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Daily Rituals of Creative People: Aggie of Agnes & You

A passionate homewares fan, Aggie launched her cushion brand, Agnes & You, to help create something we’re all searching for, a good work/life balance. It’s perhaps for this reason that Aggie, also a mum to two girls, aims to achieve a “small goal” each day instead of heaping pressure on herself to finish a never-ending to do list. 293 more words


Don't Confuse Urgent With Important!

I wrote a post a few weeks back entitled “When Did ‘Busy’ Become The Correct Answer To ‘How Are Things?'”  The heart of the post was about Stephen Covey’s four quadrants of time management in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  801 more words


Do it for her.

There is an episode of The Simpsons, which explains why there are no pictures of Maggie in their house. The upshot being that Homer has used them all to amend Mr Burns’ ‘DON’T FORGET: YOU’RE HERE FOREVER’ sign to read DO IT FOR HER. 356 more words


'This is What I Do' Lynsey Addario's Story

Lynsey Addario is a photojournalist who exemplifies the work ethic needed to succeed in any competitive career. As a photojournalist, she learned at an early stage that photography was a medium to tell a story. 374 more words

Short Stories

My place of employment where I am part-time salaried and freelance on certain projects is pushing me up to full-time hours for three months starting in a couple of weeks, and they should know soon if they will keep me permanently full-time (all depends on whether certain funding they are hoping to get comes through or not). 338 more words


I Don’t Know Where My Job Ends And I Begin

Lately, it’s occurred to me that while I love my home, and often spend days not leaving it, I don’t have anything close to what feels like a mythical phrase: work/life balance. 1,140 more words

Day 10 - Because you're worth it!

Ok, I admit, I didn’t end up going for a swim yesterday. Instead I went to the gym with a friend, not so bad an alternative! 69 more words

Work/life Balance