“I kind of knew what I wanted for myself and I just didn’t care how much effort it took to get there.” Ambitious from an early age, Alexandra’s early exposure to the challenges of addiction combined with a passion for the world of music led to her wanting to set up better mental health support for artists. Here she chats through her founder journey and the unique challenges of the space.
Stress and anxiety are some of the biggest challenges facing people in the world today. Only exagerrated by the Coronavirus Pandemic, here is how I found my way through one particular evening.
Reiki is an ancient healing technique which uses energy to address issues caused by physical or emotional imbalances. Level 3 Reiki master, Faith Ellis (@faithholistics) explains what it is, where it came from and how it might help you. While some may be sceptical of non-invasive therapies, it’s rising popularity is due to many people observing its power for themselves.
While the coronavirus crisis offers governments the chance to make climate-smart choices and policies on a national and international scale, it has also given us
We don’t generally need much convincing that fresher food is a good thing. Better for the planet, better for our bodies, and better flavoured! But when it’s so easy to pop to the supermarket, it’s the convenience aspect that needs solving. Here are some ways you can start to source fresher produce.
Two years ago I was doing some article browsing online and stumbled upon something written by the writer Ryan Holiday. I liked the way he
The desire to run is a topic which has sparked interest in people for many years. It’s an activity in that no-one will ask you to do. You do it purely for yourself; for your own internal reasons. Vrinda Samartha’s Documentary ‘Limitless’ has recently come to Netflix. The film, originally released in 2017, takes us into the homes of eight women living in India. Their lives differ in many ways but the one thing they have in common is that they all run. Some of them run alone, some of them in groups. Some for pleasure, some for medals, some for confidence and some for money. “Running gives freedom. When you run you can determine your own tempo. You can choose your own course and think whatever you want. Nobody tells you what to do.” – Nina Kuscik In this
Whoever you are and whatever your lifestyle, I bet that at some point you’ve experienced loneliness. If you haven’t, it’s likely you will in the
In the App Store under Health and Fitness, there is an app you can download called Moment, which offers to help you break your device
There are many aspects of myself which I have worked on. I’ve worked on my patience, my work ethic, my ability to forgive. I’ve gone
Muhammad Ali didn’t have sex much. He lost his virginity to a prostitute aged 16 and he was married four times. But outside of these
Life is a rollercoaster of highs and lows. Sometimes we feel amazing. Sometimes we feel lost and sad. Buddha famously said, ‘life is suffering’, something which is definitely true at times. Even in this safe Western world of Deliveroo, Alexa, Headspace and Therapists, we suffer a fair bit. Latest statistics suggest that in the past year, 74% of adults in the UK have felt so stressed they have been overwhelmed or unable to cope. As hard as we work to make ourselves happier and the world a better place to live, there are circumstances and forces working to maintain that ying/yang, pleasure/pain dynamic. Suffering is unavoidable. It is part of the core fabric of life and part of being a human. Despite having known this forever, we are reluctant to accept this idea, terrified that accepting it will cause us
Meditation has to be one of the most polarising, yet intriguing habits of successful people. There are celebrity fans including Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston,
Nope. I went vegan, or “plant based” (the term I prefer) over a year ago now. Before that switch I’d been pescatarian for a couple
Female masturbation has been a confusing topic for a while. Even writing that as an opening line feels like we’ve broken a taboo by not
How to be smarter according to Einstein, more inventive by Elon Musk, more athletic by Serena Williams and more beautiful by Christy Turlington.
As someone who hasn’t yet worked out how to be a billionaire inventor with an athlete’s body and the charm of a Princess, I think
There’s a rumour going around about how to live life to the fullest. The rumour is that to really maximise life and achieve peak happiness,
“I gotta work out. I keep saying it all the time. I keep saying I gotta start working out. It’s been about two months since
Looking to achieve as much in a day as Beyoncé does? You aren’t alone. One of the most famous and consistently inspirational women in entertainment, we take a look at what it might take to transform yourself into one of the greatest live performers of all time.
At the moment the idea of following a traditional career path seems to be losing its appeal. Salaries haven’t grown beyond the rate of inflation,
Amelia Boone is an athlete. Her sport is obstacle racing at which she is currently one of the most decorated competitors of all time. The
In a moment of procrastination research into my professional wardrobe, I went onto the Topshop website and was greeted with the below: Ivy Park, which