Food and drink

Stay hydrated with infused water

Stay hydrated with infused water

We all know we should drink more water to keep our bodies hydrated and brains clear, but let’s face it, slugging back glass after glass of plain water is boring. Malcolm Davies of yardpods.com, who’s a Brit living in sunny California, told me a few years ago that he pops a berry or leaf into […]

Family

How to be a home working mum…

How to be a home working mum…

when the odds are stacked against you. I always enjoy sharing the experiences of home workers here on the blog, and they are often our most popular posts. I recommend today’s heartfelt guest post by Lisa Barber, who recalls her struggles to become a home working mum. I’m sure lots of you will relate to […]

Latest Posts

Work from Home Success Program – computer equipment

Work from Home Success Program – computer equipment

Module 2 Part 1 Computer equipment Moving onto Module 2 of the Work from Home Success Program, we take a look at the computer equipment a home worker needs in the home office, and also on the move. You’ve probably already got a computer you can use, bearing in mind the industry standard for the […]

Work from Home Success Program – food & exercise

Work from Home Success Program – food & exercise

Work from Home Success Program Module 1 Part 6 Food and Exercise It’s a common fear that you’ll put on weight when you start working from home, but with a little planning you can actually eat better and get fitter. Just take a look at Ryan’s daily schedule to see how well it’s worked out […]

Garden Office Spotlight, August 2015

Garden Office Spotlight, August 2015

Time once again for our monthly sponsored feature, Garden Office Spotlight, in which we showcase three recently built garden rooms. About three quarters of our readers are women, and sales of so-called She Sheds are on the rise – which would you choose to work in? Smart Garden Offices ‘Creating the perfect garden office environment […]

Remote working – for adventurers seeking travel

Remote working – for adventurers seeking travel

One of the best things about this blog is the way it puts me in touch with likeminded people all over the world. I still find it thrilling that someone on the other side of the world is reading the words I publish here in my home office in Somerset! Even more so if they […]

Work from Home Success Program – clothes for home working

Work from Home Success Program – clothes for home working

Module 1 Part 5 Clothes for home working The last three parts of Module 1 consist of lifestyle tips to make sure you’re fit, healthy and confident while home working. We start with that ever-popular topic, what to wear when you work from home. It’s important because your clothes for home working have a huge […]

Work from Home Success Program – creating a home working routine

Work from Home Success Program – creating a home working routine

Now you’ve got your home office set up, it’s time to think about creating a home working routine that keeps you productive. And not, as someone just commented on my Facebook page ‘sitting in my jammies all day playing spider solitaire whilst eating peanut butter with my fingers’! In this podcast I’m talking about experimenting […]

How to sell more books (or any product)

How to sell more books (or any product)

Last summer novelist Frances Evesham decribed for us how she uses a To Do list to make the most of her time. It’s obviously a very effective method because she’s now published her second novel, Danger at Thatcham Hall, and has turned her attention to marketing and how to sell more books. Joining forces with […]