⛺️ WordFest Live - The Festival of WordPress Catch Up Now
We appreciate you being here. Get notified of our new posts:

WordFest Live Rescheduled to December 16

The entire WordFest team of organizers and volunteers is excited to be actively planning for the next WordFest live this year. We do regret to inform you that, …

An illustrated image of people coming together to complete a puzzle featuring a big orange heart in the design

Remote Work: the Surprising Effects on Wellbeing

Working from home may have some drawbacks, but the benefits far outweigh any negativity. This post looks at finding the good in remote work.

10+ Practical Tips for Actually Getting Through Work-from-Home Stress

Work from home stress can be super difficult to deal with, but here are practical tips from a qualified expert and the GoDaddy team.

We Need Your Expertise: Open Call for Speakers

Are you knowledgeable in WordPress, workflows, mental wellness, remote working, business, or do you have insights on moving forward in trying times? What about similar topics? Do you …

Hello World – #WPGLOBAL the rebranded Virtual #WPLDN

On February 27, 2020, the #WPLDN community came together for what, we didn’t realise at the time, would be the last time for over two years. Today I’m …

More Posts

Announcing WordFest Live 2022

2022 is fast approaching and with it the next WordFest Live! Big Orange Heart and the WordFest Live volunteers kick off another global tour of the WordPress community… March 4, 2022 Save the date and register your interest to get all of the fun and education out of this global …

Call for Sponsors – Support Big Orange Heart In 2022

The Big Orange Heart Foundation has a mission to support and promote positive wellbeing and mental health within remote working communities.   As a registered US non-profit, to deliver on this mission, we need the support and generosity of both the general public making donations and the business sector we work …

Sit and Think

Have you ever wondered how someone can just sit and think? And what are they thinking about? And if it’s worth doing?

The pressures we put on ourselves

When you’re a kid, it’s easy to do your best. You don’t have many pressures or expectations put on you. But as we grow up, the world starts putting pressure on us, and we start putting pressure on ourselves – from our parents, society, and friends… It can be hard …

Recognising the signs of burnout

It is a myth that burnout only happens to people in certain jobs. In fact, burnout can happen to anyone who does any type of work, whether it’s in an office or from home. Burnout doesn’t just happen when you’re stressed and tired – it also happens when you feel …

Networking whilst dealing with social anxiety

Social anxiety is a powerful force that can make it difficult to network. It’s something that we can all feel at one time or another, but for people with Social Anxiety Disorder, the fear of social situations can be debilitating. Social anxiety may be triggered by any type of social …

The importance of establishing healthy habits in order to feel your best

How do you feel about your routine? Do the days, weeks and months slip by without any sense of progress or accomplishment? Does it seem like every day is a struggle to get through? Does it sometimes feel like life is passing you by while all you can do is …

Mental Health Support: Tips for Listening and Talking

The mental health epidemic is not going away anytime soon. With (or without) a mental illness diagnosis, it can be difficult to know when and how to talk about mental health with friends, family and colleagues. If you are someone who has mental ill-health, there may be levels of embarrassment …