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Finance is a Feminist Issue

Finance is a Feminist Issue

Let's talk money It’s difficult to talk about money. Finance is both an intensely personal subject and something that I think we should discuss more openly. As women we already know that our gender puts us at financial disadvantage. Over the course of our lives women...

Purpose Beyond Profits

Purpose Beyond Profits

Purpose What's your purpose? This is usually challenging to articulate, especially when starting a business. You have to focus on the ability to make it work and be profitable. We have to prioritise paying for the essentials and cash flow can feel like everything....

Matriarchy: Formula for the future or outdated concept?

Matriarchy: Formula for the future or outdated concept?

What does matriarchy mean to you? When Dani was asked to speak at Creative Mornings Edinburgh on their global theme for June of Matriarchy, it made us stop and think about that word and what it even means in this modern age. I realised that the word matriarchy, like...

Matriarchy and Shadow Work

Matriarchy and Shadow Work

If I add lingerie in the title, I will get a lot more views. This is the where we are at. Who we have been told we are, who we want to be and what we have to do and what we are prepared to do for change. It is no wonder that when I ask people what the matriarchy...

Finding community is powerful

Finding community is powerful

Loneliness is the plague of the 21st century. Despite having more tools for connection than we’ve ever had, we are more isolated than we have ever been. Our traditional communities are evaporating. The rapid changes in technologies and transportation means that local...

Connection, Meaning, and Wellness through Rituals

Connection, Meaning, and Wellness through Rituals

Unlike routine behaviours such as brushing our teeth, rituals are meaningful acts we do with intent. Rituals embody what matters to you by putting your values into practice. That in itself will probably make you a bit happier, but performing simple rituals also has more perks for your wellbeing. Rituals can translate your values into actions and we can nourish our souls by transforming everyday practices into sacred rituals.

Habits, routines and rituals

Habits, routines and rituals

"First we make our habits and then they make us" - John Dryden Our habits explain a lot, we’re told they make us who we are. We have studied the habits of the past to tell us everything we know about ancient people, communities and cultures. We become absorbed in the...