11 Smart Weekday Habits that Lead to Relaxing Weekends

Whether you work Monday through Friday or have a staggered schedule of days in which you are on or off, one thing remains true: You probably don’t want to spend all of your well-earned downtime catching up on your to-do list. While some people prefer a ”weekend-only” cleaning plan so that they can worry less during the week, baking mindful habits into your everyday routine can help you maximize your weekends for quality self-care. You might even be able to finally tackle that easy DIY project you keep putting off.

“When you’re rested, you’re mentally, physically, and emotionally sharper. You communicate better. You get sick less (because guess what? Your body repairs itself in your sleep, not while you’re sending off those one-last-emails on Saturday afternoon). You start to focus on what it means to thrive, not just survive. Downtime is actually the key to staying motivated, driven, energetic, and

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A Penthouse In Fitzroy’s Former Confectionary Factory Is For Sale!

As Melbourne’s first suburb, Fitzroy is home to some truly historic properties.

One of the most prominent is the former MacRobertson confectionery factory, which occupies several buildings between Argyle and Rose streets. The factory began operations in the 1880s and at one point was the largest confectionery manufacturer in the Southern Hemisphere. The business was eventually taken over by Cadbury in 1967, then converted into apartments in the 1990s.

46/183 Kerr Street may just be the best dwelling of the entire former factory. Originally two separate apartments, an architect-designed renovation has combined the two into one 300 square metre penthouse, positioned in the quietest corner of the building. The current owner has since undertaken their own renovations, in conjunction with architect Andrew Simpson and BSG Constructions.

The owner describes the lower floor of the apartment as ‘three large hotel rooms’, all of which have their own en suite, and two

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