Monthly Archives

September 2016

Family

Four reasons why taking a holiday is important

September 30, 2016

Holiday time is around the corner. Whether you decide to go away for a weekend or a week or two, holidays are very important for the body, mind and soul. You deserve time off to rest after a stressful year of deadlines, meetings and overall stress. Here are four reasons why taking a holiday is important. You’ll feel refreshed and rejuvenated After a long year at work there’s nothing more that your body craves than rest. A holiday doesn’t have…

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Car

Road tripping with someone you don’t know

September 29, 2016

  Ever thought what would happen if you had to catch a lift with your boss to a work function? You may only be able to think of a few other situations more awkward than spending a few hours in a car with someone you don’t know on a personal level. In this case, you’re right, but it doesn’t always have to be this way. Once you have the ride, how do you navigate the long road with the long…

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Home

5 cheap ways to make your home comfortable

September 28, 2016

A house with an attractive look and feel is everyone’s dream. To achieve maximum aesthetics, you don’t need a lot of money. The simplest changes can create new spaces. In addition, these changes can be done in a short time. Here are a few simple and cheap ways to make your home more comfortable. Let in the light and air You may be feeling anxious about work or life in general. Maybe you feel like you need a dramatic change.…

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Health

Why exfoliating is important

September 26, 2016

Did you know that the body sheds 30,000-40,000 dead cells every minute? Protecting your skin is very important and while you may be cleansing, moisturising and slathering on sunscreen daily, if you’re not including exfoliating in your skincare routine, your skin might not be as healthy as you think. What is exfoliation? Exfoliating refers to the removal of dead  skin cells on the skin surface. Exfoliation can be performed by using scrubs which contain microbead particles that remove the dead…

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Life Work

Common issues when presenting and public speaking

September 21, 2016

At some point we will have to make a presentation or speak in front of people.  If we’re lucky, we enjoy speaking in front of people. Unfortunately, many of us are not so equipped and will need some way to do better. So before we walk up and embarrass ourselves, we should consider some ways to improve our presentation skills before it’s too late. Summary is everything When giving a presentation, we must be able to summarise it ourselves. Is…

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Home

5 simple tips for revamping your bathroom

September 21, 2016

At some point, you need to make a few changes in and around your home. Yes, the bathroom is one of them. After all, the bathroom is the first place people generally go in the morning. Bathroom revamping has certainly become a popular remodeling choice and for good reason. Bathrooms have the highest rate of return of any home addition or home remodel, not to mention that new bathrooms can really help ease the tension in a home where there…

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Family Life

Tips when considering self-catering

September 19, 2016

Everyone thinks they know how to travel, until we start really thinking about how to be more efficient. We should not leave our travel accessories for the last minute. After all, no one wants to be halfway to their destination only to realise they’ve forgotten some key part of having a successful holiday. Indeed, we don’t want to set ourselves up at our holiday resort, only to realise our assumptions about what they’ll offer does not meet our requirements. We…

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Money

Explaining the simplest, safest form of investment

September 14, 2016

It’s important for us to consider our finances and our future. Today, financial insecurity is worse than it’s ever been, with jobs quickly being lost to sudden shifts and changes no one sees coming. Even in some of the most prosperous countries, people find themselves out of work: Whether it’s something as dramatic as unemployment from “Brexit” or law changes, we never know what might happen leaving us without regular income. It’s important then that we consider right now the…

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Health Life Work

3 ways to help balance work and health

September 12, 2016

We are unfortunately not robots, but people. Yet, even robots need repair and people are no better. We have bodies that are prone to sickness, illness and chronic conditions. Yet, we also have jobs we must perform. Somehow we must balance the two, without letting either affect the other. This is difficult, but possible. It will never be a perfect balance, since health will always take priority regardless of our boss’s wishes. Focus on fitness A lot of efforts towards…

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Exercise Health

2 surprising things that harms us & 2 we must stop

September 9, 2016

We often think we have the best insight into our health because it’s our bodies. But that is clearly incorrect. It takes years for doctors to gain expertise in healthcare – and even then, doctors will tell us just where their limitations lie. No one doctor can know everything, whether about their own bodies or patients’. We should therefore be as aware as possible about the various ways we can get sick and the things that pose a danger to…

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