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In The Moment August 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'.

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

In this issue

1 min.
welcome

Download your free papers Recently, in conversation with a group of lovely women who I don’t know very well (our shared bond being waiting for our children to finish various sporting activities) but with whom I look forward to chatting each week, the topic turned to hormones. As we each shared our monthly ups, downs and sometimes very downs, we were surprised to learn how similar our experiences were. We shared stories; we shared advice. We felt comforted to know that we were not alone. Afterwards, it struck me how crazy it is that we don’t have these conversations more often. And while I’d always thought I’d listened to and looked after my body, there was so much more about our hormonal phases to know. In our hormonal health special this issue (page…

2 min.
your thoughts

Photo comp winner! Last month, the theme of our Instagram photo competition was ‘green’. Thank you for all of your wonderful entries – we loved seeing the green hues that inspire you! Our winner is Melissa (@marrymecincy) and her brill pic of a koala on a trip to Australia that challenged her. “Aside from being cute, this photo also represents overcoming fears to live life to the fullest,” she says. “Despite a big ol’ fear of flying, I recently spent 17 straight hours in the air to go to Australia. The goal of petting a koala was one of the things that helped to get me excited for the journey!” Melissa wins a nature box from themed subscription box service Moi-Même, filled with gifts that have come from, been inspired by…

1 min.
meet our talented contributors

ALICE WHITEHEAD Alice has been writing about food, gardening and a healthy lifestyle for 20 years. She has a passion for the great outdoors, nurtured by two urban allotment plots. Find her on Instagram (@allotmentalice). She shares her tips on embracing the outdoor friluftsliv on page 96 JANEY LEE GRACE If you’re a BBC Radio 2 listener, you might know Janey already – she is a co-presenter on Steve Wright in the Afternoon. When she’s not on the airwaves, she shares her favourite natural beauty and lifestyle tips and products at www.imperfectlynatural.com Find her natural summer heroes on page 80 ANGELIQUE PANAGOS Angelique is a nutritionist and author with a passion for the healing power of food. She’s on a mission to help people to live a healthier life, filled with energy and free from hormonal imbalance.…

7 min.
goodnews!

Women of invention Machines, medicines, aircraft, central heating… women have invented things in a staggering variety of fields, often working in obscurity. In our mini series, we shine a spotlight on a female inventor who changed the world. In the 1940’s, Hungarian-American engineer Maria Telkes worked for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Solar Energy Conversation Project (try reeling off that job title at parties), where she developed a house that used glass and metal panels to trap the sun’s heat. It was then funnelled into storage bins in the walls full of sodium sulfate. On sunny days, the salt melted and absorbed the heat, then on cold days the salt cooled and recrystallised, keeping the house warm purely with the absorbed heat. This started the innovation for capturing and deploying solar energy. Maria…

2 min.
things to do to live your life well in august/september…

5 AUGUST Want to know how our art editor Becki designs our beautiful patterns? She’s holding a botanical painting workshop today at Rawberry in Winchester, showing you how simple brush strokes can make up botanical motifs. You’ll come away with a new skill, as well as your own Winsor & Newton painting set. www.beckiclark.com ALL MONTH – AUGUST Women: Work and Power is an event season in London celebrating women who have made contributions to the world. August is all about the arts, from cinema to paintings, with events running all month. Even if you’re not local, you can still participate – host a book club featuring your fave female characters. www.cityoflondon.gov.uk 31 AUGUST Grab a picnic blanket – it’s National Eat Outside Day! We may have plenty more sun to come in September, but…

2 min.
the england cricketer

I narrow my focus. When you’re out in the field you have to have confidence in your own abilities – it can be intense with all the spectators watching you, as well as the media and cameras. I make sure to work harder in training than I do in the actual game, so I can go in fully prepared. We also have something called a ‘one ball mentality’, where you switch off from the ball that’s just gone and focus on the ball that’s coming next. It’s all about breaking the game down into simple things. You can apply it to real life, too. We can get distracted by trying to do too many tasks at once, but by concentrating on you, rather than what’s going on around you, you can…