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December 2016

Work

6 tips to help you get back to work after raising kids

December 22, 2016

Going back to work after raising children for a few years can be difficult. You have to get back into the habit and routine of working life and get used to leaving your personal life at home again. You have to remember how to correctly participate in meetings, get along with nosey coworkers and deal with strict deadlines. But that’s not the hardest part. When you’ve been out of the game for a few years, it can be difficult to…

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Life Work

Learn to organise your life in 2017

December 22, 2016

2016 is almost over and if you look back on the year, what’s the one thing you wish you’d done better? For many people, they wished they’d been more organised. Life got busy, things got away from them and small tasks were overlooked while they concentrated on the bigger picture. If you think this sounds like you this year, here’s some advice on how to become more organised in 2017. Figure out where you went wrong in 2016 This isn’t…

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Exercise

9 tips to help you get fit in 2017

December 21, 2016

So, perhaps 2016 wasn’t your year. You probably promised yourself on December 31, 2015, that this would be the year you get fit. And then life got in the way, you became too busy and it never happened. And that’s okay. Those things happen. But 2017 is a new year and that means you can give yourself a new start. You can make the upcoming year the year you finally reach your goals and get fit. And here are nine…

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Life

Self-catering accommodation options in the Western Cape

December 6, 2016

Tourism remains an ever-growing industry, despite the last decade of economic downturn. Between 1950 and present, the number of globetrotters has grown from 25 million people to well over a billion. And, with its wealth of natural attractions, wildlife and good weather and economic climate, South Africa has benefitted from much of that. Many entrepreneurs have seen this opportunity and entered the industry, hoping to stake their claim. But without the right work ethic and attitude, many have come unstuck.…

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Family Home

How to avoid Christmas party blunders

December 1, 2016

After a year of working, everyone is exhausted by the time Christmas comes around. Office parties are a time to celebrate, providing an opportunity to socialise and interact with colleagues, without thinking about work. Yet, these joyful times could lead us to make a fool of ourselves, if we’re not careful. It’s important to take steps to prevent this from happening, while having fun. Why socialising matters Socialising with colleagues creates opportunities for greater connections and, ideally, stronger bonds that…

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