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With Christmas lights and glowing decorations already up in houses across the country, this is the time of year that we bring out those rarely-used extra power boards and overload them with double adaptors on top of other adaptors. The ACCC wants you to check those boards for defects, though, with over 200,000 unsafe power boards and double adaptors sold across Australia within the last few months.
Right about now is when I start going my Christmas shopping. Because somehow, right about now is when I look up and say something like “Oh, wow, it’s Christmas this week.” But I’ve been moving in different circles lately, and in these new circles it’s rather important that gifts are ethically sourced. Do you know someone similar? It might make all the difference to them if you use one of these outlets.
The art of arguing is something surprisingly few of us choose to master, despite it being a skill that 100% of us could use in our lifetime. It’s not taught in school, and popular media seems to promote one-upping each other in an argument, rather than an ‘everyone wins’ approach. The School of Life’s Youtube channel goes through a few different ways an argument can play out in a relationship, and a few things to watch out for.