Work Life Balance

Motherhood and Career: 6 Tips To Being Successful At Both by Lorin Willis

July 20, 2014

Balancing a career and motherhood is a constant struggle for most professional women. The demands of both are equally as stressful as they are rewarding. Today’s economic times leaves few with the option of staying home. Feeling pulled in so many directions is tough on even the strongest working mothers, leading most to feel overwhelmed. […]

Women in STEM: Are you IN or OUT?

July 10, 2014
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Survey for women qualified in STEM. Please help by completing this & passing it on.  The survey will close in mid September and a final report is due to be published in October this year

The Pepperific Life

April 12, 2014

The Pepperific Life is a blog by Pepper Tan about single motherhood. In her blog, Pepper discusses the highs and lows about being a single mom. Her blog is peppered with advice about dating, raising a child and helpful household DIYs. Pepper’s blog,, was voted as the Top 25 Single Mom’s of 2013. Her […]

The Myth of the Work Life Balance

May 27, 2012

Isn’t balancing work and life tough? I mean really! Even if you feel like you have the greatest balanced life possible – sometimes it just gets to be too much. You know what I mean? Let’s break this down: there are 24 hours in a day. 7 days in a week. That’s 168 hours per […]

Becoming More Effective

May 18, 2012

This is the first in a series of articles looking at identifying your core values and strengths and developing a life plan that fits with these. This article will deal with how to clear a bit of time and space to get started. In his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” (1), Stephen R […]

Managing Pressure for Work-Life Balance

April 27, 2012

  Women have to face all types of pressures in life. Whether these pressures are related to the family life or work, they need to be dealt with and managed in the appropriate way. There needs to be a balance between these two aspects of life and here’s some tips on how every woman can […]

Mom’s Rhapsody

April 17, 2012
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Great rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody AKA Mom’s Rhap(sody) a parody of the former number 1 hit by the Rock Band of the 80’s JUST FOR FUN

Work-Life Balance

March 27, 2012

Work-life balance is a phrase some may call a cliché while others might ask ‘What’s the big deal?’ about it. As a concept it is indeed a big-deal, otherwise it wouldn’t have been spoken of for so many years and gained an ever-increasing number of proponents. The beauty of determining a ‘work-life’ balance is that […]

Understanding why work – Life Balance is important

February 22, 2012
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Raised cortisol levels in nursery children: stressing them for life?

October 5, 2011
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New mums face many challenges after the birth of their child. A huge and complex decision for many is whether to stay at home or go back to work.  Half of British mothers go back to work before their child is a year old. Research has begun to focus on the immediate effects of nursery-centred […]

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