Category: Advice, guidance, ‘How To’

That’s your advice? Really…?

I see these really annoying posts all of the time on social media, generally Facebook. They are sponsored posts usually advertising to me because a friend of mine likes their page… Well, I haven’t liked your page so I don’t want to see your stupid article… anyway, the ones that really rile me are usually

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How do you invest in yourself?

    “You can’t pour from an empty cup”, basically you need to fill the cup up to be able to pour from it. The same goes for you. If you’re emotionally, physically, mentally, spiritually, spent then you have nothing left to give and this will leave you feeling deflated. This is why you need

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“Of course I run, it’s good zombie training”

  Some of you may laugh but I’ll be ready when they come.  “Rule #1 Cardio”   I am not and never will be, a gym bunny. My 2018 will not be starting off with false promises of gym membership and how I’m going to be there before work, after work and all weekend. I

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How to…create a CV

There are hundreds, probably thousands of CV templates available out there. You’ll have all sorts of conflicting, confusing advice thrown at you and if you’ve never created a CV before it can be daunting. You want it to be perfect and reflect you in the best possible way. Writing a CV is not difficult, you

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How to…write a letter

The art of letter writing is fast becoming a lost art, at least handwritten letters. However it is certainly a skill I think we should all learn. I remember my Nana teaching me how to write a letter; where everything should go and where to put the stamp on an envelope and where and how

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Just jump, don’t wait to be pushed

  I double dare you What is actually stopping you from doing that thing that you want to do? The big thing or the little thing. Do you want a promotion, a pay rise? Are you scared to send that text, email, make that phone call because you think the answer will be no? So

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Make do and mend

    If the heel falls off a pair of shoes or you get a hole in your jumper, trousers etc what do you do? Do you just throw it away and go buy a new one? If something stops working in the exact way it should but is actually still use-able do you get

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How to dress for an interview

  Check out my guide to interviews Interviews aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days when it was all white shirts and black trousers. I don’t own a white shirt because I have no use for them, I think the pairing of white shirts and black trousers is dull. It may look

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My guide to Interviews

      Applying You’ve been trawling the job sites, Job Centre Plus, Indeed, CV Library etc, you’ve found a few that sound good, a couple sound perfect, you may have even found the one that sounds so damn amazing that you know you can do this job standing on your head. Your CV is

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Reduce, re-use, recycle: Handy tips for a healthier future.

I would absolutely love being one of those environmentalist, tree dwellers, living off the land, up-cycling bits of old furniture, no waste etc. No stress, no fuss. However lets get real, it’s not happening anytime soon and I’m pretty sure Christopher would miss his PS4 after the first hour, Chris would freak out without a

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