better sleep

13 Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

When you were a child, nothing was more exciting than staying up late past your bedtime! But as a working adult, not getting to bed on time is less of a joyous occasion and more of a headache.   Getting a full-night’s rest ensures that you wake up refreshed and ready to tackle a new […]

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Dealing With Financial Emergencies

There are few things in life that are certain, but there’s one thing that you can expect: the unpredictable. Unexpected emergencies are just a part of life and cannot be anticipated. However, we can control how heavily these events impact our financial stability. Whether the unexpected event is good news or bad, it’s always a […]

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How to Handle Negative Thoughts and Emotions at Work

No matter how much you love what you do, you’re bound to experience work-related negativity at some point in your career. Whether it’s a particularly difficult project or a coworker that knows just how to push your buttons, negative feelings can result in stress, which is detrimental to work productivity and personal well being. Estimates […]

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7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations

In his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, Christopher Booker states that everything ever written boils down to seven basic plots. Using these story frames, you can share your life experiences to inspire your coworkers and bring your presentations to life.     Sources   Cuddy, Amy J. C. et al.(2017). The […]

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3 Steps to Keeping Your Home Clean in 10 Minutes a Day

There is something special about walking in the door after a long day at work and seeing a well-kept home. In fact, studies show a cluttered home can increase stress and guilt while decreasing creativity and productivity. Keeping your home clean isn’t just about presentation, it’s about your mental health too! Unfortunately, many of us […]

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lists

25 Lists You Should Make

Grocery shopping lists and to-do lists are a common daily practice amongst most individuals. Whether you choose to write things down at home or at work, lists help you stay organised and focused on the need at hand (and they ensure you don’t forget anything!). In fact, recent studies have shown that you are 42 […]

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career

10-Year Roadmap for Your Career

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or have a few years under your belt, it’s always good to have a goal in mind. Do you want to be a CEO one day? Or simply run a small team and do what you love? Are you working towards starting your own business? No matter […]

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home fixes

Home Fixes You Can Do Yourself

Any homeowner knows that upkeep can get overwhelming and expensive, especially when you need to contract out the work. The average contractor employed to solve a basic problem (replacing windows, fixing links, repairing drywall, etc.) charges £59/hour!1 Fortunately, many of these projects can be done by a non-professional — that means you! Avoid spending all […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Number 10

  When you hear “number 10,” you probably picture the residence of the Prime Minister, but this month it’s taken on a whole new meaning for us: QuickQuid will be celebrating 10 years of lending! We’ve spent the last decade dedicated to a flexible and safe type of online borrowing, and over those 10 years, […]

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How to Budget for Your First Flat

You’ve done it! You did all the research to find the perfect flat for your needs, you signed the lease and you have your move-in date… now what? There are many expenses you need to anticipate when moving into a new flat, even more so if it’s your first one. Here are a few expenses […]

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