Time-saving tricks for busy people

I am always looking for ways to streamline ‘life admin’, automate tasks and reduce non-essentials. Here’s some of the tricks that I am actively using nowadays that work well for me. Use your ‘prime time’ for the most important and difficult tasks For example, need to write something? Do it when you’re at your most…

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Steps to buying a car

This post is sponsored by Gumtree It’s true that most of the women I know, when faced with buying a car (unless it’s brand new), look around for the nearest male. Guys just tend to like cars more, and there’s far less (perceived) chance that they will get taken advantage of while doing so. I’m sure…

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The freedom in de-cluttering

This post is sponsored by Fort Knox Storage Recently, I did a massive clean-out of my apartment. It was on a day when we had the cleaners come, so I didn’t have to do any other cleaning, leaving my domestic energy unspent and ready to de-clutter. (Just on that topic, I highly advise getting cleaners…

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Your friends are key to health

Communities are hugely important to our health and well-being. Conversely, when we’re disconnected from our communities and friends, it can be really disconcerting and can have a negative impact on everything – including our actions, habits and even how we perceive ourselves. Studies have shown that people who belong to a group experience more happiness and less…

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Dealing with fear

Fear is a common feeling in our daily repertoire of emotions, but of course it is one of the least loved. I’m not talking about being physically faced with fearful tasks, like bungee jumping, sky diving or swimming with sharks (although I’ve done the last two and can assure you the best way is just…