Getting to work now requires a short shuffle from bed to the kitchen table or the spare room in the mornings. And while working from home offers more flexibility and freedom, it also means we don’t actually need …

How To Streamline Your Business Operations At Your Kitchen Table

If you’re a wealthy individual with storage closets the size of bungalows and a fleet of priceless antique clocks distributed evenly throughout your mansion, this post isn’t for you. Why are you here? Just to see how regular folk live? Your voyeurism isn’t appreciated, and you are cordially invited to go elsewhere and read a …

How To Balance WFH With Home-Schooling Small Children (Again)

For many people, working from home is rather difficult.  They might not have space for decent home offices, needing to work from their kitchen tables or try to tap away at their laptops while lounging on their couches (it’s a nice mental image, but it’s deeply uncomfortable in reality). Maybe they miss the strong lighting …