Discover your new favourite hobby with our quick quiz

Woman in a canoe

January is a good time for new beginnings and exploring new interests. If you’re looking to start a new hobby, we’ve put together a quiz to inspire you to try something you might not have considered – from crochet to rock climbing! We’ll help you narrow down your interests to find an interest that suits… Read more

Why watching Stranger Things is good for you – the health benefits of nostalgia

Stranger Things season 2

We have to admit, sitting down for a Stranger Things binge on Netflix is a bit of a guilty pleasure here at Calm Moment HQ. There’s all the clever pop culture references to the books and films of the 80s, from Stephen King to ET, and the clothes, hair (we’re looking at you Steve Harrington) and,… Read more

What’s stopping your exercise plan from succeeding?

Kate Bennett beach run

Do you find a new fitness regime difficult to stick to? Kate Bennett, fitness instructor (and In The Moment Magazine production editor), has some great tips to get you started… Ah, January. The month of resolutions, where we demand that our bodies become fitter, slimmer, stronger, faster… the list goes on. While I’m all for… Read more

Instagram photo challenge – December shortlist

In The Moment photo challenge December finalists

Congratulations to everyone who made it through to the shortlist for our December Instagram photo challenge. Our December theme was ‘gratitude’ and we were really pleased to see the high standard of the entries – well done everyone! If you missed out on our December challenge, you can join our January Instagram challenge here. Read… Read more

Do you care about others too much? Take our quiz and find out

Being kind and caring for others isn’t a bad thing, but do you spend too much time putting friends and family first? If you push your own needs aside too much, you can end up feeling miserable and unappreciated. Sometimes it’s good to take stock and think about whether your happiness is coming second too… Read more

Join our January Instagram photography challenge

Yellow camper van

This month’s creative Instagram photo challenge prompt is ‘yellow’ – the unofficial colour of 2018! We love spotting flashes of yellow when we’re out and about – whether it’s a pair of yellow wellies or a bunch of flowers – it just makes us feel a little happier about our day. Be creative with your… Read more

How to find your creative flow and live a more mindful life

Creative pencils

Sometimes we feel like we’ve lost our creative mojo and it can be hard to find inspiration. Don’t worry though, because Jocelyn de Kwant, author of Creative Flow: A Year in my Mindful Life has some great tips to help you get your muse back again, from appreciating the natural world around us to practising observation skills…. Read more

11 reasons to be cheerful to help you beat the January blues

Daffodils in a vase

January is known for being a gloomy month, but we’ve just passed Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year) and things are starting to look up. There are lots of reasons to be positive about the New Year ahead, even if you haven’t managed to keep all of your resolutions so far. 1…. Read more

The scientific guide to a healthier you

BBC Focus Magazine

Everyone’s lives are busy, making it all too easy to fill up on unhealthy snacks or skip a sensible bedtime. But it can be hard to track down truly useful health advice. In this special edition of BBC Focus Magazine, experts reveal the science behind what really works. Inside you’ll find… In-depth articles on the… Read more

Experience sound healing with Sound Sebastien in London

Sound Sebastien meditation with Jasmine Hemsley

Did you know that 30 minutes of meditation can be as good as three hours’ sleep? Jasmine Hemsley and Toni Dicks of Sound Sebastien will be bringing the healing power of Sound Baths to The London Edition on 15 January. Founded and curated by Jasmine Hemsley and Toni Dicks, Sound Sebastien creates a sensory experience… Read more