Mindset: 5 Movers & Shakers on Self-Limiting Beliefs and Reaching Your Goals

Mindset: 5 Movers & Shakers on Self-Limiting Beliefs and Reaching Your Goals

Do you tend to second guess yourself? Or perhaps, hold yourself back from amazing opportunities because of self-doubt and that inner demon telling you that "you're not good enough"?

Age. Fear of failure. Guilt. Shame. Societal & family pressures.

We are firm believers that we create our own destiny. Lady luck may favor you with chances and open up pathways for you; but if you never take that leap of faith (or that little step, really) and get one foot

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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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What is Stopping You from Doing What You Love and Reaching Your Success?

What is Stopping You from Doing What You Love and Reaching Your Success?

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. Why are some individuals able to balance a full time corporate professional career, as well as pursue their passions via side hustles? Why are others able to build successful multi-million dollar businesses as entrepreneurs, and have a happy family, partner & kids at the same time?

What is limiting you from designing the life you love and living life on your own terms? What mindset should you adopt?

Here's 7

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Easy Gourmet Recipes For The Time Starved Busy Woman - 10 min or less?

Easy Gourmet Recipes For The Time Starved Busy Woman - 10 min or less?

Are you a busy working mom or dad, who has always wanted to prepare a special breakfast or some simple, delicious snacks for the family - but have always felt intimidated by the complicated recipes? Or perhaps, you are fearful that you don't have the capability to prepare something decent enough for the kids - what is vegan, dairy free, high fat, paleo, keto, low carb again? Or maybe, you are just feeling too time-strapped to whip up anything in

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#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with The Busy Woman Project Senior Advisor, Nels Friets

#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with The Busy Woman Project Senior Advisor, Nels Friets

If you have ever found yourself being spoken down to, or being disrespected at work, whether woman or man, having to be in that situation is unpleasant and unnecessary. We #pressforprogress, but we can do zilch if we leave anyone out of the conversation. What we, as a collective, should strive towards is building empowering environments for everyone to thrive, regardless of gender, age, race and any other differences that we may have subconsciously (or consciously) singled out.

And as

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#livingmypurpose: Never too young or old to think about your (evolving) purpose - words from an e27 writer

#livingmypurpose: Never too young or old to think about your (evolving) purpose - words from an e27 writer

In Conversation with Lyra Reyes, a writer at e27, Asia's largest tech media platform. Lyra frequently writes the morning editor's note to the readers of e27 - her real, relatable and life / wellbeing-centric musings was what first attracted our own Founder, Jas to reach out to her.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, in a startup environment or a busy bee, read on to be inspired by Lyra's journey and actionable steps for you to start discovering & living your

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Heart for Hustle: Lauren Armes, Welltodo Global

Heart for Hustle: Lauren Armes, Welltodo Global

In Conversation with Lauren Armes: the Founder of Welltodo - a global platform for forward-thinking brands, entrepreneurs, and investors in the wellness industry. Our own Founder, Jas is an avid follower of Lauren's works and likens Welltodo to FinanceAsia / Mergermarket - her go-tos for business news in the industry.

Lauren is also a columnist at Women's Health UK and has been featured in multiple top publications including BBC and The Times.

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"At heart, I’m just a small country-town girl

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2018 theme: RESILIENCE

2018 theme: RESILIENCE

Why do some people suffer from real adversity & setbacks, but are able to bounce back quicker from those challenges?

In 2018, The Busy Woman Project set its intentions to raise awareness on building resilience; with a focus on overall wellbeing.

Resilient people have been theorised to possess three characteristics: a firm acceptance of reality; a deep belief that life is meaningful, and exceptional improvisation skills.

Quarterly focus themes are curated in a manner to encourage individuals to join in

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#livingyourpurpose: Leading a Purposeful Life. How?

#livingyourpurpose: Leading a Purposeful Life. How?

One of my favourite books is “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl. Frankl was a Jewish psychologist that survived the holocaust and his moving story is one about survival, resilience and grit.

We often hear about these factors in pep talks and inspirational speeches; however, I often find that the “why” driving your resilience, the “why” to get you up when you fall down, is missing when I listen in.

Read more: On Honing Self-Awareness

Frankl’s short,

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#livingmypurpose: Olympic Athlete, Swimmer Camille Cheng, Hong Kong

#livingmypurpose: Olympic Athlete, Swimmer Camille Cheng, Hong Kong

Camille Cheng represented Hong Kong at Rio Olympics 2016, taking part in the 200-meter freestyle and 400-meter medley.

This authentic, grounded and intelligent lady has demonstrated resilience and remarkable strength, attributing much of her growth to inspiring coaches and teammates, especially while at University of California, Berkeley.

In this interview, she shares her challenges faced, including body image insecurities, as well as the importance of practicing gratitude as a simple, actionable step towards a more fulfilling life.

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How do you

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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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De-Stress and Upgrade Your Health in 2018

De-Stress and Upgrade Your Health in 2018

Are you constantly feeling overwhelmed - by work, your social calendar, the holidays? Are you on the brink of a burnout, or flourishing?

Prolonged stress can lead to health issues like depression and anxiety. Long hours at work coupled with a sedentary lifestyle also results in weight gain and chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Many a time, one health issue increases the possibility of other problems down the road.

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Productivity and personal enjoyment takes a nosedive when we

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Heart for Hustle: Tricia Yap, Warrior Academy, Goji Studios, HK

Heart for Hustle: Tricia Yap, Warrior Academy, Goji Studios, HK

Tricia Yap is a lady that embodies grit, resilience and strength. Her vivacious and down-to-earth personality makes her a joy & inspiration to be around with.

Who is Tricia Yap and how did you get to where you are today?

I grew up in an environment where there was a lot of pressure to perform academically; i.e.: under the stereotypical Asian father. I pursued a career in consulting after graduating from the University of Sydney with a double degree

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[Event]: I AM ______

[Event]: I AM ______

Through movement, stillness and journalling, I AM ______ takes you on a journey of self discovery.

Sanctuary: Rooftop @ the Hive, 59 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059405

Date: Monday, 30th Oct 2017
Time: 6:30pm

Flow:
6:00pm: Registration
6:30pm: Mindfulness & Movement
7:30pm: Mingle

Reserve your spot

We were all born to create. Never underestimate the power of taking a breather and being mindful - it brightens our souls.

In this workshop, we

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Together On Top: Alicia Pan & Peter Thew, Yoga Movement, Singapore

Together On Top: Alicia Pan & Peter Thew, Yoga Movement, Singapore

We know our #TEAMBUSYWOMAN community members are strong advocates of supporting fellow women...and it is always amazing & inspiring when we hear of women doing great things, or being "superwomen" - handling multiple things AND actually thriving.

With that being said, we can't leave out the other half of the world population in the women empowerment equation, can we?

Men are just as important in our quest towards gender equality. Perhaps, even more so. Their ability to recognize and

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Athleisure Fashion - Versatility Made For The Busy Woman

Athleisure Fashion - Versatility Made For The Busy Woman

Fashion darlings like Gigi Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner have mastered the athleisure look to create their own edgy and model-off-duty style. Mixing up activewear and everyday items creates a look that is as fierce in the gym as they are for a night out.

As a Busy Woman, we know how important it is for your pieces to be versatile - from workout to work and work to date nights.

Here are 5 style tips just for you:

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Together On Top: Aimee Barnes & Ryan Pestaño, Tangram Wellness Singapore

Together On Top: Aimee Barnes & Ryan Pestaño, Tangram Wellness Singapore

We know our #TEAMBUSYWOMAN community members are strong advocates of supporting fellow women...and it is always amazing & inspiring when we hear of women doing great things, or being "superwomen" - handling multiple things AND actually thriving. With that being said, we can't leave out the other half of the world population in the women empowerment equation, can we?

Men are just as important in our quest towards gender equality. Perhaps, even more so. Their ability to recognize and

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The best fitness and nutrition books to get you closer to your health & wellness goals

The best fitness and nutrition books to get you closer to your health & wellness goals

A lot of clients come to me telling me they have “done everything they can” when it comes to reaching their personal fitness goals - whether those goals are weight loss, disease prevention, muscle gain, or just all-around better health. While the average fitness consumer has more access to health information than she would have had just a decade ago, she also has access to an equally vast body of misinformation and poorly interpreted science.

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Bloggers, unlicensed “experts” and bogus

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Heart for Hustle: Connecting Conscious Brands with Conscious People

Heart for Hustle: Connecting Conscious Brands with Conscious People

Heart for Hustle: In this series, The Busy Woman Project interviews a couple of amazing, strong Women of Asia who, in pursuit of their passions, moved on to set up businesses on their own. Follow our series as these ladies share their views on gender-related challenges, what drives them & more!

We speak with Stephanie Dickson, Founder of The Wedge Asia & Green Is The New Black on the conscious living movement.

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"Conscious living is a choice. It’s taking

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How To Look For “Responsibly-Sourced” Children’s Clothing

How To Look For “Responsibly-Sourced” Children’s Clothing

Many moms can be fanatic when it comes to feeding their little ones an organic, plant-based, sugar-free diet - but when it comes to clothing, it is easy to forget that. After food, clothing is actually one of the most prevalent ways little ones absorb nasties into their bodies.

When it comes to shopping for the kids, juggling scouting for nicely designed clothing, while trying to stay mindful about the eco-logical impact of fast fashion, and the animal abuse endured

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