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8 Tips for Working From Home

*collaborative post* More and more people are working from home. Telecommuting allows them to strike a better balance between their work and personal life, providing more flexible hours and greater autonomy to organise their day. It avoids unnecessary commuting that saves precious time and it can increase productivity, reduce distractions and increase the level of job satisfaction. However, it can also become a great challenge for those who have never done remote work, since it involves taking on new responsibilities and demands being able to efficiently self-manage. Here are Liberty Insurance’s top tips to be productive while working from home! […]

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How to Save Money on Household Expenses

*collaborative post* Running a household on a budget can be difficult, particularly in an already tough economic climate made worse by the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the economy and job stability. With gas, electric, council tax, and monthly rent or mortgage payments, all on top of shopping for food and general household items, you can soon reach the end of the month without much change and literally counting the pennies. To help you to economise, this guide will show you just how to save money on household expenses. 1. Cut down on subscription services Back in the […]

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Five Hobbies That Can Improve Your Mental Health

**collaborative post** Looking after your mental health isn’t always easy, between work life and family life it can be hard to make space for yourself. Taking up a new hobby is a fantastic act of self care, it allows you to do something that’s just for you. If you’re not sure which kind of hobby to try, here are five of the best hobbies for improving your mental health. 1 . Painting A BBC survey recently discovered that creative activities can help to lift your mood. This was especially true if you suffer from anxiety. The survey noted that, ‘ […]

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6 Reasons Why People Still Prefer Eyeglasses to Contact Lenses

*collaborative post* When it comes to treating shortsightedness, there are usually two practical options that people rely on; wearing eyeglasses or wearing contact lenses. Sure, laser eye surgery might be an enticing option for people that don’t want to wear either, but it can be incredibly expensive compared to alternatives and there are some risks involved that people might not be willing to take. Instead, they’ll choose the cheaper option of buying a pair of glasses or some disposable lenses for now and consider laser eye surgery in the future. When you look at it on the surface, contact lenses […]

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How Can You Relax During Lockdown?

**collaborative post** Hard working mamas have little enough time to relax on a usual basis, but with the unprecedented arrival of Covid-19, many are finding life even more stressful than usual. Of course self-isolating is absolutely the right thing to be doing in order to save lives, but there’s no denying it’s pretty punishing on parents. Many of whom are now with their families 24/7 or trying to juggle a job and looking after the kids without any access to childcare or even extended family to help out. It may be what we need to do, but there’s no denying […]

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