The famous opening scene of Tarantino’s classic film Reservoir Dogs focuses on three characters in a diner debating the topic of tipping in restaurants, and whether their waitress warranted hers. Whilst one character says he doesn’t believe in tipping at...
New research shows that workplace performance anxiety (otherwise known as ‘stage fright’ in a business setting) doesn’t discriminate between the sexes, but has revealed the different reasons why men and women are seeking professional training to overcome anxiety around...

Challenging beliefs

Are you brave enough to read on……?? Women are 70% more likely to suffer from anxiety than men. Perhaps that statistic does not shock you...

I want more energy!

Is your energy running low? Far too often we are over-doing it and end up exhausted (and ill if we are unlucky). If we...

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Shh…

Anthea McCarten, aged 45 years, is the founder and manager of Restore the Years, a qualified therapeutic counsellor and author; she is a survivor...

Tiny Dancers

I own Diddi Dance which I started in 2003 when, as a teacher of dance, I realised a gap existed in the dancing arena...

How to fix your life

Last time I also introduced the concept of the ‘Grey Zone’ that place where many people spend their lives because it feels comfortable yet...

Hairpins to helmets

The ban on women serving in close combat units in the British Army was lifted in 2016. The decision marked a major step towards...

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...

Linda & Mario Garcia Pink Charity Gala Ball, in aid of...

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

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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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 the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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