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Feb 25, 2013

De-cluttering always sounds such an enormous task. In many ways it is but the biggest task is the decision to go ahead with it. Once you’ve decided to de-clutter, you’ve probably managed to step aside of the emotions relating to your clutter. So, to avoid feelings of being overwhelmed, here are some tips to help you create a clutter-free home the easy way.

Give yourself half an hour each day to de-clutter. Of course you will only manage short tasks but these quick bursts will keep you motivated to complete all your de-cluttering. Pick a drawer or cupboard to organise and reward...

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Feb 25, 2013

Many employers are aware of the importance of good ergonomics and creating office environments that ensure the physical wellbeing of their employees. Providing staff with a working environment that is comfortable, safe and motivating often leads to improved and consistent productivity. As a mumpreneur working from home, you too should be mindful about looking after your own wellbeing and ensuring your office is set up in a comfortable way.

When choosing your office furniture, it is important to be ergonomically aware. Set your workspace so you are free from aches and pains caused by...

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Feb 11, 2013

De-cluttering your home and improving your physical space is intrinsically linked to your psychological wellbeing. Although clearing your space of needless clutter frees up those stresses and strains in your mind, the process can be downright emotional!

Clutter not only takes up space in your home but also in your mind. It can create a build up of stress, anxiety and worry, leaving you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. When you spend time clearing out unwanted and unused things, and organising your belongings appropriately, you will feel able to focus, concentrate and get on with life....

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Feb 11, 2013

If you’re embarking on a home-run business, you’re probably wondering how you can create an ideal space without commandeering an already well-used area of the house. You may have already set up your business but now find the dining table is an inconvenient place from which to grow your business. You now need to decide how you can best utilise the space you have to create an area solely for your business. Remember, it is all for the greater good of you and your family, as allocating a room or area for your business will bring great rewards.

Claim your space

If you have a spare...

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Feb 06, 2013

Are you ready to get ahead this year and make way for Spring? Would you prefer to enjoy the warmer months and great outdoors once Spring arrives, rather than spending time scrubbing and cleaning at home? Why not get a head start by de-cluttering your home while the weather is still dull, so you can fully embrace the start of the new season?

Getting to grips with your home environment can provide an enormous sense of wellbeing. By de-cluttering your home, you will be releasing the pressure in your mind, as you will feel more in control about your surroundings. Clutter not only takes up room...

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Feb 04, 2013

Are you ready to get ahead this year and make way for Spring? Would you prefer to enjoy the warmer months and great outdoors once Spring arrives, rather than spending time scrubbing and cleaning at home? Why not get a head start by de-cluttering your home while the weather is still dull, so you can fully embrace the start of the new season?

Getting to grips with your home environment can provide an enormous sense of wellbeing. By de-cluttering your home, you will be releasing the pressure in your mind, as you will feel more in control about your surroundings. Clutter not only takes up room...

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Jan 24, 2013

Life as a mumpreneur is pretty full on. Many other mums can be envious of your flexibility but they probably don’t realise that you’re trying to cram a full day’s work between washing cycles and school runs! Juggling home and work life is tricky so maybe now is the time to make life a little easier.

A Whiteboard Schedule

Put up a whiteboard that shows the month ahead. Add everything to it you know is happening e.g. meetings, deadlines, birthdays, nights out (you might get one!) etc. Now, add in all your business tasks. The great thing is, if a task has to move because of...

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Jan 21, 2013

Do you feel like life is a constant treadmill? You always seem to be doing things but nothing seems to get done! Isn’t it about time you stop worrying about the small things and start to enjoy life? If you worry about finding a way to do this, these fun tips might just help to focus your mind. You could use them as your quick-reference mantra that will empower you to live your life your way.

Start every day by making the beds and opening the curtains wide. You will feel in control of your surroundings and the light shining in will uplift and energise you for the day ahead! (If it is...

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Jan 07, 2013

Sometimes we can spend all our time worrying about the what-ifs, instead of getting on with life. My aim for 2013 is to help you all achieve an easier, more fulfilled and happier life by living it on your terms, achieving the things to which you aspire, and enjoying time with people you love.

If you spend all your time worrying about the things that may or may not happen, you will never start achieving all the things that bring joy and fulfilment to your life. Often, what-ifs are caused by negative thoughts that make you doubt you are capable of achievement. By dispelling the negative...

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Jan 01, 2013

As a New Year dawns, the opportunity arises to assess your business and decide how you can maximise performance over the next twelve to eighteen months. Planning for growth is a vital part of good business management and the easiest way to approach it is by visualising what it is you want to achieve.

Start by identifying the goals you want to realise, for example:

  • Two new contracts per quarter
  • 10% growth each year
  • A new laptop in March
  • Administrative support
  • More time to spend with the family

Your goals do not have to be centred entirely on the business. You can include personal goals,...

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