You head to work daily, focused on accomplishing your tasks. Are you happy, though, or do you constantly snap at others and make snarky remarks? Being a grumpy co-worker isn't the reputation you desire, and it's not propelling you forward. Feel good about your environment and your contributions. Understand the causes of irritability and find … Continue reading How to deal with being irritable at work
Work-related stress is something that many of us have to contend with. In some instances, it can be particularly debilitating. This goes especially when we find we can’t leave the stress behind when we leave work, and we find that our enjoyment of our personal lives is impacted as a result. Clean the house over … Continue reading How to stop work-related stress carrying over into your personal life
If one of your New Year’s Resolutions for 2022 is to successfully transition into full-time remote work, you are not the only one. When the pandemic hit, the UK job market underwent a period today named “the Great Resignation”. Millions of workers decided to become their own boss, transition into remote working, or find a … Continue reading 7 unmissable tips for a smooth transition into WFH life in 2022
Care work is a field that has been getting a lot of attention in recent years. With the population aging and the need for care workers going up, there has been an increase in demand for trained people to step in and do this work. But before you decide to take up care work as … Continue reading Is being a carer the right career choice for you?
A very important question we should all consider is whether we'd be able to cope financially should we, or the chief income earner in our household, become unable to work due to an illness or disability. It is for this reason that we should consider disability insurance, sometimes known as income protection, for ourselves or … Continue reading Is disability insurance worth the cost?
Whilst everyone is different, not many people like to stand still in life. As a society, we’re often working towards the next step; the next big thing. The same can be said for within our careers. However, it can be easy for individuals to get stuck in a rut at work, busying themselves with completing … Continue reading Why training makes employees happy
As far as undergraduate degrees are concerned, nursing school, in particular, has a reputation for being more than a little bit challenging. Anyone who has ever undertaken the task of attending nursing school to become a fully qualified practising nurse will be able to tell you that nursing school comes with its fair share of … Continue reading Simple hacks to make earning your nursing degree less stressful
Over the last 12 months most of us have had some sort of experience working from home. Even if it was something you had never done before 2020, as soon as the pandemic hit, many of us were forced to say goodbye to the office, and hello to working from home. One of the biggest … Continue reading Top tips to stay active whilst working from home
Whether you choose to work from home or there was no say in the matter, there is no denying that remote working brings many benefits. They include greater flexibility and an improved work-life balance, better productivity, and, you might think, fewer issues that would make you unwell or cause you injury. This last point might … Continue reading Could working from home make you unwell?
Cleaning should be a key consideration for all industries and sectors but especially healthcare. Providing a safe and clean environment for patients, staff, and visitors should rank highly on your list of priorities. There are a number of steps you can take to ensure your healthcare facility is as clean and safe as it possibly … Continue reading Cleaning tips for healthcare facilities
If working from home has gone from a temporary to a permanent solution for you, it’s essential to have an ergonomic setup. This will not only increase your comfort but is also important for your physical and mental wellbeing. You need the optimum conditions to work and even though you’re in the safety of your … Continue reading 5 ways to increase your comfort working from home
Dealing with a crisis is essential to try and allow the person to return to their normal routine and functioning. Dealing with a crisis is not easy, and involves a lot of mental exertion. At the same time, it holds the potential for growth and personal empowerment. However, when this coincides with an accident that … Continue reading Dealing with a crisis, it’s important to get the help you need
The coronavirus and COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. The past year has been a tough one and the vast majority of us have faced our own challenges along the way. From loss of life to loss of jobs to loss of a sense of what we’re doing, the pandemic has wrought havoc … Continue reading Considering a new start after the pandemic?
At the start of this year more than half of UK employees were unhappy in their current job roles. 12,000 UK workers were questioned about their happiness at work and three quarters felt stressed about work, whilst two thirds sought a better work-life balance. A separate TUC report found British workers are putting in more … Continue reading How to create a healthy work-life balance for better mental health