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This is where we get up close and personal with the topics you've asked for. It's a safe place of learning, growing and up levelling your business and your life to a place beyond which you ever dreamed possible. Prepare to do the work, we will push you, cheer you on and hold you accountable to your truest desires. 

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Freedom: A Luxury Rather Than a Privilege hayley mcdonnell life lessons lifestyle the retreat May 07, 2021

By Hayley McDonnell

Never has freedom, or a lack of it, been felt so keenly by us all as it does today. The idea of imposed isolation, restriction of movement, essential journeys only, job losses, education disrupted beyond recognition, separation from loved ones, the mental health and well-being...

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Time for Change? Recognising the Signs ambila nath lifestyle mindset the retreat zen den May 03, 2021

By Ambila Nath. 

Knowing and wanting to change something can be a really scary and difficult thing to do. It is likely to bring up a lot of uncertainties, insecurities, and worries.

Most of us want change but are afraid of it. We spend time talking about our unhappy lives - careers,...

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Time to Go to Wardrobe Rehab? lifestyle nichola english the dressing room the retreat Apr 20, 2021

By Nichola English

Around the world we’re experiencing different levels of freedom right now, but for many boredom and cabin fever is still feeling very real. Over the last 12-months a lot of us have been tackling DIY jobs and ticking things off lists like there’s no tomorrow. But...

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How to be a Money Magician business ilana jankowitz lifestyle mindset money matters the retreat the workroom Apr 15, 2021

By Ilana Jankowitz 

Do you gaze at your credit card statement and think to yourself, ‘That’s it! 2021 is the year that I really get my money under control’?

Did you think the same thing in 2020? And 2019? And…?

If you do (or did!), you are not alone. Seasonal...

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What is a Story? ambila nath lifestyle mindset the retreat zen den Apr 08, 2021

By Ambila Nath 

People love stories. We’ve all been brought up on them since we were children, hearing them from our parents, grandparents and family members.

Stories are wonderful; they transform us into a world of laughter, suspense, romance, villains, danger, triumph, sadness, love...

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Cold Water Therapy lifestyle mindset the retreat the virtual wellness studio Apr 04, 2021

By Melissa Jones

OK, hear me out before you write this article off. I am the last person in the world who would have thought I’d be encouraging others to submerge themselves into cold water since I’m always cold! I hate being cold and cold water is a big fat ‘no’ for me -...

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Lagom and Easter hayley mcdonnell life lessons lifestyle the retreat Apr 04, 2021

By Hayley McDonnell

The words ‘frugal’ and ‘frugality’ certainly stir up negative connotations and can be understood as the opposite of abundance though both have their place in modern lifestyles. So, it makes sense to consider the word ‘lagom’.

When I first...

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Ask Janine - How Do I Return Home After COVID-19? ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Apr 01, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I saw your story on Instagram (I love watching your daily stories btw), taking questions and hope you can perhaps help me.

I live in New York which was hit really hard when Covid broke out. My parents, who live in Florida, invited me to quarantine with them as I...

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How to Dress When Working from Home lifestyle nichola english the dressing room the retreat Mar 22, 2021

By Nichola English

With more of us than ever now working from home, the simple act of getting dressed and going to work has completely changed. While many have found a new groove that really works and is now second nature, for others, like me, it’s been a much harder transition and...

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Five Things We’re Doing This Year! lifestyle mindset the retreat the virtual wellness studio Mar 16, 2021

By Melissa Jones 

Number 1 

We’re doing something we’ve always wanted to do but never had the confidence to do it! 2021 we aren’t playing small! We’re here to smash some goals, step out of our comfort zones and make magic happen! I don’t care if it’s...

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If You Want to Create Abundance - Take Care of Yourself! business ilana jankowitz lifestyle mindset money money matters the retreat Mar 14, 2021

By Ilana Jankowitz

In the fast-paced world we live in, making time to take care of yourself often feels easier said than done! 

This is especially true when you have ... 

  • a business to run
  • children to look after
  • a house to manage
  • pets to care for 
  • bills to pay
  • elderly relatives to...
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When They Go Low, We Go High. Keeping Your Head In The Age Of The Keyboard Warrior. business lifestyle the retreat the workroom tricia scott Mar 10, 2021

By Tricia Scott 

Like most people, I’ve read a few articles online about the good and bad effect that our digital age has on us as humans. The continued rise of Social Media is discussed at length and in great detail.

Our younger generations, in particular, it seems, are struggling...

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Soaked in Tradition Whilst Drenched in Colour hayley mcdonnell life lessons lifestyle the retreat Mar 09, 2021

By Hayley McDonnell 

The older I get the more I look back over my life and find earlier points of reference. This layering of experience and information adds more depth and understanding to both where I am now and where I was. The reference this time I am referring to is the religion or way...

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Ask Janine - Caring for My Father With Cancer ask janine janine wirth lifestyle the retreat Mar 03, 2021

By Janine Wirth 

Dear Janine,

I found out last week that my father has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. I'm an only child and my parents got divorced when I was 7, so he is single. How can I best support him and myself through this difficult time?

Kind regards

Jessica

 

Dear Jessica,...

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Getting Your Energy Spring Cleaned ambila nath lifestyle the retreat zen den Mar 01, 2021

By Ambila Nath 

Spring is almost here, you can feel it in the air. Automatically every cell in your body is getting ready to come out of winter hibernation in readiness for the sunshine and warmer weather.

Winter is a wonderful time of curling up, warm winter fires, or just cosying by the TV...

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Fast Fashion & First Impressions eliza joanska guest blogs lifestyle the retreat Feb 16, 2021

By Eliza Joanska

The world as we know it is in the midst of a huge transformation, and the fashion world is changing along with it.

One of the positive aspects of the Coronavirus (yes there are some!) is the opportunity we’ve been presented with to reflect on what’s really important...

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