This is a sponsored blog post. 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 … Continue reading How to create a healthy work-life balance for better mental health
Working at home means the snack cupboard is never far away and tempting snacks can be eaten with no one else watching. This means strong willpower is needed to stick to a healthy diet and make sure the biscuit tin isn't raided all day long! Many people will currently be at home a lot more … Continue reading 10 healthy + quick vegan snack ideas when working at home
It is now the Easter holidays in the UK, however you might not notice it! Things are certainly very different this year as the children were already home from school because of the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Most adults are working from home too unless their jobs are classed as essential. If unable to work … Continue reading Must-read tips for boosting concentration, energy and immunity in self-isolation
Shoes. We wear them every day, sometimes multiple different pairs a day and most of us never leave the house without a pair on, but could they actually be responsible for the high level of foot pain experienced by 1 in 5 adults on a day to day basis? Where are we going wrong with … Continue reading Are our shoes ruining our feet?
Working from home can be lonely, especially if you’re living alone and working from home. You may have entire days, or even weeks where you don’t see another soul! Even though I have a husband and two kids who return home at the end of each working day, I can still start to feel pretty … Continue reading How do you stop isolation when working from home?
Yes, you read that right. We use and throwaway 500 BILLION single use cups every single year. That’s just a tad over the top if you ask me! We need to stop relying on single use plastics like cups and start making more sustainable choices with reusable and eco-friendly cup options. One company that wants … Continue reading Stop 500 billion single use cups and plant 10 million trees
It’s all very well us making environmentally-friendly changes at home, but businesses and large corporations need to make changes too. It always frustrates me how we are scrubbing out finished jars of peanut butter at home ready for the recycling bin, hoping to make a difference, yet there are large businesses creating significantly more waste … Continue reading The top 10 ways UK offices have gone green
I remember seeing some shocking headlines a few years ago about our sedentary work lives – ‘sitting is the new smoking’ they read. Of course we all know sitting for long periods of time isn’t really good for us, but I don’t think we all realised quite how much of a negative impact it had … Continue reading Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work
Being a working mum and trying to manage raising a family can be a pretty stressful challenge. I work full time from home and have a three year old and six year old – life can be pretty hectic! Some people may believe it’s a dream working from home for myself and while it does … Continue reading How to make life less stressful as a working mum
One of the great and often forgotten about benefits of working from home is being able to create your own working environment. Too often in employed office settings we are restricted to dull grey and unenthusiastic atmospheres, but at home you can create a healthy and motivating space that inspires you. At the moment I … Continue reading 4 tips to create a healthy and motivating home office
Yesterday I was speaking to someone about how I am now 100% plant based and consume no animal products at all. Before this year I was vegetarian for 5 years, having previously been veggie as a youngster too, but now I've cut all animal products out. My husband has been meat and dairy free (an … Continue reading 21 easy vegan sandwich filling ideas for lunchboxes (without soy or added sugar)