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 […]


A word about discipline and self-employment

A word about discipline and self-employment

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”5_6″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”yes” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”30px” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]“I’d never have the discipline to work for myself from home, how do you do it?” It’s a question I get asked […]