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Here are our latest blog posts, to inspire and uplift. From stories about the thinking and ideas behind the mantras, to new product updates, to interviews and guides to help you choose a mantra, we hope we have something here to inspire you.

For me, it has been a month to focus on healthy food, and on my fitness and wellbeing. With no external distractions, I have had no excuse not to do regular workouts, quit drinking for 2 weeks, and try out new recipes. From chicken noodle, to spicy squash, to Winter root vegetable – January has been a month to discover the joy of making soups from scratch!
POSTED ON 26.01.21
Happy New Year to everyone! As I write this, we are still in December – but the new year is just around the corner. I am excited about 2021, as I really hope we can put the anxiety and fear of 2020 behind us, and start looking forwards with hope and optimism again.
POSTED ON 28.12.20
In this Month's Jo's Journal, Jo talks about her visit to arboretum, how her team is getting ready for Christmas; new 'Together' necklace for Think Equal charity and her Auntie Betty passing away. Read more...
POSTED ON 27.10.20
In this Month's Jo's Journal, Jo talks about how team Mantra have learnt four very important things this year, and it has influenced the direction of our new Mantra pieces. Read more...
POSTED ON 24.09.20
In this Month's Jo's Journal, Jo talks about new beginnings - Schools reopening, life getting back to normal and a NEW Mantra necklace launching next month. Dip in for full story...
POSTED ON 25.08.20
In this Month's Jo's Journal, Jo talks about how to hang onto the best of lockdown, whilst resuming our normal lives; is keen to hear from YOU about which mantras or topics you would like us to develop, Mantra competition & more.
POSTED ON 25.06.20
As we start to come out of lockdown and life starts to return to more like normal, it is a good time for reflection. Jo talks about her new-found appreciation of the joy of the natural world, Lockdown Heroines campaign and new Mantra bracelets and ‘myMantra’ Bar Necklaces coming in. Read more...
POSTED ON 28.05.20
We are now a few weeks into lockdown, and what is most noticeable to me is the vastly different array of experiences people are going through. I am keeping my own diary of learnings from lockdown, as it will be easy when this is over to forget some things. And an appreciation of our parks is just one of those things! Read more...
POSTED ON 23.04.20
Jo Stroud talks about how she feels amidst the Coronavirus crisis and how she wants to change her mood and mindset with powerful words. Read more...
POSTED ON 31.03.20
January has been a busy month for us here at Mantra. We have been working on new product designs, new collaborations, and getting ready for events. It has felt like an exciting start to the new decade.
POSTED ON 29.01.20
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