Best-selling author Matt Haig to give a talk about his new book in Bristol

Matt Haig

Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive, will be taking part in Bristol Festival of Ideas on 19 July 2018 to talk about his new book Notes on a Nervous Planet. The world is messing with our minds. Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more… Read more

Look inside Project Calm issue 9 – out now in the UK

Project Calm issue 9

In the new issue of Project Calm, we’re all about finding your own happy place – whether that’s on the coastline or closer to home. Editor Lara Watson says: “We’re feeling the sunshine this issue and all the joyful colour that light waves bring to our world. It had us thinking about our own responses… Read more

Feeling creative? Take part in our June Instagram photo challenge

Green branch photo by Tim Wright

This month’s Instagram photo challenge is inspired by one of our favourite colours: green! Our June theme is entirely open to interpretation – you could share pictures of plants, a favourite doorway, a landscape – our only rule is that it must feature the colour green. Don’t forget to tell us a little bit about… Read more

Beat writer’s block with our creative writing prompts and free your imagination

Writing prompt cards for writer's block

Whether you are new to creative writing or regularly put pen to paper, deciding what to write about is often the greatest challenge. That’s where our writing prompts come in. If you’re inspired to have a go but not sure where to begin, simply pick a prompt at random and use the theme or idea… Read more

Calling all book lovers! Our Instagram photo challenge for May has just begun

Girl reading a book

This month’s photography challenge is dedicated to all the bookworms out there. Our theme for May is ‘treasured books’. We’d like you to share a picture of your favourite book (or books – we know it’s hard to choose just one) and we’d like you to tell us why it means so much to you…. Read more

Host your own home cinema night with popcorn boxes and signs

Home cinema tray

Project Calm issue 8 contains everything you need to host your own film night. You can send your friends tickets (perforated so you can collect the stubs for your scrapbook), and hand them authentic popcorn and sweetie boxes on the night. A ‘now showing’ movie sign completes the look. You can download extra popcorn boxes and… Read more

Peek inside In The Moment Magazine issue 12 – out on 1 May in the UK!

In The Moment issue 12 cover

Not long to wait now until In The Moment Magazine issue 12 arrives in the shops! In the latest issue, we’re busting the multitasking myth, looking to the stars to find a more fulfilled life, taking care of our tummies with fermented food, learning how to slow down with pottery and exploring a tea plantation… 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

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