Life

From fashion, to wellness, to life lessons from fulfilled and powerful women. Here we share insights to help fuel your best life. 

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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

Some Tips to Help You Handle Loneliness

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 future. Loneliness is something I’ve witnessed affecting the lives of people I care about as

Do You Really Need An App To Manage Your Phone Addiction?

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 addiction through Digital coaching. Its valiant aim is to help you put your phone down.  The app is playing in a competitive space, with ‘Mute’, ‘Flipd’ and of course Apple’s own ‘Screentime’, all offering a variety of services, including blocking use of your phone for periods throughout the day. These can be used permanently, or as a temporary solution to help you cut down use initially.  “Break your device addiction.” Last year, The Palm phone

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The Future is Sustainable, According to Vogue Business

Speaking on the Luxury Communications Council’s Future of Fashion webinar, Vogue Business’s Editorial Director, Sarah Shannon, spotlighted the rise of dark social, gender-neutral stores, augmented reality magazines and digital fashion shows among the key trends that emerged from 2020. While these might sound unfamiliar, Sarah noted that sustainability – a topic that took centre stage in 2019 – remains top of the agenda. 

How to Make Do and Mend Your Clothes

While mending your clothes may seem old fashioned and time consuming, it’s a simple way of reducing your waste and acting more consciously. If you’re a bit of an amateur in the sewing field, here are some ways to get started.

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The Reasons We Procrastinate and How to Stop

One of the great enemies of achievement, the tendency to procrastinate is a very genuine challenge and not something to be embarrassed about or seen as a personal weakness. Procrastination comes when you have this frustrating feeling that while you know you want to have done something, there are a million other ways to spend your time than in the doing.

Lessons Learnt from Helping Refugees In Calais

When it gets towards the end of another year, I naturally start reflecting on the past twelve months. As a thinker, I pretty much reflect all the time, but the actual end of the calendar year kicks this into overdrive,

Learning About Philosophy Will Change Your Life

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 wrote. He had an ability to cut to the heart of something and speak a

Some Tips to Help You Handle Loneliness

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 future. Loneliness is something I’ve witnessed affecting the lives of people I care about as well as something I’ve felt myself, and recent studies indicate that it’s on the rise. It’s not embarrassing to feel lonely at times. It’s normal. Totally normal.  A study conducted by the BBC last year, found 40% of 16-24 year olds felt lonely ‘often’ or ‘very often’, with categories from every age group coming in at over 30%.  Loneliness is