Patricia Evans

A mum blogger who loves travel and interior designing

Patricia Evans is a part time interior designer and a full-time mother. She has worked in Marketing before but she quit her job to pursue her true passion: fashion and interior design.

The Hazards Of Being An Insomniac

There are a lot of things we tend to neglect in our everyday life. Sleep and insomnia, sadly, are important matters that we easily dismiss. We have become too accustomed to our fast-paced lifestyle that many of us consider sleep as a luxury rather than a need. If you're suffering from insomnia, whether acute or chronic, remember that you're placing your well-being at risk.
31/05/2017 13:26 BST

A Man's Guide In Making The Most Space Out Of His Apartment

Aside from getting a good job and getting a girlfriend, keeping an apartment that says you have graduated from frat houses differentiates grown-up men from big boys. After all, young professionals renting condos and apartments need to get their crap together - and we are not only talking about rent money here.
17/12/2015 10:22 GMT

People With These Experiences in Life Are Most Likely to Succeed

Success is one of those words that always beg for an "it depends" type of answer when asked to be defined. Because truly, it has no exact and accurate definition. Some relate it with rank and achievements, others with value, journey, lessons, and happiness.
26/11/2015 15:03 GMT

15 Bizarrely Unexpected Things That Could Actually Happen While You're Asleep

Sleep is an important process for the body to repair itself. The body temperature and blood pressure drop, the breathing becomes slower, and the muscles relax. While sleeping is a normal way for people to recover from the strain of everyday activities, bizarrely unexpected things happen, whether these are natural or manmade, harmless or not. Learn about what these are...
22/10/2015 20:47 BST

Eight Bad Lifestyle Choices that Compromise Hair Health

Hair loses its lustre and robustness as we age. It is part of the natural biological cycle of humans. However, smoking can accelerate the aging process, which could most likely lead to early balding in both men and women.
14/10/2015 17:19 BST

13 Living Struggles Only Apartment Renters Understand

Renting an apartment means that you no longer have to mow your own lawn or shovel snow. In addition, you also don't have to pay for real estate taxes or pay for house repair; your landlord will be the one to take care of that. However, despite these advantages, renting an apartment comes with its own disadvantages.
17/09/2015 16:17 BST

Eight Awesome Tips to Travel the World While Studying

As a student, you are probably on a budget. And even weekends can be tight. But are you just going to let the months and years pass without going out there? Hell, no. Here are awesome travel tips while studying abroad.
18/06/2015 14:44 BST

Encourage Kids to Study by Building Their Own Study Corner

If you want your child to be an achiever and be a stellar student, don't limit him to the walls of the classroom. Extend the learning to your home and turn a small space into a study area that is both vibrant and inspiring.
24/04/2015 16:07 BST

Play Ideas to Help Kids Become Less Shy

Children nowadays face a lot of societal pressures. We expect them to be achievers in school or sports, have many friends and be better than the next kid. Parents tend to push their children to mingle with other kids, putting them in the spotlight. However, this does not only increase your kid's shyness, it also makes them feel insufficient and affects their overall confidence level.
11/12/2014 07:26 GMT

Introducing Nature to Visually Impaired Kids

Visual impairment can be one of the most difficult disabilities to deal with. It can range from complete blindness to low vision--but regardless of degree, dealing with visual impairment means tackling all obstacles one might encounter when clear vision is required to learn.
26/08/2014 14:11 BST

Reducing Home's Carbon Footprint, 10 Natural Ways

We cannot totally get rid of these carbon footprints since it serves a great role in our lifestyle especially those enjoying the comforts of city living... the best way action plan for us is to drastically reduce our carbon footprint. Here are 10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint.
31/07/2014 14:13 BST

Are We Living in a Real Life 'Hunger Games'?

While there are some members of Europe's population who seem to be enjoying a financially sustainable lifestyle, how can authorities help those growing number of food insecure people? Are the efforts put forth to curb the global food crisis enough to solve the enormous problem?
15/07/2014 11:19 BST

Top 9 Home Design Upgrades That Wowed Brits

Home improvement can be as simple as adding a key piece to your furniture collection or as tedious as transforming your outdoor area into a contemporary veranda with the addition of certain architectural elements like awnings for the home.
24/06/2014 17:32 BST

How British Is Your Home?

The popularity of the show Downtown Abbey reignited the interest in English home design ideas. A typical British abode feels cozy, warm and snug. Note that even though the emphasis is on personalising your own home and achieving comfort, there are specific aesthetics that are necessary to achieve a British accent on your home.
10/06/2014 11:40 BST

Seven Heretical British Staple Sceneries

Every fortress that stands witness to London's rich history is a masterpiece and every busy corner is a showcase of the Londoners' fascinating way of life. Walking the streets of London feels so much like being in a scene on Downton Abbey. There seems to be a touch of class everywhere.
30/05/2014 15:16 BST

The Unofficial Guide to a Downton Abbey-like Home Décor

Being British isn't enough without having proper tea. Fans of Downton Abbey have dreamt (and dreaded) of a scene wherein they're with the Dowager Countess of Grantham, listening rather awkwardly as she spoke the wittiest of lines while calmly sipping her tea.
28/05/2014 12:59 BST

From Beaches to Hipster Cafes: Finding a Good Place to Write

Dorothy Parker couldn't have said it any better. Writers have quoted and re-quoted her to describe just exactly how they feel about the writing process. No one can blame them. The writing process is as complex as the human brain and it takes so much for it to be perfected.
15/11/2013 14:23 GMT

Nine Lessons to Teach Our Kids About Security

Home security is a shared responsibility among family members. Thus, it does not and must not exempt children. If children are capable of writing their name, memorise their home phone number and address, then they are no less ready to hit the books about home security.
04/10/2013 11:11 BST

How to Get a Proper Rest After a Workout

So you've been busying yourself in the gym for countless hours trying to build those muscles up. Or perhaps you're just a fitness enthusiast. Either way, it's of utmost importance that you take as much proper rest as you do when working out.
12/09/2013 14:11 BST