As a busy event planner and host, my time is very valuable to me, but I have to look good when hosting events, so regular trips to the nail salon have been part of my weekly routine for a long time. But a turning point in how I became an advocate of do-it-yourself nail manicures was something that happened a few months back. Read More
It’s only from my husband that I knew about the month of August is a “ghost month” for some Chinese. They stopped house construction as soon as that month comes in because the noise might wake the “ghost”.
It’s actually my birthday and our wedding anniversary month.
I’ve been working from home since 2010 and while others have been posting their companies’ Christmas Parties, here I am, still hustling with only eight days before Christmas. To be honest, this is the time when I missed working in the corporate world. You know those Christmas presentations, exchange gifts with colleagues,13th-month pay, and Christmas bonus!
But, no regrets because there are still a lot of things that I am thankful for being able to work from home and to earn through online writing.
In today’s busy world, it can be difficult to find the perfect balance between work and play. When there’s always another job to be ticked off the list, and the boundaries between home and work can become blurred it’s difficult to know exactly when you should switch off. Throw in any other responsibilities into the mix: caring for kids, managing a household and maintaining friendships, and it can lead to an enormous amount of stress. Getting enough rest and learning how to relax is so important, you’ll be happier and more productive without the risk of a meltdown occurring at any given moment. If life has got you feeling overwhelmed, try taking these simple tips on board. Read More
Sometimes I wonder, what if I knew freelancing before I had my own family? Perhaps I could become a digital nomad who travels the country while working at my own place and time. But then again, reality bites— I’ve got three kids to take care of and another one who seems to be harder to take care of these days than the kids— my husband (I’m guessing it could be the almost eleven years of us being married).