How to budget and save money with the 50:30:20 rule

It's January, the worst month of the year for your bank balance. And, you're anything like me, you blew all of your money in December on Christmas gifts for others, Christmas treats for yourself, going out to festive parties and even going on one final winter break. Now you're broke, living off baked beans for the … Continue reading How to budget and save money with the 50:30:20 rule

The Power of No: How learning to say ‘no’ will improve your life

Sorry Elton, but 'no' actually seems to be the hardest word. It's not easy being negative, feeling like you are letting somebody down, refusing to help them out. I hate saying 'no' - to friends inviting me somewhere, to work when I always want to impress, but most of all I hate saying 'no' when my health … Continue reading The Power of No: How learning to say ‘no’ will improve your life

A bag that’s suitable for work, play and travel? Try the Knomo Audley and #LiveFree

I've always had a love-hate relationship with bags. As I work on the move and travel a lot, finding a handbag to fit my busy lifestyle can be a pain. I regularly go from the office, to work on location, and I often take the same bag to drinks with friends or to visit my … Continue reading A bag that’s suitable for work, play and travel? Try the Knomo Audley and #LiveFree

If you’re always running late, you’re actually quite rude

We’ve all got that one friend. https://giphy.com/gifs/disney-alice-in-wonderland-late-dZd2D5Da1954I   They’re late for everything. They'll bluster in hours after the social event, perhaps with an apology, sometimes (frustratingly) not. Even when you invite them an hour before everybody else, they’re still late. You end up eating your dinner before they even arrive and always feel silly for … Continue reading If you’re always running late, you’re actually quite rude