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One of the reasons that a lot of people tend to stay precisely where they are for most of their lives is that they’re afraid of the negative effects a move will have on their careers. That’s why it’s important for those who want to see more of their country - or even the world - to look into jobs that are portable. When we say portable, we’re talking about jobs that are in-demand all over the place. You can barely move without finding a place in need of some of these!
CAREER, LIFESTYLE

Always be In-Demand: Consider These Portable Careers

One of the reasons that a lot of people tend to stay precisely where they are for most of their lives is that they’re afraid of the negative effects a move will have on their careers. That’s why it’s important for those who want to see more of their country – or even the world – to look into jobs that are portable. When we say portable, we’re talking about jobs that are in-demand all over the place. You can barely move anywhere without finding a place in need of some of these! Writer We’re not talking about screenwriters and…

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INSPIRATION, LIFESTYLE

Bookshelf: 3 books about self-love

Take some extra time to nourish yourself. Take yourself out for a lunch. Explore a new neighborhood. This week on Bookshelf, we’ve compiled a list of books that will help you to nourish your mind and body. These inspirational reads from self-love advocates will help you reignite your positive relationship with yourself and your life.  The beauty myth by Naomi Wolf | The myth of female beauty challenges every woman, every day of her life. Wolf exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function today, in the home and at work, in literature and the media, in relationships…

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Think of all those everyday aspects of life that cause you problems every day, both at work and out of it. Thought about them? Have a few sprung to mind? Well now it’s time to take action against them and to banish them from your life once and for all.
CAREER, LIFESTYLE

Enhance Your Work (and Life)

Think of all those everyday aspects of life that cause you problems every day, both at work and out of it. Thought about them? Have a few sprung to mind? Well now it’s time to take action against them and to banish them from your life once and for all. But where to begin? There are so many everyday problems out there so it would be impossible to target them all (in one sitting, anyway) which is why it may be best to tackle the most common ones — like procrastination. If you suffer from the plight that is procrastination,…

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You Should Be Doing This If You Want To Move Up The Career Ladder
CAREER, LIFESTYLE

You Should Be Doing This If You Want To Move Up The Career Ladder

None of us like lagging behind in our careers. Promotion means more than just a pay rise. It’s a sign that the boss appreciates what we do for the business.  All our hard work is recognized. Most importantly, it shows that we’re good at our job and we’re making a real difference. So if you’ve been overlooked for promotion yet again, what do you do? Chances are you’re looking to make a move to a new company! The trouble is, finding a new job can take months of hard work and hope. For every application, you’re weighing up the pros…

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10 MINUTES WITH..., LIFESTYLE

Charlotte Ågren

Blix chat to Charlotte Ågren, the Founder of LondonSwedes.com – the largest website for the Swedish and Scandinavian community in London and the UK. With a background in Business and Management from London’s Regent University, Charlotte is now a full time business owner, event host and a fellow London lover. Photo Credit: Time Out Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? ​I’m a Swede living in London, I’ve been here 8 years in August and have no plans to go back to Stockholm – my hometown yet! I moved here with my ex-boyfriend and ended up staying when he was ready to go…

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Is Reading Becoming Redundant? 3 Reasons To Fall In Love With Books Again
LIFESTYLE

Is Reading Becoming Redundant? 3 Reasons To Fall In Love With Books Again

In an age of computers, tablets, apps, and selfies, you could be forgiven for thinking the humble book has been replaced by the screen. Whilst there are huge benefits of technology we shouldn’t be so quick to abandon print and good old-fashioned publishing. If your love affair with books is over, read this list and we promise you’ll become besotted all over again… Escapism One of the great things about books is the escapism they offer. You could say that film offers the same kind of escape, but reading allows you to enjoy the world the author has created all…

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EDITOR'S CHOICE, INSPIRATION, LIFESTYLE

4 Ways to Reinvent Yourself This Spring

Happy first day of Spring! It’s the time for new beginnings, longer days, brighter colours, and fuzzy feelings. We are yearning for a change, however big or small. And what better excuse to reinvent yourself and add some small improvements to your daily routine and habits?  De-clutter your house, life and mind As we enter the season of rebirth, take some time out to figure out what is working, what isn’t and where you’d like to be in  a year. Spring cleaning should not be limited to your physical closets; it’s time to clean the clutter from your mind. Update your…

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