It’s that time of the year again; Christmas jumpers are out in full force and the annual UK day where (almost) everyone dons their festive knits (to raise money for charity or just because they really love it) is right round the corner.
There are few times of year that require a cosy bedroom as much as Christmas. Not only is this the season where we have to do all we can to fight off the chilly weather, but we can all look forward to some lovely lie-ins over the festive period too.
So whether you’re treating yourself to a buy now pay later bed, or are dotting your bedroom with a few seasonal accessories, here’s how you can guarantee a cosy Christmas in your bedroom in 2016!
Often living on your own for the first time and away from the safety net of your family, with all the excitement of a new adventure, means that security within student accommodation is often over looked.
Friends and family are always likely to have an opinion on a new lover in your life. But there is one factor above any that is likely to arouse much interest: if you have a disparity of age.
If they’re much older or younger than you, friends and family will often see this as a negative. They might caution you against getting involved.
After seeing rising numbers of gift cards and big box stores over the last ten years, it’s not surprising that an increasing number of consumers are bucking that trend to seek out unique gifts. This has made personalised gifts the hottest trend for shopping this year.
Nothing says “I planned ahead this year” like a personalised gift. After a decade of last minute gift card purchases and Black Friday shopping, this year many shoppers began planning their holiday gift purchases before the end September. Fortunately, it has become quick and easy to order personalised items online. Now gift givers can get credit for planning ahead when they actually ordered only a few weeks before Christmas.
As the dark mornings and darker nights arrive, many of us are starting to get that festive feeling. However, it’s a different story for those with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), as Compost Direct explains.
The changing of the seasons signifies a difficult time for them and is often the trigger of SAD. Although the exact cause remains unclear, SAD is a type of depression that fluctuates with the seasons. It is most common in winter and symptoms include irritability, low moods, a lack of energy, sleeping for longer and craving carbohydrate-rich ‘comfort food’.
Going to university for the first time can be really exciting and full of promises, but eventually reality smacks you on the face, and you find yourself struggling hard for funds. In my first year of university, managing my university budget was harder than studies. Other than receiving good grades, my goal was to make the most out of my budget and try saving up a few bucks.
Odds are, you are sitting down whilst you read this article. More than that, if you are working from an office, you are likely to be sitting for more than 8 long hours today, maybe more.
We have flitted from one office fad to another in the quest to prevent premature aging and heart failure, linked to being sedentary. From gym balls to floor cushions, and in recent time no chairs whatsoever, just the option to stand at your work station.
Have you always secretly wanted to create an amazing travel video out of the video footage that you record on some of your trips? If you’ve seen some of the travel videos that your friends have shared, or others that are floating around on YouTube – you may very well want to do the same.
The good news is that it really isn’t all that difficult to create a travel video. Seeing as you already have the footage sorted, the only thing you need is Movavi Video Editor for Mac to help you compile it – and make it look great at the same time.
The time has come, you’ve been dating a special someone for some time now, and you’ve decided that you are to get down on one knee and propose. But before you can even start to consider the tricky question of where to propose there’s an even bigger question – what about the ring?