5 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

Writer’s block happens to the best of us. You stare at your computer for ages hoping to come up with words but all you get is a blank page and a blinking cursor. You try to compose a few phrases but can’t seem to finish your sentences. You type something and then delete everything. It’s a vicious cycle.  It’s as [...]


Tips for Better Communication for VAs

Communication plays an important role not just in a virtual office setting, but in all aspects of life! Being able to communicate effectively allows you to fully express yourself – a way to connect with others who are like you, and demonstrate who you are and why you are here. It also helps you to covey your message in a [...]


Exercises for People who sit at a Computer

Sitting for long hours at a desk can cause a lot of muscle tension and backache, which can later lead to a number of health issues including poor body posture and muscle pain. For virtual assistants, working in front of the computer for at least 8 hours a day can take a toll on your body, so it is important [...]


Connecting Within Your Digital World

Effective communication and social interaction are vital to developing and maintaining healthy relationships. Some people view working digitally as a ‘lonely endeavour’. Quite the contrary; just because you’re not physically within someone’s environment doesn’t mean you can’t connect. Online workers build a connection with peers through a variety of digital media to create an environment where everyone gets to have [...]


Mailene Dumajel and Her Dreams for Her Family

Mailene Dumajel is a wife and mom of two adorable kids. She has been with the Virtual Assistant Team for a while working directly with clients, and at one stage performing project management as part of the Syntax Marketing family. On the weekends Mailene enjoys watching animated movies with her kids. As a family, they like doing karaoke and singing [...]


Charlie Tumala’s Ultimate Dream Travel Destination

Charlie Tumala is a mother of four incredible kids. She’s a fun-loving person who hates being bored. She always seeks adventure and searches for unique ways to keep her hands busy. Working from home allows her to work on her self-growth and be a mother at the same time. On days when she’s not working, she likes resting and spending [...]