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Our marriage 6 months on

So today, I’ve been married to my wonderful husband for 6 whole months! Boy does time fly and to my shame, it wasn’t actually me that remembered this significant date…it was him! (bad wifey!).

So how do I feel 6 months on? Not massively different to be honest. See, me and the husband are best friends, we were before we were married and we are now. We lived together before we were married and we’re about to buy our first proper house together now. We were happy before we were married and we’re bloody happy now! So really, I feel exactly the same, which is a fantastic thing!

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11 ways to stay motivated at work

We all have days when we just can’t get started, can’t get lift-off, can’t focus on the job that needs to be done. This is completely normal and there are things we can all do to stay motivated at work.

I find the following 11 tips help me when I feel I’m losing direction and need a boost. These can be applied to all aspects of life, not just the workplace – the premise is the same.

So here we go…


1. Clarify your goals

What exactly is it you want from life and your job? It is extremely important to know what your goals are in life, as you need something to focus on and act as a bench-mark. Sometimes we all need a little reminder of why we’re doing something and what the actual point is. So find a way of setting your goals that works for you. I have a note-pad that I carry with me everywhere and I keep a note of my blogging goals at the back of it. This means I can always flick to the back page and remind myself of my goals.Continue reading