Top Tips for Active Working – Why Sitting Still is Damaging for Wellness

Features Gifted Items  Whether you are working from home, back in the office full time or splitting your time between the two, it is important to take care of yourself and your wellness whilst you work. Sitting still for prolonged periods of time can be damaging not only to your mental wellbeing, but your overall health and staying active during the day can make all the difference when it comes...

The Audible Books & Podcasts Included in Your Membership Which I’d Recommend

Audiobooks and podcasts are by no means a new phenomenon, they’ve been around a long time now, but they aren’t something I ever really listened to myself until a few months ago, when I was going through a really tough time and listening to self help audio books calmed my mind and helped me feel stronger as I recovered from physical and emotional trauma. Since then, I’ve listened to quite...

What I’ve Been Watching – January

January is such a long month, isn’t it? It’s long anyway but after the excitement of Christmas, and the build up of December, it feels so anticlimactic and flat, especially with the grey British weather and the long wait for payday. This month I’ve been watching a fair bit more tv than before, as I haven’t had the money or inclination to go out much. Here’s what I’ve been watching...

Things I Learnt Whilst Working From Home

Sponsored Post  I started a new job in September, and went back to working in an office environment, but prior to that, I spent a lot of the past 18 months, since the pandemic hit, working from home. I am self employed as well as working for a business, so a lot of my time at home has also been spent working on my laptop and or mobile. These are...

Ecosystem: Making Sure Your Devices Work Together

Contributed Collaborative Post It’s no secret that technology has come a long way over the last few decades. Most people have access to more than one powerful computer in their lives, whether they are laptops, smartphones, or any of the other devices that people use. Of course, though, it can be hard to work with your techy tools when they aren’t able to work together. To help you out with this,...

A Visit to Centre VR in Bournemouth

Press Visit  A few weeks ago, I attended an event with the Bournemouth Bloggers at Centre VR’s central Bournemouth branch. I took along Cameron, my eldest, as my plus one, and we had an amazing evening, getting to try our hand at the virtual reality adventures, and even having a sneak peak at the company’s newest wireless tech, which should be launching this summer. VR is not something I thought...

Why You Should Consider Distance Learning

Sponsored Post  When I was in sixth form, I couldn’t wait to leave school. I remember being adamant that I wouldn’t go to uni, something my all girls grammar school was less than impressed with. In the end my mum, who is herself a teacher, persuaded me to apply to university, and I ended up doing a four year Events Management degree at my local uni. It turned out that...

Productivity Tips for Working From Home Part Time

As you may know, I am currently combining working from home and working in the office, for my part time social media and administration job role for a local charity, alongside my blog. I had been furloughed for a few months, but returned to work at the end of March, and have since settled into a routine where I work from home two days a week, and work in the...

At What Age Should You Get Your Child a Smartphone?

Contributed Collaborative Post The age at which you should give your child a smartphone is something that is constantly debated and contested by both parents and researchers alike. However, most of that is just nonsense because there really isn’t a special age that is suddenly a great choice for owning a phone. Instead, it’s really something that parents need to decide for themselves. After all, a smartphone is an essential...

Why You Need a Media Kit for Your Blog

Sponsored Post  I’ve been blogging for ten years, and over that time I have learnt a few tips and tricks, as you can imagine. I have seen trends come and go, I’ve witnessed fellow bloggers ‘make the big time’, and others discover, for whatever reason, it is no longer for them. I really enjoy blogging, and writing in general, and this passion has kept me going over the past decade....