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Throughout 2018, we have been interviewing remarkable women about their mantras; their beliefs; and what drives them forwards.
POSTED ON 04.12.18
Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. The International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress. There's a strong call for motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.
POSTED ON 26.02.18
Throughout 2018, would you like to find out about truly remarkable women who could prove to be inspirational role models for yourself? Hear their stories, learn of their struggles, understand how they got to where they did, and be inspired in your own life? Read more...
POSTED ON 28.12.17
Jo Stroud talks about the 5 women who truly inspire her - Amy Johnson, Diana Nyad, Louise Hay, JK Rowling, Beryl and Matthews (my mum).
POSTED ON 28.12.17
As the year comes to a close, we leave you with 12 mantras to encourage you to be your best self in 2018!
POSTED ON 01.12.17
So, we are nearing the end of 2017, and coming to the end of our #mybestself campaign for the year. We were aiming to see a very different person at the end of the year: someone healthier, stronger, kinder, braver, more confident, more authentic, calmer and happier. The idea was a year of making wiser choices and better decisions, and taking more considered actions. A year of slowing down, prioritising the right things, paying more attention, and being kinder to ourselves and others. So, how did we get on, and how did you get on?
POSTED ON 30.11.17
Lottie Murphy is a healthy lifestyle blogger, pilates instructor and holistic health coach from London. We caught up with her for a Q&A about staying calm.
POSTED ON 01.11.17
As November starts, before the busy Christmasseason, it seems an appropriate month to work on our levels of calmness. We all have days when we feel life is toobusy, hectic and stressful. We take on too many projects, have too manyresponsibilities, make too many commitments. And often we have no choice in thematter. So, being in control of our emotions, slowingdown, and staying calm, all help us to embrace the busy-ness, rather thanfinding it stressful. Here are our five guiding pr...
POSTED ON 31.10.17
“I feel calm, safe and grounded”“Peace comes from within”“I breathe in calmness, I breathe out stress”“May your life be filled with serenity and peace”“Be still, be present, be mindful”
POSTED ON 31.10.17
 Just breatheTaking control of your natural breathing patterns is one ofyour body’s best in-built defences against stress. One popular breathing methodis known as Sama Vritti, or ‘equal breathing’. This consists of breathingdeeply in on a count of 4, and breathing deeply out on a count of 4. Savour the little moments in every daySometimes, when you have a lot on your plate, focusing onthe big picture can be overwhelming. It is important to appreciate life’s smalljoys...
POSTED ON 31.10.17
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