Working From Home with Stylist

Working From Home with Stylist

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For many people working from home is standard; a normal way of getting your work done. But for all of us who are new to it, suddenly finding yourself plunged into a brand-new world of conference calls and solo tea breaks can be quite a shock. Without the support and company of our colleagues around us – our work wives and husbands who give us more confidence and distraction than we’d probably care to admit to our bosses – working from home can feel isolated and unproductive. That’s where Stylist steps in. In every episode of Working From Home With Stylist, Lisa Smosarski, Editor-in-Chief, and Alix Walker, Editor-at-Large, will bring the office to you; offering the support – and distraction – you might craving from your kitchen table.

In this one off special, hosts Lisa Smosarski and Alix Walker revisit working from home during the pandemic and the changes we are making to our working world.

They are joined by Elizabeth Uviebinené, podcaster and author of Slay in Your Lane and Loud Black Girls, and Fiona Thomas, author of Out of Office: Ditch the 9-5 and Be Your Own Boss, to discover their expert tips on how to thrive whilst working from home.

Alix and Lisa also shine a spotlight on Stylist’s new mental health initiative, Work It Out,discover the ultimate work-from-anywhere kit and the editor of Stylist Loves, Gemma Crisp, brings some festive inspiration and her best shopping buys for your colleagues this Christmas.

Lisa Smosarski – @lisasmosarski (Twitter and Instagram)

Alix Walker – @alixkwalker1 (Instagram) @alixwalker1 (twitter)

Elizabeth Uviebinené – Slay In Your Lane

– https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/slay-in-your-lane-the-podcast/id1507952186

Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

– https://www.amazon.co.uk/Slay-Your-Lane-Black-Bible/dp/0008306303/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&qid=1606139427&refinements=p_27%3AElizabeth+Uviebinené&s=books&sr=1-3

Loud Black Girls

– https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/loud-black-girls/id1343574966

Loud Black Girls: 20 Black Women Writers Ask: What’s Next?

– https://www.amazon.co.uk/Slay-Your-Lane-Presents-Black/dp/000834261X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1606139427&refinements=p_27%3AElizabeth+Uviebinené&s=books&sr=1-1

Twitter – @lizuvie

Instagram – @ElizabethUviebinene

Pre-order her new book The Reset: Ideas To Change How We Work And Live

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Reset-Ideas-Change-Work-Live/dp/1529347432/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&qid=1606139427&refinements=p_27%3AElizabeth+Uviebinené&s=books&sr=1-2

Fiona Thomas – Depression In a Digital Age

– https://www.amazon.co.uk/Depression-Digital-Age-Perfectionism-Inspirational/dp/1912478501/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=depression+in+a+digital+age&qid=1606139745&sr=8-1

Out of Office: How to ditch the 9-5, be your own boss and become self-employed with a freelance business: Ditch the 9-5 and Be Your Own Boss

– https://www.amazon.co.uk/Out-Office-Ditch-Your-Boss/dp/1789561248/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Fiona+thomas&qid=1606139776&sr=8-1

Twitter – @fionalikes

Instagram – @fionalikestoblog

Home Office Kit – Logitech.com

Stylist’s Work It Out Initiative – https://www.stylist.co.uk/series/work-it-out

Mind – Mind.org.uk

NHS mental health support – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

Christmas Gifts For Colleagues

Stylist Loves – https://www.stylist.co.uk/emails

For your boss

Gail’s Bake At Home cinnamon bun kits, £16 for nine – https://gailsbread.co.uk/order/bake-at-home-kits/638-bake-at-home-cinnamon-buns.html

For your work wife

Pair of initial letter earrings from Florence London via The Drop by Stylist

8mm in gold or silver, £28 – https://thedrop.stylist.co.uk/drops/05-11-2020/products/big-letter-earrings-gold-or-silver

4mm in gold, silver and rose gold, £23 – https://thedrop.stylist.co.uk/drops/01-10-2020/products/little-letter-earrings

For your under £15 Secret Santa

The Good Patch, £12 for four, John Lewis – https://www.johnlewis.com/the-good-patch-rescue-patch-x-4/p5140310

For your team

10-20cm Mini Swiss Cheese plant, including a pot – from £7, Patch Plants – https://www.patchplants.com/gb/en/

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