Entries by Georgia James

10 Fun Inventions To Tackle First World Problems (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2014 | (15:00)

We’ve come a long way since Dickensian times but life can still be pretty tough with all these first world problems to contend with.

Take breakfast time, for instance. You stick some toast down only to find, when it pops up, it’s slightly more ‘done’ than you like...

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Healthy Snacks To Avoid Weight Gain At Work

(1) Comments | Posted 20 May 2014 | (15:00)

Boredom, stress and the 4 o’clock chocolate run conspire to make work a notoriously challenging environment for sticking to healthy eating plans. And given the average full-time working Brit spends over 40 hours a week at work, that’s a lot of time off the healthy eating...

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The Best Places To Work In The World (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 19 May 2014 | (15:00)

We’ve all done it. You get back from a stressful day in the office – flanked by a hideous commute – and find yourself thinking, over a large glass of red, ‘there’s got to be more to life than this’.

But though you know there is more to...

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13 Ways To Do The Things You Love Without Your Smartphone

(3) Comments | Posted 8 May 2014 | (15:00)

From testing your eyesight and telling you whether you’re over the limit before you get behind the wheel to faking an incoming call to extricate you from a bad date, there are few things in life your smartphone can’t assist you with these days.

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10 Original DIY Wall Art Ideas To Decorate Your Space

(1) Comments | Posted 7 May 2014 | (21:43)

As original art tends to come with a hefty price tag, many of us are driven to adorn the empty walls in our living spaces with prints and posters. And with a vast array of reproduced works available online in every conceivable style and size at affordable prices,...

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10 Of The Best Views In Britain

(8) Comments | Posted 5 May 2014 | (15:00)

If your idea of escaping work stress and getting back to nature is uploading a picture of a beautiful landscape as your screen saver and staring at it between meetings, it’s high time you booked some annual leave. Or as we like to call it – a good...

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10 Of The Coolest Workspaces In The World

(1) Comments | Posted 2 May 2014 | (15:00)

Until recent years, broken air conditioning, fluorescent strip lighting and cheap grey furniture were staples of the typical UK office.

And despite the average full-time British worker spending more than 40 hours a week at work – considerably more waking hours than they spend at...

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9 Famous People Who Found Success Against All Odds

(0) Comments | Posted 30 April 2014 | (22:13)

When you watch the endless parade of glamorous celebrities sashaying down the red carpet come awards season, it’s easy to assume they’ve all had fame and fortune handed to them on a plate – blessed with the right genes, born into acting or filmmaking dynasties.

Likewise, it’s tempting to...

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Are These The 10 Best Jobs In The World?

(2) Comments | Posted 30 April 2014 | (15:00)

Ever feel like you’re in the wrong job? You’re certainly not alone. A recent study found that as many as one in three Brits are unhappy at work. But it’s not all doom and gloom - a further report found that one in ten Brits love...

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10 Ways To Revamp A Victorian Home

(0) Comments | Posted 22 April 2014 | (20:48)

High ceilings with cornicing, feature fireplaces with ornate tiling, picture rails, dado rails… from the big features to the little flourishes, it’s not hard to see why Victorian properties are an estate agent’s dream to sell.

Built during a time of great change and innovation, Victorian housing...

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6 Ways Work Friendships Could Improve Your Health

(0) Comments | Posted 18 April 2014 | (15:00)

Forging friendships at work can be a precarious business. You probably spend considerably more time with your co-workers than even your closest friends outside of work but the threat of things getting political and potentially jeopardising your position at work can make it difficult to know where to draw the...

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8 Reasons You're In The Right Job, Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted 14 April 2014 | (15:00)

If the daily grind is getting you down, scouring job recruitment sites or reaching for the jobs section of the newspaper might seem like the obvious solution.

But before you burn your bridges and sign yourself up for a new job with the same old problems, it might be worth...

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10 Surprising Secrets Of Happy Workplaces

(0) Comments | Posted 11 April 2014 | (20:00)

Abundant holiday entitlement, a bulging pay-packet, easy-going bosses, flexible hours… When you’re feeling disillusioned by the daily grind, it’s easy to fantasise about that dream job where the perks are plenty, the bonuses are big and the vending machine is free.

But even in a world where...

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7 Things We Can Learn From U.S. Work Culture

(12) Comments | Posted 8 April 2014 | (15:00)

If you’ve ever touched base in a thought shower to workshop a few issues and drill down to some bottom line ideas that have been run up the flagpole following some blue sky thinking outside the box – or you’ve ever watched an episode of 'The Apprentice' –...

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The Big Declutter: 20 Things In Your Home You Need To Get Rid Of Now

(19) Comments | Posted 3 April 2014 | (21:43)

When it comes to living with clutter, we all have a different threshold. Some of us like our homes to have a lived-in look while others prefer clean lines and perfect minimalism. Some like to hold onto items of sentimental value while others prefer to ruthlessly...

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Small Room? 7 Smart Ways To Make Your Space Seem Bigger

(2) Comments | Posted 3 April 2014 | (10:25)

Thanks to the recent housing price hike and the growing popularity of city living, more people than ever are compromising on the size of their home in order to live in the location they desire.

But while the estate agents do a convincing job of marketing less than ample...

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Organise Your Home: Stylish Storage Solutions For Every Room

(0) Comments | Posted 2 April 2014 | (09:37)

If your home seems to look messy no matter how much time you spend tidying it, a few smart storage solutions will hide a multitude of sins and create the illusion of a serene and organised household with minimum effort.

Not only will your space look cleaner, tidier and more...

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Styling A Room? 5 Questions To Ask Before You Start

(0) Comments | Posted 2 April 2014 | (09:17)

Whether you've just arrived in a new home or you simply can't bear to look at that wallpaper a minute longer, once the interior stylist in you rears its head, it can be hard to resist jumping straight in and letting rip.

But before you start whipping out your credit...

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The Daily Grind: 6 Top Work Gripes And How To Resolve Them

(0) Comments | Posted 1 April 2014 | (15:00)

Got the Monday morning blues every morning? According to a report by leading UK recruitment firm, Randstad, a third (33%) of UK workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. But while the statistic warrants concern, it’s not exactly surprising. After all, when was the last time you...

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Christmas Dinner Leftover Recipe Ideas

(7) Comments | Posted 26 December 2013 | (12:37)

Fed up of turkey sandwiches on Boxing Day? Transform your Christmas dinner leftovers into a veritable feast with these tasty recipe ideas from food blogger, Jassy Davis. From pear and Christmas pudding crumble to roast stuffing squashes, never was there a better reason to eat less on Christmas...

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