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In The Moment

In The Moment New year 2020

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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1 min.
passion & purpose

Welcome to our special New Year issue. I’m so excited to bring you your Vision Board Kit for 2020. This year, we want to encourage you to be purposeful and passionate, to deepen your connections with the people, practices and places that bring you joy. I find it helpful to begin with a bit of blue sky thinking – setting the ‘how’ and the ‘when’ to one side for a moment and allowing myself the freedom to just explore the possibilities. Of course, there are things I’d like to do that are not (for now at least) realistic, but I have found that being open can reveal ideas – and solutions – that I might not otherwise have considered. As a working mum, I know that my default response to adding to…

2 min.
good news

Stroke of genius Applying make-up can be tricky (those eyeliner flicks take practice), especially for those with motor disabilities. Enter Kohl Kreatives. This non-profit organisation recognises the empowering effect that make-up can have and aims to make application achievable for everyone. They’ve designed a clever set of brushes that bend all the way forward and backward, allowing the user to apply make-up in a way that is comfortable for them (they also offer excellent tutorials). Proceeds from their sales go to Kohl Kares, a charity helping women and men feel their best, whether transitioning between genders, or experiencing conditions such as alopecia or scarring. kohlkreatives.com Band aid The Global Citizen movement have teamed up with hundreds of bands and artists to launch their reward scheme, hoping to end extreme poverty by 2030. Sign…

3 min.
oh happy days

1 Be inspired! Life Lessons is a brand new thought-led wellbeing event at the Barbican, London on 15th-16th February. With over 40 talks from over 80 big thinkers, the festival offers a fresh and practical take on wellbeing. Buy tickets at lifelessonsfestival.com 2 Swap the blues for a brew. Catching up over a cuppa can help us feel better and manage the ups and downs of life. Samaritans are encouraging us to swap Blue Monday (20th Jan) for a Brew Monday get together, and raise money for charity at the same time. samaritans.org 3 Go minimal. Keen to spend less time with your smartphone? Mudita have created a minimal phone to help. Without internet, apps or a camera, it encourages connection through spoken word and includes a meditation timer. mudita.com 4 Resolve to…

1 min.
jack of all faves

SOY SESAME JACKFRUIT STIR FRY 1 Mix 2 tbsp sesame oil, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 clove minced garlic, ¼ cup soy sauce and 3 tbsp veg stock to make a marinade. Add 300g Upton’s Naturals Original Jackfruit, stir, marinate for 1 hour. 2 Meanwhile, combine 2 tbsp chilli powder, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp sesame oil, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 2 tsp of fresh grated ginger, 3 tbsp of tamarind, 1 tsp cornflour and the juice of ½ lime to make a sauce. Add Sriracha, if desired. 3 Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok over a medium high heat. Cook the jackfruit on all sides for 5-6 minutes, then set aside. Add 1 tbsp oil to the wok and increase the heat. Fry 1 small, diced…

2 min.
on the grid

#nudetravel Celebrate a healthy dose of body positivity and wanderlust with these accounts that encourage us to truly embrace nature wherever we go @bummingaroundtheworld @getnakedaustralia @serenityhartsyou @n_wanderings WHAT IS? JANUHAIRY It’s a movement encouraging women to embrace our natural body hair by pledging to let it grow for a month, all in the name of raising money for charity. Ditching the razor and helping others? Sounds like a win-win to us! Find out more and get involved @janu_hairy Starring… you! Whether it’s belting out Adele in the car or going for it with a Beyoncé-style boogy, dabbling in performing arts on a regular basis could be the key to good health. A recent report published by the World Health Organisation found that singing, dancing and acting has long-term positive effects on both physical and mental wellbeing. The…

1 min.
podcasts {to kick-start your running}

Well Far Whether you’re just starting out or chasing a PB, this podcast has you covered. Each week, host Amy Lane talks tips and tricks from tech trackers to syncing miles with your menstrual cycle, as well as talking to experts and offering a guided cool-down session. Another Mother Runner Runners and mothers Sarah and Dimity are joined by a coterie of co-hosts and guest experts to discuss topics relevant to all female runners, from training to nutrition, motivation, mental resilience and TMI issues! I’ll have another Running coach Lindsey Hein chats to well-known female runners of all ages and stages on everything from racing to favourite TV shows and balancing their love of running with family life. Perfect motivation if you’re training for a new challenge.…