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Mental Health and the Music Industry. An Interview with the Founder of Blue Rhythm

“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.

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What Is Reiki? An Introduction to a Powerful Healing Technique

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.

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The Suppliers Helping You Achieve Farm to Table Shopping

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.

Limitless: Power and Freedom in Running

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

The Importance Of Allowing Yourself To Breakdown

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

Was It Hard Going Vegan?

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

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So You Want to Be Beyonce? Well, You Can Be.

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.