Blogging for beginners

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So far in this series about blogging, I’ve covered why it’s such a good idea to start a blog, and my personal reasons for hogging this tiny little corner of the internet. Let’s say you have ideas for your first few articles, but don’t know … [read more]

Confessions of a selectaholic

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I have a special treat for you today, a guest post from the hubster! Amongst his many positive characteristics are intelligence, wit, diligence and yet he claims to be incredibly lazy. Can laziness and hard work live together in perfect harmony? Read on to find … [read more]

What is real confidence?

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I probably come across as quite a confident person. Some might say I’m borderline arrogant at times. But that hides the truth: that I lack confidence, but can put on a good show. There have been times when I’ve suffered such a loss of confidence, … [read more]

The truth about being pregnant at work

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A report by the Equality & Human Rights Commission has found that 11% of new mothers interviewed reported having been dismissed, made redundant, or treated so poorly that they had to leave their jobs. In addition, one in five new mothers experienced harassment or negative … [read more]

The rise of the skill barter

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It’s funny how I, who hate exercising so much, ends up writing about exercising so much. I spent yesterday afternoon at Kentish Town Pilates Studio, not my usual choice of weekend hangout – although preferable to watching The Minions movie again followed by another funfair, … [read more]

7 MORE ways to improve your personal impact

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I had a great response from my recent post about how to improve your personal impact. It seems that I can intersperse beauty reviews with posts about professional development. So here are more great ways to improve your personal impact and leave an impression – whether … [read more]