How to stop FOMO – fear of missing out

Ah, the dreaded FOMO. Since the term popped a few years ago, FOMO (an acronym for Fear Of Missing Out) has become one of the most used pieces of text-speak in conversation — because it resonates so much with all of us. We can’t be in two places at the same time (much as we wish we could), so whether it’s work events, social occasions, faraway celebrations or simply hanging out with friends that we’re skipping, the fear (of missing out) is real. Since having my second son and moving to Nottingham from London in the summer, the FOMO has…

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7 Myths you need to know about working from home

Working from home sounds like a dream for many people — you can work from the comfort of your duvet, no-one’s looking over your shoulder (at least, not physically), and you can snuggle with your cat/child/cushion of choice as much as you like. Sounds amazing right? That’s what I thought, but it’s not all unicorns and mermaids! There are lots of things you don’t think about until you’re officially working from home. Here are a few myths I’m destroying, not to ruin your dreams, but just so people know I’m not gallivanting around my house all day in my PJs!…

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How to Choose the Perfect Fragrance for Work

If you work around other people, your choice of fragrance is just as important as the clothes you wear to work. In fact, sometimes it’s even more important! If you are looking for the perfect fragrance for work, consider the following advice. Find Your Signature Fragrance Before going any further, the one thing you should do is find what is often referred to as your ‘signature fragrance.’ This is something that embodies who you are as a person but also something that wears well on you. Have you ever noticed that some people can wear a certain fragrance well while…

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Bored of Your Style? These 10 Tips Will Make You Fall In Love With Fashion Again

Stuck in a style rut? There’s no reason to say goodbye to your stylish self just yet. Here are 10 ideas to freshen up your wardrobe and get you falling back in love with fashion all over again. Get Inspired The world wide web is there for a purpose — and right now, that purpose is to get you out of your style rut. Browse Pinterest or Instagram for fashion inspiration, or read up on current catwalk trends. You don’t have to replicate what you see, but looking at creative ways other people style their wardrobes can spark ideas about…

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How To Be More Confident: 9 tips to help you shine

]Whether you’re getting ready for a job interview, psyching yourself up to try something new, or just want to feel more at ease in your day-to-day life, boosting your self-confidence can make a huge difference to how you feel. Luckily, this doesn’t have to be difficult, it does take practice and some days are harder than others. The key is to just keep trying. Here are nine ways to help boost your self-confidence. Go out of your comfort zone Meet new people, go to places you wouldn’t normally go, and push yourself to do the things that you want to…

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