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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#teambusywoman shares: Dealing With Anxiety and Being Free

#teambusywoman shares: Dealing With Anxiety and Being Free

Anxiety.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with it.

As a little girl who felt overwhelming surges of unexplainable and uncontrollable emotions, I obviously had no idea that was what it was called.

All I knew was that it was a horrible feeling that made me feel powerless; a sense of inner turmoil that no amount of crying could get rid of; a whirlwind of angst that made me want to scream my lungs out.

Everything

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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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Taking that Leap Of Faith with Jasmine Chong, Founder of Yoga Lab, Singapore

Taking that Leap Of Faith with Jasmine Chong, Founder of Yoga Lab, Singapore

With over 100K followers on her social media and 4 yoga studio locations across Singapore, plus a new barre studio - Barre Lab, this beautiful & vibrant #fitspo yogi and entrepreneur shares with us what drove her to leave her finance career - pushing past any limiting beliefs and taking that leap of faith to pursue her passion for yoga and wellness.

In conversation with Jasmine Chong - founder of Yoga Lab & Barre Lab; home to an amazing team

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#teambusywomanshares: How Do You Deal With Stress?

#teambusywomanshares: How Do You Deal With Stress?

On 9th June 2018, we celebrate Global Wellness Day (GWD). The purpose of this social project? To ask ourselves the question even if only for one day, “How can I live a healthier and better life?”

One of the main aims of GWD is to be free from the stress of everyday city life and bad habits. Busy women of all ages and lifestyles manage a gazillion things everyday, and stress is inescapable. We all know that daily stress, if

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In Conversation with Kayla Itsines - Top Global Fitness Influencer, with 9.6 million Instagram Followers

In Conversation with Kayla Itsines - Top Global Fitness Influencer, with 9.6 million Instagram Followers

Who is this fitness phenomenon who rose from being a personal trainer to stardom by leveraging on social media to build her brand and the largest female fitness community?

  • She's 26.
  • Born & lives in Adelaide, Australia.
  • The personality & face behind Bikini Body Guides (BBG); developed alongside her fiancé Tobi Pearce.
  • BBG includes 28-min workouts & nutrition plans - available online.
  • Has multiple hashtags with over 2m posts each, and lots of transformation before-after photos #bbg #kaylasarmy #bbgcommunity.
  • Created
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Time-Strapped? Busy? No Time? Here's 5 Top Ways To Meet People #IRL

Time-Strapped? Busy? No Time? Here's 5 Top Ways To Meet People #IRL

Not counting the new intern in the Accounting department, it's been a long time since you've met anyone new... If even trying to find a decent conversation partner on most days seems to be a daunting task - girl, it's time we have a chat about your social life!

the busy woman project networking event hk

Many of us use time as an excuse when we talk about having a healthy social life. But in reality, no man is an island! For most of us, we need

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#livingmypurpose: Body Positivity & Embracing Strong Female Bodies

#livingmypurpose: Body Positivity & Embracing Strong Female Bodies

In conversation with Kate Telge & Ciara Williams, both fitness trainers in Bangkok, Thailand. We speak to them on their shared purpose of empowering women through health, fitness & wellness – to be grateful for our bodies and embrace what we have.

With all the hashtags like #fitspo going on around social media, the perfect selfies and societal-defined models on how women in certain Asian cultures should look & behave, it is no surprise that women feel pressured to achieve what

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#livingmypurpose: What Do I Want My Impact To Be

#livingmypurpose: What Do I Want My Impact To Be

What is the impact you want to create in YOUR lifetime?

A desire to make a difference, to leave an imprint on this world - perhaps to positively influence one person, a collective, or leave this earth in a better place; that is what #livingmypurpose is all about.

Goal of #livingmypurpose: Create awareness among individuals & the broader community to just take a pause to think...if they actually have a purpose? If yes, are they living their purpose? If

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PCOS: #teambusywoman shares

PCOS: #teambusywoman shares

"The syndrome that has tried to rule my adult life" - The Busy Woman Project community member Tracy Anderson

As long as I can remember, I never had a regular period. I remember going to my doctor as a naive 16 year old and asking to go on the pill as I was never quite sure when my menses would arrive. This really should ring alarm bells for any doctor - but for mine, it didn't.

As I finished high

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A LOOK BACK: The Busy Woman Project 1st Year Anniversary

A LOOK BACK: The Busy Woman Project 1st Year Anniversary

If you missed The Busy Woman Project's 1st year celebration, here’s a sampling of what we got up to.

The Busy Woman Project

DROP THE KILO. A day of workouts, feasting, drinking & pampering with amazing women (& men) at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, Singapore.
cheers

alt Riding with #teambusywoman community ambassador @meaghansee & @alex_toh as we get #strongertogether, Anthem
alt SweatBuddy Burn with #brocnbells sweatmaster @reagankang, @cassxhaus, @i_amfarhan, Haus Athletics
Sunset flow Sunset flow with #brocnbells sweatmaster @branstands, Yoga Instiinct
alt Acro Yoga with @leotheacrobitch
naildeck Our very
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[EVENT] Drop the Kilo @ Camp Kilo Charcoal Club. WE ARE ONE!!! 😘 🎉

[EVENT] Drop the Kilo @ Camp Kilo Charcoal Club. WE ARE ONE!!! 😘 🎉

Drop The Kilo of worries, limiting beliefs, self-doubts and let’s celebrate the highs and lows of the year, together!

Singapore, 25th November 2017 (Saturday)

ENTRY IS FREE. The event & marketplace are open to the public.
Register here. Come & go as you wish!

To join any of the SWEAT or EXPERIENCE sessions, be sure to book a spot!

It has been an amazing journey connecting & supporting each other at the beginning of the year with #cleanslate2017, empowering

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Yoga On & Off the Mat: Living Consciously & Finding Your Practice with Felicia Sun, lululemon Brand & Community Manager, South East Asia

Yoga On & Off the Mat: Living Consciously & Finding Your Practice with Felicia Sun, lululemon Brand & Community Manager, South East Asia

Whether you are based in Hong Kong, Singapore, or other areas in Asia & beyond, you'll probably have someone around you who's a "yogi", "practicing yoga" or a "yoga class addict". In some cities, you may even find a couple of yoga studios down the same street, coupled with athleisure brands that cater to this group of growing consumers.

So...what exactly does a practice mean? How can you discover what suits you amidst the 'commercialisation' of yoga? How has

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Leading the Conscious Movement in Asia: Cristina McLauchlan, Founder of The Vibe Tribe, Brand Manager of MANA!, HK

Leading the Conscious Movement in Asia: Cristina McLauchlan, Founder of The Vibe Tribe, Brand Manager of MANA!, HK

What is Conscious Living to you? We speak to a couple of individuals leading the Conscious Movement in Asia, including Cristina McLauchlan - a lady who wears multiple hats including Founder of The Vibe Tribe and Brand Manager of MANA! - one of Hong Kong's most popular healthy, organic & zero-food-waste cafes.

"Conscious Living to me means that you are living in a holistic way. Looking at your’self’, your life as a whole entity. Observing what you think, what

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6 Reasons to Find a Sweat Buddy Now

6 Reasons to Find a Sweat Buddy Now

With 600 people expected to be at the Pocari Sweat Mass Fitness Event in Singapore, we can’t wait to feel the energy and sweat it out together with the pack!

LOOKING FOR A SWEAT BUDDY or a tribe of Sweat Buddies to discover health & fitness experiences and to plank it out with you at the Pocari Sweat Workout? The Busy Woman Project has got you covered here. (Are you living in other cities or based in Singapore but

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How Can YOU Empower Other Women With Your Conscious Purchasing Decisions?

How Can YOU Empower Other Women With Your Conscious Purchasing Decisions?

We all speak of change and making the world a better place - but change actually begins with the little steps we take; change begins with us.

What do you spend your hard-earned money on and where does it go?
Does your dollar go towards an active wear company that practices gender equality and gives its female employees equal opportunities in top management?
Does it go towards a business that provides women in impoverished communities safe jobs that help better

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Trouble Getting Up in the Morning? Food Coma? Simple Tips To Be Healthy, Energetic & Productive - Feel Better All Day

Trouble Getting Up in the Morning? Food Coma? Simple Tips To Be Healthy, Energetic & Productive - Feel Better All Day

Ups and downs throughout the day are normal and are part & parcel of our lives. However, with some easy tricks, you can feel good all day (for most of it, at least!).

How to become a MORNING person

Not everyone is a morning person and some of us have difficulties getting started. Why not try starting your day off with a BANG? Literally jump out of your bed and get moving!

Let's get moving

Movement involves light stretching, jumping

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Who's Joining or Looking To Participate in a Run Event? 5 Tips for Training for Your Next Race

Who's Joining or Looking To Participate in a Run Event? 5 Tips for Training for Your Next Race

You've just signed up for a race / run event / marathon (or perhaps it's on your to-do list for the year) - your longest race to date, or the longest one in a while - and now, reality’s beginning to sink in. Given your busy work schedule, social life, travels and bad weather or pollution days for some, how exactly are you going to prep for it? By putting one foot in front of the other, that’s how!

Here

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