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The New Three R’s – the building blocks of success

At different times and in different contexts, success can wear many different faces. So what is success? What is it not? And what three traits are common to all successful people? Success – what is it? In the self-improvement world, the word success is often used, yet never really explained. In reality it is person and context specific. Most people imagine […]

What your goals reveal about your personality

Have you ever wondered why you set your goals differently from those around you, or wondered why it is that two friends can have such different ways of thinking about their futures? From the world of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) say hello to the meta-program. No, these are not crazy programs that turn your into a […]

Rita Ora leads success at Migrant Woman event by The Best You

  Beauty, diversity and inspiration in abundance, with singer Rita Ora winning the Award for Renowned Female Achiever, The Best You reports from the Migrant Woman Conference and Awards 2016 More than 250 women and men filled the Millennium Gloucester Hotel for the second annual Migrant Woman Conference and Awards in late May. The one-day […]

What’s next at The Best You

The Best You Journey

  Are you on the right path to achieving your ambitions and life goals? The Best You has the potential to help you to achieve success. Now distributing 10k copies of The Best You around London, we have the events and resources to support your journey. From Turning Pro, a course that will take your […]

Master of Success by Bernardo Moya

Many people have asked how Bernardo Moya became CIO of The Best You Corporation. At The Best You Expo, he spoke about his own story, about resilience and the desire to keep on going, and finally gave six steps to help keep us on track   Bernardo Moya has seen setbacks in his life, and has learned […]

‘Nearly 80 per cent of London workers unhappy in their jobs’

Our research in The Evening Standard The poll, for The Best You magazine, revealed only 17.6 per cent of men and women in the capital were content in the workplace, with many blaming their unhappiness on bad management and bullying. The survey also revealed 29 per cent of women and 25 per cent of men […]

Changing lives, inspiring people, one at a time by Bernardo Moya

With our sister company NLP Life Training, we’ve just delivered eight seminars in 19 days to more than 1,000 people who attended our courses. We love what we do and we love to meet the people who attend our courses and when we see a sparkle in their eye. We have seen this many times […]

Singer of good soul – Alexandra Burke by Bernardo Moya

With an outstanding musical heritage, X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke has enjoyed international success as a singer. Bernardo Moya catches up with the star   When she was a little girl, Alexandra Burke believed that she owned Alexandra Palace. Her mother would take her there from their home in Islington to roll down the hill at […]

A little more empathy please by Bernardo Moya

The feeling I get is that we are all slowly becoming more insular, more self-absorbed and massively less empathetic to a degree that we seem not to care. Media coverage has made us quite impermeable, and we are ‘used to’ seeing people suffering with natural disasters, starvation, immigration and vulnerable people living on the streets. […]

What’s your state of mind? – Bernardo Moya

just by picking up and reading The Best You, you are probably more predisposed than most towards discovering ideas that will help you to achieve your goals and work towards the life that you really want. This issue, we have plenty of expert advice and tips for all areas of your life. Our cover star […]

Are you ready for the new season?

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s almost time for shorts, flip flops and bathing suits. The sun is out (if you don’t live in London it has probably been out for a long time already). It’s time to get our bodies into shape and prepare for the effects of the heat and sun. […]

What’s new at The Best You?- Bernardo Moya

With a range of upcoming events, editor Bernardo Moya shares the latest developments at The Best You. As our audience continues to grow on both sides of the Atlantic, we are excited to announce our plans to extend the ways that our readers can interact with the UK’s leading personal development magazine and channel to […]

Are you too comfortable? by Bernardo Moya

We all prefer to live within our comfort zones, in every aspect of our lives. You will find that behind every comfort zone there are strong limiting beliefs that are restrictions about your abilities, which you are convinced are true. These limiting beliefs tend to keep you ‘safe’ with what your unconscious feels is appropriate […]

What change will you make? by Bernardo Moya

Out with the old, in with the new? I’m not sure how is it is for you, but for me the years seem to go by faster and faster. New Year is a great time for reflection, and I would encourage you to consider how much your life has changed during the last year. Are […]

A pitch in time: an interview with Paul Boross

 Bernardo Moya tracks the rise and rise of Paul Boross from tough State school to TV star and international speaker.   When it comes to upbeat attitude, Paul Boross has it by the barrowload. Perhaps his constant readiness to laugh and his freedom in conversation is explained by the fact that he regards everything he […]

Feeling let down? by Bernardo Moya

  What does being let down really mean? It has many connotations, but the dictionary defines it as: 1. To make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do 2. To work less hard or make more mistakes than the people who you are working with This month I want […]

Let’s compliment a bit more by Bernardo Moya

  Living in a big, and at times stressful, city like London can make us less receptive to communicating and engaging with others. Add modern technology into the mix, and it’s a wonder we still communicate face to face at all. Recently I’ve been thinking: Do we compliment each other enough? I don’t think we […]

Are you living? by Bernardo Moya

  William Wallace said, “Every man dies, not every man really lives.” So my question to you this month is are you living? Or are you letting time pass by? We are all very different, in so many ways.   Some people focus on working and saving their money for a rainy day. Others focus […]

Get the help you need by Bernardo Moya

  In the immortal words of The Beatles, everybody occasionally “needs a little help from their friends.” The average person has 130 Facebook friends, but with all types of relationships – from romantic to platonic – migrating online, people are feeling more and more disconnected and alone. Whether it’s shopping, going to the movies, gaming, […]

Christy Roxburgh chats with Bernardo Moya

  The Best You is continuing to release educational and insightful podcasts featuring notable and influential people. Our latest one, which was featured on an online radio show called Natural Health Radio, is a conversation with The Best You editor and CEO Bernardo Moya and professional hypnotherapist Christy Roxburgh, who hosts the show. Christy helps […]

War on Sugar by Bernardo Moya

  It seems like all the food and drinks we buy these days has hidden sugar in it. Even foods and drinks we think of as healthy. Sugar leads to type 2 diabetes and obesity, so our editor, Bernaro Moya, teamed up with Channel 4 Dispatches to investigate.   Sugar is on everybody’s lips – […]

Useful research tools for small business owners by Natalie Ekberg

  Starting up a business or becoming self-employed has its fair share of risk. Having control over what you do and with whom is just one benefit which usually outweighs these risks, but it still makes sense to protect your interests. Researching other companies, whether they are potential clients or business-to-business suppliers is just as […]

Mind the avalanche by Bernardo Moya

  I came across a report by Institute for Public Policy Research that was brought to my attention by a friend, Ami Shapiro.  In the report they state: ‘Our belief is that deep, radical and urgent transformation is required in higher education as much as it is in school systems. Our fear is that, perhaps […]

Hit the ground running by Bernardo Moya

  Here we are again. The very young will be thinking how slowly time passes by, I am not that young any more, and for me time is flying by.  With another New Year comes those goals, commitments and things on your to-do list. We cover a number of ways to make 2014 your year, from […]

Drawing to a close by Bernardo Moya

  It’s been an interesting, challenging but very fulfilling year. As a company The Best You Magazine is now a year old, we have learnt a lot and we feel we have provided some great content with interviews with the likes of Jacquline Gold, Bill Curbishley, Kanya King, Kubi Springer, Richard Bandler, Tim Lovejoy, John […]

The Weekly Inspirer London Paralympics 2012 – Prepare To Be Astounded!

  Amazing stories of incredible people are the norm at the London Paralympics. Every one of the men and women who are competing over the next two weeks have wonderful stories to tell that can inspire, uplift and empower everyone of all abilities. Take Ellie Simmonds, who was born with dwarfism. She was one of […]

Work at your worth by Bernardo Moya

  We all know the old saying that begins “give a man a fish…” that basically tells us that it’s not enough to do something good for someone. You’ve also got to think about exactly what it is you’re doing. The saying argues against short-termism and taking a view on the long-term outcome for the […]

Streetwise and savvy: an interview with John Bird

 As the founder of The Big Issue, the magazine the homeless sell to make a living, John Bird has helped countless people throughout the world. He tells Bernardo Moya how a life of poverty, crime and homelessness gave him a unique insight into helping others.   John Bird has strong ideas about what helps the […]

Prevention is better than cure by Bernardo Moya

  The statistics are extraordinary. In the UK nearly one in five adults experience anxiety or depression, according to a recent survey by the Office of National Statistics. And of course, on the back of that, there’s also a rise in the level of prescribed drugs to treat it. But I wonder, is prescription the […]

Inspiring People Logan’s Run: An Olympic Torch With A Difference

  “Logan’s Run: An Olympic Torch With A Difference”   When 5-year-old Logan McKerrow heard that people taking part in the Olympic Relay around Britain were selling their torches on eBay for thousands of pounds, he came up with a great idea. Logan decided that he would sell the Olympic torch he had made out […]

An Ancient Secret, from The Einstein Factor by Win Wenger

  An Ancient Secret Win Wenger on using your brain to become a genius, in his book The Einstein Factor. In a famous scene from the 1959 film classic The Nun’s Story, Audrey Hepburn and the other postulants line up to receive small, leather-bound notebooks. “For the rest of your lives,” says the Mother Superior, […]

Seeing With Your Ears

  Lucas Murray is a boy with an extraordinary skill. Although Lucas, from Poole in Dorset, is completely blind, he can throw a basketball accurately into a hoop, he can walk around his street and he can even identify what objects are made of without touching them. What’s more, he’ll never need to use a […]

It’s never to late by Bernardo Moya

  It’s Never Too Late   As time goes by, we often think that we have missed our opportunity to do something. But the truth is you’ll never get something done unless you start it. And the story of the following two women should make anyone who thinks they’re “too old” to think again. Mary […]

War and Peace Around the World by Bernardo Moya

  War and Peace Around the World Today, the 8th of May, is the anniversary of two really important events that reverberate around the world to this day. The first is the birth of Jean Henri Dunant in Geneva in 1828. A key event in his life was to change not only his ideas, but […]

More Confidence in Spain – and everywhere else, too! – by Bernardo Moya

  Bernardo Moya, the CEO of The Best You, writes about his new venture – bringing his Personal Development ethos to the Spanish-speaking world. Athough I grew up in a bi-lingual household, spending part of my childhood in the UK and part of it in Spain, my first experiences in Personal Development came via an […]

Inspiring people Jesse Owens and Why Sport Matters by Bernardo Moya

  People sometimes ask what is the point of sport. But for anyone who knows about the events that unfolded in the Berlin Olympic Stadium during the 1936 Olympic Games, the question is dramatically answered. In front of 100,000 people, the African-American athlete Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the 100m sprint, the long […]

Claire Squires – Making A Difference

  Claire Squires – Making A Difference We talk a lot at The Inspirer about people doing amazing things and about excellence – about people being the best they can be. Last weekend, London saw 35,000+ people come together to celebrate another field of human excellence, when they ran the London Marathon. Whilst a handful […]

Long may innovation reign! by Bernardo Moya

  Long may innovation reign! This week marks 60 years since Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne in the United Kingdom. At The Best You Can Be, we thought we’d look at some of the amazing changes in everyday life that have happened during her reign. 1952 Queen Elizabeth comes to the throne of the […]

Weekly Inspirer: Positive Attitude and Hard Work Wins!

  Positive Attitude and Hard Work Wins!  The Best You Can  would like to congratulate James O’Shea for getting into the GB Paralympics Swim Team.   James lost his legs in a accident as a teenager and while he freely admits that making that adjustment was tough for him at first, he has gone on […]

10 Questions to Bernardo Moya

  Today, we start interviewing some of the world’s most inspiring self-development coaches, gurus and personalities with 10 questions to see what makes them tick. First off, we speak to Bernardo Moya, CEO of NLP Life Training and The Best You. 1. Who are you and what you are you about? I’m an author, NLP […]

Weekly Inspirer: 75 Year-Old’s Formula for Health, Happiness and Prosperity

  If ever you’ve wanted to exercise but thought it was too late to start, the story of Ernestine Shepherd is an inspiration. At 75 years old, Ernestine is the world’s oldest competitive female bodybuilder. She has the physique and attitude that would put people half her age to shame. So what’s her secret? “If […]

Weekly Inspirer: Guidance and Mentorship – A Secret of Success

  Usain Bolt is the fastest man on earth – an absolutely amazing achievement. While Bolt’s natural ability was key to his success on the track, it’s important to note the mentorship and interest of others that got him where he is today. Born in 1986 in Sherwood, a small dusty town in Jamaica, there […]

Changing The Rules Of The Game To Become Extraordinary by Bernardo Moya

  With the Olympics about to come to London, Bernardo Moya discusses the skills it takes to get ahead – and how to develop the ability to face problems with fresh eyes. The video above is a great example of doing something other than what’s expected of you, and using your brains rather than following […]

Three Ways To Turn Failure into Success – Napoleon Hill

    Three Ways To Turn Failure into Success – Napoleon Hill Napoleon Hill made a study of the world’s most successful people. Something he noticed was they never experienced “Failure”. If something didn’t work for them, they learned from the experience and moved on. “Failure” was never the end of the process, but a […]

How Harry Potter Turned Adversity Into Inspiration – the J K Rowling Story

  There are times in everyone’s life when things look hopeless. But if ever you get that feeling, J. K. Rowling’s story is certainly worth remembering. Before she became the world famous and wealthy author she is today, things were not easy for Rowling. Separated from her husband, living in a rented flat in Edinburgh […]

Imagination And Instinct – The Keys To Einstein’s Genius

  12th April 2012 Imagination And Instinct – The Keys To Einstein’s Genius Albert Einstein recalls how his first insight that would lead to his Special Theory of Relativity came to him unexpectedly. He was just 16 years old, and he was daydreaming. “What would it be like,” Einstein wondered, “to run beside a light beam, […]

Why too much choice isn’t always a good thing by Brian Mayne

  Brian Mayne reflects on the reasons why too much choice isn’t always a good thing, and what you can do about that sense of overload…     I believe we’re becoming an increasingly overloaded society in many ways. Perhaps the biggest of these is choice. You’d think having plenty of choice would be a […]

Going For Your Goals

  This week, I want to talk about what goal-setting can do for you.   Goal-setting is a useful antidote to negativity and helps you stay on target – so I’m going to suggest you really think about your goals. There are several steps I take when goal setting.  Maybe these steps will be useful to […]

Having a restful Christmas

  Give Yourself The Rest You Deserve This Christmas A recent report tells us something about Christmas that most of us already knew: The approach to Christmas can be a stressful time. A build-up of “Christmas hormones” in the body over the festive period can lead to over-eating and fatigue, with many people seeking to […]

There’s a big difference between coercion and persuasion by Bernardo Moya

  If you’re anything like me, there are times in your life when you find it’s important to persuade other people. It might be something obvious, like discussing a business deal, or it might even be simply deciding where to go on holiday with the family. That second example highlights a really important point about […]

Time for a hug? By Bernardo Moya

    In London last year, we’ve had the “hugging saint” over from India. Amma (born Sudhamani, meaning “Ambrosial Jewel”) was born into a low caste in the fishing village of Parayakadavu in the district of Kerala in 1953. She has been living a life dedicated to “unconditional love” ever since. Considered a saint by […]

What’s the big deal? by Bernardo Moya

  We are constantly being bombarded with adverts telling us to get our cholesterol and blood sugar checked and we all know someone who has been affected by the ‘Big C’. It is debatable whether the percentage of people affected by cancer has actually increased over the years, or if it just seems like it […]

They didn’t listen… by Bernardo Moya

  Do you know what the following people have in common? Richard Branson, Whoopi Goldberg, Albert Einstein, Keanu Reeves, Muhammad Ali, Cher, Steven Spielberg, John Lennon, Keira Knightley, Pablo Picasso, Tom Cruise, Liv Tyler, Thomas Edison, Tommy Hilfiger, Leonardo DaVinci, Alyssa Milano, Steve Redgrave, David Bailey and Jamie Oliver? Did you guess? Among many others, […]

Michael Neill’s Revolution

Michael Neill is one of the world’s top life coaches, whose books sell worldwide and whose radio broadcasts are massively popular. Bernardo Moya interviews Michael Neill to find out how he came to be one of the most popular figures in the world of Personal Development – and what really makes people happy. Michael Neill’s […]

Are you making a difference? by Bernardo Moya

  Good day to you wherever you are in the world! Here we have our latest, bright and shiny issue of The Best You. This last month has been a fabulous time for me in which I saw many projects coming to fruition. One of them was the Masterclass Series of seminars. These were two […]

The mojo behind the MOBOs, Kanya King

A pioneer in the urban music industry, Kanya King, founder of the MOBO Awards, has quite a story to tell. Bernardo Moya gets her to tell it to us. Effortlessly stylish with an air of old school charm, Kanya King breezes into the studio and settles down for our interview. But life hasn’t always been […]

Sarah shines

Sarah Storey is jointly the UK’s most prolific Paralympic medal winner alongside Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Dave Roberts. Her life has been a story of focus and success, which involved her overcoming bullying and switching from swimming to cycling. Bernardo Moya chats with her and finds out more about Sarah Storey, Paralympian extraordinaire.   Sarah […]

Nelson Mandela: A burning sense of justice

    Nelson Mandela is one of the world’s great figures in the struggle for racial equality and for the dignified treatment of all people. His long journey in life has been driven by a burning sense of justice. Born a member of the Thembu royal family in 1918, Mandela studied law at university and […]

So, it’s officially over by Bernardo Moya

I was lucky enough to have spent my early years being brought up in Spain, and I can tell you one thing for sure: in Spain you don’t normally talk about the weather! It’s sunny. It’s lovely. So there’s not much to talk about. When I was younger, I never understood why people in this […]

No one is coming to the rescue…by Bernardo Moya

    Welcome to a new issue of The Best You I must say it’s a great feeling to have such amazing talent contributing. The people I am meeting and interviewing for the Magazine make me feel truly blessed and inspired by their knowledge and wisdom. This month will see St Valentine’s Day celebrated all […]

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 […]

It’s All About Relationships. Feature Penny Power

  Penny Power, entrepreneur and social networking specialist reveals how businesses are built in the IT Age. When Penny Power was a girl, her parents paid a careers adviser to give her a psychometric test. She was advised to be a Butlins redcoat. Recalling the moment, this 48-year-old entrepreneur in the IT industry laughs and […]

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 […]

Making your own luck by Bernardo Moya

Do you believe in luck? Answer “yes” and you probably will be lucky – that’s the message coming out of studies about lucky people’s mindsets. Believing you’re lucky makes you feel more confident, in control and hopeful – feelings that change the way you interact with the world. Lucky people tend to be curious and […]

Is it time for a hug? by Bernardo Moya

  Recently in London, we’ve had the “hugging saint” over from India. Amma (born Sudhamani, meaning “Ambrosial Jewel”) was born into a low caste in the fishing village of Parayakadavu in the district of Kerala in 1953. She has been living a life dedicated to “unconditional love” ever since. Considered a saint by her followers, […]

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 […]

March 2013

It’s a classy month here with The Best You in March with our cover featuring top US fashion designer Tom Ford. We’ve also got a great video interview with entrepreneur Penny Power and why social networking is so important. Hypnotist Debbie Williams gives us tips on how to stop binge eating; Laura Spicer shows how […]

February 2013

Video interview with Harvey Goldsmith – the legendary music promoter who staged concerts with The Rolling Stones, Led Zepplin, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney – the list goes on! We profile Golf supremo Tiger Woods to see what makes him Roar! Bernardo Moya talks with entrepreneur Jessica Huie about how she went from being […]

November 2012

Our first FREE preview edition of The Best You is packed full of great features, amazing interviews, intriguing videos and helpful and life-changing articles. Inside the November 2012 issue: The lowdown on the London Olympics legacy, including an exclusive interview with Paralympics Golden Girl Sarah Storey Heartwarming Video interview with showbiz celebrity and royal astrologer Russell […]