Friday’s, don’t you just love it when the weekend finally arrives and you can put the week behind you and have some relaxation and fun? I don’t know about you but I love the weekend, a chance to sit back, relax and escape the daily Monday to Friday work grind. I’ve not worked weekends since I was a student nearly 25 years ago and personally, I couldn’t imagine going back to working weekends. I love being self-employed and how it gives me the freedom to work hours that suit me but I still get that Friday feeling like everyone else.… View Post

There are more cars on British roads than there have ever been and because of this the risk of accidents also sadly increases and casualties and sadly fatalies are also on the increase too. Modern life brings so many driving distractions, many of which can quite easily be avoided. When it comes to accidents on our roads: Research has shown that 95% of accidents on British roads can be partly blamed on human error. However, 75% of these accidents are attributed wholly to human error. If care and common sense had been applied the majority of these accidents could have… View Post

Our passions in life are the things that drive us. Whether it’s something active like hiking, yoga or horse-riding, crafting and card-making or hunting for antiques, choosing the right laptop for you or even just getting lost in a really good book, having the opportunity to find and practise these things that makes our hearts sing is hugely important. For our balance and mental wellbeing, one of the best things we can do is pursue these interests that make us feel fulfilled. Finding your passion is one thing – but finding the time to dedicate to it is quite another.… View Post

I don’t think I can quite believe that 2018 is over.  In some ways for me it has gone quite slowly but then it also seems to have flown by.  There have been up and some down, then some very down points but I’ve come out the other side.  I topped a few years ago making New Years Resolutions as to be honest they never really came to much.  Instead I set realistic goals that I hoped to achieve. I sat down and decided what I actually wanted to do with my life, where I wanted to be in 1… View Post

December can be such a drag.  Christmas seems so close yet you have so many thuings that you feel you need to do to celebrate and also the list of things you wanted to do this year has hardly been dented.  The pressure, 99% of the time comes from ourselves and by us believing that we should do this, do that, do whatever or the whole of Christmas will be ruined. Why do we do this to ourselves?  Why do we keep putting unrealistic pressures upon ourselves just because somebody decided Christmas isn’t Christmas without X,Y, Z and a sprinkling… View Post

It’s been a tough couple of years.  I’m really hoping for a change.  It just seems to have been one thing after another the past few years.  Although I’ve certainly had things worse than they are currently, life was thrown up in the air the past few weeks health wise.  I’ve had medical appointments galore the past couple of weeks and the week before last I was inolved in a car crash.  Let’s just say someone thought in fun to turn right straight in front of us, no indicators, nothing.  Result?  A rather crunched car.  In the bigger scheme of… View Post

Whether it’s on your desk, on the office wall or hanging at home, a work calendar is an effective reminder of business or organisation. From foamex signs to brochures, there are many promotional materials that help promote a brand. But can a company calendar truly improve the success and development of your company as well as other advertising formats? Perhaps. Add value to your organisation and boost engagement with your audience with the use of a simple calendar, using these top tips… A Constant Marketing Tool Marketing is an ongoing affair. Lose focus or momentum and your customers may defect… View Post

One error is all it takes to throw your career off track. This does not merely refer to making the sort of mistake that could see you overlooked in the workplace or, even worse, lose your position. It also relates to mistakes that jeopardise your professional happiness. After all, your career is not just about how you perform in the workplace but how you feel. You are going to spend the majority of your life working, so you need to be happy. With that in mind, continue reading to find out more about the common career mistakes you need to… View Post