January doesn't have to be the enemy of your well-being. Instead, view it as an opportunity to practice the art of self-care. Amid January's doom and gloom, don't forget the warmth from human connections. Even if the idea of socialising feels daunting (and expensive post-Christmas!),
The holiday season is upon us, and you know what that means: gift-giving galore! But before you rush out to buy that perfect present, let's take a moment to talk about the kinds of gifts you should absolutely steer clear of this Christmas. We've all been there…received a well-intentioned but utterly cringe-worthy gift. So, to spare you the awkwardness and ensure you don't end up on anyone's naughty list, here's a list of gifts to avoid.
You want to show appreciation for a fantastic employee, but those ‘Thank you for your hard work’ emails just don't cut it anymore…and can verge on the side of cheesy and predictable. Well, fret not! I have got the lowdown on choosing the perfect employee appreciation gift that is super heartfelt. I have even thrown in some gift ideas for good measure. Let's dive in and make our colleagues's day a little brighter! Because if the roles were reversed, I would love a little gift – who wouldn’t?
Gift-giving is a joyous way to express love and appreciation for our loved ones. However, sometimes even with the best intentions, things can go awry (trust me, I’ve been there), leading to gift disasters that leave us feeling embarrassed or disappointed.
Fear not! In this blog, we will explore seven common gifting mistakes and provide practical tips on avoiding them, ensuring your gifts are always met with smiles and appreciation.
While traditional gift options are always appreciated, there's something undeniably special about giving a gift that stands out from the rest. In this blog post, we'll explore a world of quirky and unique gift boxes that go beyond the ordinary, ensuring your loved ones receive a memorable surprise for any occasion. From birthdays to ‘just because’ moments, let's dive into extraordinary gift box ideas that convey a special message. Who wants to be the same as everyone else anyway? Not me! Life is way too short for boring.
Finding the perfect Father's Day gift can be daunting, but with some thought and planning, you can find something your dad will love. Whether you choose a tech gadget, book, sports gear, or grooming product, consider his interests, needs, and personality. Remember, Father’s Day is much more about thought and personalisation than the amount of money spent. If you have a
massive budget and want to go crazy, then great, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, but remember that something small and sentimental is much more likely to bring a tear to your father's eye. It’s as simple as showing how much he means to you. Nothing else matters.
Practising self-care can help us maintain a mindful balance in our lives…something we should all strive for. We don’t just need it to live happy lives; we also deserve it. Our lives don’t just revolve around our families, friends or customers; sometimes, we need to put ourselves before everyone else. Plus, it’s much easier to care for everyone and everything in our lives when we care for ourselves too.
Mother’s Day is a pretty special day on the calendar. It is one of the year's key dates for those of us who lucked out when it came to mothers. Of course, we should appreciate our mums all year round, but our lives are busy, and time often flies by without us focusing on much apart from work, school runs and housework. These celebrations ensure we take a break from our busy lives to acknowledge what is really important to us.
Valentine’s Day is about love conquering all, and that's worth celebrating, right? Any strong, healthy couple doesn't need one day of the year to show each other, or others, how much they mean to each other. That is obvious. However, it does allow them to celebrate that love. It is no different to any other celebration like Mother's Day or Father's Day. We should be expressing our love and appreciation to these important people everyday of the year, but we don't.
Self-care is inexpensive and easily accessible, AND we can all find ten minutes a day to do it. Every single one of us deserves that. Most people have no idea that self-care comes in many forms. It doesn’t necessarily mean scheduling visits to a spa or weekend breaks abroad. I mean, it can be, don’t get me wrong, but time or money needed for extravagant things shouldn’t be a reason not to look after yourself. There are so many aspects of self-care that we need to focus on in our everyday lives, but today we are going to focus on my favourite…pure indulgent pampering!
Here at D’Lux, our thoughts have already turned to Christmas. As soon as the evenings started to draw in and that searing summer heat subsided, giv...
Marriage is as popular as ever! Over a quarter of a million take place every year in the UK…that’s a lot of wedding cake and a lot of gifts! Where ...