Have the grey, winter mornings got you down? Do you struggle to find anything to smile about? Are you suffering from a serious case of the January blues? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Why is it that the first month of the new year always brings with it such doom and gloom? What shouldContinue reading “Combating the January Blues”
I married a man whose mother still put his clothes out for him each day until he left home in his early 20s. It came as rather a shock to him that I was not going to continue ‘mothering’ him. My mother-in-law is a living fucking nightmare and has completely ruined all her sons withContinue reading “How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss”
So there you are, elbow-deep in a sharing (not sharing) bag of crisps watching Jo Wicks workouts in your PJs, telling yourself that the new diet and exercise regime will start as soon as all the Christmas food has been eaten.
Christmas Day has come and gone, leaving you to survive that strange time of year also know as Twixmas. You know exactly what we mean. It’s that period where you don’t know what day of the week it is, you happily eat chocolate for breakfast and nobody bats an eyelid if you hit the BaileysContinue reading “Lost in Festive Limbo? 7 ways to survive ‘that bit between’ Christmas and New Year”
Is it just me or does Christmas Day feel like a bit of an anti-climax? For weeks we have been fretting, planning, cooking, cleaning, chopping, wrapping, flapping and then all of a sudden it’s all over. Done. Finished. Huge effort has been put in to ensure that everything is festive and perfect, so it shouldContinue reading “The Christmas Day Anti-Climax: 6 Tips to help you avoid the ‘Festive Slump’”
Am I a bad person to feel overwhelming relief that COVID-19 restrictions have gifted me the Christmas I was longing for?
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Or at least it should be. In reality, many of us find Christmas to be the most stressful time of the year. Do you ever find yourself standing in the shopping aisle so overwhelmed by the sheer volume of Christmas nibbles on offer that you have totalContinue reading “Self-Care at Christmas – Don’t Blow Your Festive Fuse!”
Let’s face it, 2020 has left a lot of us running on empty. We should have hoverboards, flying cars and a utopian society by now, instead what we’ve got is a global pandemic, a crippled economy and hundreds of thousands of people dealing with grief, stress and loss. Even if you haven’t been personally affectedContinue reading “Burnout vs Boreout – Know the Signs and Tackle Them Head On!”
As a man in his 20s he survived with a can of Lynx, wet-look hair gel and a bottle of YSL Kouros aftershave (something that always pissed me off because an ex-girlfriend bought him some and he continues to wear the fragrance for years!).
Have you ever had that feeling at work that you have no idea what you’re doing or what you’re meant to do next? Do you worry that your achievements are the result of luck rather than skill? Is the fear that you’re faking it and that you’re going to be exposed as a fraud aContinue reading “Overcoming Imposter Syndrome – You’re Not a Fraud”