Getting to grips with being a student does not mean you need to completely re-work your life however, organising your time and your space (no matter how big or how small), can improve not only your concentration but your confidence, your health and reduce your stress levels- what’s not to like!
Did you know that worldwide ~4 babies are born every second; that’s a lot of babies! (and even more stuff that comes with them!). On average, new parents spend close to £1000 on ‘baby essentials’ for their little one, and who can blame them wanting the best for their little bundle of joy! But looks can be deceptive.
A lot happens when you move home and it can feel a little overwhelming – especially if you are downsizing, moving far from when you currently stay or just have a lot of things! So where do you start and what do you tackle first? It’s easy to lose focus in the hustle and bustle of moving!
De-cluttering your home is a big undertaking but keeping it that way can be an everyday battle against the clutter! So here are a few tips to make your fight against the mess a little easier (and less terrifying!). Take 5 minutes each day and tackle something – the key to winning the larger battle is tackling the small ones first!
Getting married is a special and memorable event in the life of any couple. But regardless of whether you spend two weeks or two years planning it, the big day comes flying in and before you know it you are someone’s wife (or husband!). One day to promise the commitment of a lifetime! And even after the flurry of the big day, if you are lucky, you still have that long awaited honeymoon to rest, relax and recover from pre-wedding stress. Jetting off into the sun for a few days seems like the perfect end to the perfect celebration!
Renting a flat, whether it’s your first or tenth, takes time and planning! And nowadays, with more and more jobs requiring location flexibility, renting can become a big part of your adult life (and you’re not alone, ~40% of households rent), that or maybe buying a property is too much of a commitment at the moment.
Starting a new job is an exciting affair. You’ve already made it through the hard parts; CV writing, the first interview, the second…. And finally you got the job! New people, new boss, new office, fresh start! Now is the time to make a good first impression on your future colleagues.
Getting on in years is something many people don’t like admitting to! But with the average person in Scotland living into their 80s , getting to those twilight years is becoming the norm. But part of getting older means accepting you’re not a teenager anymore! Though the mind may say twenty, unfortunately the body tells a different story.
There are many things to enjoy about the summer here in Scotland, despite the disappointing weather! The café menus sporting new and tasty dishes, optimistic open air juice bars for that long awaited health kick, uni finishing for the summer, the annual summer holiday…. Even leaving the house without that extra vest under your jumper feels liberating! But one of the best things about summer time is the summer sales.
Bringing home a new family member for the first time is a very special event. Not only are you welcoming them into your home but also into your life and having the right atmosphere when you arrive home can make a world of difference when it comes to settling them in and letting them know this is their home too. But is your home ready for your new arrival?