12 podcasts to lift your spirits and change your life

Inspiring podcasts

Listening to an interesting podcast can really make you think and boost your wellbeing. We’ve put together a collection of podcasts to make you feel good when you’re sad, to help you change your life and to show you how to slow down. Some of them will help you to change your life, while others… Read more

Feeling uninspired? 17 ways to boost your creativity

Creative inspiration boost ideas

Whether a creative task is your job or your hobby, sometimes we all struggle to find inspiration. Follow our 17 suggestions for how to find your creative mojo… 1. Unplug your phone If you’re easily distracted, turn off your phone and any email and social media notifications on your computer. The constant ping of messages can… Read more

Take part in National Novel Writing Month – November 2017

National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) runs throughout November each year, as a way to overcome the isolation of writing and get support from other novelists around the world. With the target of writing a 50,000 word novel by 30 November, it’s open to anyone over the age of 13; in 2016 more than 380,000 people took part worldwide…. Read more

Listen to our ‘Find your inner granny’ podcast with Rebecca Sullivan

Rebecca Sullivan Natural Home

Rebecca Sullivan’s interest in natural living first began with her work in the granny skills movement. “It’s all about protecting our elders’ knowledge and tradition and skills,” she says. “I’ve been working on this idea of us living more like our grandmothers for years and years.” You can listen to the podcast on Apple, Podbean, Pocketcasts, TuneIn, Libsyn, Stitcher and Acast. She started taking… Read more

Create your own infused oils

Rebecca Sullivan’s herb-infused oils are not just great for cooking, they also make lovely gifts and some can be used as massage oil or added to the bath. You can use any oil you like for this – it’s best to use one you like to cook with (or want to smell like!). Sterilise and thoroughly dry… Read more

Make no-waste ice cubes

Looking for ways to reduce waste? Rebecca Sullivan shared this great tip for reducing food waste with us. If you’re trying to reduce food waste in your kitchen, ice-cube trays are ideal for storing small amounts of leftovers, such as fruit, herbs stock and even coffee. Stored in the freezer, they’re then ready to add… Read more

Infuse vinegars for cooking

Infused vinegars

Infused vinegars are wonderful to cook with and make fantastic medicinal tinctures, says Rebecca Sullivan. Feel free to experiment with different herbs and vinegar types. Sterilise and thoroughly dry a large jar or bottle. Fill it with herbs and chillies, garlic, fruit or edible flowers, depending on what you want to use the vinegar for. Heat… Read more

Make your own infused salts

Infused salts

These infused salts created by Rebecca Sullivan make a beautiful addition to your kitchen cupboard. Here’s a fantastic way to use up the last of your ground spices and also make a great gift, presented in a well-sealed glass jar. Simply take a really good-quality salt such as a fleur de sel, pink salt or, Rebecca’s… Read more

Instagram photo challenge – October

Woman taking a photo of a sunset

We’re looking forward to sharing our latest Instagram photo challenge with you! This month’s theme is ‘My calm place’ and we’d like you to share a photo of the place where you feel most relaxed – it could be a comfy corner by the window, a favourite beach or somewhere you like to go for… Read more

Instagram photo challenge – September shortlist

Instagram photo challenge shortlist

Thank you to everyone who shared their photos in our September photo challenge – we’re really pleased to reveal our shortlisted photographers and the winner’s picture will be printed in the December issue of In The Moment Magazine, which goes on sale on 14 November. Don’t forget to check out our October photo challenge too…. Read more