Life Lessons

Presenting a never-before-seen take on wellbeing, bestselling authors and world-class thinkers combine under one roof for an insight-fuelled weekend of talks and debates, as Life Lessons shares big – but practical – ideas for living better. Taking place at The Barbican on 15-16 February, it’s the latest addition to the wellbeing schedule, and is presented by TheContinue reading “Life Lessons”

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Nine stressed city dwellers are heading to a ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House – an opportunity for healing and transformation. Watching over them is the resort’s director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate these tired bodies and minds. But the lengths she goes to go far beyond what her customersContinue reading “Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty”

Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High Vibe Life by Ruby Warrington

Ruby Warrington says that people often think she and her ‘numinous coven’ (the name she gives to her ‘woo woo’ friends, after her magazine) are a bit barmy, given their fondness for astrology, seances, crystals and tarot. I have to admit, I do too. But Ruby won’t care. Having given up her job in fashionContinue reading “Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High Vibe Life by Ruby Warrington”

Reading to wellness

For avid readers, the idea of bibliotherapy is not new at all. Many people feel better after curling up with a good book. There’s a feeling that they are good for the heart and soul, and it’s not unusual to find a feeling of friendship within the page, looking to them for guidance and perspective,Continue reading “Reading to wellness”

FloVibe – where retreat meets beats

The thing about most festivals is that whilst they are super fun, the combination of mud, hangovers and tiredness can make you feel pretty rubbish. You return on Monday depleted and depressed, ready to sleep for a month. The creators of FloVibe – Jason Pooley (The House of Yoga) and collaborator Lou Wellby of Jam SandwichContinue reading “FloVibe – where retreat meets beats”