Have you ever felt like a “black box”? I think it’s one of the hazards of working virtually but I’ve learned there’s one or two ways to overcome it.
I love December, it’s the only month of the year when you feel justified in eating and drinking until your heart’s content (or your stomach at any rate!).
Never do this, or so the saying goes – but it’s one of the big pluses of working as a Virtual Assistant isn’t it – the ability, as a parent, to work from home?
How are you feeling today? Stressed, anxious, run-down? Or organised, calm and in-control? Not that I need to remind you, but Christmas is only 2 weeks away and often this can be a time of complete panic – don’t’ worry you’re not alone!
Recently things have gone a little crazy work-wise. I’ve had more work than usual come in from existing clients, and have very happily won a couple of new clients, so my normal daily routines have gone out the window for the last couple of weeks to compensate for the additional work. Whilst I’m obviously delighted, … Continued
It’s been a while since we’ve tried to tempt your taste buds with a delicious recipe. So with Autumn looming what better way to enjoy those shorter days and cosy evenings in front of the fire, than with a heart-warming stew. I’d love to say this was something I concocted myself, but if it was … Continued
Whilst getting dressed this morning it suddenly occurred to me that I’ve adapted quite easily into the non-corporate style of dress after years of ‘conforming’ to office standards. Has this made me less disciplined? Less organised? Less motivated? Absolutely not.
Almost time for holidays and I for one can’t wait to go in search of some sunshine. Whilst we all hope that our holidays will be nothing more than relaxation and happy times it’s always a good idea to be prepared for an emergency.
So you’ve set up your VA business and you may be working from home for the first time. Is it easy? Did you find the transition from being office based ‘away from home’, to being office based ‘at home’ challenging? No? Wow – I wish I’d come to you for some pointers!
Gingerbread The idea behind this cake is that it improves with keeping so it gives you something to have with your coffee for the whole week. Well that’s the idea anyway !