phone addiciton

Tips to break your phone addiction

We live in an age where almost everybody owns a smart phone. We use emails to communicate and social media to connect. Phones and social media may be what some would call a ‘necessary evil’. We need our phones and that’s a fact. But how do you know if you’re…

My black dog

About 15 years ago I was walking home from school when a stray black dog started to follow me. He looked as though no one cared for him; mangy, unwashed and rather ugly. I tried to shoo him away but he persisted and followed me all the way home. I don’t…

5 Tips for negotiating part time hours

When I had my son, I took 12 months maternity leave and then returned to work part time, three days per week. Working part time is the perfect balance for me. It means I get to spend quality time at home with my son while continuing to do a job…