Recently someone called me a hairy arm pitted dyke. I thought that was just charming especially as the word that they were looking for was feminist. I may however have to admit to the hairy armpits, as I have not yet come out of winter mode, and dyke? well it was just that one time at band camp, but that is not the point here. I am a single woman, I shout about equality and I support a number of women’s movements. I advocate education in girls across the world and hope that I will see changes in my lifetime, just as the feminists that went before me did. That does not make me a dyke and it more importantly it does not make me a stereotype.
This week’s news round-up carries the subheading: “Bonkers News” – for reasons that shall become clear shortly.
Money worries and busy work schedules are things that most of us are only too familiar with. Unfortunately, today’s fast-paced lifestyle wreaks havoc with our nervous system, contributing to all kinds of health problems. So it is important to give the nervous system a chance to reset, and the best way to do this is by practicing deep relaxation. Using Yoga positions to relieve stress is a natural choice.
Research has shown that if you stop smoking for 28 days, you are 5 times more likely to quit for good. With smoking causing thousands of premature deaths each year (estimated to be over 100,000 per annum), there really is no better reason to quit smoking than to improve your health and reduce your risk factors for getting a serious disease. It is never too late to stop, no matter what your age, stopping smoking will improve your health! Below are some of our top tips to help you with the process:
Its happening and I can’t find more that 4 ways around it …
Yes! there is life outside the box …
A bad mood can not only ruin the flow of your day and impact on your productivity, it can also affect the quality of decisions that we make. So, being able to talk ourselves out of a bad mood is a very valuable tool and very much worth a 15 minute investment.
Here is my list of tips for working at home, many of them I have learnt the hard way
With the myriad of apps that are available it is now quite literally possible to work from anywhere at anytime. Emails can be read and replied to whist you are having a romantic dinner (actually that’s not such a good idea!) or send a PayPal request whilst waiting for the bus. It’s not so much my phone that now fits in to my favorite sparkly clutch bag, but my entire office too!
One of the most common maladies of the modern age, stress is something that affects us all. In fact, it is one of the main reasons given for time taken off work, so a healthy, happy, functioning employee is good for the economy and even more important for a productive small business owner.