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Toxic Femininity Exists: What is it and what you need to know
Hot Girl Summer is over so bring on Hot Girl Winter
What is homeopathy?
How to manifest your dreams
Body Dysmorphia Part 2: Mental illness and anorexia, my story
From working overtime to lack of me time: Lockdown struggles
International Women’s Day: Sisters are doing it for themselves…
Why creating a bedtime routine will help you sleep better
Choose kindness-How to encourage more compassion
How to improve your body language
The Selfish Darling Christmas Wishlist
Get Banya Beautiful
Hairy Topics? A History of Women Shaving
Are you eating the right foods for your age?
Maskne – How To Care For Your Skin While Wearing A Mask
3 good reasons you need to laugh
A Guide to Holistic Health-The Five Areas: Social
A Guide to Holistic Health: The Five Areas – Spiritual
A Guide to Holistic Health-The Five Areas: Emotional
Food & Mood – How To Eat Yourself Happy
Early Bird vs Night Owl
Womanology – A Product Review
A Guide to Holistic Health: The Five Areas – Mental
Autumn Skincare Essentials
Winter Self Care: How To Care For Yourself As The Weather Gets Colder
Why quick-fix diets don’t work
Your guide to looking after your teeth
Self-Discovery and Spirituality: What They Can Mean For You
A Guide to Holistic Health: The Five Areas- Physical
Why You Should Be Including Fish In Your Diet
When do you stop caring what your friends think of you?
A Guide to Holistic Health: Part One
The Best Facials And Why You Need To Get Them Now
Feminist Film Theory: What is it?
Classic Female Artists for Visual Inspiration
How To Have Honest Conversations- Improve your Small Talk
The Importance of Setting Boundaries
Subscription boxes for just about any and everything you need
Nature’s Antidote Heart Chakra- A Review
The gender inequality of scientific research
11 Things To Boost Your Mood
Skincare Heroes – 5 Of The Best Products Your Skin Needs Right Now
What are Crystals? Do they work and what are the benefits!
Bone setting. Would you be brave enough to try?
Ten foods and snack suggestions to introduce to your diet
The Right Way to Wash Your Hair: 5 Things You Need to Know
Self-Pride: How To Be Proud Of Yourself
The Benefits To Your Skin When You Go Makeup Free
Herland: Book Review
Sleep Secrets – how to get more ZZZzzzzzzzz
Interview: The Benefits of a Women-Only Gym
Migraines- what are the symptoms and how to treat it
Everything you need to know about gravity blankets
Your vitamin lowdown – what are the vitamin benefits to women?
Communicating Love: What Are The Love Languages?
The Vagus Nerve- How to Activate Your Vagus Nerve
5 Ways You Can Create A Toxin Free Home
Is Your Viewing Inclusive? Feminist Film Tests
Self Care Basics
Vitamin K2: What is it and could it be our weapon against COVID-19?
Dream On – An Introduction To Dream Interpretation and Analysis
Sea Pollution and How it Affects Us
How to keep calm, even when there’s chaos all around
19 things to look forward to once lockdown has ended
Smile, Sweetie: Politeness and Gender Roles
4 Health and Lifestyle Podcasts You Should Listen to Now
Body Image and learning to love yourself
Best self-care tips you’ve ever been given
Ossa Gut Reset – How To Have A Healthy Gut (Review)
Series: Women in Positions of Power: Law
3 Simple Tips To Help You Invest In Your Wardrobe
Intersectional Feminism: What We Ought to Know
Have you got FOGO? (Fear Of Going Out) now restrictions are lifting?
MBTI Personalities: MBTI Personality Type and Relationships
Five Negative Effects of Sugar- The Sweet Truth
What is Journaling all about?
Do you love yourself?
Easy Plant Recommendations
Introduction To Ayurveda – Ayurvedic Preventative Healthcare
Factfulness by Hans Rosling: Review
Series: Women in Positions of Power: Religion
Reiki, What is it all about?
Eat Yourself Healthy – Vata Dosha
Goddesses: The Power of Women
Grab yourself a piece of Escapism…
Specific Bullet Journal Trackers: Bullet Journal Series
Career Paths to Suit Every Type of MBTI Personality
Reflexology: a powerful self-care strategy you probably aren’t using
Eat Yourself Healthy – Pitta Dosha Diet
What Is the Patriarchy? Feminism and Social Constructs
Why making a mistake might be the best thing you ever did
Craving Human Touch: How to Cope with a Lack of Human Contact
15 Lockdown Things For When You’re Not Up To Much
Eat Yourself Healthy – Kapha Dosha Diet
Financial Tracking: Bullet Journal Series
Plastic Alternatives to Help Clean the Seas
5 Hobby Recommendations for Quarantine 
How To Use Positive Reinforcement for Self-Care
MBTI Personality Types: An Introduction
Are you ready to believe in you?
15 things you can only get from good friends
Your Bedroom is the new Gym: A beginner’s guide to working out at home
General Page Ideas: Bullet Journal Series
Women From History School Should Have Taught
Introduction To Ayurveda – What is Ayurveda And How Can It Help Me
Women in Positions of Power: Politics
Spring Book Recommendations
Deepak Chopra’s Meditation Challenge: 6 Lessons I Learned
Why you need to breathe consciously – the power of Transformational Breath
Being Sober: How Drinking Affects Your Health
Healthy Eating in Quarantine? 8 Food Staples You May Not Have Thought of!
Female Stand Up Comedians to Keep You Laughing
Green Routine – What Is CBD Oil And How Can It Elevate Your Beauty Routine?
Getting Started: Bullet Journal Series
What Really is Astrology and How did Astrology Begin?
Morning Glory – How to Create a Healthy Morning Routine for a Happier You
Isolation Motivation: Small Goals and the Rule of Three
My Path to becoming a Selfish Activist: You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup!
4 Ways To Look After Yourself in Spring
Florence Given: A Woman In Power
Self(ish) Isolation: An Opportunity to Get to Know Yourself
My Mother’s Opinion: Women and Validation
Dating After Divorce: 9 Things You Need To Know
Self-Empowerment Through Lingerie
Female Directors to Watch Whilst You’re Stuck At Home
8 Tips on Self-Love in the Time of Quarantine: Your Wellbeing Is *Not* on Lockdown
What is Gut Biome? Plus 7 Steps To Restore Your Gut Biome 
3 Podcast You Need To Help You Be The Best Go It Alone Girl Boss Of 2020  
Why Every Girl Needs Her Girl Tribe
Opening Doors: Feminism and Gender Roles
The Importance of Saying ‘No’ 
Lent: To Give Up or To Begin? 
Why Helping Yourself First Before Helping Others Does Not Just Apply To The Oxygen Mask on a Plane
Eczema: What is Topical Steroid Addiction/Withdrawal And its Instagram Community  
Series – A Man’s World: Women In Powerful Professions – Women in Education 
International Women’s Day Discussion- 3 Challenges That Women Still Face
Alone Time: Learn to find Solace in Solitude
Loving Myself First – A guide to loving yourself
Rediscover Skincare: Make a Pledge to Your Skin for 2020
International Women’s Day 2020: Women Who Are Changing The World This Year 
Forget the Fads! A Back-to-Basics Approach to Wellbeing- Priority Health
World Wildlife Day 2020: What You Can Do To Help Wildlife in Need
Why We Wear Make-up and the Benefits of Going Without 
Classic Feminist Authors You Should Read At Least Once 
The Famous WLW You Need To Know 
Why Hugging is Good For You and You Should Do it More
Blessed are the Introverts – Don’t Be Shy About Being Quiet
Developing a Spring Self Care Routine
Wearing Makeup at Home? Why I Wear Lipstick at Home and Why You Should Too
5 Reasons You Should be Journaling for Your Health and Wellbeing – A Post Written By Mind Medicine
Let’s Stop Femininity Shaming & Let Femininity Be Our Superpower
Why Houseplants Are The Modern Woman’s Best Friend
Series – A Man’s World: Women In Powerful Professions – The Medical Industry
The Real History Of Valentine’s Day 
Four London Spots To Get Work Done 
Belly Dancing: The Middle-East’s Ancient Self-Love Secret
The Young Activists You Need To Be Following Now 
Series – A Man’s World: Women in Powerful Professions – The Military
5 Benefits of Going Braless 
Orgasmic meditation – What is Orgasmic Meditation and Does it Actually Work?
3 Book clubs you can join on Instagram in a non-committal way to finally catch up on your reading
Easy Health Options: Juice – The Power of Health Juices with Recipes
Two Tips on How To Make Your Self-Care More Eco-Friendly Immediately
“Old Wives’ Tales” That Stand True Today
Steph Hendel – An Interview with the Health Coach
Inspirational Quotes from Female Poets
Self-Education: Why You Should Never Stop Learning 
Self-Study: 5 Books by Inspiring Women to Help You Reconnect With Yourself
How To Have An LGBTQ+ Valentines Day 2020 
A Year In Review: The Empowering Women (And Girls) Of 2019 
Best Skin Saving Products This Winter- Our Top Winter Skincare Products
Alternatives to meditation for chatty minds
3 Podcast You Need To Help You Be The Best Go It Alone Girl Boss of 2020   
Eczema: How To Love Your Body When It Causes You Pain – Living with eczema and useful tips
Managing Your Insomnia: Using Sleep Hygiene to Help You Drift Off
Toxic People- It’s Okay to Cut Ties With Them! Realising Who’s Toxic and Steps to Remove Them From Your Life
My Top 3 Strong Female Protagonists and What We Can Learn from Them
‘Happy’ New Year? Challenging The Myth Of A Self-Indulgent Sentiment  
Could you be D-ficient? Vitamin D Deficiency and Staying Well this Winter
Six New Years Resolutions to Kick-Start 2020 
Blue Light Blocking Glasses: What Do They Do? 
Are we Seeing a new Wave of Extremism? A Reaction To Today’s Society.
What is Sage Burning and Why Should You Try It? How Sage Burning Can Improve Your Health
Little Ways to find Everyday Success 
Four Great Date Ideas To Have With Yourself  
Seven Body Positivity Influencers You Need On Your Feed Right Now 
The Top Five Last Minute Self-Care Stocking Fillers To Gift Yourself This Christmas  
Liberate Yourself with a Haircut: The Surprising Emotional Benefits of Braving the Chop. 
Have Yourself a Money Saving Christmas: Ways to cut the cost but not the fun at Christmas. 
How Keeping Playing is the way to Stay Young. 
Why You’re Never Too Old to Enjoy Christmas
How Using the CalmApp Has Helped Me Sleep
How To Have A Sustainable Christmas (and feel better for it) – 4 Tips To make Your Christmas More Sustainable
Imogen Rose – An Interview
My Friend The Urban Gardener: Plant Lady on Instagram and How it Helped Her Feel Like Herself Again
Homemade Face Oil And How To Make It Personal To You
5th Pillar: Mental Wellness, What It Is And How To Improve It
Unusual Types of Yoga – Try Something New 
The Charities You Should Be Supporting This Christmas
What Is Intermittent Fasting and What Benefits Can It Have 
Narrating Herstory: Five Selfish Women of History
4 Practically Free Tips For Self Care
3rd Pillar: Social Wellness – How To Improve Social Wellness
Christmas Music: Benefits Of Listening To It Early
Food And Skin Care For The Cold Season
Self-Study: The Beauty and Usefulness
Guilty Pleasures and Why They Are Important
Why Giving Up Alcohol Will Be The Best Thing You’ve Ever Done
Self Care: Making a Self Care Box
1st Pillar: Physical Wellness – Do You Know The 3 Steps You Need To Follow To Maintain a Healthy Quality of Life?
Crochet Therapy and Future Etsy Endeavours
Empowering Others: Our Top 3 Tips
To Achieve Optimal Wellness You Simply Need To Balance Mind, Body And Spirit
Yoga: Proof You Don’t Need To Be An Expert
5 Films For Your Self-Care Night
Have you tried a Retreat Holiday yet?
Meet Three Young Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Absolutely Killing It 
Power Suits: Why Every Woman Should Own a Power Suit
The Sacred Art of the Women’s Circle: What, Why and How- Your Introduction To a Women’s Circle
Easy Substitutes For More Sustainable Living 
Get Ahead Of The Trends As We Say Goodbye To 2019
Little Women is Getting Another Film: They Don’t Take Shit From Anyone
What is Wellbeing? – The Five Ways of Wellbeing
Why Vancouver Should be your Next Travel Destination
Struggling with Saying No? Here Are Some Tips On Learning How to Say No
7 Super Tips to Ensure You Smash Every Interview You’ll Ever Have
Kick Off Your Shoes : The Benefits of Being Barefoot
Take More Pictures Darling
An Interview With Elisa Fernandez-Arias, a writer, singer and digital nomad
Why You Should Start Mindful Eating and an Easy Exercise To Start You Off
Body Language and Non-judgmental Listening: 
The Liberation In Losing The Razor
Let’s learn about face Mask Layering and why you should try it, at least once
6 Healthy Habits to Add To Your Morning Routine 
Health Tip – Why Making your Food Look Good can Help
What is a Wunda Chair and is it the Best Way to Step Up Your Pilates Game? 
Is Sober the new Drunk? 
Love Your Feet: Why We’ve Lost The Love for Our Trotters and Some Simple Exercises
How to survive a family holiday in your twenties 
The underrated City break of Genoa and Region of Liguria 
Lessons I’ve Learnt From Lizzo 
The Importance of Interior Design in your Home
The Therapy in Food
Supporting Our Single Friend turning 30 Part. 2 – Being her Wing-Woman
Part 5. You’re a Creative Person – What Now?  
Five Female Influencers Worth Following That Aren’t Caroline Calloway 
Reducing Your Waste To Help The Environment
It’s Time for a Turmeric Latte (with Recipe)
Five Female Stand Up Comedians You Should Know About Right Now
Part 4: Make Creativity Part of Your Everyday Life
Cooking should be your newest form of Meditation
On Body Positivity: Be a Beach.
On Wellness: 3 simple things You can do for Your good Health
The 3 main benefits of running and how to make time for it
Moving into a Freelance World – The Selfish Darling Story
Part 3. How to Find Creative Outlets
How women reach their dreams – Barbara Noraz
How We should support our Single Friend as She turns 30 Part. 1
Part 2. Why Creativity is so Powerful
Is Single the New Taken?
How to Plan the Perfect Vegan Dinner Party
Why Everyone Should Live in Scotland At Least Once
The Social Woman
Part 1. Are you Creative? (Hint: The Answer is Yes)
Five Inspirational Films That Will Challenge, Motivate and Move You
Easy ways to show yourself some love
Top 20 self care tips
5 Books You Need to Read About Feminism
What to do After Losing Your Job/How to Bounce Back!
4 UK YOGA FESTIVALS TO VISIT LATE SUMMER 2019
5 Enlightened People to Pay Attention to Now
THE BITCH FACTOR:  How to care less without being careless
SELFISH PARENTS MAKE GREAT KIDS
How Much of a Rebel are you Darling?
Saying NO to the ex and the benefits in the long run
How to Actually Enjoy Going to the Gym
Learn How to be Your Own Boss
Top 5 foods you should be eating now if you are still stressing about your skin
What is an Acupressure Mat and Should I Use One?
Danish Secrets to Living Your Happiest Life
How to be Inspired to Succeed by Traveling
10 Unusual Conversation Starters That Aren’t ‘What Do You Do?’
How to *Actually* Relax on Holiday
Taking time to yourself- why you should do it and how to do it
GET TOXIC PEOPLE OUT OF YOUR LIFE!
5 Books to Empower Women
2019, BRING IT TO ME!
8 Way to Live Your Most Authentic Life
Best Skin Care Tips and Products for Adult Acne
5 Things That Should Be A Part Of Your Morning Routine
Your go-to guide for Zen Meditation
How to Live the Hygge Lifestyle
5 Things That Should Be A Part Of Your Morning Routine
7 Podcasts to Listen to in Your Spare Time
We Only Have One Planet (And Face): How You Can Protect Your Skin From Pollution
The foods you should be eating to avoid feeling so tired
A Beginners Guide to Astrology
Is it worth a dress size? All the reasons you should ditch dieting
Why you should practising gratitude
Recipes for Hot Drinks to get cosy at home
The Best Gadgets to Buy to Aid Your Workout Routine
Why you should be cutting out coffee (well, all caffeine, really)
Early mornings and mindfulness: How to meditate to match your daily routine
Are We Getting Lonelier in a World That’s Becoming More Connected?
How You Can Make Yoga A Habit
The Importance of Your Best Friends
How To Create Your Perfect Bath Time Routine
Free-Time To Me-Time: How To Find Time For Self-Care
The 7 Best Plants to Buy for a Purified Home
Are Holistic Medicines Any Good?
Me, Myself And I: Your Guide To Self-Love
Stretches to Carry Out for a Break Away from Your Desk
The Important Ingredients to Look for in Your Skincare
7 Relaxing UK Destinations for the Perfect Weekend Away
Positive vibes only: Making your social media less negative
Why YOU Should Be Using Candles
How To Look Out For Those That Need Some Self-Care
5 Entrepreneurial Women to Inspire Your Creativity
The Best Plant Based Protein Foods and Recipes
5 UK Yoga Festivals to Visit Late Summer 2018
The Best Fitness and Wellbeing Influencers to Follow
Working Women: Self-care According to Your Inspirations
A Guide To Awakening Your Inner Child
The Best Books to Read for Late Summer 2018
5 Inspirational Women to Take Motivation From
Hormona’s Favourite Beauty Products For August
The Quest For 8 Hours: Your Guide To Night-Time Routines
Apply Makeup Using These Cruelty Free Products
Swipe For Self-Care: Your Guide To Self-Care Apps
Stylish gym wear to get you fitness focused after the vacation
7 Gemstones that will change your life (in a good way)
Candles that will get you in a peaceful state of mind
All about the root chakra – A guide to the first chakra
7 of the most beautiful yoga holiday destinations for your bucket list
Do You Have An Under-active Sacral Chakra? A Guide to the Second Chakra
Does Homeopathy actually work? Here’s why you should try it
7 Uplifting Summer Fragrances
Stop looking at your phone so much – Here’s how to do a digital detox
All About the Solar Plexus Chakra – A Guide to the Third Chakra
Savasana in Style with These 7 Best Yoga Leggings
All About the Heart Chakra – A Guide to the Fourth Chakra
7 of the Most Delicious Health Foods
All About the Throat Chakra – A Guide to the Fifth Chakra
7 Beauty Products That Will Calm Your Problem Skin
All Types of Yoga – What’s the difference between yoga types?
All About the Third Eye Chakra – A Guide to the Sixth Chakra
How to Give Yourself a Mindful and Massaging Facial Treatment
Top 7 Best Yoga Studios to Join in London today
Create a Bath-Time Ritual to Heal and Relax
Dealing with Suffering Through Self-Love
Everything You Need to Know About the 7 Chakras
7 Things You Need in Your Yoga Kit
How to Create a Calm Space in Your Home
Your Guide to 7 Essential Oils: Which One Does What?
The endless benefits of stretching
7 Ways to build up your self confidence and love yourself

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November 15, 2021

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June 11, 2021

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June 7, 2021

This Monday was International Women’s Day and so to continue the celebration of women this week we're looking at some of the kick-ass, strong women throughout history who have proved

March 10, 2021

Sleeping is not just a regular habit that we need to do daily but a biological necessity. It’s something we have to do to give our body and brain time

March 2, 2021

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February 8, 2021

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January 14, 2021

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December 22, 2020

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December 22, 2020

I remember first really learning about feminism; I think a lot of us start off in the same way. And one of the things that caught my early adolescent eye,

November 19, 2020

As we get older, our bodies change and our metabolism adjusts. We go through a roller coaster of hormonal shifts and have babies. So it’s a good idea to pay

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November 16, 2020

Let’s face it darlings, there’s not been much to celebrate or laugh about this year has there? COVID-19, lockdowns, social isolation and social and political unrest. But in today’s world

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November 11, 2020

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November 8, 2020

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November 5, 2020

If you’ve ever gone on a diet you’ll know that food can affect your mood. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realise that denying yourself the foods you love

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I am the sort of person who could easily sleep to midday, beyond even, and it was something I have often been told I will grow out of. But I

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Can you honestly put your hand up and say you are 100% happy with how you look?? I hope you can, I know it's something I struggle with. I would

June 28, 2020

Time for some much needed self-care tips! We all need to add self-care to our daily routines – to boost our confidence and give our self-esteem a little pep talk.

June 27, 2020

This post is a review of the Ossa Organic Gut Reset, a 14 day program to help rebalance your gut health. Our gut does so much more than just digest

June 26, 2020

Throughout history,  the political and legal landscape of our countries and empires have been overseen by women. As queens, empresses, regents and heads of states, women across the world have

June 25, 2020

This post is about 3 simple tips to help you invest in your wardrobe while you phase out fast fashion and hone your style. There is a significant shift for

June 24, 2020

So, we’re all feminists here (if not I think you’re in the wrong place), but is our fight truly equal? As we fight for equality across the world and in

June 23, 2020

FOGO what?! We relied on our friends to entertain us, support us and make us laugh, then we had to do without them. We had our social lives and our

June 22, 2020

To fill you in on our MBTI personality types series, it all started with my introduction to MBTI personality types,  followed by my rundown of self-care needs tailored to each

June 21, 2020

For many of us sugar is part of our everyday lives; we heap it in our morning coffees, we reach for it when we hit that afternoon slump and we

June 20, 2020

When I first heard about journaling, which is many years ago now. I did think, how is that going to help me? I didn't understand how writing things down would

June 18, 2020

Well, do you? How often? All the time, most of the time, some of the time or never? If I was a betting girl, and aside from an annual flutter

June 17, 2020

I am a great believer in incorporating plants into your home and work place. I believe that they bring both physical and mental health benefits. I have written a few

June 16, 2020

Ayurvedic and healthcare Ayurveda & modern medicine As we learn more about Ayurvedic medicine we understand that its benefits are far reaching and all encompassing. Ayurveda isn’t a fad diet

June 14, 2020

About the Author Factfulness is a book written by Hans Rosling. Hans Rosling was known for his quirky, yet highly informative TED talks. He used bubble graphs and demonstrations in

June 12, 2020

Recently, I have been re-watching the Vicar of Dibley, which growing up was, and remains, one of my favourite shows. Watching it again now, I better understand how revolutionary it

June 10, 2020

I'm sure most people have heard of Reiki, but are not sure what it actually is. Some people swear by it and have sessions on a regular basis, and some

June 9, 2020

What Are The Vata Characteristics? Vata energy Vata Dosha is the energy that governs movement and communication in the body. When we think of the Vata Dosha its characteristics are

June 8, 2020

We look for inspiration everywhere. From authors, musicians, poets and politicians, women we know and women from history. We look to our fellow women for guidance and encouragement. But for

June 7, 2020

There may be light at the end of the tunnel, but that doesn’t stop the news and daily briefings being any less depressing. Some people respond by immersing themselves in

June 6, 2020

This is the 4th instalment of my Bullet Journal Series. If you haven't already, go and check out my other articles  on how to start a bullet journal, general pages

June 5, 2020

So if you've been keeping up, you will have followed my introduction to MBTI personality types as well as my rundown of self-care needs tailored to each MBTI personality type.

June 4, 2020

We spend so much of our lives caring for others that it’s all too easy to forget that we need to take care of ourselves. How often do you simply

June 2, 2020

What Are The Pitta Characteristics? Pitta energy In Ayurvedic medicine the Pitta Dosha is the energy that governs your body’s digestion and transformation. When we think of the Pitta Dosha

June 1, 2020

“Patriarchy has no gender.” - bell hooks It’s a word we hear often, especially in feminist circles. We hear it scorned, scoffed, screamed and battled against. But what actually is

May 31, 2020

We all make mistakes. They’re part of human nature and ultimately, help us evolve as human beings. Sometimes they’re tiny mistakes; like chatting on the phone too long and burning

May 29, 2020

As humans, we crave to be touched. From birth up until today, our innate need for physical human contact remains. Being "touch-starved" — also known as "skin hunger" or "touch

May 28, 2020

Bored in lockdown? We all seem to slowly be getting used to lockdown, being at home and finding things to past the time. But, maybe you’ve hit a wall and

May 27, 2020

What Are The Kapha Characteristics? Kapha energy In Ayurvedic medicine the Kapha Dosha is the energy that governs movement and communication in your body. When we think of the Kapha

May 25, 2020

This is the third instalment of my Bullet Journal Series. In this post I will discuss the different ways in which you can use your bullet journal to monitor your

May 22, 2020

We are, by now, all aware of the effect that plastic has on the environment. Predominantly, the oceans and all the wildlife living in and around them. According to marine

May 20, 2020

This is a period of uncertainty for all of us, with everyone’s quarantine being different. Many of us need to find ways to pass the time and keep busy. In

May 19, 2020

Self-care is a phrase that by now, we hear on a daily basis. We’re encouraged to practice self-care, to incorporate things into our routines that improve our physical and mental

May 18, 2020

Have you ever managed to even confuse yourself... As in your interests and behaviours are hard to explain to others? You simply feel that this is the way you are

May 17, 2020

Don't lose who you are, in the blur of the stars  Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,  It's okay not to be okay... — Who You Are (Jessie J)  Life.

May 16, 2020

With half the world stuck in isolation with their families, seeing our friends has suddenly become the thing we miss the most. No amount of face time, zoom or quiz

May 14, 2020

For obvious reasons, whether this comes as welcome news or a huge blow, the gym is off-limits for the time being. But as many of us who have tried to

May 13, 2020

This is the second instalment of my Bullet Journal Series. This article will discuss some basic pages that I use in my monthly bullet journal layouts. General Page Ideas for

May 12, 2020

Women and History lessons Who remembers leaning about Henry the 8th? About Churchill, about William the Conqueror, Abraham Lincoln, Shakespeare, Dickens and a heart list of many other famous and

May 11, 2020

What Is Ayurveda? In the Western world when we think about our health we tend to think of cure rather than prevention; think of all the times you’ve been unwell

May 9, 2020

Women as Leaders Women’s voices have always fought to be heard in the political world. Speeches, marches, protests, petitions to demand that our voices and opinions are heard in the

May 8, 2020

This Spring is unlike any other we have had before. With isolation there has come a lot of spare time that we don't know how to fill. Now is the

May 7, 2020

I've written on here previously about alternatives to traditional meditation, as the whole sitting still and clearing your mind thing never really worked out for me. However, since most of

May 4, 2020

Breathing. We take our first breath as we come into the world and continue breathing, unconsciously, until we take our last. But can the process of moving something as simple

May 2, 2020

What is Sobriety? Sobriety, as a word, actually means a few different things. Firstly, it does not mean abstinence. Rather, it means simply not being intoxicated. It can also be

April 30, 2020

A few weeks into the lockdown and you have hopefully carved out some vague sort of routine by now. You may be taking the rare opportunity to get to know

April 29, 2020

Women in comedy - the female comedians It has been a challenge for women to break into comedy, the male dominated scene making it a slow and steady progress. Even

April 26, 2020

It’s likely you’ve heard a lot about CBD oil recently; whether it’s reading about its medicinal properties or buying products emblazoned with the cannabis leaf, it's clear the cannabis plant

April 25, 2020

Why should you have Bullet Journals  The main aim of a Bullet Journal is to keep your life organised as much as possible. If this sounds like something you could

April 24, 2020

Let's Start With A Brief Introduction to Astrology: When and how did astrology begin? We tend to write astrology off as a millennial past-time, but the pseudoscience actually traces back

April 23, 2020

How do you start your morning? Does your alarm wrench you from your sleep? Do you hit the snooze button 15 times in a row?  Do you lay in bed

April 21, 2020

It’s very easy in times like this, stuck at home with nowhere to go, to fall into routines or lack therefore that leave us unmotivated and down. But not all

April 20, 2020

So here’s the thing. I have a lot of opinions. Don’t we all? However, since I’m personally on the more introverted and "sensitive" side, you won’t usually find me at

April 19, 2020

With the harsh winter drawing to a close and summer on the horizon, it is time to revamp our self care and embrace Spring. Of course this Spring is quite

April 17, 2020

Florence Given is a feminist influencer, author and artist based in the UK. She is known for her unique illustrations and feminist writings, as well as her fantastic sense of

April 15, 2020

As I discussed in my article last week, we are all living through really testing times for our wellbeing. From the very real health concerns to the anxieties which the

April 14, 2020

Validation: the action of checking or proving the validity or accuracy of something recognition or affirmation that a person or their feelings or opinions are valid or worthwhile As women,

April 13, 2020

Dating after Divorce is written by Ian Shann who is the principal mediator and director of Move On. Ian’s commitment is simple – to help keep separated couples out of the Family

April 11, 2020

In society, women are expected to to display their sexuality and sensuality in certain ways. Confined to societal expectations, it is difficult to embrace your sexuality and allow it to

April 8, 2020

Now that we’re home, balancing our work-life routines, many of us can delve into activities we might not have had time for before. I, for one, will be watching films.

April 7, 2020

We’re living through strange times, that’s for sure. Stuck at home for the foreseeable future with our first-world lives suddenly reduced to making sure our basic needs are met — and that

April 6, 2020

Your body is home to trillions of tiny micro-organisms; bacteria, fungi and viruses which play a vital role in human health. In fact, they outnumber human cells by ten to one, but because

April 5, 2020

You decided at the beginning of 2019 that you would start making those leaps towards what you want to achieve. To step out of your dreaming -planning phase. Now approaching

April 1, 2020

They say behind every strong woman is her tribe of fellow strong women. So what is it about healthy female friendships which are so powerful for our inner strength and

March 27, 2020

“Once established, the young girl's dependency is systematically supported as she proceeds through childhood. For being "nice" - nonchallenging, nonconfronting, noncomplaining - she's rewarded with good grades, the approval of

March 26, 2020

‘No’ is a very small word, with a truly huge meaning (it was my first word, just thought to mention), that encompasses denial, refusal, dissent. A noun, adverb and adjective,

March 22, 2020

Lent (or Lenten Season) is a Christian observance of about six weeks, beginning on Ash Wednesday and ending on Easter Sunday, during which, many people fast or give up luxuries to reflect

March 20, 2020

A little altruism never hurt anyone, but it can become detrimental to our own health when we don’t stop to think about ourselves for a moment; something many of us are

March 19, 2020

As some readers may already know, I suffer with eczema.   I have already written about my experiences with this lifelong skin condition for Selfish Darling, exploring how one can still love their skin when

March 18, 2020

Education is an industry that for centuries, women were barred from entering. Throughout history, women’s education has been of a significant lack of quality to that for men. It wasn’t until the

March 17, 2020

As March 8th came and past once more, International Women’s Day endeavours to celebrate, uplift and empower women and girls all over the world. From social awareness campaigns, political protests, art exhibitions, film festivals and feel-good-totally-shareable-Insta-stories, International

March 14, 2020

The world can seem awfully obsessed with talking and socializing — being there and not missing out. From group nights out to lunch dates to gym buddies — and all of the social media

March 13, 2020

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” – Diane Von Furstenberg  Why should we love ourselves first? It’s a straightforward response: why shouldn’t you? Why shouldn’t you

March 12, 2020

Let’s face it, I think most of us are guilty of neglecting our skin at times and even when we do take the time to look after it, many of us are

March 11, 2020

Every year on March 8th, International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements, endeavours and abilities of women and girls all over the world. As well as that, it brings to attention the

March 8, 2020

From the calorie-counting to the macros, the expensive yoga pants to the juicing - and not to mention the shaming - staying healthy can often seem like a big hassle.

March 4, 2020

From the top of the tallest mountain to the very depths of the ocean, the world around us is homed to countless different animal and plant species. So varied is the world we

March 3, 2020

Why Do We Wear Make-up? For many of us fabulous beings, make-up is our best friend when it comes to covering up flaws, expressing our own unique style, or feeling more confident

March 2, 2020

As I’m sure we are all aware, feminism has evolved over time, from the first wave of western feminists fighting for the vote, to the #MeToo movement. And fighting alongside have

March 1, 2020

The phrase WLW (women who love women) is a very new, modern internet acronym that seeks to be inclusive of all sorts of women who, well, love women. It is

February 28, 2020

Oxytocin: ‘The Love Hormone’, increases feelings of trust, intimacy and contentment. Lowers the level of Cortisol, so we feel more relaxed and lower our chances of heart disease. Higher levels of oxytocin also help to decrease feelings of

February 27, 2020

Introverts are very common within our society and you may be one. Do you sometimes feel you put on a persona in social settings? Smiling and small-talking your way into

February 25, 2020

We all know the struggles of a New Year, with the hustle and bustle of work and other commitments. A way to try and reclaim some of this time is

February 24, 2020

There is a rather strange assumption out there that the only reason women, and indeed men, wear makeup, is to impress or attract other people. Its associated with a sense

February 22, 2020

Do you keep a journal? If not, did you know that journaling has amazing benefits for both your mental health but also your physical wellbeing? It may seem strange to

February 19, 2020

Femininity used to be something sought after - but nowadays it's as though it's a weakness?! But you don't have to compromise your femininity to get ahead! However well-meaning, as

February 18, 2020

Houseplants have many functions in both the home and the office. They are decorative, smell nice, bring life to a room and satisfy our needs to nurture something. As well as

February 17, 2020

When was a I child (and I will admit, as an adult as well), whenever I got hurt, whenever I fell off my bike or got a cut, whenever I felt sick, I would

February 16, 2020

Valentine’s Day is the Marmite of annual holidays: you either love it or you hate it. Between all the declarations of love, commercialised cards and bright red hearts, Valentine’s Day is both a complete and

February 14, 2020

In this post I am going to be chatting about the best London spots to get work done. If you are like me, then sitting in silence in an office

February 12, 2020

When we think about belly dancing, we may imagine a seductive dance with ornate, skimpy clothing. But this is an ancient and culture-rich form of dance - both sensual and

February 10, 2020

We currently live in a time of uncertainty. Between shortages of resources, climate change, the re-emergence of right-wing populism and #MeToo, the world is often a difficult and complex place to navigate.

February 9, 2020

Despite the growth of equality that has come in recent years, there are still some professions undeniably dominated by men. I got in touch with a woman in the Royal

February 8, 2020

The benefits of going braless are endless and definitely something you should try if you haven't already realised all the benefits of going braless along with the fact that going

February 4, 2020
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Orgasmic meditation is an actual thing! Who knew?  Orgasmic meditation, or OM, is a practice that combines the power and attention of meditation with the deeply human, deeply felt and

January 31, 2020

So how is that goal going of reading two books a year?    A lot of us wish we could find the time to finish our goal set in 2018 of

January 27, 2020

Easy healthy breakfast, dinner or snack options are always on demand so we want to introduce the juice for all those times you need an easy healthy option. Juice as

January 26, 2020

The modern world is hard. Really hard. We live in a globalised, interconnected world where every decision you make has unintentional implications for societies and ecosystems across the planet. From

January 25, 2020

We've all heard these household myths before from the wiser women in our lives. Most of them, you probably can't even remember who told you - it's as though they're

January 22, 2020

Hi darlings, the other week we were lucky enough to have a chat with health coach Steph Hendel  @stephhendel founder of BodyBuiltByLove. See what we talked about below and make

January 21, 2020

The world is full of famous women with all the right words for every situation, and poets have long had a way of making sense of the world for the rest

January 20, 2020

We live in a vast, rich world, full of so many things to learn about. The environment, wildlife, physics, chemistry, people, cultures, religions, food, music, literature, film; the knowledge that lives at out

January 19, 2020

Our Top Books by kick-ass women to help you reconnect with yourself  Finding a sustainable, compassionate connection with yourself is hard. Let’s be honest, we are all our own worst

January 18, 2020

Be it the commercialised cards, the soppy films with oh-so-dramatic kiss scenes in the rain and the man-looks-longingly-at-woman-over-dinner advertisements. There is no denying that Valentines Day remains a completely heteronormative, cisgendered, capitalist holiday which idealises a very

January 17, 2020

2019 was a year filled with passionate, creative, hardworking and individual women (and girls) who brought about positive change in a variety of ways. These women teach us that the

January 14, 2020

I don’t know about everyone else, but come winter, especially in lag after all the Christmas excitement, my skin just seems to give up. Dry and spotty, the weather unhelpful and,

January 12, 2020

Meditation: we've all given it a go. Or at least thought about how we really should give it a go, since everyone and their mother now seems to be doing

January 11, 2020

You decided at the beginning of 2019 that you would start making those leaps towards what you want to achieve. To step out of your dreaming -planning phase. Now approaching

January 10, 2020

Loving Your Skin In The Light Of Social Media In our modern world of Instagram perfectionism, it can be really hard to love your own body. The high definition, smooth and

January 9, 2020

It’s 3 or 4am, but sleep won’t come. You turn over. Perhaps a different position will help. Window open or closed? Turn the pillow over now, that should do it.

January 8, 2020

More than likely you’ve had to deal with at least one toxic relationship, you may even currently be trudging through life with the anchor of a demanding, selfish, and exhausting

January 7, 2020

One of the things I love in any kind of fiction book is a strong female character, even better if she’s the protagonist. Stepping into the shoes of these kinds

January 5, 2020

It seems from December 1st through to January 31st everyone and their dog is wishing you a ‘Happy New Year’. Your family does it, your friends do it, your colleagues do it and, even, strangers you met

January 4, 2020

Vitamin D deficiency is very common - especially among those of us who go months with barely any sun (literally all of us right now). In fact, the UK government

January 3, 2020

As New Years Eve fast approaches we are once again confronted with the idea of ‘resolutions’. Although time is a human construct, many of us feel compelled to make some life changes when the

December 30, 2019

What is blue light? Blue light is a type of high energy light on the visible light spectrum that is commonly emitted by LEDs (light emitting diodes) arising from computers, televisions and other

December 27, 2019

Extremism; the holding of extreme political or religious views; fanaticism. What views do you have darling, have your views changed or heightened over recent times? Research shows that more and more

December 26, 2019

Sage has been used in medicinal practices across the world for centuries. Taken from the Latin word ‘salvia’ meaning ‘health’, it’s no wonder that sage is such a widely recognised

December 25, 2019

At Hormona we believe in finding and appreciating the little things in life and when you start paying attention to how great these small acts make your feel it makes

December 24, 2019

Lizzo, the queen of self-love, sings in her song Soulmate ‘'Cause I'm my own soulmate (Yeah, yeah)/I know how to love me (Love me)/I know that I'm always gonna hold me down".   Preach it, kween.  

December 22, 2019

The body positivity movement comes, quite literally, in all shapes, sizes, colours and genders. Rooted in fat acceptance, the social movement seeks to challenge the way in which unrealistic beauty standards in society

December 20, 2019

The modern world is a stressful place to be. Everyday we are forced to navigate the stresses of work and family life as well as uncertain political times, financial inequality and,

December 19, 2019

At some point in our lives we’ve either experienced or observed a tedious hair styling routine, whether it’s ourselves, a girlfriend, or our mothers. Hours spent tangled up in hairdryers and

December 18, 2019

God rest ye merry overdraft  I’ve nothing left to spend  And can’t afford to buy enough  For every single friend  Our savings are completely gone  Oh god when will this

December 14, 2019

Hi Darling been feeling a bit tired and worn out recently? Research show how old we think we are can be a real determinate for fighting off old age and even death! In

December 13, 2019

As a child, Christmas is a truly magical time, but as you grow up and the magic starts to wear off, not everyone loses the excitement of Christmas. It’s common

December 12, 2019

Why I love the CalmApp! Raise your hand if you find getting to sleep one of the most tedious and frustrating endeavours of life? About half of you are probably

December 11, 2019

The Christmas period is fun, wholesome and, of course, the most wonderful time of the year. However, it is also an extremely wasteful time of year which is why we want to talk about

December 10, 2019

A couple of weeks ago we were fortunate enough to have a chat with Imogen of @imogenroseig and this is what we talked about! Selfish Darling: Hi Imogen, we’re so

December 8, 2019

The plant lady my friend will kill me if she ever reads this. Yes, she would. I wouldn’t be telling her and I’m sure you wouldn’t. By my standards, my

December 7, 2019

Oil has been long treasured as a valuable skincare product. Ancient Egyptians used moringa oil on their skin to keep it protected from the elements and was often used in perfumes in ancient Greece and Rome. So, the benefits of using oil on

December 6, 2019

How To Improve Your Mental Wellbeing  The fifth pillar of holistic wellbeing deals with mental wellness, or mental health, and as the World health Organisation (WHO) famously said: “there is no health

December 4, 2019

As the popularity of yoga rises, so too do the number of options for different (often unusual) types that are available to attend. Amongst these are doga (dog yoga), naked yoga, wine/beer

December 3, 2019

Amongst the gingerbread lattes and last-minute shopping the ye olde Christmas phrase comes around again calling for ‘Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All Men’ (and women, obvs). Whilst peace

December 1, 2019

Whilst many people are intimidated by the thought of fasting, associating it with long periods of feeling starving and restricting yourself, this doesn’t have to be the case.   What Is Intermittent

November 26, 2019

The word ‘selfish’ is one that often misunderstood in society. The dictionary definition describes ‘selfish’ as: a person, action, or motive that lacks ‘consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one's

November 25, 2019

It’s rare to speak to someone in this day and age who isn’t busy; over-consumed with the hustle and bustle of every-day life. Our intense existence can lead us to

November 24, 2019

Social wellness is the third pillar of holistic health, in other words being aware of the interdependence we have with others and nurturing ourselves, others and our relationships. In today’s

November 20, 2019

We all love the holiday season. The beautiful decorations, the food, and of course, the music. The Christmas period would be incomplete without Christmas music. It puts us in the

November 19, 2019

We love the autumn and winter season. Changes in the colours of the leaves on the trees. The changing of the weather some love and some don’t, but I do. It’s the

November 17, 2019

Self-Study: We live in a society that pits us all against each other. A society that tells us again and again that we are lacking in some way. We are

November 11, 2019

In our world today it is important that we take care of ourselves. Guilty pleasures are the perfect way to do this. What’s your guilty pleasure? It seems to be

November 10, 2019

After a long, hard day’s work there can be nothing more inviting than pouring a chilled glass of wine and unwinding in your favourite spot. But why do we turn

November 9, 2019

There are many ways to make yourself feel better after a tough day. The internet is full of ideas on how to do this. However, my personal favourite is making

November 8, 2019

Achieving and maintaining a healthy quality of life is extremely important, because it allows us to get the most out of our daily activities without getting tired or stressed. This

November 5, 2019

Have you ever found a hobby that takes on a life of its own? The kind where you watch a video on YouTube, then another, and another, until it’s 2am

November 3, 2019

Empowerment and self-love are two extremely powerful forces, so much so that they have the power to completely change how people perceive both themselves and the world around them. The

November 1, 2019

We must seek and find a balance between mind, body and spirit to bring a sense of reason to a world filled with chaos. Life is so fast-paced these days

October 31, 2019

Whilst yoga has become particularly popular in recent years with all kinds of unusual yoga types. It is considered to be an ancient practice, stemming back thousands of years. Throughout

October 29, 2019

We all know that a good way to unwind and destress is to have a good self-care night. And what self-care night would be complete without a good film. In

October 28, 2019

Have you tried a Retreat Holiday yet? If not it’s about time! Retreats are the perfect year around holiday as it is not restricted to summer, actually, they make the

October 27, 2019

Our Three Young Female Entrepreneurs Whilst this article barely touches upon the huge number of young female entrepreneurs who are absolutely bossing it, it is a specially handpicked snapshot of

October 26, 2019

Do you own a Power Suit? If you do, you go girl! If not, have a read and lets see if we can convince you to invest in one. Dispelling

October 25, 2019

For thousands of years, women have gathered together in cultures around the world to sit in a circle, share stories and listen to each other. It’s hard to place which

October 24, 2019

Concerns about the environment are reaching an all-time high. Movements such as Extinction Rebellion, musicians including The 1975 and activists of the likes of Greta Thunberg are bringing our current

October 23, 2019

We are trying to figure out just how swiftly 2019 is about to be over. Autumn is here plus its nearly over. Winter is about to start. Spring 2020 will

October 22, 2019

Little Women The cult classic book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is getting yet another all-star Hollywood reboot of the same name. I was reading an article on The

October 21, 2019

Have you heard this lovely fluffy word being banded around a little lately? When we think of wellbeing it might make us think of our health, how we are feeling,

October 20, 2019

Been to Vancouver yet? If not it should definitely be on your bucket list! Why? Read on and find out. Vancouver Mountains  Vancouver is well known around the world for

October 19, 2019

Most of us struggle with saying the word 'no': Can you help me with something? Do you want to grab dinner some time? Have you got a minute?   Yes darling,

October 18, 2019

You’ve done the hard work. Perfected your CV. Applied for hundreds of jobs and now you’ve landed an interview. According to Glassdoor, the average job attracts 250 resumes so congratulate yourself

October 17, 2019

The benefits being barefoot are many but do you know them all? Read on and find out why you should be barefoot right now. The benefits of being Barefoot Often,

October 16, 2019

Taking pictures is not just about the 'gram' it actually has so many great benefits and we've listed some of them below! Make Memories In life we all have memories

October 15, 2019

Elisa Fernandez-Arias is a writer, singer and digital nomad currently living in Edinburgh, Scotland. I caught up with her to speak about her journey and what she’s working on now. 

October 14, 2019

What do you do whilst you eat?   Many of us will check our phone, watch TV, chat, work. The list goes on. If you grew up in a busy, bustling

October 11, 2019

By listening we validate that a story is worthwhile, by listening we offer a soundboard for a person to hear themselves. As general rule I would argue women are better

October 9, 2019

Female bodily hair is a widely opinionated subject, with these opinions evolving more as the natural form of a woman – hair and all – is becoming much more commonly

October 8, 2019

Face mask layering is still a thing; these ingredients will amplify your layering skills. You need to try this, at least once.  Did you too also accidentally discovered you can

October 7, 2019

Not a morning person? Many of us find the first few hours of the day difficult, but there’s no getting away from it – you gotta get up.   The first

October 6, 2019

Health and the Media For the modern day, professional woman, health has become very important. It has been a trend within the media with popular diets, workouts and celebrity endorsements

October 5, 2019

Wunda Chair for Pilates? If you are serious about looking after your body in a sensible and healthy way then it might be time you tried out pilates. This physical

October 4, 2019

It’s not very often I get to talk about Public Health (for those of you who don’t know, this is the other half of my trade) so understandably I'm over-excited,

October 3, 2019

I’ve been a reflexologist for the past 6 years. I look at people’s feet on the reg. And no, it’s really not disgusting. And yes, I do enjoy my job.  

October 1, 2019

Families are complicated. And therefore so are family holidays. Chances are, if you’re in your twenties, the family vacation is the longest extended period of time you’ll spend with your

September 28, 2019

Mini breaks are a well-deserved way to recharge or surprise your besties with as a present they need in their life. Italy has many regions that are great places to

September 27, 2019

2019 has really been Lizzo’s year. After featuring on the soundtrack for the Netflix movie ‘Someone Great’ and then gifting the world with her now renowned performance at the BET

September 26, 2019

As I have explored in previous articles, our environment plays a very important role in our mental well being. Interior design is a key part of this. Creating Different Moods

September 24, 2019

From the preparation of food, to the cooking, serving and sitting down to eat a meal, there is so much more to food than simply meeting your daily calorie intake.

September 22, 2019

Being a Wing-Woman to support our single friend who has turned 30.    Last we had swallowed the hard truth of how to keep friend-shipping with her now we are

September 21, 2019

Having understood the benefits of creativity, taken on new habits and hobbies and finally embedded creativity into your daily routine, what’s next for your creative spirit?    In a nutshell –

September 20, 2019

It’s been another crazy week on the internet. With British politics in literal disarray I was weirdly grateful to be gifted the wonderful distraction that was Natalie Beach’s article for

September 19, 2019

The Environment As we all know, the environment is in danger. Global Warming is a very real and worrying thing that our world is having to contend with. Waste, emissions

September 16, 2019

As fall is creeping closer we figured you might want a snuggly new bedtime routine or a warming evening drink? A turmeric latte may sound like a strange idea, but

September 15, 2019

Comedy is no longer a boys club, but at a time when it seems as easy as ever for disgraced male comics to make their comebacks it’s time to put

September 14, 2019

So, you’ve recognised that you’re a creative being, understood that it’s time to set your creative side free and identified ways to add creative activities to your routine. But how

September 13, 2019

Your life is busy and hectic. From your morning cup of coffee to that working lunch all the way through to leaving the office well after dark, there’s little time

September 12, 2019

Hello Darling,You are smiley, funny, intelligent, go-getting, doing you and so much more than just your body size. So why then are we so fixated on not getting fat?! Ever

September 11, 2019

Wellness. On the Golden shores of Australia and New Zealand, Wellness is no longer a #Hashtag, it’s a way of life. Though oceans away, Social Media, Community pop ups, Festivals,

September 10, 2019

Running. The dreaded ‘R’ word. Whilst it is annoying seeing runners in the park effortlessly speed past you without panting like a dog. It is most definitely daunting when you

September 9, 2019

Darling has it ever hit you that you have no discretion in your current role alongside the fact it feels so dull and un-inspiring? This happened to me and coincided with

September 8, 2019

Over the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the reasons why creativity is so important, and how many benefits it can offer. So, you’re ready to get your creative side

September 6, 2019

Barbara Noraz,  26 years old – Founder of “Satin Studio” - Lyon (France) Can you introduce yourself and tell us more about your career? I am Barbara, founder of “Satin

September 4, 2019

This is going to be, for me, easy to write. It is time to listen up Darlings as this isn't going to be easy for you to hear (or read

September 3, 2019

Did you know that engaging in creative tasks offers a huge range of benefits for your mental and physical wellbeing? Several studies have demonstrated significant benefits from living a creative

August 30, 2019

J.Walter Thompson Intelligence a leading intelligence agency has released its report on the future impacts of individualism being on the rise. Biologically we cannot escape those innate urges that drive

August 29, 2019

Whether you’ve been subscribing to a plant-based diet since birth, or simply want to accommodate your ever growing list of vegan friends, it’s always the perfect time to host a

August 27, 2019

Tired of your 90 minute commute every morning and evening? Done with sky high rents and £6 pints? Feeling envious of that one friend who’s moved up north and has

August 25, 2019

To be a Woman in today's world is something to be celebrated, we've come so far since seams in stockings and a Lamb Roast in the oven by 6pm. Yes,

August 24, 2019

Welcome to our new Friday creativity series, its a 5 part series on creativity, how it can be part of your life and what benefits you can draw from it!

August 23, 2019

Have you ever finished watching a movie unable to move from your seat to switch off the credits because you’re still so wrapped up in what you’ve just seen? Some

August 22, 2019

Showing yourself love and working towards your own happiness should always be a priority, that’s why it’s important to find ways to perk yourself up when you’re feeling down. Here

August 20, 2019

1. Make sleep part of your self care Sleep is key to restorative nature of your body. Getting a decent night's sleep, can not only help the common cold but

August 17, 2019

Be The Change - Gina Martin Be The Change - Gina Martin You might recognise the name Gina Martin from the news in recent years. She was the driving force

August 15, 2019

So you’ve just lost your job and you’re crying on the bus home at 4pm on a Monday with no sense of direction and no idea what to do next.

August 13, 2019

There are now so many different yoga festivals and retreats that are appearing across the UK that are definitely worth visiting! Whilst it is now late in the summer there

August 6, 2019

In need of a little guidance and inspiration? We could all do with a little push in the right direction sometimes. Luckily, we’re living in an era in which there

August 3, 2019

Who is the Bitch? Why does she care less without being careless? The Bitch is a long-standing, like from the dawn of man, member of human existence. She was there

August 2, 2019

Helicopter parenting is most likely the style you identify as your parenting. If you are in denial with its meaning, a helicopter parent is the one who spends an excessive

August 1, 2019

Rebel; revolutionary, insurgent, revolutionist, mutineer, agitator, subversive, guerrilla, anarchist, terrorist; freedom fighter, resistance fighter; traitor, renegade. The dictionary synonyms of this word alone provide insight into why being a rebel

July 31, 2019

Saying no to that ex who wants to remain friends! It’s happened, the dreaded line has been said post- break up. “I still want to be friends”.  Now the reason

July 27, 2019

If, like me, you have a fraught history with the gym, deciding to get back into that on again, off again relationship can be pretty daunting. Like most people, once

July 26, 2019

Idea First you need an idea. Maybe you already have one (or two) tucked away that you’ve not told anyone about yet. Actually spend some serious time thinking about these

July 25, 2019

I always thought that one of the many perks of growing up, along with no longer having a bedtime and being able to have as much cake as you want,

July 24, 2019

There’s been a huge spike in the popularity of acupressure mats recently. They’re popping up on our social media feeds, being passed around in offices and making headlines in the

July 22, 2019

The World Happiness Report has named Denmark amongst the happiest countries in the world for 7 years in a row. Appropriately, it’s capital city, Copenhagen, also regularly features as the

July 18, 2019

Travel gives us space to assess our lives. It gives us perspective. It gives us time and breathing space whilst also giving us the chance to meet new people with

July 10, 2019

Why we should use more unusual conversation starters Conversations starters can definitely be categorised as god or bad don't you agree? I mean how many times have you been at

July 4, 2019

You’ve been waiting all year and the time has finally come: annual leave! As you excitedly switch on your out of office reply you start fantasising about your time off;

July 3, 2019

There is an argument that keeping busy is good for both mental and physical health. But think for a second; has your routine unwillingly overtaken your life? In the battle

February 18, 2019

When we talk about “toxic people” it is referred to relationships, friends, and family. In everyone’s life, there're persons that could be considered “toxic”, because of their attitude in life,  selfish

January 31, 2019

Well what can i say if is not Beyonce was right? GIRLS RUN THE WORLD! And we are going to do anything to reach equality, learn to value ourselves and

January 22, 2019

New Year, Our Year ! 2019 IS HERE! We did it, here we are in a new year, with a new opportunity to bright with our own light. And I

January 14, 2019

Living authentically is about knowing what matters to you and acting in congruence with your core values & beliefs. To know yourself means acknowledging both your strengths and weaknesses.  It’s about

December 10, 2018

The dreaded skin care. It doesn’t seem fair, does it?  To still be suffering from the physical and psychological effects of acne when you’re in your 20s and 30s.  It isn’t fair,

December 7, 2018

It’s a struggle. Waking up to a wintry, grey sky – that is, if it’s light outside – and pulling yourself out from under the warm covers. Maybe a coffee

November 26, 2018

Meditation is pretty simple, right? A few deep breaths, chuck in a cheeky visualisation, maybe a few mantras before you’ve had your first cup of coffee? Meditation might be our

November 19, 2018

If you have recently missed all of the focus on hygge living, then we are here to fill you in. Hygge can be defined as the Danish art of happiness,

November 14, 2018

It’s a struggle. Waking up to a wintry, grey sky – that is, if it’s light outside – and pulling yourself out from under the warm covers. Maybe a coffee

November 12, 2018

A good way to take some time off for yourself is by listening to a podcast to wind down. Recently podcasts seem to have become hugely popular and it’s clear

November 6, 2018

The planet is in pretty bad shape and pollutant gases are becoming the new oxygen. While Climate Change sizes up to much greater problems than just your complexion, you shouldn’t

October 29, 2018

It’s either the post-lunch carb crash, or it’s the distracting sounds your stomach loves to make in the awkward silences of meetings; finding the perfect snacks to keep you feeling

October 24, 2018

First of all, what is astrology? It is an alternative way of looking at time. Instead of seeing time as what we mainly know it as, it is the idea

October 23, 2018

We are officially obsessed with dieting. From the before-and-after pictures clogging up your Twitter feed, and the meal plans littering your Instagram, we are pretty sure we know how to

October 22, 2018

Have you ever felt like life is just too hectic? Between work, family, friends and trying to lead a healthy life, sometimes it can seem impossible to stay on top of

October 17, 2018

Now is the perfect time of year to start consuming hot drinks at all times. Autumn is the perfect excuse to use as to why you’ve drunk 5 cups of

October 16, 2018

When it comes to your workout routine it is likely that you use your smart phone to track your progress or a fitbit. However, there are so many gadgets appearing

October 13, 2018

Coffee is a saving grace. Its an international symbol for stress, an overpriced source of caffeine, and one of the best ways to get something done, and done quickly. We

October 11, 2018

It’s the buzzword for chilling out, and the go-to for a de-stressing routine: meditation is bloody brilliant.And maybe, just maybe, we have worked out how to meditate. But if you

October 10, 2018

In a world where everyone’s lives are increasingly being documented online across multiple platforms it is expected that, due to being able to connect to so many people, we are

October 9, 2018

Of all the ways we are instructed to de-stress, yoga is the official mascot. And why not? Chock full of health benefits and brimming with relaxing vibes, becoming a yogi

October 3, 2018

Our best friends are some of the most important people in our lives. We rely on them for a lot of things from emotional support to a fun day out.

October 1, 2018

You can enjoy having a bath at any time of day and creating a relaxing routine is ideal for getting the most out of your bath time. One of the

September 28, 2018

It’s our favourite excuse, and often our worst nightmare. The fact is we just don’t have any free time. Yet, when we are busy, we are in greater need of

September 27, 2018

It is always worth treating yourself to something uplifting that you can enjoy for a long time, so next time you have that craving to buy something new, go out

September 26, 2018

First of all, what does holistic medicine even mean? It is the idea that the treatment is focused on the whole person, taking into account their mental, physical and social

September 25, 2018

Learning to be selfish might sound like it’s going against all the instincts that make up a good person. But instead of avoiding self-love for fear of forgetting the needs

September 24, 2018

A lot of jobs require that you sit all day at a desk to do your work, even at home you tend to sit a lot, so taking a break

September 19, 2018

When looking on the back of skincare products, the ingredients are often the last thing I look at as I have absolutely no idea what ‘sucrose stearate’ is, (FYI, I

September 14, 2018

Every once in a while you need to get away from the routines of home and take a relaxing break. Whilst holidays abroad are always the most enticing, weekends away

September 10, 2018

The internet is a pretty wonderful thing.Chances are you’ll have spent most of your day so far using the wonders of the world wide web, heck, you’ll be reading this

September 6, 2018

We have counted on candles for what is estimated to be 5000 years as a source of light, and they have worked their way into becoming the official aesthetic representative

September 5, 2018

There’s no doubt that looking after ourselves is a necessity. Whether its stress, or anxiety, self-care is always near the top of our ‘to-do lists’. But whilst we are busy

August 31, 2018

We should always be inspired by other women in all aspects of life. When in a slump about your career or what to do next in life then take a

August 29, 2018

When living on a plant based diet it is important to eat foods which are giving you protein. Most often in a diet, protein is found in the meat that

August 28, 2018

There are now so many different yoga festivals and retreats that are appearing across the UK that are definitely worth visiting! Whilst it is now late in the summer there

August 26, 2018

On social media there are so many influencers to follow, especially wellbeing influencers who will give you motivation to get fit. It can be useful to follow these people as

August 23, 2018

From CEOs to stay-at-home mothers, every woman deserves, albeit needs a moment of self-care. Whilst admiring the feats of such strong women, we often fail to note that their successes,

August 22, 2018

Growing up is a part of life that we all have to face. From getting your first job, to struggling to pay rent, it doesn’t take too long to leave

August 20, 2018

A summer holiday isn’t complete unless you have a brand new paperback stored in your bag, which is going to end up weather beaten due to the amount of times

August 17, 2018

At times it can be difficult to find motivation in all aspects of life. When you are struggling, it can be useful to remind yourself what others are capable of

August 15, 2018

When it comes to shopping for beauty products, its not always easy to know which products you should be buying. From high end products to high street ones, here’s a

August 14, 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If there’s anything that’s certain, it’s that we arent getting enough sleep. But what if I told you that you could have time for yourself to relax and do what you

August 11, 2018

There is growing concern throughout our society over how animals are treated in consideration to our consumption of products. Lot’s of people are now choosing to be vegetarian or vegan

August 10, 2018

When it comes to making time for yourself and decompressing, the first thing anyone will tell you is to put that phone down. No, I mean, face down, put it

August 9, 2018

Getting motivated to go to the Gym can be difficult in itself without having to worry about whether or not you’ve got the right gym wear for your workout. There’s nothing

August 8, 2018

What are the Gemstones? Gemstones have been admired since ancient times as little natural treasures from the earth. The 7 gemstones are naturally gorgeous so it's no surprise that they

August 1, 2018

Candles can be an extremely easy way to get in a relaxed and more peaceful state of mind. After a long hard day, lighting up one of your favourite candles

July 17, 2018

Otherwise known as the Muladhara, the first chakra in yoga philosophy is the root chakra. The root chakra is the chakra of survival. Based on the earth element, it's located at the

July 16, 2018

Ever wanted to try a yoga holiday? If you're welcoming in summer with open arms, you're certainly not alone. We love nothing more than long days, short nights and plenty

July 10, 2018

What does Sacral Chakra Mean? Otherwise known as the Swadhisthana, the second chakra in yoga philosophy is the sacral chakra. It's located in the lower abdomen, below the coccyx and around the

July 2, 2018

The most beautiful thing about homeopathy is the idea that the body contains enough strength inside to cure itself. But does it actually work? Plenty of medical experts, homeopathic practitioners

June 27, 2018

Summer and fragrances go hand in hand. If you're someone who loves the everyday luxury of a mesmerising scent, we don't blame you. Countless research shows that fragrances do wonders

June 25, 2018

It's something like 50 times a day that the average person checks their phone. You know that feeling you get that something's missing but then you realise it's just that

June 21, 2018

Otherwise known as Manipura, the third chakra in yoga philosophy is the solar plexus chakra. It's located at the stomach, your navel to be precise and the energy that flows through controls

June 19, 2018

Leggings are probably the most crucial element to your yoga kit. You need them to be stretchy, breathable, hard-wearing, versatile and of course, stylish. If you're making the journey from

June 15, 2018

Otherwise known as Anahata, Hritpankaja or Dbadasjadala, the fourth chakra in yoga philosophy is the heart chakra. The heart is the energy centre for all things aspirational, love for yourself and others, compassion,

June 13, 2018

Food makes you happy and that's a fact. Emotionally, physically and mentally, what we put into our bodies has so much to do with what we get out of them. In

June 8, 2018

Otherwise known as Vishuddha, Kanth Padma or Shodas