wellbeing at work

Abby

Vegan Product Developer and Business Owner: A Day In The Life

Abby Bishop Clarke was inspired by her children, Vinnie and Brigitte, to start making baby and toddler clothes with beautiful organic cottons.  Her company (named after the children www.vinnieandbrigitte.co.uk) quickly grew and she now makes a wide range of items, from clothes to bags, eye patches and bunting.  Abby transitioned from vegetarian to vegan at […]

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Foundation Training Instructors

Foundation Training Instructor: A Day In The Life

Mora McGovern is Scotland’s first Certified Foundation Training Instructor and teaches private and group classes at her thriving business near Aberdeen. She coaches people in Foundation Training body weight exercises – helping them to improve their posture and flexibility, providing a long-term cure for the back pain and muscular tension caused by sedentary lifestyles, and […]

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Kankyo

A Buddhist Nun : A Day In The Life

Kankyo Tannier is a Buddhist nun of the Zen tradition and is being called ‘the new voice of Buddhism’. She lived in a monastery in Alsace for over fifteen years before settling in the middle of a nearby forest, surrounded by trees and animals. She teaches meditation workshops and writes a blog on everyday spirituality […]

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Rhiannon

Rhiannon Lambert: A Day In The Life

Rhiannon Lambert is a nutritionist specialising in weight management, eating disorders and sports nutrition. She is the founder of Rhitrition, a leading Harley Street private clinic. Rhiannon says: On a typical busy day, I wake up at 7am with a glass of water to rehydrate and a matcha green tea to kick-start my morning. After […]

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Badassery

Top 5 Anti-Procrastination Tips

Procrastination is one of the most popular forms of self-sabotage because it’s really easy. If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse. 1. REMEMBER THAT DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT Just get the damn website up already or send out the mailer or make the […]

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Hotpod Yoga Founder: A Day In The Life

Nick Higgins spent a brief stint as a TV presenter, followed by 2 years working as a school teacher while training to be a full-time yoga instructor. Following teacher training at leading studio YogaHaven in Morocco and Clapham, he began working at their hot studios in London. Combining the pedagogical approach with a fresh eye […]

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Tips for a Mindful Commute

Of course not all our travels are about having holidays. The average British person commutes for fifty-four minutes a day. Often we find ourselves squashed into train carriages, shoulder to shoulder with other people, with our heads bowed, faces grey and all willing the time to go quicker. Or maybe you crawl to work in a car in back-to-back […]

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Ways To Make Your Desk Awesome

Office space is often not particularly exciting or inspiring. It has been proven that your environment can seriously affect your productivity and energy levels, so white walls, a blank desk and fluorescent lighting might not be the most stimulating space. However, there are ways you can create a personal and striking desk space for yourself. Here are some ideas: […]

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Seedlip

Seedlip: A Day In The Life

Ben Branson founded Seedlip, a distilled non-alcoholic spirit company in his kitchen in the woods, with a copper still and copy of The Art of Distillation (published in London in 1651). His aim is to continue his family’s 300 year farming ancestry and change the way the world drinks. Ben says: I love mornings. I’m […]

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Kim Winser

Kim Winser: A Day In The Life

Kim Winser, awarded an OBE for services to the fashion industry in 2006, is hailed as one of the UK’s most successful businesswomen. Kim was the first female director – and youngest ever director – of M&S, then went on to turn around the fortunes of Pringle of Scotland, Aquascutum and Agent Provocateur. In 2012 […]

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