#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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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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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!

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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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#teambusywoman shares: What Do I Want? - by a 20 year old millennial

#teambusywoman shares: What Do I Want? - by a 20 year old millennial

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" Do you remember the ever evolving answers that you gave? Was it the super cool uniforms that attracted you? Or were you inspired by the really nice doctor that made you feel all better?

Many of us spend a good portion of our lives caught up in the rat race, seeking comfort in the fancy dinners and cushy lifestyles. There's nothing nothing wrong with that - but is that what

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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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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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Yoga On & Off the Mat: Communicating via Acro & Ashtanga with Jiamin Yang (@jyan.yoga), Yoga Instiinct, Manduka Ambassador, Singapore

Yoga On & Off the Mat: Communicating via Acro & Ashtanga with Jiamin Yang (@jyan.yoga), Yoga Instiinct, Manduka Ambassador, Singapore

For this series, we speak to a couple of individuals who embrace yoga as part of their daily lifestyles - both on and off the mat. For Jiamin Yang (@jyan.yoga), yoga is the perfect medium for her to communicate, forge connections and better understand her students, as well as her partner - Leonard, a fellow Acro & Fitness Instructor.

What is your Yoga practice? ‘What’s next’ in your Yoga journey?

I started with Ashtanga Yoga, which is my

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Celebrating Hari Raya Puasa 2017: Fashion & Beauty Brands by our Malay Muslim Friends in Asia

Celebrating Hari Raya Puasa 2017: Fashion & Beauty Brands by our Malay Muslim Friends in Asia

Selamat Hari Raya to all our Muslim friends in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & beyond! Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidilfitri marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan - a month of fasting from dawn-to-dusk.

Today, we speak to this gorgeous lady Sabrina Marican, a Singaporean Millennial on what Ramadhan and this Hari Raya festive season means to her.

Sabrina is the founder of 2 online businesses - Cosmetique World (@thecosmetiqueworld), an online beauty store selling Asian

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Thailand's version of 'Beer Yoga': Brew Yoga - an alternative to the Bar or Gym?

Thailand's version of 'Beer Yoga': Brew Yoga - an alternative to the Bar or Gym?

BierYoga (or Beer Yoga) first originated from Germany and has since gained popularity across multiple cities globally including London, USA and Bangkok, Thailand.

The Busy Woman Project speaks with the founder of Brew Yoga In conversation with Jessica Whan - "My Thai name is Whan and my English name is Jezicaa (Jessica), so people call me Jessica Whan."

Jessica is a professional architect by training, a part-time fashion model and considers herself a fitness enthusiast. Apart from being a member

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Top 6 Easy Ways to Stay Motivated and Have A Healthy Mind & Body Despite Your Busy Lifestyles

Top 6 Easy Ways to Stay Motivated and Have A Healthy Mind & Body Despite Your Busy Lifestyles

Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder, starting on your entrepreneurial journey or a new mom, being Busy and getting ahead at work / school / life doesn’t mean sacrificing everything else...

...more importantly, you'll need to have the ability & health (mental, physical, emotional) to be Busy!

It's probably tough to "have it all" - but there are definitely little ways or simple habits you can put in place to have some anchors in your life.

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4 Practical Tips to Help You Be More Positive and Be In Control of Your Feelings

4 Practical Tips to Help You Be More Positive and Be In Control of Your Feelings

I’m sure most, if not all, of us have trouble with staying positive and being able to control how we react & feel in different situations.

I’ve spent nearly 3 years now on Instagram where I actively follow many inspiring people, and one thing that I was amazed by at the start was how positive some of them always seemed to be. Of course, social media is but a tiny portion of someone’s life - but at

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Struggle today. STRONG tomorrow.

Struggle today. STRONG tomorrow.

Ever felt like you were on a hamster wheel trying to please everyone (but to no avail)? Like you weren’t good enough?

In this interview, we speak to Alexandra Zahra – her story of strength is one that resonates with many women.

From losing her father to suicide at 12, to being in a toxic relationship during her teenage years, to suffering from bouts of anxiety and depression – Alex has been through it all.

In her words, “although the relationship

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Strong Not Skinny

Strong Not Skinny

With a background as a gymnast, rugby player and more recently a Strongman competitor & powerlifter, Daniella May Lee Means often gets asked what being strong means to her.

Strength has so many meanings to different people. Daniella shares with us her version of STRONG and her views on the hashtag #StrongNotSkinny.

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Strength doesn't lie in just your physicality. “I always say it's simply being able to do something you previously thought you could not do. This relates to being

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Mental, Emotional & Physical STRENGTH

Mental, Emotional & Physical STRENGTH

In this next feature of our STRONG series, we speak to Ramona Pascual - the 1st woman to headline a fight event and fight for a Mixed Martial Arts ("MMA") championship title in Hong Kong.

Who is Ramona Pascual, and how did you get to where you are today?
I'm a professional MMA fighter and personal trainer at Epic MMA in Hong Kong. I've lived almost my whole life in this city I call home. I've been an athlete since

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Strong Is Beautiful

Strong Is Beautiful

What is STRONG to you? We are so lucky to be surrounded by inspiring women in The Busy Woman Project community. This month, we share our conversations with a number of amazing ladies who are leading the pack in pushing barriers and breaking stereotypes.

“Wah girl, you’re so buff! You lift a lot of heavy weights ah? Be careful, don’t overdo it. Otherwise become like man”.

Let’s dissect the above mentioned statement.

“GIRL, you’re so BUFF”

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Follow Your Passions, Take The Leap! But Be Practical

Follow Your Passions, Take The Leap! But Be Practical

This #fitspo Busy "working mom", Natasha Goh has donned an eclectic selection of career hats over the years - from magazine journalism, to cabin crew, banker, lawyer and a realtor for the past 5 years.

Although her circumstances and experiences may be unique to herself, through sharing her journey, Natasha looks to give others the courage to step out of their comfort zones, ignore traditional sensibilities and find their own career happiness.

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Thanks to my unusual trajectory, I'm often drawn

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Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Dr. Deborah Wong, Breathe Pilates, Singapore

Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Dr. Deborah Wong, Breathe Pilates, Singapore

This fully licensed medical doctor by day, Dr. Deborah Wong, is also the Owner of Breathe Pilates, with 4 studios located across Singapore. Deborah is a certified STOTT PILATES®, Level One AntiGravity® Fitness, ZEN∙GA™, Total Barre™ Instructor, and has recently completed her training in Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy.

We learn what drives & inspires this lady, as well as her tips for healthy living!

"We have one life and I believe in making the most of what I have

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Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Dianne & Jeong, Anthem, Singapore

Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Dianne & Jeong, Anthem, Singapore

For a more 'serious' Indoor Cycling experience, check out studios that offer Road style classes. Expect challenging terrains and intervals, intense hills, sprinting on flats and some serious races. For the competitive, some fitness studios even offer a leader scoreboard, where you'll get to track your performance real-time vs. the other riders.

For this series, we speak with a couple of awesome Indoor Cycling couples across Asia - Héloïse Chong & Guy Wilkes from Ryde Bangkok, Thailand; Victoria Martin &

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The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @alyr.fit

The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @alyr.fit

In this series, The Busy Woman Project sets out to find out what moves the ladies, who inspire us through their social media accounts. Follow our series as you get to know these relatable digital darlings better!

Known by her handle @alyr.fit, Aly Rauff is also a Lorna Jane and #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Ambassador. You can read more about her journey & thoughts on health, fitness and activewear on her blog.

What are some key messages you’re looking to spread

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