In the search for making positive changes to our everyday lives and increasing overall productivity, the term “habit stacking” has emerged as a popular buzz phrase in recent years. This effective approach is centred around merging small, routine tasks to construct a chain of habits, or adding them into existing routines. In this blog post, […]
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It’s the holidays and it’s a massive juggle with kids and work. I shouted at my kids whilst I was on a work call and this is why.
Childcare costs in the UK can be a significant financial burden for many families, particularly during school holidays when parents need to arrange alternative care for their children. As a proud employer of many working parents, we have analysed the costs of childcare during summer holidays and half-terms, drawing on the insights provided by the […]
Most successful small business owners understand the importance of their morning. They know it can boost their mood and set them up for the day if they do it right – and they understand that if they don’t have a good morning routine, their day may begin with stress and frustration. But how do you […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]