Procrastination is not the same as laziness

I have something different to the usual money-oriented content for you today. Having been at home  for so long now, I felt some of my bad habits try to creep back in and had to actively fight them. One of the habits was procrastination. Simply speaking, procrastination is not equal to laziness. There is a specific difference – when we procrastinate, we feel guilty about … Continue reading Procrastination is not the same as laziness

5 biggest (non-obvious) drawbacks of living in Europe’s largest city

This article will kindly omit the topic of the pandemic, because enough has been said for now. Instead, let’s talk about London. I live in London. And the title was a naughty little clickbait. London is the 3rd largest city in Europe, not the largest, but somehow people often forget that Istanbul and Moscow, the two largest ones, are also in Europe. That aside, I … Continue reading 5 biggest (non-obvious) drawbacks of living in Europe’s largest city

My actual lockdown routine – the weekend

I recently posted about my weekday routine. You can find the post here. Today, let us talk about the weekend version, since we are nearing yet another one. My weekends are a good bit different to my weekdays, and it gives me some sense of sanity. Don’t get me wrong – I still spend these at home, but usually fairly differently to my weekdays. A … Continue reading My actual lockdown routine – the weekend

My actual lockdown routine – the weekday

A short while ago I posted a video in which I mentioned some of the elements of my daily ‘stay sane’ routine. Today, I am going to share quite a bit more detail with you. I am hoping to accomplish two goals while I share it: Burn an hour or two productively by writing this post Cheer you up and remind you that you are … Continue reading My actual lockdown routine – the weekday

Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)

The British version of furlough British government has rolled out a furlough scheme in order to safeguard at least some of the private sector jobs currently being cut left and right, and through that salvage at least part of the economy. What is it? Furlough in the UK is a temporary leave of absence granted to employees or members of an organisation, on reduced pay. … Continue reading Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)