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press play. and relax.

  We all have our own way of winding down after a long day. For some that may be a glass of wine and a great show, while others might like to sip some tea while escaping into a book. Whatever you choose, taking the time to relax and unwind is good for you both mentally and physically. A few minut...

three ways to buy time

    We all begin on equal ground with 168 hours in a week. We're left with 128 after a 40-hour work week. Maybe trim that down to 120 once you factor in the commute. If you're lucky enough to get eight hours of sleep each night, you're left with 64 hours. 32 of those remaining 64 hours are restra...

macro effects of micro-habits

  We live in an era of self-improvement – whether it’s the glare of social media or the glow of just wanting to reach our full potential, our time is filled with big ideas, promises to be better, and grandiose designs to change our life. Often, we fail and often we feel terrible. Micro-habits can...

make space for creativity

  From scribbling away in a tiny bookshop above the spires of Paris to roaming the wild and open lands of Yorkshire – finding a creative flash can often be inspired by your surroundings. It’s no secret that some of the world’s greatest visionaries – be they artists or writers, turned to place and...

take time to look up

  These days we're often multitasking to such an extent that we can find we walk everywhere looking down at our phones. We're accustomed to scrolling continuously on our smartphones wherever we are. However, like the art, fashion and technology we see on our Instagram feeds, the architecture arou...

make space in the city

  Living in a city can mean constant excitement, but with the ongoing stream of business and play, sometimes we can long for an escape, whether we’re aware of it or not. City gardens can be the perfect way to make space – in the midst of the concrete jungle you can find rolling parks, wildflowers...

art. europe. explore.

  Europe is famed for many cultural facets; food, architecture, music, art. Today we explore the exhibitions inspiring us for a summer of art across the continent.     London // Fahrelnissa ZeidThe kaleidoscopic wonders of Fahrelnissa Zeid are on display at the Tate Modern in London this summer....

say no. sit back. switch off.

  Situations where friends, colleagues or acquaintances have asked you to do something you would rather not do arise commonly. Whether that is hosting book club for the 5th time in a row, letting someone stay with you when it’s a major inconvenience or committing to plans that you actually aren’t...

say no. sit back. switch off.

  Situations where friends, colleagues or acquaintances have asked you to do something you would rather not do arise commonly. Whether that is hosting book club for the 5th time in a row, letting someone stay with you when it’s a major inconvenience or committing to plans that you actually aren’t...
weekend in morocco

weekend escape. to morocco.

  Morocco is a place that doesn’t go gentle on the senses. From the scorched Sahara Desert to the lyrical bustle of Marrakech’s marketplace, the sunbaked pink medinas under the soaring High Atlas Mountains, and the salt whipped coastal towns where life feels a little more laid back, nowhere captu...
co-working spaces

co-working spaces around the world

  As more and more people are choosing to cut the ties that hold them down, the digital nomadic lifestyle is on the rise. Remote working has wonderful benefits; from sipping coffee on balconies splashed in sunlight to disappearing into the Scottish wilderness to get your reports done. Yet, workin...
zen retreats

the best four places to relax

  Inner peace can be difficult to pin down sometimes, and in those moments, it makes sense to turn your gaze to the wider edges of the world. A sense of outer calm can grind inner calamity to a halt, which is why putting yourself in the way of quiet beauty will always help to bring out a softer c...
scandinavian midsummer

how to celebrate midsummer the scandinavian way

It is said that a midsummers eve should start with flowers and end in fire.  After endless days of winter darkness, Scandinavians are more than glad to welcome the midnight sun that barely dips its head beneath the horizon before rising again. White nights are a time of softness and celebration...
dads. on downtime.

dads. on downtime.

  We chat with some of our mahabis dads about their lifestyles, and how they like to relax. Between doing the school run and getting the kids into bed, it can be a challenge to find time to slip into your mahabis and put your feet up every once in a while. Read on to see how Jamie Day and Craig H...
eddie garcia

mahabis interviews // eddie garcia

  We chat to content creator Eddie Garcia, about his lifestyle as a photographer split between Geneva, Miami and London, and where he finds his creative inspiration. Check out Eddie's work here, and read on to find out more about he likes to unwind...   Before we begin, describe what you do in o...
procrastination

how procrastination can change your life for the better

  “Because if you don't know how to manage time, time can rule you like a tyrant.” ― Frank Partnoy, Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination   Every day we make 35000 decisions, some refer to the colour of our socks, others to investing heavily in the stock market, some to just bagel toppings. D...
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