5 Tips for Working From Home

5 Tips for Working From Home

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There’s been a real trend for flexible work arrangements, including working from home, even before the current situation. While the concept sounds great (working from your couch in your pyjamas!), it can actually be really difficult. There are pets and children and chores just sitting there waiting to distract you at any given moment. Add in Netflix and your bed and you could just have a recipe for disaster. Never fear – I have some tips to establish an effective working from home situation so that you can enjoy the perks while also being productive. 1. Get ready for the day One of the biggest perks of working from home is that you don’t have to get dressed in business attire. Business suits? Gone. Full face of makeup? No way.…
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4 Characteristics of Stoicism

4 Characteristics of Stoicism

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The concept of stoicism has recently been gaining some interest. At first, this may seem unusual given that the concept dates back to Greece and was founded 2000 years ago. Some may wonder how this philosophy could apply to modern-day life given that the world has changed so much since then, but it is a surprisingly useful tool for navigating the ever-changing society that we now live in. Stoicism focuses on the idea that we should focus on the things we can control, rather than the things we have no power over. There are many benefits to this philosophy including better control of one's emotions, improved focus and productivity, and higher levels of contentment. If you are wondering how you can be become more stoic and experience these benefits for…
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How To Wake Up Early In The Morning

How To Wake Up Early In The Morning

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Marcus Aurelius was the emperor of Rome from 161 to 180 AD and during his rule Aurelius found the time to construct a series of autobiographical writings now known as the "meditations". The meditations is regarded as one of the greatest works of philosophy which is why I'll be using some of its wisdom as a motivation to talk about the 10 things you should do to wake up early. 1 - Find Your Ideal "IKIGAI" Marcus Aurelius says, "everything is created for some duty, if so, then for what task were you yourself created?" "IKIGAI" is a Japanese wellness theory that can make your mornings beautiful. It's defined as one's reason for which you wake up in the morning which can be interpreted as your "purpose in life". Marcus…
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How To Write A Confirmation Email

How To Write A Confirmation Email

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Writing sincere emails help you establish connections with your subscribers; introduces your brand; and builds trust for long-lasting relationships. Your email listing should include: confirmation emails, welcome emails, newsletters, event invitations and event follow-ups. Whether you have a lot to say, but don’t know where to start; or dealing with writer’s block; or even if you’re looking for new inspiration to level up your email strategy, then you’ve come to the right place! (more…)
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