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Downsizing your home with family – how to make it work?

July 17, 2020
downsizing your home with family can be a tiring task

By Sally Norton   Downsizing can be such a frustrating process, especially if you are downsizing your home with family. If you have three kids and a pet or two, downsizing from a three-bedroom home to a two-bedroom home may sound impossible. However, it is totally doable. Plus, many families became stronger and much closer after downsizing. That said, deciding what to keep and take with you to a new home, and what has to go is a daunting task.…

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How To Impress In An Interview

February 12, 2020
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An interview can be a daunting thing to go through at the best of times and the pressure to impress the people giving the interview can be overwhelming. There might be so much riding on you getting the job, and if you don’t, it can often feel as though you’ve failed. However, even if it’s not a successful one, every interview should be considered as a positive experience. Here’s how to impress in an interview.   Walk In The Room…

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3 Ways To Enjoy Being In Your Own Skin

February 6, 2020
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Sometimes we can lose ourselves in busy day to day life. We end up on a seemingly never ending treadmill, lost in the nine to five and drifting through our weekends. When this happens, it can be difficult to find our way back, to remember what we are all about and what makes us happy. Most of us have or will hit this wall at some point in our lives, so what do we do when we recognise that this…

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How to Move to a New Place… Painlessly!

January 23, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Moving day can be a massive headache, but it doesn’t have to result in broken china and shattered relationships. If you’re about to move, you can take steps to prepare, to reduce the work and soften the experience. Getting an early start is one of the best ways to avoid last-minute mishaps. To begin, establish a systematic process. You’ll overwhelm yourself if you try to tackle everything at once. By following a methodical approach, you’ll be…

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What To Do When You’re Locked Out Of Your House

December 9, 2019

By Patrick Adams   You come home tired as hell and you want to go to bed as quickly as possible but you just can’t find your keys. Then you realize that you’ve lost your keys and you’re locked out of your house. You go into panic mode and get stressed out and the situation is getting worse and worse. This sometimes happens to all of us and it will probably happen again. The important thing is not to panic…

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How to Up Your Comfort Levels When Travelling

October 4, 2019

When it comes to travelling, we tend to focus only on the good sides. Who wants to remember a long security line at the airport when there are so many memories of meeting interesting people, taking in beautiful views, and all-around enjoying life?! However, while it should be the good moments that get most of the attention, it’s worth thinking about the less pleasant aspects, and seeing if we can improve them. Take comfort: relaxation should be an aspect of…

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Finding Balance in Your Work and School Life

February 28, 2019

Americans are hard-working people. We’re known for our commitment to our schooling and our careers. We’re known for being productive and working long hours. We’re known for leaving paid vacation days on the table, essentially choosing to work for free. We’re also, unfortunately, known for burning out. These things are connected, of course. When we work too much and too hard, or when we juggle a ridiculous school schedule, we hurt our mental health. We make ourselves less happy and,…

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How To Get Your Life Back On Track

May 17, 2018

There comes a time, in anyone’s life, where they begin to feel as though everything they’re doing is going wrong. Their job isn’t working out the way they wanted it to, their relationship is going down the drain, and their social life is pretty much non-existent. When this happens, you may not know where to turn or what to do. You may feel exasperated, and tired, and scared, and stressed – this is completely normal, of course you’re going to…

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Fun Ways You Can Keep Yourself Entertained

May 16, 2018
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Some of us are lucky to have some spare time in our day. It might be your evenings or it could just be your weekends. Depending on your job and commitments you may be wondering what it is you can do to make the most of your time. If you find that you are normally quite busy, you may just want to sit and relax. But there are things that you can do to make the most of the time.…

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