Why You Need to Rethink Your Job

Right now, your job takes up the vast majority of your free time. You probably spend 8 hours a day at work and at least 1 hour a day commuting. Sometimes you’ll clock out late (most times in fact) and then there’s the time you spend getting your lunch and clothes ready for work. In short, you don’t really spend 8 hours a day at work… you spend 10 hours at least. You spend 8 hours sleeping too, so that means you have 6 hours max to yourself. Oh dear. And here’s the thing: your job is only likely to get more stressful. As most of us try to gain a better salary, we are forced to take on more …

How to Spend Less Time Cooking

One of the biggest lies you see commonly in books and online is that you can cook a meal in ten minutes. How often have you seen books with titles like ‘Ten Minute Meals’? There are a few things you can cook in ten minutes but really these don’t get much more ambitious than beans on toast or ‘an egg’. If you want to make an actual meal though, you’ll spend a lot more time in the kitchen. The perfect example of this is when you see an instruction like ‘take your chopped onion’. Hang on a second! Where did this onion come from? Who chopped it? The onion fairies? But even the books that don’t use these little tricks …