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Weekly Round-Up #228: Transform Your Home With Lighting, What To Name Your Dog & Where In The UK Should You Game

Weekly Round-Up #228: Transform Your Home With Lighting, What To Name Your Dog & Where In The UK Should You Game

Weekly Round-Up #228: Transform Your Home With Lighting, What To Name Your Dog & Where In The UK Should You Game

Welcome to this week’d round-up, I hope you’ve had a fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at how you can make over your home with some simple lighting tricks, how therapy dogs can help you and take look at the history of dog names so you can name your pooch and where in the UK is the best destination if you like to play computer games (surprisingly, it’s not London!

How To Transform Your Home With The Right Lighting – Budget Direct

Without good lighting, the impact of all the other well-thought-out details – sumptuous furnishings, opulent flooring, beautiful artwork – will be lost.

Here’s how to change a room with clever (but simple) lighting tricks.

The Most Scientific Countries In The World – RS Components

Scientific discovery is at the forefront of a lot of countries’ priorities – it’s what enables society to be innovative and forward-thinking. Science has affected our lives for generations creating solutions to combat lots of issues, from global epidemic diseases to medicine for the day-to-day cold.

Teenage girl wearing headphones and studying on a laptop
The mental health of teenagers has been affected by the current situation. Parents and teens can work together to find ways to cope with the lifestyle changes during this crisis.

But which countries are leading the way in science?

How To Have A Productive Argument At Work (14 Actionable Tips) –

Professionalism is nothing without passion.

But passion causes arguments to get heated rather quickly if you disagree with a coworker about the task at hand.

While it’s okay to have disagreements at work, it is important to do it in a way that has a positive outcome for both sides (preferably with no screaming).

Here’s a guide on how to have a productive argument at work

10 Famous Places You Can Stay Overnight From The Movies –

Often movie scenes are set in real places that you can do more than visit, you can even spend an entire night. Take a trip beyond the confines of your living room or local theater and spend a night in a place you thought you could only visit on-screen.

The Backpacker Index: Europe’s Most (And Least) Affordable Cities – Alpha Travel Insurance

With the summer on its way, trips are being booked and plans are being made to have a summer full of adventure and activities, but if you’re on a budget, where is the best place to go?

Deep Dive: Celebrity Tax Evasion – Crush The CPA Exam

Taxes. No one likes working them out or paying them but it’s a legal necessity. That doesn’t seem to stop some celebrities failing to pay their taxes though – find out who’s been naughty in this article!

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How Therapy Dogs Are Making Our Lives Better – Audley Villages

Much thought is given to choosing a name for our favourite four-legged friends, with a host of websites dedicated to giving us some much-needed inspiration, but have you ever wondered how dog names have evolved across history?

Mental Health: How Comfortable Are We Discussing It At Work? – Protectivity

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and Protectivity has addressed the importance of discussing mental health in the workplace by analysing how confident people across the UK are at discussing these issues in a professional setting

The Celebrity Chef Recipe Analysis – Wordery

If you follow me on instagram you’ll know that I love to cook. You might not think you have the time but I reckon everyone can fit a little home cooking into their lives. With that in mind, Wordery analysed over 400 recipes from 20 of the world’s best-loved celebrity chefs to reveal the best chef to suit your lifestyle

The Teacher Gender Reveal In Higher Education – RS Components

RS Components have analysed the teaching staff at the UK’s top universities for a number of core subjects to discover the female-to-male breakdown – and there’s no surprise that females are outnumbered by males!

Female Entrepreneurs Around The World – RS Components

According to a recent study by Aston University, men are almost twice as likely to become entrepreneurs than women.

However, with the amount of female business owners increasing by 45% in the last ten years, RS Components have analysed which countries are leading the way when it comes to female entrepreneurs.

11 Tips For Organising An Rv Kitchen – Your RV Lifestyle

In an RV, being organised is important. Whether you are living in your RV full time, or using your RV to enjoy exciting vacations, organisation is definitely key. The more organised you can be, the less the small amount of space available will be an issue, and the more time you can save.

The Gamer Index: The UK Video Gamer Hotspots – Liberty Games

The UK is a nation of gamers, with one of the largest video game markets in the world.

Tips That Can Help You Stay Healthy On Vacation
When you go on holiday, the last thing you want to happen is to fall ill. Not to worry! The team at Sharda Hospital have put together 8 tips to make sure you stay well on your break and return home feeling healthy and refreshed.

But which are the best UK cities for gaming enthusiasts to live and visit?

Have A Great Weekend

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next week, Stay Productive!

About The Author
Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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