NEW YEAR, SAME ME, SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT APPROACH

new year, same me

Happy New Year!! Today marks the first day back at work for me! I had a trip with the lovely guys at Next booked in for right after the New Year (blog post coming soon!) so I decided to simply enjoy the experience and not panic that I was getting left behind by taking a few extra days off. Feeling pretty good about that choice, to be honest, it’s given me a few extra days to really get my head in the game and figure out what it is I want out of 2018. Now, I know people are quick…

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5 TOP TIPS FOR A CHRISTMAS DIGITAL DETOX

5 top tips for a christmas digital detox

I know everyone and their dog is saying this but I can’t quite believe it’s almost Christmas! 2017 really has gone by in the blink of an eye, hasn’t it? If, like me, you have spent a large part of 2017 surgically attached to your tech (come on now, be honest), why not take the next few days, the next couple of weeks even, and enjoy a Christmas digital detox. It’s a widely accepted opinion that most people need to spend less time on their phones but for those of us working in the digital industry, scrolling through Instagram, replying to…

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LAST MINUTE GIFTS

last minute gifts guide

There are no two ways about it, you’ve missed the last available shipping dates and will have to brave the madness that is the centre of whichever Town or City you happen to live in to find last minute gifts. My advice? Embrace it all! Wrap up warm, stop for mulled wine & hot chocolate – as applicable, enjoy the buskers belting out carols and try not to let the masses, barging past you, dampen your mood. To help make that whole process even easier, here are a few suggestions that both of us here at Break The Loop HQ…

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7 STYLISH SOFAS THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK

Break The Loop At Home Stylish Sofas

I don’t know about you but we’ve really struggled to find a sofa that we love… and here’s the kicker, one that we can actually afford. I mean, they’re all pretty expensive but some of them are just astronomical and call me picky but I refuse to spend a small fortune on something that we’re not totally in love with. The sofa is likely to be the focal point in our living room and so we really want to get it right. We’ve also found that it’s really hard to settle on a design without seeing it (and sitting on…

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