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We welcome Laura Williams, aka Lulu Prima to KWIB. Laura, who has her finger on the music and entertainment pulse, spends all of her spare time promoting bands and music artists from the up-and-coming to the more established. Amongst...

Massage – it’s benefits

Why you should incorporate it into your schedule Have you ever left a salon or spa after a massage and felt ‘wow!’, almost like a...

10 facts you should read before following first aid myths

You've probably heard many of the first aid myths time and time again, so much so that you might believe some of them to...

Kent Young Carers

Kent Young Carers (KYC) is a service of Imago, supporting young carers aged 5 to 18 who are taking on caring responsibilities for a family...

Allergies

With the weather improving some of you will be desperate to get busy planting flowers in the garden, but Spring might leave some of...

Funny Women Rising

I have been battling with the misconception that women aren’t funny for over 13 years. Sometimes it seems longer, because it is still harder...

An interview with Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes, the iconic and brightly coloured fashion designer, opened the door to the penthouse above the Fashion and Textile Museum, which she founded...

Sarah M’Grady – Making a difference

After putting a question out on our Facebook page, looking for stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things, we were emailed several times with...

Epilepsy

                  It can affect anyone, from any walk of life, and their first seizure may happen at any time. There are over 500,000 people with epilepsy...

Child safety – The top 5 child safety tips for the home

There have been a number of articles in the news lately about accidental child deaths. This is always so sad as potentially many could...

Wake-up workout with Joe Wicks

No gym? No problem! Try this quick equipment free high intensity home workout to help you burn fat and build lean muscle. Complete the 5...

Creative Crafts for an online presence

Are you considering selling your products online but are put off from creating your own website due to time and financial constraints? Fortunately, there is...

Linda & Mario Garcia Pink Charity Gala Ball, in aid of Breast Cancer Now

Join us for a super glitzy glamorous evening of fine dining & entertainment at the Linda & Mario Garcia Pink Charity Gala Ball, in...

Eat good to feel good

Most women I speak to are totally confused about what they should eat to look and feel good Most women I speak to are totally...

To diet or not to diet

After the festive period of over indulgence, we always feel motivated or scared into making some healthier choices in our lifestyle but is the...

How to make a low-maintenance garden

A fabulous garden does not have to involve a huge amount of work to keep it looking good. There are many ways to tackle the...

Meditation for insomnia

If you have ever gone to bed worrying about a problem or a long to-do list, you know those racing thoughts may rob you...

Climb and punishment

Kaddy Lee-Preston climbs Kilimanjaro Since leaving the BBC 2 years ago I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to give up a lot of my...

NHS. Is it broken?

The UK has changed beyond recognition since the birth of the NHS in 1948. The population has grown, people are living longer, and prior...

Do you struggle to know what to wear, when?

Knowing what to wear, when, can lead to decision making fatigue before you have even left the house in the morning and the likelihood...

Breathe it like Beckham?

With 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK and one person every ten seconds having a life-threatening attack; would you know what to do? According...

Is it meningitis?

Do you know what symptoms to look out for? That got your attention, and rightly so. Let’s be honest, when we see a rash it’s...

Sarah Jane Honeywell

Sometimes I feel like I have had many different lifetimes in my one  life, especially when it comes to working. I have been a...

Five top summer skin care tips

Summer can be a tough time for your skin and extra care needs to be given to care for your skin.   1 Have a regular...

8 tips to communicating with your teenager

With over ten years’ experience working with teens and over 20 years in total working in personal development of others, I don’t think there...

The Snapchat Revolution: Is your business ready?

For those that haven’t heard of Snapchat, it’s the mobile app launched in 2011 that is now worth $19 billion. The app was initially very...

Planting for bees

The number of bees in the UK is declining at an alarming rate but you can help. It is suggested that the decline in...

Sepsis – The killer disease you might not know about

In the UK every year, there are 150,000 diagnosed cases of sepsis which result in 44,000 deaths more than bowel, breast and prostate cancer...

Crowdfunding for Creatives

You have a creative idea, it costs money to get it off the ground, money that you don't have to invest. Is there any...

Lulu Prima Presents

We welcome Laura Williams, aka Lulu Prima to KWIB. Laura, who has her finger on the music and entertainment pulse, spends all of her...

The gender debate – How far have we come?

Two years ago, we wanted to test the temperature of the world of business in the first ever Gender Debate. Dice Matrix Consulting and Ditto...

Corporate to Blacksmith

Painted red nails, suit and high heels, this was Lizzie’s life up until she left her well paid corporate job to follow her dreams....

Blurring boundaries – The challenge of working at home

I was born and grew up in Kent, a Kentish Maid no less. I moved to Buckinghamshire aged 18, when I left home to...

Move over Dyson and Hoover

When it comes to vacuum cleaner brands, there’s a new kid on the carpet. German brand Vorwerk is taking the UK by storm with its...

My 90 Day Challenge

The results are in, did it work?... January is once again upon us. A time when many people look to make changes in their lives,...

Instagram for business

Instagram has grown into one of the world’s largest social media networks and can work for your business Instagram is a place where you can...

Science shows that meditation changes your brain

  When I first started to teach yoga and meditation in the 1990s, I was surprised at how prevalent stress and stress related problems were....

Fry on fashion

I’ve not only dipped my toes in the fashion world, I jumped in, head first, swallowed a ton of water but managed to doggy...

Relaunching YOU from the inside out

I was wondering what to write about for my first article and then I got to thinking about the relaunch of the Women in...

Wellbeing Warriors

Raising the profile of workplace wellbeing The issue of workplace wellbeing is increasingly becoming a headline focus for businesses in Kent but do senior leaders...

An ultra year

After meeting ultra marathon runner Mimi Anderson last year we decided to catch up with her and see where her latest adventures have taken...

Top Tips for selling your home

Are the days of making your home smell of fresh bread and coffee over? Do prospective home buyers see through this little ploy? Preparing...

The Art of Self-Care: Is it “Me-Time” soon?

Do you ever forget to take care of yourself? I know, your diary is full, you need to juggle all your commitments and there...

Dame Kelly Holmes and Cafe 1809

When we first featured Kent’s own Dynamic Dame, Kelly Holmes, on the cover of the third edition of KWIB magazine, we knew she was...

Funny Women – How laughter helps you go the extra mile

Success can be measured in many ways. My personal measure of somebody who is successful in life, work and all things, is a joyful...

Returning to work?

A long absence out of the workplace, for whatever reason, doesn't mean opportunities aren't still available to you. If you are looking to return to...

Yoga – stillness in a chaotic world

  There has been a lot about Yoga in the press lately. For example The Daily Mail recently had a daily 4-page supplement, for a...

I fear the wurst

The great British public has rather got into the habit of eating dodgy cheap food. We’re happy to pay the least amount possible, kidding ourselves...

Look and feel younger with meditation

Did you know that regular meditation can make you look and feel 10-20 years younger, increase health and longevity and prevent brain-deterioration, dramatically changing...

KWIB guide to camping

Camping is exciting! If you haven’t tried it before and would like some sound advice, it’s probably best to ask elsewhere. Or you can...
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