While the 9-5 is still the norm for many of us, there's a new wave of employees changing the job market: digital nomads. Armed with nothing more than a laptop and a strong work ethic, they're giving a new meaning to flexible working hours, travelling the world while making beaches, cafes, and sofas their offices.
You’re sitting at work when – *ping* – an email drops into your inbox. It’s Sandra from HR asking for a ‘quick chat’. Sounds ominous. You’re sure she’s never liked you and now she’s found some reason to make you really suffer.
You wake up to find your freedom has been taken away. You can no longer leave your home as you please. Instead, the government outlines specific instances when you’re allowed out on the streets. You’re locked in. To add insult to injury, your income stream is becoming worryingly unstable.
The countdown to the new year has begun. As we move toward the end of 2019, it's time to whip out your notebook and consider ways to improve your life next year. If you're hoping to be happier and healthier than ever (and who isn't?), be sure to add some self-care to your list.
Is it Wine O'Clock yet? Are you counting down the time until cocktail hour? No matter how you cut it, society has an obsession with alcohol. We drink when we're happy; when we're sad; when we're celebrating; and when we're commiserating. Whatever the occasion happens to be, you can bet that there's an alcoholic beverage we'll gleefully pair with it.
Drinking is as much a part of our lives as the food that we eat.
The second season of Sex Education recently hit Netflix and — just like the first season, which premiered in Jan. 2019 — it's already a huge hit. For those not in the know, the Netflix original series follows a group of teenagers as they navigate their challenging high school years, focussing in on the struggles that come with exploring your sexuality and identity.
For many, the workday ends when they leave their office. But for those who work from home and lack diverentiation between worktime and offtime, the work day can strech on indefinatly. To avoid burnout, learn how to leave work at work, even if you work from home.
Buzz. You pick up your phone to a new message. “Hey babe, can we talk when you’re free?” Your chest gets tight. Your body goes cold. You realize you should have seen this coming. You've been dating this great woman for a month or two, and now she wants to DTR.
You’ve marked the date in your calendar and sent off your RSVP, but you probably haven't given much thought to faux pas. If you’re not part of the wedding party, you could be forgiven for thinking that all you have to do is turn up and have a ball. To a certain extent, that’s right, but attending a loved one's wedding is a real honor, and you don't want that person to regret sending you an invitation.
Your cheeks are red as you walk into the room. Everyone is staring at you. At least, you think they are. Your heart beats fast. You feel dizzy and sick. If this scenario sounds familiar to you, you may be suffering from social anxiety. What’s more, you’re not alone.
It's officially gifting season. Scouted's holiday gift guides are here to help you get through it all. Check all of them out here. You hand over a carefully-wrapped gift; watch as your partner gleefully rips off the paper to uncover their surprise. You hold your breath. Your one Christmas wish is to make them swoon the moment they see what you’ve picked out.
Canned foods often get a bad rap, but hidden inside the tiny tin capsules, you’ll find some of the most versatile and flavorful ingredients. Creating an enticing and appetizing meal using them doesn’t have to be hard when you know how.
The bells have chimed, the clock has struck, and now we’re in the grips of the new year. As we welcome the roaring twenties once again, you might want to reflect on the changes this new era will bring. If you’ve recently been toying with the idea of a career shift, here are ten telltale signs that there’s no time like the present.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made waves with a historic announcement on Wednesday. The power couple revealed that they would be stepping back as "senior" members of the Royal Family.
Imagine a world where couples no longer got down and did the dirty. A world where we each stayed inside our own cubicles, VR headsets firmly on, headphones blaring while being quietly pleasured by an electronic, AI-powered sex toy.