** In Collaboration** When you move into a new place, the temptation can be to start renovating, pull everything out, and make it inherently you. Whether you are lucky enough to have your own home or not, injecting your personality into the space isn’t too tricky, but it’s about doing the right things to ensure that it is all about […]
My sister recently moved into a new, adorable house. Cass loves vintage, colour, and eclectic style. See inside the cute cottage!
**In Collaboration** Searching for a new home is incredibly exciting, it’s easy to get lost for hours amongst pages of house listings, imagining how your life would look in each one. There’s a lot to consider, how many bedrooms do you need? What about garden space? Will you take on a renovation or prefer a home that’s move- in ready? […]
If you have been following this blog for a little while you may have noticed that I have published a few posts about ‘life after PhD’. In particularly, I have recently posted about what’s next and whether a PhD makes you overqualified. I am sorry if you are not into these types posts, because I have a feeling there will […]
2018 is wrapping up and 2019 is about to begin. To me the years feel like they are going by faster and slower simultaneously. This time of year is always filled with goals, resolutions, reflections, and memories. It often seems overrated to put so much emphasis on the changing of the years, because really the difference between December 31st and […]
**In Collaboration** Working from home can be a great move for your career. However, if you’re new to it, then you may find that there’s one thing you really have to work on. And it’s productivity. When you’re in an office environment, it’s often easier to stay productive. Because you’re ‘at work’, you’ve got others working around you, and your mind knows what you’re there to do. But, when you’re at home, your mind can be tricked. It knows that you’re at home. So if you find yourself going to do chores to getting distracted by others, your mind kind of lets you. After all, you’re in your own home. But this can be a nightmare for at home workers! Instead, you need to make sure that you are killing it with your workload. However, that can often be easier said than done. When you’re someone that has a ton of responsibilities, you may find that it’s even harder to stay focused on your work. Maybe you have children or elderly parents to look after? When you have family responsibilities, you may find yourself putting them first before anything else. And it can be really tough. But, you need to be able to find a balance. So if you know that you want to be able to stay as productive as possible without skipping out on the responsibilities that you have, take a look at these seven points. 1. Create […]
7:10am- Early wake up call to make sure I can get a park at work (I can’t wait for undergrad holidays again!) 7:43am: Playing with Frog whilst getting the washing off the line (mainly so he doesn’t decide to chew on my favourite jeans). 8:47am- I have just arrived at work and I am starting the day by writing down a […]