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Pressure On? Ask Your Boss About Working From Home

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Ok, so some people may laugh at the idea of approaching your boss and requesting a little space to work from home.  However you might be struggling due to changes in your personal life and if something doesn’t give, you may need to hand in your resignation and look for something that works for you.  If you think you are a valuable player and love your current job then maybe it’s time to talk to your boss.  He might just value you, more than you think!
First thing is to be prepared to be completely honest about your situation.  You need to be clear and try to keep emotion to a minimum whilst making your reasons relatable.  It may help to consider a few benefits for your boss so why not mention a couple of these ideas.
Firstly, you will spend less time commuting which will mean you can start work earlier and finish work later.  This makes a far better use of your time than sitting on a train for 30 minutes at the start and end of each working day.
A recent study revealed …

Food Spa: Clean Up Your Diet

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I think we ought to set out from the beginning this is not an article which is going to talk about the ever growing trend of clean eating.  What started as a simple concept has now grown into a minefield of rules and regulations which, quite frankly, are almost impossible to keep up with.  Instead we are going to focus on a few brilliant changes you can make to your diet to give your body a little detox, without having to break out the juicer and starve yourself for a week.
Firstly, Spirulina.  This is an incredible natural algae which, honestly? tastes horrendous.  However it is a superhero when it comes to your body and we highly recommend you master the art of holding your nose and knocking it back in a shot.  Forget wheatgrass.  Spirulina is 65% protein and 95% of that protein is digestible.  It contains sources of ALL EIGHT essential amino acids including Omega 3 fatty acids.  But the real miracle of this super green powder is it’s natural detoxing power.  High in…

Feeling Lackluster In Your Life: Easy Ways To Give Yourself A Boost

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It’s so easy to start feeling a bit lackluster in your life. After all, we tend to get into the same routine day in, day out. And then you can feel like your life is going nowhere. In fact, you see people on social media living out amazing lives, and it can make you feel low. However, there are some ways you can turn it around. Here are some easy ways to give yourself a boost to stop yourself feeling lackluster in your life.
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Give a helping hand to people in need One way to give yourself a boost is by helping others. In fact, you will be surprised how good you will feel if you do something for people who are in need. And it can make your life feel worthwhile. Therefore, look online for charity opportunities in your area that you can volunteer for. It might be helping people in their elderly years or even caring for animals who are waiting to be rehomed. They will be delighted for the help, and you will feel a boost after helping a charity. And not only will it give you a boost, b…

The Items that Will Make Camping Even Better

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Whether you’re a seasoned camper or you’re new to the outdoor living experience, there are lots of tools that can help you enjoy your time in nature a lot more. Although there are more great gadgets than I could pack into one post, I’ve selected some of the best. So, without further ado, here are the items that will make camping even better for you: A Penknife It’s an oldie, but when you’re packing for your next camping trip, a penknife should be right on top of your list, next to your tent and sleeping bag. Penknives can be used for everything from cutting yourself free from tangles to opening cans and everything in between.TentsAndCampGear.com has a great guide to buying penknives, which I suggest you check out if you don’t already have one. The Scrubba Wash Pack Although you don’t exactly have to be the model of a fashionable traveller when camping, if you are going to be camping for more than a couple of days, pack a Scrubba Wash Pack and you will never have to worry about…

Beep Beep! How To Prevent Things Going Wrong With Your Car

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The majority of us have a car, and those that do know that there is a lot that can go wrong. It’s like it’s a given; we wait with baited breath for something to go wrong, hoping that we can get from service to service with nothing going wrong in between. If you look after your vehicle well, this shouldn’t be a problem - but not all of us are fully tuned to the needs and wants of a machine.  But there are some really simple things that you can try and get yourself into the routine of doing to save yourself on huge bills from the mechanics in the long-run should anything fail.
Service If you keep up a yearly car service, the technician will be able to pinpoint any minor faults that could lead to major problems if not fixed straight away. Although most people are skeptical following a service regarding what does and doesn’t need doing (i.e. which one is beneficial to you and which is beneficial for the mechanic’s back pocket), the majority of the time these are jobs that you c…

Fashion Tips For The Frequent Traveller

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Life is best when it is busy. When you are busy you don’t have time to worry about inconsequential details that would otherwise get you down. All you have to worry about it being in the right place at the right time and killing it. Well, that isn’t all you have to worry about because you will want to look your best. After all looking good is feeling good and that is the first tip to success. For the women that have to constantly travel this might seem like a pipedream but it can be your reality. All you have to do is take a look at these tips and add them to your style. Easy! Dress Comfortably There is no worse way to start off a trip than to be uncomfortable. Remember that some trips can be hours so you don’t want to sit there for ages waiting to get out of your clothes. Instead, you want to wear clothes that are relaxing and help you get through the journey. The trick is to lose the accessories. There is no need to wear a watch or rings while you are on a plane stuck in the sam…

Become a Girl Boss With Your Own Jewelry Business

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So, you want to start your own jewelry business? So many women out there are deciding to become entrepreneurs, rather than earn money for somebody else. How can you do the same? If you’re passionate about jewelry, read on to find out how you can become a girl boss with your own jewelry business:
Come Up With Your Business Name Your business name is crucial, as people will be speaking it for years to come if you’re successful. A catchy business name that describes you perfectly is important. You also need to check that it’s available as a domain name for your own website before you set your heart on something. Make sure you don’t limit your business with the name. If you call it ‘Sarah’s Rings’ and then start selling necklaces and bracelets too, people might not realize and not go to you for their necklace/bracelet needs.
Make It Yourself Or Buy From A Wholesalers? When you want to start your own jewelry business, you need to decide whether you’ll make it yourself or buy from a wholesale…

Thinking Outside the Box for Beauty

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There are some things in life that no amount of clothes, makeup or mantras will be able to make you feel better on. When it comes to loving your body, you know what will make you feel more confident and how to achieve it. It may be something as simple as a diet or exercise to take away the extra pounds, or wearing something that flatters your body.
For those things that you can’t quite figure out how to address, take a step back and see if what you’re doing is the right thing to achieve your goal.
Can you tie them in a knot, can you tie them in a bow? For many, your breasts can be the one main thing that defines you as a woman. So far has social stigma developed around our mammaries that we barely consider their intended use anymore - we are using them as a symbol of our sexuality and prowess. If you are hung up on how your boobs look, it could be as simple as getting measured correctly for the right bra. It may even be the style of bra that you are wearing; padded bras c…

Let's Put The Spotlight On Your Career

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Sometimes people can get a little disheartened with the day job. Perhaps finding it overwhelming or stressful because of various different reasons. However, for many a large chunk of our time is spent doing this job and earning a wage to live, so it’s vital that you get some sort of satisfaction from it. Be that being money motivated specifically or enjoying the work you do. But when was the last time you placed the spotlight on your career? When was the last time you concentrated on the next step, or where you want to be in five or ten years time? Everyone can lose focus. So here are some tips to ensure that you get that spotlight back where you need it to be, in your daily life and career prospects.
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Are you making as much effort in your job as you could be?
Everyone can get complacent with their job, a lot of that can be to do with boredom or a lack of variety in your role. So a good move would be to decipher and remember exactly why you took on that job in the first plac…