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By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Having great friends who pick you up when you’re down and celebrate you when you succeed is one...

As part of our series on confidence, I decided to do a practical experiment. After all, if you have to overcome fears of...

Every year, British consumers spend £21.7 billion on impulse purchases. More than 50% of consumers make an impulse buy every...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry The big move is about to arrive and this time next month, you’ll be arranging for all of your...

The eternal discussion of confidence; Self confidence, body confidence, self-esteem, and what it really means. There is no...

School holidays: Day 3. So far so good but there is 5.4 days left to entertain, educate and attempt to get some down time,...

In interior design when we talk of personal touches, this usually refers to painting & decorating, pictures, lighting,...

Think you can’t afford a sun-drenched place to call home? The latest data from Rightmove, might just make you think again....

We always want to be seen to be doing all we can for other people, especially when it comes to family and close friends,...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Whether you’ve recently graduated from university, looking for a part time job alongside studies,...

When being invited to someone’s house, regardless of relationship, whether visiting or staying, it is important to...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry According to a recent government study we are set to spend an average of 99,117 hours at work, which...

Bad habits are a common thing in everyone’s daily lives but some can eventually take over our lives. From the common things...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry After three or four years at university, most students will be thinking about their next steps,...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry If you’re well into your professional career and are considering taking a gap year, don’t be...

Have you ever scrolled through Facebook or Twitter to find an article featuring your favourite celebrity doing something...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry On the 5th of June the entire globe will come together to take care of our planet on World Environment...

By Holly Barry, @HJBarry Congratulations! If you’re reading this you’re no doubt nearing the end of your studies, be...

We’ve long known that chocolate, particularly dark (with cocoa solids of 70-100%), is extremely good for us. Chocolate...

It can be pretty difficult to identify when you’re on the crux of burnout or even when you’re caught in it. Sadly,...

….and some ideas on how to build on your self-esteem. Although self-esteem and self confidence are often associated...

It’s difficult to define burnout succinctly and so, even more difficult to intercept it. Most people only realise that...

Last week I told you all about the giftwrapping workshop with Amanda White I went to. If you followed it closely, you will...

Let’s be superficial, let’s judge from the outside, let’s worry about looks and ignore what’s on the inside for a...