How To Set Goals For 2023

How To Set Goals For 2023

It’s hard to believe 2022 is finally coming to a close. COVID at the start of the year, and now the cost of living crisis have made it a tumultuous year for most small business owners. Your business has survived an extremely tough year – and with a little planning, it can survive 2023 as […]

How To Save Money This Christmas

How To Save Money This Christmas

Christmas can be an expensive time – and this is especially true right now. The cost of living crisis has affected the vast majority of people in Britain, and millions are expected to spend less this Christmas. If you have a tight budget this year, don’t worry; there are lots of things you can do […]

How To Retain Focus And Get The Most Out Of Your Day

How are you at focusing? I definitely have had my challenges with focus; too many distractions, too many things on my to-do list. Sometimes I can sabotage myself just by saying on repeat ‘I have too much to do’, rather than actually doing it! (Is that only me?). But in reality, productivity doesn’t happen by […]

Guest Blog: Are you always busy being busy?

Transformational Coach & SpareMyTime client, Nikki Swan, shares her tips on how to cut down on the “busy-ness” in our lives A few years ago, I got a really hung up on the word “busy”. I noticed myself saying it a LOT.  And it annoyed me.  I think I even resolved (New Year’s resolution) to […]

5 Jobs A Virtual Assistant Can Do Better Than You (Probably)

5 Jobs A Virtual Assistant Can Probably Do Better Than You

Lots of business owners are hesitant to hire virtual support. Some worry that virtual employees aren’t skilled enough, while others believe in-person employees work harder than remote employees. However both of these statements are rarely accurate. In fact, various studies have found that remote employees work harder than in-person employees! Virtual assistants are also normally […]

Signs You’re Working Too Hard

Signs You’re Working Too Hard

Do you think that you’re working too hard? If so, you’re not alone. Google searches for ‘symptoms of burnout’ have increased by over 70% in the last 12 months, so there are lots of adults who feel overworked. This is especially tough for working parents and small business owners, and over time it can cause […]

How to Have a Great May Half-Term

How to Have A Great October Half Term

Not sure what to do this May half term? Check out our favourite tips to help you and your kids have a fun (and stress-free!) half term.

The Best Podcasts For Working Mums

Podcasts are a great way to escape daily life, and they can also provide a much-needed break from the news. If you’re a working mum and you’d like to find a podcast that discusses the challenges of raising children while having a full time job, then we’ve got some recommendations for you.

Bad Financial Habits You Should Drop

Bad Financial Habits You Should Drop

Do you struggle to save money? Do you often find yourself overspending? If so, you’re not alone – and we would like to help. Research has found that millions of British adults are worried about their spending habits, so this is a common problem. Yet despite this, it is actually fairly easy to improve your […]