Leisure

August 24, 2022
postcards

Does anyone still send postcards?

As a big fan of the handwritten word, the Business Optimizer team stops to consider the fortune and future of a vacation stalwart: the paper postcard. […]
August 3, 2022
travel books

Top 5 travel books: the travel writing to pack this summer

Travel writing is the perfect summer read – whether you’re heading to the beach, the mountains or simply looking for a bit of escapism from the […]
April 27, 2022
Top ten books everyone should read

Top ten books everyone should read right away

How can you distil a reading bucket-list to ten books? The Business Optimizer team is always up for a challenge – so we’ve debated and considered […]
April 1, 2022
office pranks

Four office pranks for April fool’s day

April Fool’s Day falls on the first of April each year. It’s traditionally a day for playing harmless pranks to reveal the April Fool who falls […]
February 17, 2022
Post-it notes

Random acts of kindness day

Did you know that February 17 is random acts of kindness day? One of the most popular ways to mark the event is to leave positive […]
February 14, 2022
Love letters writing a love letter

The joy of writing or receiving a love letter

The love letter has long been celebrated as a wonderful, romantic gesture. We think a return to the practice is long overdue! Romance is traditionally in […]
January 27, 2022
Top10 books on a desert island

Top 10 books to bring to a desert island

To which books might you turn if you found yourself shipwrecked on a desert, tropical island? Could the written word help to bring you the companionship, […]
January 12, 2022
Scheduling leisure activities to avoid burnout

Why you should schedule leisure activities to avoid burnout

The start of the new year is often a time for new beginnings and the revaluation of priorities. So this year, let’s make 2022 the year […]
December 21, 2021
Holiday gifts for book lovers

Gifts for the book lover in your life (that aren’t books)

Festive gifting ideas for the book lover in your life. Here’s Business Optimizer’s 2021 pick of literature-themed gifts and beautiful bibliophilic presents. #1. Bibliophile reading journal […]
December 9, 2021
Best special edition books to gift

Best special edition books to gift

These beautiful books would make perfect gifts. They include very special limited editions to add some extra Christmas magic. Our list includes some of 2021’s best […]
November 30, 2021

What kind of paper are you?

New! Here’s a fun quiz to help you discover which type of paper suits you best! Share your characteristics and interests here and you can learn […]
November 18, 2021
origami exercises

Learn how to relax with paper: Origami exercises

Learn some simple techniques for relaxation with these easy origami exercises that you can do at home, on the move, or at your desk. Master these […]
October 28, 2021

Let’s Get Spooky with Paper: Printable Halloween Coloring Pages

With the autumnal nights drawing in, finding fun craft activities to do around Halloween is always a welcome activity during this season. These printable Halloween coloring […]