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Archive for the ‘Work/life balance’ Category

Dads still reluctant to take up flexible working!


Only 20% of working mums’ partners work flexibly despite the fact that legislation on flexible working applies equally to them.

Do you secretly love cleaning?


Researchers have found that many women find giving the house a once over a ‘relaxing’, ‘satisfying’ or ‘therapeutic’ experience. Seriously?

Dirty Work


Brits’ efforts to be ‘green’ go out of the window the moment they leave home and set off for work.

10 ways to make your office more fun!


Most of us spend the majority of our waking hours working. However our workplace rarely feels like a home from home.

Back to school – are you ready?


It’s really hard to get back into the routine of ‘children at school’ after the long summer break. Make the transition as easy as possible by preparing early…

Redundancy and the real woman


Loss of confidence, loss of self belief, a sense of panic and complete loneliness – are just some of the emotions experienced when faced with redundancy. How would you cope…

How to make money from home


Read these five important steps you must get right to have success fast…

When do you actually switch off from work?


It is said that the average person working in Britain finally switches off from work at 7.59pm. Is that true in your household?

Is your WiFi making you ill?


In the world we live in, there is no escaping technology. We use it at work, at home and on our days off. Could this be affecting our health? Real Women Today friend, Michael Cohen explains more…

3 Steps To Getting It All Done By Working With Your Brain Not Against It


We all know that women can multi-task.
But do we put pressure on ourselves when we try to take on too much?
Dr Lisa Turner provides Real Women Today readers with some advice…