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Six reasons why lockdown might have actually improved your relationship

When the world went into lockdown there were many uncertainties and one might have been: how will my relationship fare? Will being cooped up together 24/7 be too intense? Will we fight more?

Well, a few months on, you’re still together, and – perhaps surprisingly – even happier and stronger than before.

Maybe there’s even a part of you that’s dreading the end of lockdown...

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Eight signs you’re not ready to go back to real life after lockdown

Lockdown has changed life as we know it, and as much as we like to moan about the endless hours of Netflix, the lack of routine and the end of social plans, we have to admit, we’re starting to feel really comfortable in our ‘new normal’.

If the thought of going back to ‘real life’ and its responsibilities has you hiding under the duvet, we don’t blame you. Here are some key signs you...

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Four Steps for Successful Home Working

One of the biggest challenge’s homeworkers are facing day-to-day is achieving balance. However according to new research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) there are proactive steps we can take to help us feel more in control of our time.

According to Dr Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor in the department of Organisation and Personnel Management: “If we...

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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on appreciating life in lockdown

While many of us are chafing at the limits and restrictions of lockdown, TV personality and interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is positively enjoying the experience.

He’s just launched a new Youtube channel, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen’s School Of Flock, a personal journey through the art, history and alchemy of interior design, which he presents from his Cotswolds home.


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Noisy neighbours - Top list of worst neighbour noises during lockdown

The world’s fastest-growing marketplace has revealed the worst noises neighbours make in the UK after a rise in noise complaints around the nation.

When the marketplace polled the British public about the worst sounds heard from their neighbours, 86% cited ‘bad music choices’ as the worst offender, followed by ‘children playing’ and ‘loud lovemaking’, completing the top list of...