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February2018

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Find your purpose | Sharleene Bibbings

If you want to smash it out of the park in your career then get more meaning in your life. If you have a purpose, research shows that you: are 64% more likely to have a higher level of career satisfaction are 50% more likely to be a leader are 42% more likely to have career contentment…

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New series for Channel 4 is looking for families to take part

Do you wonder what YOUR children would do with a long weekend to themselves? Families with at least two children aged 8-16 wanted for new series that will question to what degree modern parenting styles prepare children for adulthood. How much do parents influence the behaviour of their children, even when they’re not around? And…

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Win tickets to the brownbeautytalk beauty masterclass

Our friends over at brownbeautytalk  the beauty website aimed at women of colour, launch their first beauty masterclass on Wednesday 28 February. The inaugural event is a skin care session, featuring, British skincare brand, Good Things and the Black Skin Directory. The aim of the evening is to tackle skincare issues experienced by women of colour, such as…

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Six essential health benefits to being a vegetarian | Geeta Sidhu-Robb

From our mood to our immune system, the vegetarian lifestyle can provide us with a vast array of health perks. Professional Holistic Health specialist, nutritionist, raw chef and life coach, Geeta Sidhu-Robb, is the founder and CEO of Nosh Detox, the UK’s first home delivery service of non-pasteurised juices and meal plans. Nosh Detox develops…

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A Mentor Could Change Your Life – Get Matched | Jessica Huie MBE

We do not all begin at the starting line in life. That’s a fact. I think we all know and accept that our circumstances and background dictate our life opportunities, just as much as our qualifications and experience. So on National Mentoring Day, my colleagues and I introduced Connect Mentors into the world. It’s an online…

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PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library | March edition

Join us at our monthly PRECIOUS Networking event in partnership with the British Library. The PRECIOUS Awards was founded in 2007 to celebrate and applaud the professional achievements of women of colour in the UK. The organisation has a dynamic and passionate following, gained over eleven years of bringing brilliant women into the spotlight and…

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Movers and Shakers | Tash Pennant | Tash Pennant Consultancy

Tash launched Tash Pennant Consultancy a company that helps people connect with brands and organisations from the inside out. The business specialises in internal communications and employee engagement. www.tashpennant.co.uk What drove you to start your own business? I always wanted to own my own business, it was an aspiration of mine. What was your career path…

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UK Parliament appoints artist to explore impact of race relations laws on local communities

Artist Scarlett Crawford has been appointed by the UK Parliament for a new project entitled First Waves: Exploring the impact of race relations legislation in the UK. Over the course of her residency, she will work with six partner organisations across the country – including the University of Leeds and the Glasgow Women’s Library –…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | Love. Love. Love

The latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent. Each month she takes you on the journey to your best self! February has arrived bringing with it a truckload of chocolates, sentimental cards, hearts and basically anything pink and red, as shops and restaurants gear up for Valentine’s Day. It seems like a good time…

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Tasty Afro-fusion recipes to boost your health | Chef Mick Élysée

Yes, it’s still cold and damp outside and as if that’s not bad enough everyone seems to be going down with coughs and sneezes. So we’ve asked International TV chef Mick Élysée to brighten our tastebuds and boost our health with some of his delicious afro-fusion recipes.  Each one is packed full of tasty ingredients…