Yoga, wellbeing and mindfulness festivals in the UK in 2018

Mind Body Spirit

We’ve rounded up some of our fave events for mindfulness, yoga, wellbeing and more. Plan your trip and pop the dates in your diary! We’ll be updating this page regularly, so come back to see what’s been added to our calendars… 2018 festivals Mind Body Spirit The world-famous Mind Body Spirit are bringing their practical… Read more

How to cope with stress when you’ve just given birth

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, with her third child

The days that follow childbirth can be immensely stressful, even if you’re not a first-time mother. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has done this a couple of times before, but she’s still likely to be feeling like any other woman who has just given birth – overwhelmed, tired, awash with post-pregnancy hormones and just a bit… Read more

How to paint flowers in gouache with Becki Clark

Gouache flowers

Becki says: “I used gouache paint to create this pattern. You could apply the same principles with most paints, however, gouache will give you the lovely opaque effect. “Another good tip is to not be overwhelmed and see your florals as shapes taking them one step at a time.” Read on to find out how… Read more

Join us for an Instagram takeover with Becki Clark this weekend

Everyday magic

Ready for a new Instagram takeover? This weekend our art editor Becki Clark (@becki_clark_) will be taking over the In The Moment Instagram account to share her painting and brushpen calligraphy tips. To join in with the takeover, follow us @inthemomentmag and #ITMtakeover.   Meet Becki Clark Becki says: “I try and stay as creative… Read more

Am I empathetic? Take our quiz to find out how well you relate to other people

Empathy quiz

Are you good at sensing when a friend is upset or do you find it difficult to tell what other people are thinking? Many of us are naturally empathetic and good at sensing the emotions and needs of others, but it isn’t always easy. Being empathetic is about understanding how another person is feeling, even… Read more

Why does singing in the shower make you happy? Learn about the health benefits of singing out loud

Singing in the shower

Singing is such an everyday activity that its benefits for our mental health and wellbeing are often overlooked. But, increasingly, research suggests that belting out your favourite tune can keep you healthy and calm. Whether it’s among friends in a choir, screaming along to the car radio or at the top of your voice while… Read more

Listen to our Project Calm issue 8 playlist on Spotify

Woman listening to music

Relax while reading the new issue of Project Calm by tuning into this custom playlist compiled by the team! It’s your soundtrack to the magazine. Click on the track below to listen to some of our favourite artists including Laura Mvula, The Cinematic Orchestra,  Adele, Kero Kero Bonito and Haim…   Happy listening! What songs would… Read more

How well do you handle setbacks? quiz

It’s pretty stressful when things don’t go to plan, but if we work on our resilience we can be better equipped to cope with life’s ups and downs. Read on to discover some tips for handling setbacks and disappointment and take our setback quiz. How to be more resilient By working on our resilience, we… Read more

Make a sunset tie dye cushion cover

Sunset cushion

We love how this cushion looks like a colour gradient from a tropical sunset. It’s perfect for transforming your sofa into somewhere to lay back and dream of summer fun. Of course, you don’t have to use sunset colours, but pink and yellow is a stunning colour combination. This technique would also look good on… Read more

Join our April Instagram photo challenge!

Instagram photo challenge

Are you ready for a new photography challenge? This month’s theme is ‘be creative’. To enter you’ll need to share a picture of your creative activities – which can be anything from painting to knitting or creative writing – and tell us why you enjoy it. If you include a comment it’ll greatly increase your… Read more