Category: <span>Inspiration</span>

Has lockdown affected the way you sleep? Are you having trouble drifting off, or waking up at regular intervals during the night? Or is your sleep punctuated by strange, vivid dreams?

If so, don’t worry. This is all perfectly normal during times of uncertainty and stress – something business owners have not been in short supply of since the lockdown.

The problem is that getting a good night’s sleep is vital for your physical and mental health and well being. Here are some ways to get better sleep so you can be at your best and fighting fit for coming out of lockdown.

Inspiration Work from home

Working on computers all day, intermittently checking our phones, watching television to relax, playing video games for fun – if you spend the vast majority of each day in front of a screen, your eyes will be feeling the strain by bedtime.

Here’s how to look after your eyes and help avoid all sorts of health issues such as eyesight problems, headaches and tiredness.


Mental health problems are more common than you may think – figures from Mind, the mental health charity show that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year.

The effects of the coronavirus lockdown might even make this figure higher – being stuck between the same four walls can have a negative impact on mental health at the best of times, feelings that will be exacerbated by the pandemic ad talk of death and illness, not to mention insecurity over jobs and personal and business finance.

May 18 to 24 is Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign designed to help encourage people to talk about mental health and address and issues head on.

Flexible working Inspiration Work from home

Being stuck at home all day during lockdown means many of us will have become even more attached to our screens – regardless of whether we’re working from home or not, many of those long hours at home will be spent checking phone, tablet and computer screens.

And that’s before we even get onto the box-set binges.

Guides & How-Tos Inspiration Technology

The coronavirus lockdown means more of us than ever before are now working from home, many for the very first time.

If you’re not used to working from home, it could have great novelty value at first – no commute and no need to even get dressed means you can fall out of bed, straight into work, and read your emails while eating breakfast.

If you regularly work from home, you’re probably already sick and tired of the increased number of conference call and video conference meetings that are being held with alarming regularity.

And after a few weeks of lockdown, you might even be missing the office…