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The Red Door of Transformation 2020

So, obviously this has been a big year! I had a big awareness of our vehicles and surroundings being manifestations of our inner and outer consciousness .  Did any of us know that on March 13, 2020, when a state of emergency was called that we would have a giant pause button on your life and […]

What does it take… to create perfect summer food? by Gillon Meller

Gillon Meller is group head chef at River Cottage, which holds its Summer Fair later this month   Tell us about the River Cottage Summer Fair Twice a year we open the farm up to a larger number of guests, suppliers, partners and food producers who we love to work with and showcase their wares […]

The Best of The Best You app is here

  We launched The Best You Magazine in November 2012, and we are so proud of so much of our content. So, to celebrate it we have put together a special bumper issue of The Best of The Best You – an app that is free for you to download straight to your tablet or […]

What does it take to be a transcriber? by Catherine Bennett

  The Art of Transcription Some years ago, I had a colleague who dictated all of his letters and documents onto tape for me to type up. When mini cassettes were introduced, he saw this as a wonderful opportunity to carry a recorder with him at all times so’s to be ready to dictate whenever […]

What’s so funny? by Paul Boross – The Pitch Doctor

  Paul Boross is The Pitch Doctor – and it’s his role to make sure that your presentations and pitches are world class. Here, he takes about the advantages and pitifalls of using jokes to make an impression.   I’ve been pitching within the TV and media business for 25 years, and one thing I’ve […]

Are You Woman Phobic – by Ali Campbell

  Ali Campbell gives advice to men who are too frightened to start conversations with women – and who are “women phobic”! If you are the guy who has been spotting a hot girl in a bar and then blundering in there with some corny pre-rehearsed ‘line’ or interrogation type questioning then please, please, please…stop!! […]

It’s Better to Give Than to Receive…Really! – by Todd Patkin

  Have you noticed that more and more, we are living in a “me”-centered culture? From movies, reality TV shows, magazine articles, and even our neighbors and coworkers, we often receive the message that “it’s all about me.” It’s about how much I can earn. It’s about how I feel. It’s about getting what I […]

The Value of Being Friendly by Todd Patkin

  Supposedly, we live in a completely connected world. We can call anyone who has a phone, 24/7. We can watch events as they happen on the other side of the world, thanks to television. We can also email, video chat, text, and more. Yes, all of this technology is absolutely amazing. But ultimately, it […]

The Top 10 Things Successful People Do To Reach Their Dreams by Chad Hows

  Our bookshelves are lined with habits that successful people do on a daily basis. We read about them and implement them into our routines and practices. Quite often these practices improve our productivity and make our lives better as a result. But that’s not what this article is about. It’s not about what successful people […]

Spring is coming – so why not spring into health?

If you’re thinking of getting fitter but always say you haven’t got the time, here’s a new discovery by Canadian researchers that might inspire you to take the plunge. While conventional wisdom states that a steady workout for 30 minutes or more is good for you, you do have a new option. The technique is […]

Become the Better Version of Yourself by Bernardo Moya

Become the Better Version of Yourself In the first half of the 20th Century, sports “experts” announced it was impossible for the human body to carry enough energy and maintain the strength to run a mile in under 4 minutes. For years, that pronouncement seemed to be true. Athletes tried, but they never broke the […]

Are we good friends by Bernardo Moya

  I wonder in these moments of “change and new times” – are we losing the value of friendship? I have asked a few people recently and I do wonder if we are spending enough time talking, caring, nurturing, appreciating and helping our friends. Do you value yours enough? Are you losing friends? I mean […]

10 Inspirational Love Quotes by Bernardo Moya

  This week with Saint Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I’d like to give you 10 quotes from some great minds about love. Some are funny, some are silly and some are profound. I hope you enjoy them and that whatever you are doing in your life, there is also time to celebrate Love! 1. “Love […]

What does it take to be a hero? by Bernardo Moya

  This week, I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a hero. In the UK and across the Commonwealth, we’re commemorating Armistice Weekend, when we honour all those killed in war. Many were heroes, fighting to bring us the peace we’ve enjoyed in the developed world for the last 70 years. Today, men […]