Hulya Edal

by Hulya Erdal   If a complete stranger asked any one of my friends or family what my key characteristic was, they’d probably all answer, resilience. It’s safe to say, I’ve had my fair share of sour lemon moments and quite a few knocks to probably last me a lifetime. If you’ve ever wondered how…

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We recently had our quarterly Sustainability Breakfast. So, what happens at a Bitch brekkie? It’s where we sit down over breakfast (healthy of course!) and discuss health goals for the next quarter. Not only that but we’re also discussing what our health challenges are and what are our current blocks and potential blocks are that…

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Ten Ways to Up-level Your Life   Last week I enjoyed flying business class to Athens with BA, a rare treat for me. I indulged in free flowing Champagne, a quiet breakfast in the business lounge at Heathrow, priority boarding and a three course in-flight meal.  It was a delightful change from my usual budget…

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I exercise self-care most of the time. I look after myself, but sometimes things go out of sync. Recently, packing too much in, travelling, eating out and jet lag has taken its toll on my body, I’m exhausted. My whole routine has slipped I’m not sleeping properly. I’m not exercising because I feel tired. I’m…

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Antoinette Dale Henderson on How To Get More Gravitas We talk to leadership trainer Antoinette Sale Henderson, founder of the Gravitas Programme. An ex-PR like our founder Paula, Antoinette shares her tips on being heard and taken seriously. In short, how to have gravitas!   –>

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People pleasing

People Pleasing: How Your Inner Bitch Can Set You Free   People Pleasing is complicated. On one hand it feels like you have everyone’s best interests at heart, that you’re a genuinely GOOD person. People are grateful and express this with compliments and expressions of gratitude that send an almighty kick of oxytocin into your…

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Night time temperatures are rising! Most of us love the sunshine and crave the heady warm days of summer.  But when the temperature starts to soar and it begins to get humid, getting a good night’s sleep for most of us becomes a problem; especially if we have to work the next day.  Our bedrooms…

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Being away from home, whether for work or play and keeping healthy can be challenging.   Our routines get messed up when it comes to sleep, food and exercise. Then, of course, add travel into the mix too!   Travelling saps your energy, especially flying both short and long haul. Before you even get on…

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Article by nutritional therapist Tracey Randell The gut microbiome Perhaps you have heard the term “gut microbiome” and wondered what it means? Very simply, your gut is home to trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi and collectively they are described as the microbiome. Although it’s the gut microbiome which is mostly mentioned – your skin,…

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Premenstrual bitch, menstrual bitch or menopausal bitch – which one are you?   Hormones can play havoc with our bodies and push our inner bitch off kilter. We blame irrational behaviour on hormones, but what is exactly going on in our bodies when we want to suddenly lash out unexpectedly, experience stomach cramps that feel…

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mental health

Whilst drawing on your inner bitch is about looking to your inner strength – that fire or the steely woman inside – it’s important to acknowledge that there are times when she is glaringly hard to find.

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Louise Dickins

Paula Gardner of The Bitch Network talks to successful Edinburgh business woman Louise Dickins about her life in her business, her new tour company and the one experience that gave her a mega confident boost and convinced her she could do anything she wanted if she put her mind to it

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f:entrepreneur

The Bitch Network founder Paula Gardner has been listed in the f:Entrepreneur #ialso top 100, a collection of 100 female entrepreneurs inspiring their peers and communities through their businesses and wider activities

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The Eve Programme

Imagine something as tempting as a red apple: juicy, tantalising and so close you can smell it. Is that what success is for you? The Eve programme is a combination of business psychology, coaching and profile raising that has been designed to empower you to step forward into your vision, to become more visible, taken more seriously and to enhance the empress mindset.

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Learn Patience Through Mindful Drinking Knowing when to push and when to be patience is a big part of having confidence. How can you develop this?  Mindful eating and mindful drinking are both a fun way to cultivate patience and explore impatience at the same time. We asked writer Amy Watson to investigate.  Mindful Eating…

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Around a century ago the writer Virginia Woolf stated that women need their own space to write and create. We look at why that still holds true today

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Who Are You Anyway Tutorials     Who Are You Part One from paula gardner on Vimeo. Accompanying Likes and Dislikes     Who Are You Anyway part 2 from paula gardner on Vimeo. Who Are You Anyway Part Two wants and don’t wants

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One Hundred Easy Ideas For Self-Care by Paula Gardner Self-care doesn’t have to expensive or time consuming, so why don’t we do more of it? Sometimes, it can feel as though we can just about fit in cleaning our teeth and getting in a daily walk. Ferocious self-care, which is what we preach at The…

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