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Menopause and Mental Illness - Taboos Addressed

Menopause and Mental Illness - Taboos Addressed

Last week was an amazing week for raising awareness for two very important subjects Mental Health and the Menopause.

BBC launched their week long schedule “ Wake Up to the Menopause.” Information jammed programmes focusing on all aspects of the Menopause be it onset of early Menopause to Menopause in the workplace.

It's All About Control

It's All About Control
For those of us in the UK still holding on to those precious few hours of the Bank Holiday weekend relaxing, reclining or recovering. The overriding sentiments that came out of this weekend’s events was balance and control. In this household anyway.

WOW - A Nod to Women in Business

WOW  - A Nod to Women in Business

This weeks’ blog starts with a congratulatory hand shake to ourselves as earlier this month Fifty One Apparel was awarded the WOW badge from Jacqueline Gold, CEO of Ann Summers.

 

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

Ayuverda a Practice in Life Balance

There is always plenty of guidance for women suffering the menopause and so it was with interest to read about the practice  of Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu 5000 year science which, it seems, is having a resurgence thanks to the interest from high profile celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. 

It's not what you know - it's what you eat - World Health Day 2019

It's not what you know - it's what you eat - World Health Day 2019
World Health Day 7th April 2019 has a theme of Universal Health. Much has been written this week about the effects of our diet on our life span and...

Collaboration An Essential Element to Success

Collaboration An Essential Element to Success
Several situations have happened this week which has made me think of the importance of the meaning of Collaboration.

Sustainability All The Way

Sustainability All The Way
Although Fifty One Apparel is a new and small business we make every effort to work in a sustainable way.

#IWD2019

#IWD2019
International women’s day 8th March and a day to reflect on so many things. The theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter which has a deeper meaning than being adept at yoga.

A Week in the Life of a Fifty One Garment

A Week in the Life of a Fifty One Garment
We’re feeling a little hard done by and over worked so I'm just looking into the details of our clothing rights and working conditions. Last weeken...

A need for me time

A need for me time

It is well documented the anxiety women feel when they reach the menopause and despite, up until now, not having suffered such symptoms, I have found in recent weeks the stressometer in our house has begun to climb and there is now stress radiating about the level of stress to be expected as the weeks progress.

We all have to do our bit.........

We all have to do our bit.........

The British Government is taking the problem of fast fashion seriously and are making positive moves in addressing the concerns of clothes not being made to last.

The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

The Importance of Celebrity Endorsements

This week we saw celebrities including Ellie Goulding and Rita Ora change the manner in which they use their media posts.

In total 16 high profile celebrities will clearly state whether they are being paid for their posts or for items they feature or items they have been gifted.