Category: Living

The importance of scheduling downtime

The importance of scheduling downtime

Once upon a time in a lifetime far, far away I was a certified expert at chilling out. Pre-child and before self-employment, I can vaguely recall a time when I could luxuriate in unlimited downtime. Well, unlimited outside of work hours that is. I was an expert at […]


It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

Tomorrow it’s International Women’s Day. This post is a call-to-arms for equality in the workplace – #BeBoldForChange. When I returned to work after I had my daughter, I decided to work part-time. I was demoted. My responsibilities were slashed and a childless colleague with very little communications experience was given […]


Feeling overwhelmed? How to stop procrastination derailing your day

Feeling overwhelmed? How to stop procrastination derailing your day

How do you cope when you feel totally overwhelmed by everything life throws at you? When you work for yourself, and don’t have much help, the overwhelm quota can start to become well, overwhelming. So you have to learn how to deal with it. I made this video […]