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Egg salad sandwiches at 6am

It started as a way to use up some egg salad that was in the fridge.  I took the diced egg, spring onion and mayonnaise mixture from the Tupperware and put in between two slices of bread, then added a few slices of cucumber,  wrapped it all in greaseproof paper and gave it to my husband to take to work.  The next morning, while I was …

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When staying strong and powering through, isn’t working

Have you ever tried so hard to stay positive and power through, only to end up crashing and burning out? Then rally and try even harder only to crash and burn again a few weeks later? ‘Staying positive’ when you’re feeling anything but and ‘powering through’ even when you’re exhausted, is the emotional equivalent of holding a beachball …

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‘I just work better under pressure’

Are you not getting an awful lot done at the moment? You aren’t alone. With no pressing deadlines and a lot of people on leave the pace has slowed right down for many. There’s no problem with things slowing down, except if you have the feeling you’re not making the most of your time. And …

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