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Keeping It Real with Singer-Songwriter and #girlboss Ming Bridges

Keeping It Real with Singer-Songwriter and #girlboss Ming Bridges

In conversation with Singer-Songwriter Ming Bridges. This #girlboss has recently added the title of CEO to her belt too! With her sustainability themed fashion rental company Rentadella, Ming strives to empower women to be comfortable n their own skins.

What are you busy with? What is your typical day like?

Rentadella from dawn till dusk! I’m a one-woman show so my everyday includes: creating social media content, looking for marketing opportunities, running in and out of meetings, seeing clients,

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Surviving The Times: How to Stay Relevant in this Digital Age ft. Isha Andaya-Valles, Editor-in-Chief of Preview.ph

Surviving The Times: How to Stay Relevant in this Digital Age ft. Isha Andaya-Valles, Editor-in-Chief of Preview.ph

The digital world is taking over so many aspects of our lives. We saw the transition of a lot of mass media prints to online magazines, Amazon disrupting the marketplace. And now, there is even Zalando, which claims to be the "Spotify" for fashion. Clearly, there is no stopping this online domination.

How do you stay relevant with constant technology updates? How do you stay authentic and true to your personal & brand values in this ever-changing and evolving landscape?

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#teambusywoman shares: Becoming A New Mom

#teambusywoman shares: Becoming A New Mom

From 7am metabolic conditioning classes at TripleFit to 5km brisk walks, Victoria Lim aka @thepinksoldier, keeps it real on her new journey. Having recently undergone the rite of passage into motherhood, she shares on what becoming a mother has been for her...

When baby arrived, that moment was magical. I was in disbelief looking at my child on me, “Am I really a mom?! What does it take for me to be a mom?” Haha. I still felt like my

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Hearing a Male’s Voice on Gender Stereotypes & Biases

Hearing a Male’s Voice on Gender Stereotypes & Biases

Let's face it - we cannot talk about women and girls' empowerment without including men in the conversation. With men still holding a majority of key management positions in corporations, we will not make significant progress if we do not engage men as supporters and drivers of change.

We speak to Manila-based Lorenzo Tañedo — a Workplace Lead at Microsoft, Co-Founder of group fitness boxing workout Flyweight.ph, Harvard grad, husband and father.

Hear his tips & viewpoints on how you

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#teambusywomanshares: 5 Ways to Start Finding Your Authentic Voice

#teambusywomanshares: 5 Ways to Start Finding Your Authentic Voice

We live in a noise-addicted world. We may find it challenging to discover our own voice, perhaps due to personal fears, shame and expectations. Sadly, some of us may even think that our voice isn’t worth finding.

After many years of struggling to find my very own narrative, I realized that one place I often overlook is actually within me. Now, I make conscious efforts to get in tune with my intimate oasis in the midst of all that

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No Time for Sex? 7 Tips to Get Busy in the Bedroom for Busy Women & Your Well-Being

No Time for Sex? 7 Tips to Get Busy in the Bedroom for Busy Women & Your Well-Being

No time for sex? Too tired to have sex? You probably know the importance of sex dates for our well-being and happiness (Harvard Health Publishing). And yes, you don't have to be shy about it - sex can be part of your self-care ritual, if you find it regularly nourishing your mental, physical & emotional well-being!

Busy people do have sex. It is tired people who don’t have sex. Sometimes, tiredness is an excuse. Most of the times, it

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5 Best Ways To Squeeze In Your Workout and Stay On Track With Your Goals & Well-Being

5 Best Ways To Squeeze In Your Workout and Stay On Track With Your Goals & Well-Being

What type of busy woman are you? Which of the following scenarios best describe you, and can be easily implemented into your existing lifestyle? #thelittlesteps

1. The Early Bird

You've got things to do, places to be and people to see. Your schedule is packed from dawn to dusk, and 'back to back' meetings & appointments is the new normal for you. If your task list seems stressful, never-ending and you find yourself often skipping workouts due to time constraints,

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What Happened To My New Year's Resolutions?

What Happened To My New Year's Resolutions?

Humans are creatures of habits. We tend to stick to what we know and how we do things, especially if that's what we've done all along.

That's just how we do it. That's just how I am.

There comes a point where we realise that doing things the same way day in and day out, and expecting change, is madness. And so, we make...resolutions! More me-time. Get lean. Complete a marathon. Book that retreat... But how do we stick

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A Busy Woman’s Guide To Housewarming Gifts

A Busy Woman’s Guide To Housewarming Gifts

Your good friend just moved into her new apartment and you’re excited to see her new place! However, with work piling up in the office and the new yoga class you just joined, you simply do not have time to go window shopping for the perfect housewarming gift for her.

But, no fear! Picking a housewarming gift does not have to be as stressful as you think. With that, we have prepared a quick guide for you, especially befitting

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Career Tips & Travel Hacks For The Modern, Urban Busy Corporate Professional

Career Tips & Travel Hacks For The Modern, Urban Busy Corporate Professional

We often hear things like women who tries to voice out are viewed as alpha, aggressive; while women who don't voice out are asked to speak up. Having lived in UK, USA, India and now Singapore, The Busy Woman Project speaks to #girlboss Francesca Leighton, Senior Director of Sales - South East Asia & India at Nike, the leading athletic sports brand, with a male-dominated work environment.

What are some career tips when dealing with challenging situations? Do they differ

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Adaptogens: Let Food Be Thy Medicine. Fight Stress!

Adaptogens: Let Food Be Thy Medicine. Fight Stress!

For those that subscribe to the philosophy of "let food be thy medicine"; healing plants a.k.a. Adaptogens, help balance, restore and protect the body by increasing the body's resistance to stress and normalising the individual's physiological functions.

Read on to find out more about this elite-class of nootropics that can help your body cope with stress - bringing your body back into a balanced, healthy, optimized state.

These non-toxic herbs and roots have been used for centuries in

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Who has heard of Marie Kondo? Tidying, Decluttering and Breaking Free with the KonMari Method™

Who has heard of Marie Kondo? Tidying, Decluttering and Breaking Free with the KonMari Method™

Fear, anxiety, resistance and sometimes guilt/shame creeps up when faced with understanding limiting barriers and the task of tidying.

There is a profound relationship between material possession and the state of mind. Our internal states and attitudes may be reflected upon the attachment to possessions and the way we treat them.

Take a moment to look at your clutter. How do they hold you back from progressing towards your goals? How do they reflect your inner and outer world?

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Mindful Living and Living Your Truth with Actress, TV Host, Producer - Elizabeth Lazan, Singapore / LA

Mindful Living and Living Your Truth with Actress, TV Host, Producer - Elizabeth Lazan, Singapore / LA

Actress. TV Host. Producer. This talented multi-hyphenate Elizabeth Lazan, a FLY Entertainment Artiste, comes from an Italian/Chinese background. Bilingual and trained in basic Shaolin Kung Fu & Muay Thai Boxing, you can currently find this fit, global personality working on stage and screen in Singapore. Elizabeth graduated from The William Esper Studio (NYC) and has been working between Asia and the US since.

What are you busy with?

I just finished filming a guest role for a new Toggle

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[EVENT] Almost Bionic: Harnessing Technology & Mindful Living for Your Well-Being @ 1880 Singapore

[EVENT] Almost Bionic: Harnessing Technology & Mindful Living for Your Well-Being @ 1880 Singapore

The pace of life is quickening by the minute. Is it possible to continue working and living in the fast lane without compromising on your personal well-being? How do you make smart technology choices instead of being swept away by its relentless waves?

Learn about the latest technology, fitness, and mindful living & wellness hacks to add to your arsenal. Make your own hours and rules as you discern what works to help enhance your existing lifestyle.

Singapore, 30th August

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The Summer Guide: Get the Looks, Moves and Explore Hong Kong's Best Beaches & Junks, by our very own Beach Babe

The Summer Guide: Get the Looks, Moves and Explore Hong Kong's Best Beaches & Junks, by our very own Beach Babe

We all know the daily hustle can be exhausting and the worst part of it all, thinking about work after hours happens more often then we'd like to admit! Bringing too much work home can quickly get us down, make us anxious, sleep-deprived and just not someone fun to be around.

There’s nothing better than taking time to invest in yourself, show yourself some self-love and recharge on the weekends - especially during summertime! Here are some tips on

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Striking It Out With Serial Entrepreneur - Claudia Sondakh, Plentyfull Singapore

Striking It Out With Serial Entrepreneur - Claudia Sondakh, Plentyfull Singapore

With a passion for fresh food and conscious dining, the daughter of Indonesian businessman Peter Sondakh of the Rajawali Corporation, Claudia Sondakh is a powerhouse living on her own terms! The founder and owner of Plentyfull has created a dining concept in Singapore that presents healthy and flavourful dishes for the Asian palate.

Transiting from the Fashion industry to Food & Beverage (F&B), as well as stepping beyond her father's success, we speak to Claudia on courage and

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#teambusywoman shares: Self-Worth & Unlearning Limiting Beliefs - by Sisters in their Teens and 20s

#teambusywoman shares: Self-Worth & Unlearning Limiting Beliefs - by Sisters in their Teens and 20s

We all face different challenges at different life stages. Moving to a new city, being more self-aware, embarking on a career change...So how does one's mindset and beliefs determine the course of actions we take and how one reacts to the curveballs in life?

We hear from #teambusywoman Divya and Divina Samtani, sisters at very different stages of life, as they share an honest account on their own self-liming beliefs.

They've shone the light on their own - will

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Local Healthy Food Meal Delivery for the Busy Woman in Singapore

Local Healthy Food Meal Delivery for the Busy Woman in Singapore

Aside from fuelling our daily hustle, good nutrition - what we put in our bodies - is key to our health and energy levels! So what's a busy woman to do when there is simply not enough time to cook? (Or, if we're being 100% honest, not everyone enjoys cooking.)

Apart from clicking on the 'Healthy Food' category on Deliveroo, Food Panda, Honestbee, Grab Food, what are some other meal preparation & meal planning services that are customisable according to

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In Need of a Retreat? What to Lookout For in Your Next Escapade

In Need of a Retreat? What to Lookout For in Your Next Escapade

Like hustling at work non-stop isn't enough, you come home to a sink full of dishes and a mountain of laundry to be done. Your friends don't call you busy bee for nothing!

If you’re feeling frazzled and not quite sure where your mood will take you next, then it might be time for a retreat. While many feel that they aren’t skilled enough to go on a yoga retreat or that a wellness retreat is an indulgence

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Asian Female Olympic Weightlifting Gold Medalist? BELIEVE. ft. Sopita Tanasan & Her Strength Coach

Asian Female Olympic Weightlifting Gold Medalist? BELIEVE. ft. Sopita Tanasan & Her Strength Coach

2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro - she competed at the 48kg weight class and won gold. A 92kg snatch and a 108kg clean & jerk, totalling a whopping 200 kilograms!

Meet Sopita Tanasan, a Thai weightlifting athlete and her coach Brett Taylor - The Busy Woman Project Expert and Thailand's National Team Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Hear how meditation plays a big part in Sopita's practice when faced with stress and how this power duo work together to

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