How meditation and mindfulness can change your outlook
When it seems like everyone needs something from us at home, at work, and in our friendships, it can be easy to get caught up in others’ needs and forget about our own health and wellbeing, and, in particular, our mental health. We often just try to carry on, ignoring our own needs. We don’t need …
Making the most of the Easter holidays with your kids
Since most of us are currently staying indoors, this Easter holiday period is going to look very different for a lot of families, especially when some of the services and activities we’d normally rely on aren’t available. On the plus side, we now have ample opportunity to spend some much-needed quality time with our kids …
How to work at home with your partner without wanting a divorce
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed our daily lives significantly. From self-isolation and social distancing to wondering if our jobs are secure, it seems like COVID-19 is all anyone can think or talk about. While most businesses are still open, those who can work from home are being encouraged to do so to help limit …
How to focus when it’s hard to stay focused
It’s rare that a single news story holds the attention of people in every country globally at the same moment. Sometimes the Olympics catches the collective eye. So does a royal wedding and news of a disaster. Right now, undeniably, COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has the world riveted.
How to find time for exercise in your working and parenting schedule
Exercising is an important part of staying healthy but when you have work, children, friends, and other commitments to consider, it can be a challenge to find time for it. This challenge can be exacerbated by the fact that many of us consider exercise to be an indulgence. We call it ‘me-time’, which makes us …
Why professional style is important and how to find yours
Most full-time women have a ‘go to’ outfit (or two or three) reserved for certain occasions. For many of us, wearing certain clothes for certain occasions is a deliberate choice.
Having it all. What does that mean?
Can women have it all? How do you balance a career and kids? How do you balance your work and dating life?
Surviving your child’s first day of kindergarten
The first day of kindergarten is a bittersweet parenting experience. Even though that little person walking through the gates hauling an oversized backpack will always be your baby, the first day of kindergarten is a clear milestone that your child is becoming a kid.
Wherever you are, be all there
Distractions are everywhere. Of course, the smartphone is everyone’s favourite villain, with suggestions that we spend too much time staring at screens and not enough time interacting with each other.
New Year’s resolutions: stay on track to achieve your goals
Are you one of the millions of people who make New Year’s resolutions each year?
Give yourself the best Christmas present of all this year: a break from the mental load
Full time women, we need to talk about Christmas! Not the fact that the countdown has started until all hell breaks loose either under the tree, or around the dinner table, depending on your family’s make up and whether you’re hosting this year – but about the mental load of Christmas.
Making work travel work for you
For those just starting out in their careers, travelling for work can seem glamourous and exciting, providing a diversion from the everyday routine. For mothers however, travelling for work can be very emotionally taxing.