Living Your Best Life with Feng Shui

There’s no place like home. It’s where you feel safest and the most free to be yourself, and the place where you experience many of life’s milestones. Because of this, it’s not surprising to think of your home as an extension or even a reflection of your inner self….

Six Things that Transform Your Home into Your Sanctuary

When your home is your sanctuary, simply being there can help you decompress after a hectic day. Here are six simple ways you can transform your home into the ultimate place to unwind. 1. Give your wall clocks away Chances are there are digital clocks on your mobile, your…

Veggie Bao Buns

When I first decided to make this dish, I had to think back to the good old days when we lived in Amsterdam and there was a Bao Bun stand on every corner. Because I haven’t eaten meat in a long time, I thought it would be a challenge…

This is Why the Summer Holiday Makes Us So Happy

Your colleague comes back from his two week tour of southern Italy, bronzed, well-fed and dying to discuss every detail. Meanwhile, you’re checking flights and reading blogs about the best places to take in the local culture and cuisine of Vietnam. Which one of you is truly happiest at…

Reasons to Establish Make-up Rituals

When you sit down to do your make-up in the morning, chances are that you’re doing it on autopilot. You have the steps down perfectly, you know exactly how much time each one takes and also what result you’ll get. In this way, applying your make-up is just another…

Summer Sun & Lipstick Shade

One of the most popular beauty trends of the moment is using bright and uniquely-coloured lipstick to make your mouth pop.  It’s been embraced by many A-listers as of late, including everybody from Rihanna to Emma Stone to Salma Hayek. And because these ladies all have vastly different skin…

Slow Travel in Japan

While Japan has a reputation for being a tech-savvy country, we’ve found some non-touristy spots where you can completely unwind and get back in touch with nature. In short, it’s an island where you don’t need a Wi-Fi to feel connected to things that are bigger than yourself. CHERRY…

3 Things You Should Know Before Starting Meditation

Meditation expert Deborah Quibell knows you may be feeling a bit clueless when it comes to starting a meditation routine, and she’s here to help. In the following video, she outlines some important tips for all beginners, including why you shouldn’t worry about getting distracted by random thoughts while…

Soothing Your Baby with the Power of Rituals

Rituals benefit people of all ages, but babies in particular thrive on a daily sequence of events. The more regularity in a little one’s life, the greater the chance that the brain and body develop properly: this is an excellent reason for every parent to practice daily rituals with…

Couscous with Harissa, Kalamata Olives and Feta

This is the sort of dish that you make when you have friends over for dinner or when you’re organizing a lovely lunch in the garden. You make a lot at once and it looks great thanks to all the different colours and ingredients. The Kalamata olives are a…