10 Tips To Wake Your Creativity

July 6, 2016 by Kate Simpson

We all struggle with getting our creative juices flowing from time-to-time and this can leave us feeling depressed and unproductive. In this Guest Post Kate Simpson takes a look at 10 simple steps you can use to get back to your creative self. … Read More »


5 ways to Overcome Procrastination

May 4, 2016 by Amina Hassan

Procrastination is a time sucker. It’s also a very common problem amongst graduate students. We may claim that we work best under pressure, but the truth of the matter is, the quality of our work suffers. And just like with any other problem, the first step to recovery is first admitting we have a problem. […] … Read More »


The "Art" Of Self-Sabotage

January 20, 2016 by Katy Whitton

I don’t know about you but I feel an immense level of satisfaction when I’m able to get up earlier than I need to knowing that I have plenty of time to get ready for whatever I have planned for the day. This extra time allows me to make a "proper" cup of coffee, sit […] … Read More »


How To Get Over Hump Day

June 3, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Is Wednesday bringing you down? Maybe you're viewing it as hump day then! In this post we look at a few simple solutions to help you stop thinking of Wednesdays as the mountain that needs to be climbed before you can reach your weekend. … Read More »


How to run an appraisal

August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Well, New Year coming up so new start and all that eh? As we move into the new year, we’ll all start having to face the prospects of either giving a review or being on the receiving end of one. The following video I stumbled on whilst wandering through YouTube is an excellent example of […] … Read More »


The US Presidential Election, Motivation and Productivity

August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Hah! Bet you didn”t see that one coming eh? Yes, I am about to link the US Election to the topic of this blog – how genius am I?! Firstly, before I begin my “mashup” of politics and lifehacking I”d like to give a big round of applause to all that voted for – who […] … Read More »


5 Lessons Managers Can Learn From Running A Pool Team

August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Okay, a slightly strange topic – and tangent – for me I know bt I’ve been thinking about this for a while now (no wonder my head hurts!) and I actually think that the lessons I’ve learned whilst running one of my local pool teams – Yes, they let ME be a captain, the fools!! […] … Read More »


Old workers are the happiest

August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has reported that “Older People are happier at work“: Older workers are the happiest employees, research commissioned by Vodafone suggests. Seven out of 10 workers aged over 50 said they felt fulfilled compared with half of 25 to 31-year-olds…. The research, based on a survey of 3,800 people, suggested that people in their […] … Read More »

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