motivation

Where to Find Motivation When You Need It

Struggling to stick with a New Year’s resolution? Need to get back on track at work after a holiday? To get over that hump, you’ve got to boost your level of motivation. Scientists have pored over what motivates us, and they’ve identified two different types. Inner motivations drive us to achieve personal goals like eating […]

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How to Grow Your Side Hustle into a Successful Business

According to new research, 32% of people in the UK want to turn a hobby into a more rewarding career – one that makes money. The survey dubs the group “hobbypreneurs,” but there’s serious cash to be made from a side hustle. Just ask the 50% currently pursuing a passion, who make £500 to £5,000 […]

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What ‘Side Hustle’ Should You Try?

Does your 9-5 job leave you hankering for something more? Do you have unused skills just waiting to be exploited – for your own benefit? It could be time to consider a little ‘side hustle’ – earning money outside of your regular job. But where to start? There are lots of great reasons for trying […]

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6 Types of Bosses (And How to Work for Them)

Figuring out how your boss thinks can give you a real advantage on the path to success. Research has shown that managers can be divided into six basic categories. But how are you supposed to know which category your boss falls in? All workplaces depend on hitting that fine-tuned blend of personality types and, no […]

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15 Easy Ways to Make Food Taste Better

Standard recipes can be pretty basic. You throw the same old ingredients in and wind up with a predictable result. You’d like to do something a bit more adventurous, but anything too complex always seems to end up in disaster! There must be some simple ways to spice up your repertoire. Indeed, there are! You […]

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The Beginners Guide to the Supermarket Reduced Aisle

Big brands and big supermarkets are everywhere. With their BOGOF and meal deals, savings are always to be had, especially if you’ve ever encountered… the reduced aisle. The problem is, those endless aisles can be a real maze when you just want to find a quick deal. How can you make meaningful savings without spending […]

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11 Tricks Restaurants Use to Make You Spend More Money

Eating out can be a delicious treat; it’s great to let someone else take care of the cooking. But when you’re there in the moment you feel a sense of occasion. Maybe you’ll get the wine the waiter recommends. Desert? Sure! Coffee…absolutely. Then it’s time to pay and a lump forms in your throat. You […]

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How to Use Breaks to Be More Productive

Taking a regular break from work is important. But finding a productive way to use this time can be difficult when your mind’s stuck in “work mode.” What can you do to make the most of your breaks? By planning ahead, it’s possible to make your breaks beneficial for body, mind and soul. Deskercise, for […]

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Expiration Date Cheat Sheet

Expiration dates come on almost everything — from butter and eggs, to your lipstick and pillows. Some grocery items are not always entirely accurate, and certain household items should be recycled earlier than expected. The truth? The lifespan of the things we buy isn’t always as straightforward as you may think.

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12 Classic Sauces and How To Make Them

12 Classic Sauces and How To Make Them

A little sauce can get you a long, long way. Whether you’re trying to rescue a culinary disaster, or just to spice up something bland you cooked on a budget, knowing how to throw together half a dozen common ingredients can make all the difference when it comes to keeping the kids happy or impressing […]

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