Interview

Annabelle Lowes: navigating mental health around a cancer diagnosis

Annabelle Lowes: navigating mental health around a cancer diagnosis

Having finally got to grips with managing her anxiety, Annabelle was then diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 years old. From imposter syndrome to an underwhelming end to treatment, she tells us about the toll it took on her mentally and how she’s now regaining some balance. 
Interview
Mental Health
Self Care
Court Scott-Gold: how I look after my skin as a new mum

Court Scott-Gold: how I look after my skin as a new mum

We spoke to working mum and testing panellist for THE PILL Court about the challenges of motherhood on routine, from the mental health impact to how she cuts corners while still getting results.

Interview
Mental Health
Skin
Tools of the trade: how holistic facials are the ultimate in self-care

Tools of the trade: how holistic facials are the ultimate in self-care

Frederika Van Hagen, skin therapist and cosmetic acupuncturist, talks us through the techniques and tools she uses to revitalize her clients’ skin.
Interview
Self Care
Skin
Clear thinking with charity: water

Clear thinking with charity: water

We interview Julia Anderson, VP of Brand Partnerships at charity: water, on clarifying both water and business.
Environment
Health
Interview
Doors Shut at Claudia Colombo, Lights On FIVE Practice

Doors Shut at Claudia Colombo, Lights On FIVE Practice

By staying connected to her eponymous skin wellness clinic's clients, cleaning up her NYC neighbourhood and looking out for the homeless, Claudia Colombo has managed to maintain gratitude, prioritise health and shift perspective during the coronavirus pandemic.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Darcy Bourne: Pitches, Protests + Platforms

Darcy Bourne: Pitches, Protests + Platforms

Following the viral portrait of Darcy Bourne at a Black Lives Matter protest and ahead of her move to America for a sports scholarship at Duke University, we talk to the England under-21 hockey player about making every second count on the pitch and on her platform.
Interview
Mental Health
Productivity
Who I Am, Really: Char Ellesse

Who I Am, Really: Char Ellesse

Model, content creator and founder of online platform girlswillbeboys, Char Ellesse reflects on the challenges of rejecting stereotypes as a queer black woman, and the chance friendship that changed her life.

Interview
Mental Health
Who I Am, Really: SoKo

Who I Am, Really: SoKo

Queer mom, musician and actress SoKo reflects on the challenges of her childhood and the parts of her identity that she’s carried into making her lifelong dreams a reality.

Interview
Mental Health
Who I Am, Really: Kenny Ethan Jones

Who I Am, Really: Kenny Ethan Jones

The first trans man to front a period campaign, Kenny Ethan Jones reflects on how researching into his history of black and trans people gave him unbreakable strength.
Interview
Mental Health
“Too often, fathers are outsiders in their own families.”

“Too often, fathers are outsiders in their own families.”

We interview psychoanalyst Dr. Kenneth Feiner, Psy.D., about the prevailing misconceptions of fatherhood, and Chris Calderon, the dad who’s turning those on their head.

Interview
Self Care
Doors Shut at Dante NYC, Lights on Claudia Colombo

Doors Shut at Dante NYC, Lights on Claudia Colombo

Nathalie Hudson, co-owner of legendary cafe Dante NYC, explains how her business has managed to adapt and spills the secret on holistic therapy in New York.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Founder to Founder: Jules + Lily Simpson of Detox Kitchen

Founder to Founder: Jules + Lily Simpson of Detox Kitchen

Our founder Jules chats to Lily about intuitive eating, the irony of treats and the mental health tools essential to running a business.
Health
Interview
Mental Health
Otherhood: An insight into the women that make us

Otherhood: An insight into the women that make us

We quizzed psychologist Dr Emma Svanberg a.k.a @mumologist on the multifaceted and notion of motherhood and the challenges arising due to lockdown.

Interview
Mental Health
Mental Health Month: Tools To Thrive

Mental Health Month: Tools To Thrive

Counsellor and coach Ben Goresky of the Evolving Man podcast shares which mental health tools he’s using and teaching for personal growth during lockdown.
Interview
Mental Health
Self Care
Fitness for the frontline

Fitness for the frontline

We spoke to Debs Manlove of WIT Fitness about what they're doing to help frontline workers train, and how it's about more than just muscles.
Interview
Self Care
Stress
Doors Shut at Popupflorist, Lights on Dante

Doors Shut at Popupflorist, Lights on Dante

Kelsie Hayes, owner of NYC-based Popupflorist, discusses the benefits of flowers on our mood, taking a break from business for wellbeing and the power of Zoom video calls in keeping her community strong.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Stress + The Gut: Creating Balance

Stress + The Gut: Creating Balance

From bloating to cravings, Functional Medicine Nutritionist and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist Dana James explains the role of stress on the gut in our Q&A.
Gut Health
Interview
Stress
Doors Shut at THE ELK + Bar Beau, Lights On Popup Florist

Doors Shut at THE ELK + Bar Beau, Lights On Popup Florist

Claire Chan, owner of two New York eateries THE ELK and Bar Beau, declares her door (metaphorically) open to other businesses for collaborations as the hospitality industry rallies to support each other.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Your pre-lockdown mental health still matters

Your pre-lockdown mental health still matters

We spoke to existential therapist, writer and life-coach Sara Kuburic a.k.a @millennial.therapist about how a little validation goes a long way.
Interview
Mental Health
Stress
Let’s talk business: A Q&A with our founder Jules

Let’s talk business: A Q&A with our founder Jules

Our founder Jules shares her lessons and learnings to fellow entrepreneurs and small businesses on keeping agile and staying connected.
Focus
Interview
Productivity
Doors Shut at Egg Shop, Lights on The Elk + Bar Beau

Doors Shut at Egg Shop, Lights on The Elk + Bar Beau

Sarah Schneider, co-founder of the Egg Shop eateries in New York, joined us for this week’s edition of ‘Doors Shut, Lights On’, getting real about the lows and highs her and her team have faced since closing the doors due to the global coronavirus pandemic, and divulges how we can recreate her cult dishes at home.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
All About Immunity: A Digital Appointment With Our Doctor

All About Immunity: A Digital Appointment With Our Doctor

We dropped in for a virtual consultation with our resident medical advisor, Dr. Tiffany Lester, to ask the questions we’d love to know about our immune systems—from where it’s actually located in our bodies to whether social distancing can cause any long-term impact on our immunity.
Immunity
Interview
Stress
Doors Shut at Take Care Body and Mind, Lights on Bonberi

Doors Shut at Take Care Body and Mind, Lights on Bonberi

This week we spoke to Sarah Clark, Craniosacral Therapist and Esthetician at Take Care Body and Mind, about how community and kindness have helped to boost morale and teach lasting lessons on managing a business.

City Guide
Interview
NYC
Doors Shut at Outer Reach, Lights on Take Care Body and Mind

Doors Shut at Outer Reach, Lights on Take Care Body and Mind

For the second instalment of our ‘Doors Shut, Lights On’ initiative, we spoke to Aimee Cho, co-founder of New York stretch studio Outer Reach, about how remaining flexible literally as well as figuratively is a must, and which business she can't wait to visit when social distancing ends.
Interview
Productivity
Self Care
How Self-Isolating For Nine Months Changed My Life

How Self-Isolating For Nine Months Changed My Life

We spoke to Kirk Haworth of plant-based London restaurant and food studio Plates about how Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks—for the better.
Immunity
Interview
Mental Health
In bed with Dr. Kat Lederle

In bed with Dr. Kat Lederle

Our sleep expert helps us get the facts straight.
Interview
Self Care
Sleep
Doors Shut at Ernesto’s, Lights On Forward_Space

Doors Shut at Ernesto’s, Lights On Forward_Space

While many businesses have had to temporarily close their doors to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we don’t want them to disappear into the dark so are giving them the opportunity to shed light on their neighbours.

Kicking off our ‘Doors Shut, Lights On’ series where we give businesses the opportunity to hero other businesses that are facing their own challenges during these uncertain times. 

featured
Interview
NYC
10 Questions with Koreen Odiney

10 Questions with Koreen Odiney

An interview with the We’re Not Really Strangers creator on mental health, 50 Cent, and our “How Are You, Really?” campaign.

Interview
You Are The Expert

You Are The Expert

We propose a new idea: you are the person who knows what works best for you, and your body itself will tell you what it needs.
Health
Interview
Mental Health
NYC
Self Care
Behind the Nootro-Focus Campaign: Rosie Matheson

Behind the Nootro-Focus Campaign: Rosie Matheson

We discuss focus, inspiration and the creative process behind our latest campaign with British photographer, Rosie Matheson. 
Focus
Interview
My Formula: Misha Nonoo

My Formula: Misha Nonoo

The British fashion designer on owning her own company + sustainability.
Interview
My Formula
Train S.M.A.R.T.

Train S.M.A.R.T.

Charlie Gower—ex pro rugby player (and The Nue Co. CEO’s other half) on his training routine.
Energy
Health
Interview
Sex and Wellness with Alexandra Fine

Sex and Wellness with Alexandra Fine

The Co-Founder + CEO of Dame on sexuality, intimacy and ourselves.
Interview
Self Care

Solace in the City: Jules

The Nue Co. founder + CEO on maintaining work-life balance.
Functional Fragrance
Interview

Solace in the City: Travis

The Nue Co. product expert on finding peace in movement.
Functional Fragrance
Interview

Solace in the City: Jens + Kristen

In the first of a new series, New Yorkers explain how they unwind + destress.
Functional Fragrance
Interview