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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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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Nutrition For New Mothers - Eating Happy

Nutrition For New Mothers - Eating Happy

Eating healthy and well is key for the everyday busy woman; but what about the new mommas managing on 3 hour sleep cycles, who need to ensure they are getting the right nutrition for both themselves and their baby?

Without a doubt, the priority for every new new mom is to make sure she feels happy and capable.

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Everything else - caring for her baby, making healthy food choices, managing a realistic sleep routine and having (somewhat steady) energy -

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5 Simple Nutrition Tips You Can Use Immediately, By Everyday Busy Women

5 Simple Nutrition Tips You Can Use Immediately, By Everyday Busy Women

Leftovers from dinner a couple of days ago? Takeaway for lunch from the store with the shortest queue? Deliveroo / Food Panda / Honestbee at whatever's available at 11pm? Cup noodles?!

Does your regular meal sound like the above options for you? So many of us struggle with time to even consider preparing our own meals ("meal prepping"), and resort to buying whatever is available and most convenient. Just like a car, we wouldn't fuel it with a lower grade fuel than

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Best Coworking Spaces for the Busy Woman - Singapore

Best Coworking Spaces for the Busy Woman - Singapore

The rise of the new age working culture - coworking spaces - is evident. A significant number of new co-working spaces are popping up in Orchard, Lavender, East Coast, and especially in the Singapore Central Business District (CBD).

More people are choosing to work remotely from another country or are running their own small freelance businesses. Even some mid-size companies or teams within a large corporation find it easier to let a third party run their offices for them.

Select

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#livingmypurpose: Personal Leadership & Growth - 5 Tips to Find Your Purpose

#livingmypurpose: Personal Leadership & Growth - 5 Tips to Find Your Purpose

“Sheryl didn’t actually play, she just organized the play of others.”

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg’s brother

In college, I dreamed of being a “manager.” I know, it sounds like a Dilbert cartoon come to life! One of my super techie, successful entrepreneur friends then told me, “one of my biggest aspirations is to make this an amazing place to work for my employees”. That was an “aha” moment for me. My desire to empower people and solve for

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WTH is... Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

WTH is... Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

WTH is... a series that touches on the health issues that women all over the world face. Get your facts sorted, and perhaps, finally get the help you deserve. #teambusywoman

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Women are blessed with the ability to reproduce and with a body, that is extremely sensitive to whether it is a safe environment to reproduce. With the mounting responsibilities that women now have, the body can get overwhelmed. The immense physiological stress has seen more women having to battle with

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Becoming a Superhero - Strength Goals: Slaying Your First Pull Up

Becoming a Superhero - Strength Goals: Slaying Your First Pull Up

Is achieving a pull-up part of your new year's resolution or do you have an ongoing fitness goal to attain 5 pull-ups? Busy people who have multiple goals to slay, well, there are efficient & effective ways to get there!

You know how in action flicks, when the hero is hanging on to her dear life on a ledge of a 100-storey building, or is cornered in an alley by zombies and the only escape is to climb over the

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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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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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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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Chasing Wellbeing: On Healthy Living & Work-Life Balance, by Inspiring Busy Women

Chasing Wellbeing: On Healthy Living & Work-Life Balance, by Inspiring Busy Women

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition of health is "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

How often do we see people start making lifestyle changes only when they or someone close to them falls ill? Why wait for something to go wrong to only have to spend more time (and money) fixing it later?

Whether you’re on a mission to launch your own brand, planning for

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5 Ways To Become The Strongest Version Of Yourself, By Strong Women

5 Ways To Become The Strongest Version Of Yourself, By Strong Women

Have great ideas at work, but hesitant to share because of the fear of what other people may think? Able to squat more then twice your weight in the gym but struggle during competitions as the pressure to perform is overwhelming?

Truly strong women embrace strength in all the various forms it presents itself. Strong Women allow themselves to be loved, to be vulnerable, to be support & empowered - and in turn, support other Women and the broader community

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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.

Our #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Community Ambassador

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How much SUGAR is hiding in your breakfast?

How much SUGAR is hiding in your breakfast?

Fat was once proclaimed to be the culprit of heart diseases and hence, the food industry started to produce all sorts of low-fat foods. But, how can you make low-fat food taste delicious?

...By adding SUGAR - more specifically, by adding fructose. Heart diseases didn’t reduce with all the low-fat diets and in fact, more recent studies show that sugar increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, ages the body and fructose increases your risk of metabolic syndrome (including

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Want some Insta-worthy Paleo, Gluten-Free Breakfast?

Want some Insta-worthy Paleo, Gluten-Free Breakfast?

We love how we're surrounded by talented & amazing Busy Women -
just like our Nepalese #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Community Member, Mimansha Joshi Shrestha (@mimismenu)!

If you haven't seen her profile, expect a culmination of colors, design & nutritious foods from dishes she prepare (note: buddha bowls, avocado roses, smoothie bowls, brekkie items - who doesn't love them)!

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We share below one of her signature recipes - Gluten-free Coconut Flour Pancakes with Fruit Toppings + (everyone's favorite) Avocado.

Read on for some 'insta-worthy'

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How to Meet Friends Through Fitness - Races, Marathons, Gyms

How to Meet Friends Through Fitness - Races, Marathons, Gyms

Running a marathon or race takes preparation. Planning is king because without it, you jeopardize any chances of performing at your full potential, and ultimately ending up disappointed. You may even take a step back and assess your life, sometimes revamping it completely because eating like crap, half-assing your training, and sleeping late isn’t akin to 'success'... All these lifestyle changes just for a couple of hours of running with a group of strangers (just as crazy and stupid

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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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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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