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Women's Lifestyle
In The Moment

In The Moment June 2018

In the Moment is a beautiful, practical lifestyle magazine for the modern-thinking creative woman. You can expect practical creative projects to do today, positive features and stories to inspire, adventures near and far for a healthy body and mind, and ideas that embrace every aspect of women's lives: friends, family, self, work, rest and play! It has a sense of community and fun, and you will be informed and entertained by knowledgeable experts and humourous columnists. With content covering wellbeing, creating, living and escaping, its monthly publication will reflect latest trends and encourage you to make the most of every day by living 'In the Moment'.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
welcome

Download your bonus papers This month has been a busy one for all of us here, and probably all of you reading this too (is there such a thing as a quiet month/week/day?). Summer colds, hay fever, unreliable commuter trains and, inevitably, deadlines have all come calling (or not, in the case of the trains). The result has been many conversations about stress, a lot of cups of tea and frequent uttering of the phrase: “Don’t worry, it’ll be fine!” (followed by nervous laughter). Because the truth is, we all need a bit of stress in our lives, and a little burst of adrenalin can feel good. “It’s what gets us up in the morning and keeps us motivated through the day,” writes nutritionist and wellbeing expert Christine Bailey in her…

2 min.
your thoughts

Photo comp winner! Last month, the theme of our Instagram photo competition was ‘creative vibes’. Thank you for all your wonderful entries – we loved seeing what you’ve been making. Our winner is Jen (@every.thing.shapes.us) and her picture of her relaxing outside in the evening with her current knitting project. “So nice to put your bare feet on the ground after a long day,” she writes. Jen wins a copy of The Thirlby: A Field Guide to a Vibrant Mind, Body & Soul by Almila Kakinc-Dodd (Prestel, £22.50). See our shortlist of last month’s entries and find our latest photo competition on our Insta (@inthemomentmag). Career inspiration I’m a huge fan of your magazine; I really love the graphics and the whole visual side of it. I want to be a journalist some day and…

1 min.
meet our talented contributors

KAREN EDWARDS Karen is a journalist who has been travelling the world for the past few years, raising awareness of climate change and ethical travel. Read more about her adventures online at www.travelbutterfly.com Karen shares her stories of solo travel and why we should all try it on page 108 TAMSYN MORGANS Stylist, photographer, creator… Tamsyn is one talented lady! She lives for vintage furniture and flea markets, upcycling her finds into eclectic homeware. Head to www.tamsynmorgans.com to see her projects. Tamsyn shows us how to make beautiful handmade soaps on page 70 JEN SHAW Jen is a writer based in the Forest of Dean, where she lives with her husband, two girls and a Persian cat. She’s an enthusiastic new allotmenteer, a rusty piano player and a fledgling watercolour painter. Follow her on Instagram (@jenleeshaw). Jen explores…

4 min.
good news!

Women of invention Machines, medicines, aircraft, central heating… women have invented things in a staggering variety of fields, often working in obscurity. In our new mini series, we’ll shine a spotlight on a female inventor who changed the world. This month – the inventor of modern ice cream! Before Nancy M. Johnson, making ice cream was hard work. All the ingredients had to be placed in a metal pot within a larger pot filled with crushed ice, then mixed by hand until frozen – a laborious process (though we bet it was a great arm workout). In 1843, Nancy revolutionised ice cream production with her genius idea of fixing a rotating paddle inside the pot to a handle outside the pot, which was cranked by hand. It mixed the ingredients more easily and…

2 min.
things to do to live your life well in june & july…

ALL OF JUNE Be inspired by the amazing story of Tim Don, Olympian and triathlon World Champion who, last October, was hit by a truck when out training and broke his neck. Amazingly, he’s made a full recovery and has just run the Boston Marathon. On Running tells his inspiring story in a new documentary, available all month. www.on-running.com 9 JUNE Be sure to stock up on tonic for today is World Gin Day. A refreshing G&T is already one of our favourite sundowners, and now research has shown that gin could also be good for our health (in moderation, of course). Thanks to one of its main ingredients, juniper berries, it is said to fight infection and improve circulation. We say cheers to that! 21 JUNE Unroll your yoga mat – it’s International Yoga…

4 min.
the detective inspector

I compartmentalise my life. I’ve always had the ability to switch off, which I know is lucky. When I’m at work, I’m 100% focused and it’s the same when I get home. In my job you can see some truly horrific and distressing things, but I’m always conscious not to dwell on it and remind myself that it’s work and not my life. One thing I always do is change out of my work clothes as soon as I get home. I think it’s good psychologically for switching off – I want to feel comfy and go straight into home mode. I break my day into little bits. I have a demanding job and a family and a house to run, so my life is pretty full on. To stay on top of…