It’s late, you’re tired, work was tough and you can’t ignore that looming uni deadline. The last thing you want to do is type 2000 words on English literature or whatever you are studying… We all have bad days. When it affects your study schedule there can be a knock on effect to your grades and,… Continue reading Ways to BOOST Motivation after a bad day
Happy #NationalWalkingMonth! A while back I set myself the challenge of walking more. Last week I finally conjured up the motivation to start. I decided to do the recommended 10,000 steps per day for a week to see how I would feel. I walked to work, went for a quick stroll at lunch and then… Continue reading A Week of Walking 10,000 Steps Per Day
Life can be harsh. My friends and I are currently grieving the loss of a very special friend. However, this post is not about that. This post is about an experience I had at work last week. It made me think about how people can detach their consideration for other people when speaking to a… Continue reading Why you should THINK before you SPEAK… or scream.
I have been in a particularly good mood this weekend, possibly because the sun has been shining and I have been really productive! Friday evening was nice and chilled, I bought some cheeses, pork pie and crackers to have a ‘bits & bobs’ dinner and settled down to watch Pretty Woman for the first time.… Continue reading My Weekend [with photos!]
In a previous post I mentioned that I was going to try to cycle to and from work every day. Unfortunately the weather got in the way. Well, I did decide to start when winter was coming! Although I did say that weather should not stop you, it is probably best you don’t cycle in frost!… Continue reading Walking Challenges for 2017
Balancing study, work and play is difficult. Difficult, not impossible. With a little bit of planning and time management you can be well on your way to that First Class Degree, even if you are working full-time! Being a part-time Open University student/full-time office bod myself, I have learnt a thing or two about… Continue reading Study Tips! How to manage part-time study when you work full-time
One of my goals for 2017 is to learn a new skill. At first, I was going to try my hand at knitting. After researching a bit I came across needle felting and it was love at first sight. Honestly, google needle felted animals and you will see what I mean. So I went down… Continue reading Needle Felting Fun! [with pictures]