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  • Self Love vs Self Pity...

    Posted Oct 19 by Barbara Franken

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               Unnecessary criticism verbal cruelty, sarcasm and malicious gossip demeans the speaker making them less, darkening their aura and encourages a habit to formbut even the Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Sonja Breuer

    Posted Oct 13 by Ali Meehan

    322 Views

    Sonja Breuer is a Ayurveda Expert and the owner of 'Tapas Ayuveda & Yoga Eco Farm'  She is bringing numerous Ayurveda events to Spain so I wanted to find out more about 'Ayurveda' and what benefits it Read More...

  • A Women Awakens

    Posted Oct 12 by Barbara Franken

    39 Views

    A Woman Awakens   Something inside me stirredit has been a long and arduous roadexperiencing the calm, the drive the dark, the light the pain, the lovethe sadness and the peace   And like Read More...

  • Referred Pain – Knee, Back or Hips?

    Posted Oct 11 by Emmie Cross

    88 Views

    If you have pain in the knee or back you probably think something is wrong with your knee or back. In most cases this is probably correct but sometimes the brain gets confused making you think that one part of the body Read More...

  • Stop Holding Yourself Back. 3 Confidence Myths Revealed

    Posted Oct 10 by Rachel Smets

    48 Views

    ➤Stop Holding Yourself Back. 3 Confidence Myths Revealed Can you really learn to be more confident? Growth and confidence are intertwined.If you’re able to grow, your confidence will follow.When your confidence f Read More...

  • What´s happening in the world of currency

    Posted Oct 8 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    65 Views

    UK Political Drama Inspires Sterling Volatility Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next couple of weeks Read More...

  • Osteoporosis – are drugs the only answer?

    Posted Oct 4 by Emmie Cross

    124 Views

    When is a broken bone not a broken bone? Bones are alive and continually changing - worn out bone being replaced by new.  In fact you get a completely new skeleton every 10 years! Bones have a thick outer shell an Read More...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness - My Story from Janet Saleeba

    Posted Oct 3 by Ali Meehan

    449 Views

    Jan is originally from Manchester England.  She moved to Australia 18 years ago and at the end of 2018 moved to Marbella. Jan was diagnosed with cancer in 2018.  Jan is now on a mission is to inspire Read More...

  • Campo living. Love or hate?

    Posted Sep 30 by Claudia Sabine Von Reth

    171 Views

    Campo? Before we moved to the Campo region, I researched the area online. Many people wrote about “living in the Campo”. Campo, I thought, is a village. But on Google Maps, I could not find any village called Campo. Weir Read More...

  • 15 years of the Bodyworks Family

    Posted Sep 30 by Emmie Cross

    133 Views

    15 years! Whew, what an anniversary! We thought long and hard about how to celebrate it, but the one constant theme we kept coming up with was wanting to share and celebrate with our wonderful family of patients. Many o Read More...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness - My Story from Maria Bailey

    Posted Sep 26 by Ali Meehan

    371 Views

    Maria Bailey is 63 and lives in Benalmadena. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. At the time she was spending most of the year in the UK, staying in Spain for extended breaks several times a y Read More...

  • What´s happening in the world of Currency

    Posted Sep 25 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    84 Views

    Sterling rocked by chaotic month in UK politics Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next month… L Read More...

  • Launch of the new International Christian Fellowship Marbella -

    Posted Sep 24 by Yvonne Vidal

    284 Views

    Dear Members of Costa Women,  All are welcome to join and celebrate with us!On Sunday 29th September at 11:00 A.M.For THE NEW LAUNCH OF International Christian Fellowship Marbella (ICFM) Sunday 29th Se Read More...

  • Val Vassay

    Posted Sep 23 by Valerie Mary

    1 Comment 1 Like 292 Views

     Hola,   I've been a member of the Writers' Workshop - part of U3A Marbella - for some years now and write short stories, articles, travel articles, etc. I've had a few articles published (and paid for!) and Read More...

  • Giveaway alert!! 24 hours only!!

    Posted Sep 20 by Elle Draper

    240 Views

    Hi ladies! Anyone who knows me, knows I have a fierce passion for Spain and its food. Pop me on a sunbaked terrace and keep those tapas dishes coming. Oh and the wine - never forget the wine!!! I really should be the siz Read More...

  • Carpal Tunnel and the vital importance of listening to your pat

    Posted Sep 20 by Emmie Cross

    1 Like 78 Views

    Carpal Tunnel is a diagnosis that is becoming more and more common. But so few patients get good results from treating it. And then you end up in a situation where the pain goes on and on . . . . And painkillers can&rs Read More...

  • Let Go of the PAST. Create a New FUTURE

    Posted Sep 17 by Rachel Smets

    173 Views

    ➤HOW TO LET GO OF YOUR PAST. CHANGE Your Future  You want to change your life? This video will show you how to let go of your past and create your future. Your past doesn't equal your future.    Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Joy Ogeh-Hutfield

    Posted Sep 17 by Ali Meehan

    2 Comments 1 Like 402 Views

      Making it Happen is Joy Ogeh-Hutfield - a world class Transformation Coach and one of UK’s most inspirational authors and International Speaker. Trained by the renowned International Coach Anthony Robb Read More...

  • East or West of Malaga?

    Posted Sep 17 by Claudia Sabine Von Reth

    2 Likes 154 Views

    East or West of Malaga? Is there any difference? Oh yes, you ll be surprised. Let's take Malaga as the center location of the Costa del Sol. The Sunshine Coast. More famous and larger cities such as Seville, Granada an Read More...

  • Is poor eye sight holding your child back?

    Posted Sep 16 by Georgina Shaw

    99 Views

    Opticians are using the start of the new school year as an opportunity to inform parents and children of the importance of regular eye tests. At the start of term, they recommend that parents take their children to a pr Read More...

  • Getting the Outcomes you want

    Posted Sep 15 by Laura Soer

    68 Views

    It's September and Astrology wise Sun Sign Virgo makes a lot of strategy and planning available for you. Money, Plans, Your Harvest, where to invest, and the best next steps are all open roads for you. And in this arti Read More...

  • Let's Play and Remember...

    Posted Sep 14 by Barbara Franken

    104 Views

    Let’s Play and Remember…   I feel IAM READY to give birth to my grand dream and fully experience living on NewEarth… AND then I feel more trauma in my body, as aspects/old roles come in&helli Read More...

  • What is Plantar Fasciitis?

    Posted Sep 13 by Emmie Cross

    70 Views

    Plantar - base of the foot Fascia - stretchy, strong connective tissue that helps stabilize your muscles throughout the body.  Itis - inflammation.  So combine them and we get . . . . . . Plantar fasciitis Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Luisa Machen

    Posted Sep 10 by Ali Meehan

    112 Views

    This week, I talked to Luisa Machen, one of the AECC Pink Ladies team, a new department run by foreign volunteers of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC - Asociación Española Contra el Cancer) Read More...

  • Who is CBD oil for?

    Posted Sep 7 by Ali Farmer

    103 Views

    Welcome to my Friday Blog article - What is CBD Oil and what can it do for you? It is possible that you have recently heard about the revolutionary CBD oil that is taking the world by storm. This is very good news for Read More...

  • Biomagnetic therapy comes to Marbella!

    Posted Sep 5 by Jackie Stone

    3 Comments 2 Likes 364 Views

    Biomagnetismo Marbella is a recently opened centre that introduces a new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of ailments. This innovative therapy produces effective results and has been gaining popu Read More...

  • UK Nationals Support Fund

    Posted Sep 4 by Ali Meehan

    122 Views

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has announced the launch of the UK Nationals Support Fund to help UK Nationals living in the EU/EFTA to register or apply for residency in their host country, whether we leave the EU w Read More...

  • Is it time to find out your lung health ?

    Posted Sep 4 by Rachel Garrod (Mrs Hagan)

    157 Views

    Most people know about the importance of having their blood pressure checked. It´s a good measure of cardiovascular health and easily done at a clinic or at home. However, we tend to be less informed about our lung Read More...

  • Even greener

    Posted Sep 4 by Tina Irving

    660 Views

    I have been working hard for the best part of a year now, developing the Spanish / Irish / Scottish links... and have even found some in my hometown, Gainsborough, in Lincolnshire.  It has been a very rewarding year Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Sarah Houldcroft

    Posted Sep 3 by Ali Meehan

    368 Views

    Today, in the 'Make it Happen' studio I met Sarah Houldcroft - an Independent Publisher at goldcrestbooks.com  She is also a Business Book Coach - turning business experts into expert authors and the designer for ou Read More...

  • IMPROVE YOUR LIFE With ONE Simple HABIT

    Posted Sep 2 by Rachel Smets

    88 Views

    ➤IMPROVE YOUR LIFE With ONE Simple HABIT    In this video you will learn how to change your life, create great relationships, do what you really love, or finally reach your goals. Find out how you can break Read More...

  • I Remember...

    Posted Aug 30 by Barbara Franken

    111 Views

    It is a beautiful practice to look back on one’s Human journey and remember all the great and not so great moments we experience. It allows one to give everything a sacred place and understand how every experienc Read More...

  • Back Pain When Driving?

    Posted Aug 30 by Emmie Cross

    98 Views

    With summer coming to an end many people are driving long distances as they go from summer locations to home, school and work. And long distance driving often results in back pain. Are you sitting comfortably? The sea Read More...

  • Currency Update

    Posted Aug 29 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    105 Views

    Euro under pressure, but GBP still falls from multi-week highs Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next Read More...

  • Costa Women meet ... Julie McSorley

    Posted Aug 28 by Ali Meehan

    2 Likes 686 Views

    On leaving Harrow College of Art, Julie McSorley worked as a freelance illustrator for several Fleet Street publications. She has lectured on numerous university art programs, and her research in art education includes a Read More...

  • I have a lung disease - Am I able to fly?

    Posted Aug 26 by Rachel Garrod (Mrs Hagan)

    1 Like 133 Views

    Flying can be a considerable worry for people with respiratory problems. Whilst mobility issues can be dealt with fairly easily through the pre-ordering of a cart/wheelchair at the airport, the question of oxygen require Read More...

  • What is natural progesterone cream?

    Posted Aug 23 by Ali Farmer

    1 Comment 141 Views

    Welcome to my Friday Blog Article - What is Natural Progesterone Cream? Progesterone cream is a form of hormone replacement therapy designed to balance hormones and help relieve menopause and perimenopause symptoms, red Read More...

  • A Series of Awakening Stories...

    Posted Aug 23 by Barbara Franken

    133 Views

      As mass Human consciousness find themselves now naturally awakening, IAM inspired to re-publish the true Awakening stories of my Divine friends and I, written and published a few years back.   When you r Read More...

  • 5 reasons your knee isn’t getting better

    Posted Aug 19 by Emmie Cross

    3 Likes 241 Views

    Earlier this month I had a gentleman come in complaining of long term (5+ years!!) pain in his knee. He'd had 2 rounds of surgery on the knee with no improvement. During my assessment I found that he had an even longer Read More...

  • How can self-compassion transform your life

    Posted Aug 19 by Nicoleta Porojanu

    1 Like 152 Views

    Happy Monday!   It brings me great joy to share with you 2 success stories that show how 2 amazing people disconnected from themselves have managed to walk on the path of recovery with care and self-compassion. & Read More...

  • What effect will Brexit have on expats getting a mortgage

    Posted Aug 15 by Nikki Powles

    120 Views

    Spain is one of the favourite destinations for British people when choosing where to buy a second home. The price of housing compared with the United Kingdom, the weather conditions and the quality of life on offer in Sp Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Jo Jo Ellis

    Posted Aug 14 by Ali Meehan

    2 Likes 452 Views

    This week's interview is with Jo Jo Ellis.  Since 2009, Jo Jo has been helped entrepreneurial women and women in the coaching and therapy industry break through the obstacles that seem to be holding them back from a Read More...

  • It's My Party - Jennifer Lopez

    Posted Aug 10 by Karen Rhodes

    2 Comments 1 Like 257 Views

    I have anxiety around being amongst large crowds of people and in particular where there is no escape route. So pushing myself to attend this concert was a big challenge. But what I have learned is that some fears, and w Read More...

  • Awakening is the first stage of YOUR Ascension Process

    Posted Aug 10 by Barbara Franken

    117 Views

    My own Awakening began many years ago, I found it an amazing and incredible experience that completely changed who I was over the years. I have always loved reading about true experiences and writing about mine. Since th Read More...

  • FREE Menopause Retreat Day for 2 Women

    Posted Aug 9 by Ali Meehan

    1 Comment 2 Likes 1,026 Views

    Meet Dee Gardner, founder and CEO of Europe's leading Menopause Retreat company, Fountain Retreats, who are launching in Malaga on September 4th at the luxurious 'Palms' resort. Dee has created a retreat programme t Read More...

  • 7 Tips to manage Back Pain

    Posted Aug 9 by Emmie Cross

    2 Comments 115 Views

    When back pain strikes it can leave you feeling stuck and helpless, especially when you’re busy, on holiday or away from home and not sure where to go. So if you’ve been struck this summer try my top tips to Read More...

  • Change Choices, Change your life

    Posted Aug 6 by Rachel Smets

    2 Likes 156 Views

    CHANGE Your CHOICES to CHANGE Your LIFEWe all have choices in life and often tend to forget that. In this video I talk about the choices that you can make in your life. If you want to change your life, take responsibil Read More...

  • Ready for a holiday ☀FOR☀ your business?

    Posted Aug 5 by Anke Herrmann

    227 Views

    Working for yourself is rewarding, exciting and .. exhausting. Sometimes we just need a holiday - time to relax, disconnect, get away from the daily routine. Because when we do that our minds quieten down, we're able t Read More...

  • Sciatica – the facts

    Posted Aug 2 by Emmie Cross

    218 Views

    When we were discussing seminar topics the one suggested left and right was Sciatica! This is obviously a topic people think about in connection with physiotherapy. And I was looking back at the articles I’ve writt Read More...

  • Add the magic of Toy Story to your kids' glasses

    Posted Aug 1 by Georgina Shaw

    697 Views

    Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 opened in cinemas this summer to critical acclaim and became the biggest three day opener for an animated feature ever and has remained on top of the UK and Ireland box office since r Read More...

  • Costa Women 2020 Planner & Diary

    Posted Jul 31 by Ali Meehan

    1,028 Views

      If you are a paper addict like me, you will be excited to hear that we have our second Costa Women Planner ready for 2020. The planner will help you plan, organise and make a commitment to create your best year e Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Leigh Shulman

    Posted Jul 31 by Ali Meehan

    2 Likes 685 Views

    Meet Leigh Shulman; writer, mentor, coach and believer that now could be the time to tell your story!  And when you are ready, Leigh will help you find your roadmap too   Hello Leigh – please introduce Read More...

  • Currency News

    Posted Jul 30 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    169 Views

    Boris Johnson Government Heightens No-Deal Brexit Fears, GBP Falls Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the n Read More...

  • Toe Pain – in many forms!

    Posted Jul 27 by Emmie Cross

    150 Views

    Toe pain comes in many different forms and with some fabulous titles: Hammer Toes Mallet Toes Claw Toe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Metatarsalgia Gout Rheumatoid Arthritis And don’t each of those sou Read More...

  • WHAT IS LIFE, IF NOT TO CELEBRATE IT ALL…

    Posted Jul 27 by Barbara Franken

    104 Views

        We are all so fortunate to be living now, experiencing Human life in all its physical, emotional, mental and spiritual facets. It is a time of great change… a great awakening… for Humank Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Maaret Auvinen

    Posted Jul 26 by Ali Meehan

    1 Like 512 Views

    Meet Maaret Auvinen, originally from Finland now living in Mijas. Maaret is a people person in more ways than one and is now using her skills with horses to help people reconnect with themselves.    Read More...

  • Adjustment Disorder and the Expat

    Posted Jul 25 by Karen Rhodes

    187 Views

      When I first came across this particular ‘disorder’ it was one of those times when I truly believed we could all be diagnosed with some disorder or another. Of course adjustment, or change of situ Read More...

  • Beauty Oils - what's the big deal?

    Posted Jul 25 by Geraldine Scott

    210 Views

    Skincare is changing at a rate of knots and one area is OILS! Unfortunately, most face oils on store shelves are polyunsaturated. Think: rose hip oil, almond oil, argan oil, sunflower oil, etc. If you remove them thor Read More...

  • Osteoporosis – are drugs the only answer?

    Posted Jul 23 by Emmie Cross

    155 Views

    Specialist Osteoporosis Treatment without the side effects is possible.   Usually I spend more of my time talking about joints than bones! But with all of us wanting to stay active and healthy for longer, this Read More...

  • A Message from Spirit...

    Posted Jul 20 by Barbara Franken

    1 Like 155 Views

    IAM THAT IAM… Creative & Sovereign   I feel as if IAM nothing, everything seems to hurt… body, mind, emotions… running wild and exaggerated… tummy expanded and uncomfortable. My w Read More...

  • How to live a FULFILLING LIFE

    Posted Jul 19 by Rachel Smets

    133 Views

    Living a more fulfilled life was my only desire. A life with meaning and passion, a life with more freedom to be able to travel the world and discover new places and meet new people..Are you living a FULFILLED LIFE?If no Read More...

  • What is happening in the world of currency

    Posted Jul 16 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    200 Views

    #Central bank speculation drives volatility in currency markets Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next Read More...

  • Taking the heat out of summer

    Posted Jul 15 by Ali Farmer

    153 Views

    Summer can be a little difficult for ladies with hormone imbalance, but the secret is to keep cool at all times...........and carry on. Hot flushes and night sweats are difficult with the summer days ahead of us, but kee Read More...

  • How to preserve wellbeing in our fast changing world

    Posted Jul 12 by Nicoleta Porojanu

    2 Likes 135 Views

    I am very passionate about wellbeing. So passionate that I spent 15 years studying the human mind in universities and close to 2 decades working with people in a very intimate space. There's been many learnings on this Read More...

  • MIND BODY EMOTION Connect. Are you in Balance?

    Posted Jul 10 by Rachel Smets

    116 Views

    Are you achieving Balance in your life? . Do you know what gives you most energy? Are you aware of your mind-Body connection? .     Mind-Body-Emotion are 3 areas to observe in yourself. They are connect Read More...

  • Half Empty Or Half Full?

    Posted Jul 5 by Katja Rusanen

    247 Views

    The midpoint of this year has arrived and it made me think of the popular question, "Is the glass half empty or half full?" What would your answer be?This simple question can give an indication of our worldview. Are we f Read More...

  • Update from the British Embassy - Convenio Especial, Andalucia

    Posted Jul 3 by Ali Meehan

    698 Views

    Message from the British Embassy about Convenio Especial You may be aware that the Servicio Andaluz de Salud has recently changed its policy regarding the application of the Convenio Especial in the region.&nb Read More...

  • Are YOU Ready for this Time?

    Posted Jul 3 by Barbara Franken

    1 Like 172 Views

      It is happening NOW! Everything YOU have ever dreamed of and focused on, the depths of despair YOU have felt and embraced, and the endless days remembering to trust everything is most perfectly well as YOU ha Read More...

  • The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

    Posted Jul 2 by Karen Parnell

    253 Views

    Living here in southern Spain we enjoy the fantastic benefits of over 300 days of sunshine per year, healthy Mediterranean diet and hopefully less day to day stress. We all want to stay healthy and this need does not sto Read More...

  • Similar, but different

    Posted Jul 2 by Ingrid Moll

    1 Like 2,005 Views

    People are different in how they speak, think, behave, and what drives them. It´s important to realize that these differences can help you thrive as a person and grow your business. Understanding these differences Read More...

  • What´s happening in the world of currency

    Posted Jul 1 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    170 Views

    Pound hits six-month low against euro, US dollar as no-deal Brexit odds rise Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for o Read More...

  • Your Thoughts are POWERfull

    Posted Jul 1 by Rachel Smets

    176 Views

    Do you realize the POWER of your thoughts? Do you know you can create your future reality with how you think? . Which one are you?Person A thinks ‘’I don’t have enough money, I”ll never have th Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Natalia Geiger

    Posted Jun 30 by Ali Meehan

    308 Views

    In our latest interview with a member of costawomen.com, I talk to Natalia Geiger, a self-confessed nature lover and an adventuress of life. She loves to laugh, learn and connect with others through authentic heart-centr Read More...

  • How to Live a Great Life...

    Posted Jun 28 by Barbara Franken

    3 Likes 137 Views

      While it is essential to gather together, to inspire and support one another through our experiences on our unique journey through life, it is even more essential to prioritise yourself, to be your own best fri Read More...

  • 3 Ways to Achieve Your Goals

    Posted Jun 18 by Rachel Smets

    1 Like 247 Views

    Are you achieving your goals? Do you have CLEAR goals and a plan to follow? How To Achieve Your GOALS & DREAMS | 3 WAYS .   Watch it here and write your comments below the video   https://youtu.be/azABZE Read More...

  • What´s happening in the world of Currency ?

    Posted Jun 17 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    168 Views

    UK Investors Awaiting Leadership Outcome for Brexit and Pound Outlooks Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over th Read More...

  • Can a Friend be a Wedding Celebrant?

    Posted Jun 17 by Debbie Skyrme

    1 Like 232 Views

    Can anyone be a wedding celebrant? Celebrants are the lucky people who stand in front of everybody at a wedding, say something nice about the couple, get the couple to repeat their vows to each other and then annou Read More...

  • Costa Women meet ... Marizete Da Silva

    Posted Jun 15 by Ali Meehan

    3 Likes 739 Views

    This weeks interview is with Marizete Da Silva, former model, mother to two children, Journalist, Healer, tree-lover, body whisperer, transformational leader and encourager of astonishing possibilities with a f Read More...

  • Transmuting Trauma & Living Life as a Celebration

    Posted Jun 14 by Barbara Franken

    1 Like 159 Views

      Everyone is going through a massive purge or cleansing of old Human conditioning and beliefs… in some way, physically, emotionally, mentally, even spiritually you will be feeling challenged as everything Read More...

  • How you can Travel the World

    Posted Jun 12 by Rachel Smets

    180 Views

    Would you believe it if I told you you can travel anywhere in the world? You want to know HOW? Here are 3 proven WAYS how YOU can travel the world  . I’ve done all 3 of them. Watch it here and write your Read More...

  • Summer Solstice

    Posted Jun 7 by Deb Sakal

    1 Like 167 Views

    I can't believe that the Summer Solstice is almost upon us.  Where has this year gone?   Let me ask you a question, now we are approaching this halfway point through this year, what progress have you made towa Read More...

  • It's never too late for a new start!

    Posted Jun 6 by Emma Biggins

    186 Views

    The last two years I've learnt a lot on my journey of self development! One of the most important lessons is that it's never too late for a new start! I read a story of an 80 year old woman who decided to start a ministr Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Elisa Card

    Posted Jun 5 by Ali Meehan

    1 Comment 2 Likes 409 Views

    Our latest 'Make it Happen' interview is with Elisa Card - Entrepreneur and Founder of ElisaCard.com (and Mum to 5 boys).  Elisa's mission is to “Show the World and particularly Women, that no m Read More...

  • What´s happening in the world of currency

    Posted Jun 4 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    159 Views

    Pound struggles, end of May in focus Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next couple of weeks… L Read More...

  • What is the buying process in Spain?

    Posted Jun 4 by Nikki Powles

    185 Views

    Ok so you have been thinking of buying a property in Spain either researching or holidaying there for a while and you are now trying to search for a property. The best way forward is to make a plan. The fi Read More...

  • Feeling the Earth's Heartbeat Rising in Vibration...

    Posted Jun 1 by Barbara Franken

    1 Like 159 Views

      Each step I make IAM conscious of radiating my love down on Mother Earth, being grateful for her support and for nurturing me like a great wise mother does, receiving her love as I breathe to her harmoniou Read More...

  • Ask for Angela

    Posted May 31 by Ali Meehan

    3 Likes 562 Views

    Ask for Angela is a safety campaign for anyone (male and female) who feels unsafe on a date or a night out. They can discreetly use a code word (Angela) and staff at the venue support that person by getting them to a saf Read More...

  • The A-Z of Knee Pain

    Posted May 31 by Emmie Cross

    184 Views

    Knee Pain - it seems so simple but it can quickly become so confusing! Getting good advice based on the latest research can be tricky!  Still got questions - attend our FREE seminar on Knee Pain - Wednesday 19 June Read More...

  • Letting go of fear as a parent

    Posted May 30 by Nicoleta Porojanu

    1 Like 223 Views

    Children learn very early on in life to live under pressure. They have to behave, learn fast, know the right answer, be the best, win, never fail, in other words they have to be perfect children. School, as we Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Kathryn Eade

    Posted May 30 by Ali Meehan

    617 Views

    Kathryn Eade is an expert in mindset and resilience, and helps to inspire a different way of thinking.  She is the founder of Up+thrive and is motivated by seeing people thrive out of their comfort zone, and knowing Read More...

  • A Guide to Long Term Renting in Spain

    Posted May 29 by Monique Sundqvist

    4 Likes 187 Views

    If you’re looking to rent long term in Spain, it can be difficult to know where to start. From finding a house to all the paperwork in between, it’s useful to know the ins and outs. Looking for a home that i Read More...

  • What is an AFO certificate/Licence

    Posted May 27 by Nikki Powles

    214 Views

    AFO certificate Do I need an AFO an explanation: what is the AFO certificate? is a very common question that keeps coming up when I show clients properties or list properties for sale. If the property is a rustic Read More...

  • Competa goes green

    Posted May 26 by Tina Irving

    1 Like 1,005 Views

    I’m Tina and I’m from England - I was born in 1954, so no spring chicken!  I am a community person, having helped out in Competa with their walking product, as well as in the north of Scotland.  My Read More...

  • Menopause: My SuperPower

    Posted May 26 by Fiona Catchpowle

    2 Likes 453 Views

    During the week beginning  13th May, you might have noticed the BBC covered the topic of menopause in great detail on the BBC Breakfast slot. The 5 day feature was a risk-taking project to be fair, but the research Read More...

  • Costa Women Meet ... Angèle Cristina

    Posted May 26 by Ali Meehan

    469 Views

    Meet Angèle Cristina, Life and Biz Coach, Online Visibility Rockstar and Public Speaker at Wondrous Online Women with a little bit of pink thrown in! Angèle Cristina has recently arrived Read More...

  • Can YOU Feel Me? IAM Here...

    Posted May 24 by Barbara Franken

    202 Views

    If you thought you were done with all the releasing, letting go and moving on… you may be surprised to find yourself back in deep mucky waters of your past… that can easily swallow you up and churn you ou Read More...

  • What's happening in the world of currency

    Posted May 20 by Gaynor Procter-Smith

    257 Views

    Pound’s potential for gains limited as cross-party Brexit talks break down Staying on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out f Read More...

  • Back Pain – what works?

    Posted May 17 by Emmie Cross

    1 Like 194 Views

    4 out of 5 people will experience back pain.  Chronic lower back pain is becoming a big problem affecting over 18 million people in the UK preventing many from working. So what is the solution? Lumbar Fusion S Read More...

  • Learn Spanish in Just Five Easy Steps

    Posted May 7 by Monique Sundqvist

    2 Likes 383 Views

    When living in Spain, it’s important that you pick up the lingo! It’s a great feeling to be able to communicate with people who speak another language and it’s even easier than people think! We’ve Read More...

  • What to do when YOUR Life seems to be in Crisis...

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    1 Comment 3 Likes 1,499 Views

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    2 Comments 1 Like 1,075 Views

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    2 Comments 4 Likes 2,134 Views

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    1 Comment 2 Likes 2,887 Views

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    884 Views

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    2 Comments 1 Like 1,129 Views

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    2 Comments 3 Likes 825 Views

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    Posted November 18, 2017 by Harriet Alexander

    2 Comments 1 Like 1,032 Views

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    2 Comments 3 Likes 1,175 Views

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    3 Comments 1 Like 1,275 Views

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    4 Comments 1 Like 1,220 Views

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    1 Comment 2 Likes 1,512 Views

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    2,192 Views

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    1 Like 1,900 Views

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    1 Like 2,516 Views

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    1 Comment 2 Likes 1,627 Views

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    3 Comments 1,571 Views

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    1 Comment 2 Likes 2,391 Views

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    1,556 Views

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    1 Comment 2,482 Views

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    1 Comment 1,402 Views

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    1 Like 1,352 Views

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    2 Comments 1,311 Views

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    1 Comment 1,326 Views

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    1,588 Views

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    1,121 Views

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    1 Comment 1,480 Views

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    3 Comments 1,284 Views

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    2 Comments 1,028 Views

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    1,003 Views

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    1 Comment 1,016 Views

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    1,739 Views

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    1,050 Views

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    1,096 Views

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    1,026 Views

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    1,062 Views

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    1,095 Views

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    Posted June 18, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,074 Views

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    1,014 Views

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    1,092 Views

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    910 Views

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    943 Views

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    1,218 Views

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    1,201 Views

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    877 Views

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    Posted May 21, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,051 Views

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    Posted May 14, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    974 Views

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    1,081 Views

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    Posted May 7, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,001 Views

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    1,114 Views

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    1,155 Views

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    914 Views

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    Posted April 23, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,101 Views

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    1,160 Views

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    Posted April 18, 2015 by Tina Irving

    1,198 Views

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    Posted April 16, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,013 Views

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    Posted April 13, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,343 Views

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    979 Views

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    1,479 Views

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  • When to change to a Spanish driver's license as a EU citizen?

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    1,040 Views

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    903 Views

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    Posted March 19, 2015 by Georgina Shaw

    1,006 Views

    This Friday, March 20th, there will be a total eclipse of the sun, and a partial eclipse will be visible in Spain from 9am-11am. This fantastic astronomical phenomenon is rare and should not be missed, but viewing an ecl Read More...

  • Spain... or France? All I know is that it is the right time to move abroad, personally AND financially

    Posted March 17, 2015 by Suzi Dixon

    961 Views

    There may be more high-paying jobs in Asia and better property prospects in Oz – but Spain and France remain as alluring to the British expat as ever. A new poll by investment experts the deVere Group places Spain and Fr Read More...

  • Thinking about changing direction? Write your book first

    Posted March 16, 2015 by Dale Darley

    892 Views

    Writing has always been a part of my life, I wish I knew then what I know now and had created an exit strategy for my old business that included writing a book and building my brand before I moved on. Having the opportu Read More...

  • Silence, men and their word budgets, digital VAT and more

    Posted March 16, 2015 by Annabel Kaye

    1 Comment 840 Views

    For those of you who missed it here is an unedited recording of the talk I gave on Friday at the wonderful Costa Women #MakeitHappenSpain 2015. We really need your help to fill in the survey (anonymous) and lobby the EU Read More...

  • Ten reasons to move to Spain

    Posted March 16, 2015 by Tina Irving

    1,105 Views

    1.  The climate - most people say that to begin with but there are many other reasons. 2.  Lifestyle - the Spanish love their fiestas, eating out and socialising.  3.  Property - there is a wide range of property at exce Read More...

  • You or someone you know having relationship trouble?

    Posted March 16, 2015 by Lucy Greenwood

    937 Views

    During my latest trip to the Costa Del Sol - for the fantastic Costa Women Make it Happen Conference and The first Law Fair at Malaga University,  I was concerned to learn what legal advice was commonly being offered to Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted March 16, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,369 Views

    -"Don't bother me with your advices and good intentions. I don't ask for it. I don't want it now. I am tired of your expectations and corrections. What I want is a piece of unconditional love, love which can accept me fu Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 12 Mar 2015

    Posted March 12, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,051 Views

    Get a free cinema ticket when you buy a box of Popitas popcorn. Need to upload the receipt and your details online. Check out the latest competitions available in Spain – win 2000€ every month, a GoPro camera or a year’ Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted March 9, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,486 Views

    Meditation is a meeting with your-self. It is actually a very constructive meeting and a very different from the habitual one. At this meeting you are not going to listen to a stream of thoughts about the future and the Read More...

  • Love has no labels. Happy Women´s Day, Ladies!!!!

    Posted March 9, 2015 by Monica Udras

    816 Views

    Love has no Labels

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 7 Feb 2015

    Posted March 7, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,296 Views

    Updated post on how to save at El Corte Ingles. Free his or hers Rituals facial treatment set when you spend 45€, valid until 29 Mar. Get a 10% discount on 39 different Ufesa products (irons, toasters, kettles, etc) unt Read More...

  • With gratitude for ALL of my life...

    Posted March 6, 2015 by Barbara Franken

    1,112 Views

    Thought my Costa friends would like to know IAM still alive... I've been away and would of loved to have joined some get togethers, but now IAM back I will catch up with you all again... In the meantime I've written a Read More...

  • Costa Women Costa Blanca South Group meet up - Wednesday, 25 February, Casino, Torrevieja

    Posted March 3, 2015 by Sandra Piddock

    886 Views

    Hello ladies. A windy Wednesday saw the day of the second local group meet up for Costa Women. They do say that small is beautiful, and if theat's the case, our group is pretty amazing, because just 6 ladies made it to t Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted March 2, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,326 Views

    Meditation is experiential. What I mean by that is that you do it using your senses; you approach the reality by consciously feeling, hearing, testing, touching and seeing. It is not about reading, thinking and discussin Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 26 Feb 2015

    Posted February 26, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,021 Views

    Get a 10€ voucher to spend at Decathlon when you buy Post-It products. Need to buy the number of units shown on the website (differs by products, eg. 12 rolls Scotch Magic tape or 2 packs 5-colours Super Sticky Notes). Read More...

  • My latest novel is now out M IS FOR MEMORIES

    Posted February 23, 2015 by Joan Fallon

    997 Views

    With my latest novel, M IS FOR MEMORIES, I have moved away from historical themes to present day Marbella.  As usual I am writing about women and in this case the story looks at two areas - one is old age and the problem Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted February 23, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,793 Views

    Meditation is fun. Meditation is pleasurable. I am so much involved with it that sometimes I forget to pass on this information. The pleasure of it has many forms. Sometimes it can be like a taste of your favourite ice-c Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 19 Feb 2015

    Posted February 19, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,214 Views

    Free egg & bacon McMuffin at McDonalds until 28 Feb. Show coupon before 12:00h, need to buy a coffee, check participating restaurants. Get 20% off at Marks & Spencer EU until midnight 23 Feb on clothing, footwe Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted February 16, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,275 Views

    Why is it so difficult to explain what meditation is? I can use a metaphore here. Do you know what "chirimoya" is? It is an exotic, tropical fruit. I can describe its shape and colour and taste, but to fully know what it Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted February 9, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,225 Views

    I carry with me a picture, a concept of reality and I behave accordingly to this concept. But what if this concept is untrue, inadequate or out dated? My behaviour instead of helping me may hurt me. The reality, the envi Read More...

  • If you sell digital products in Europe your business may be trading illegally and you risk a big fine...

    Posted February 8, 2015 by Annabel Kaye

    2 Comments 950 Views

    Did you know how radically things have changed? From 1st January 2015 if you sell a digital product to a customer in the EU (not a business but an individual) you have to charge them VAT at the rate where they are (no Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 5 Feb 2015

    Posted February 5, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,084 Views

    Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee machine only 29€ (normally 79€) when you buy 4 boxes of capsules. Also when you register online you’ll get a 10€ gift voucher. Take a look at our updated post on no-win no-fee websites to make Read More...

  • Hello again Costa friends

    Posted February 4, 2015 by Rosalie Marsh

    1,063 Views

    Buenas Dias Costa Ladies, This last year has been hectic and looking at my last post it is 12 months since I have posted. Where has the time gone to? Return to Spain. The end of March brough a special wedding anniversary Read More...

  • New Costa Women group - Costa Blanca South group now establishe

    Posted February 2, 2015 by Sandra Piddock

    2 Comments 1,122 Views

    I'm happy to report that the informal meet up aimed at establishing a local Costa Women group on the Costa Blanca on Thursday, 29 January was very successful, with 7 ladies gathering on the sun-drenched terrace of the Ca Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted February 2, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,095 Views

    A part of human nature is to feel emotions. When they are pleasant it gives an increase in energy, when they are uncomfortable they can put shadow over all other aspects of life. For many years I didn't know how to cope Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 29 Jan 2015

    Posted January 29, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,103 Views

    See our new article on prepaid cards: pros & cons, where to get them in Spain and which ones are free. Promo at Carrefour until 9 Feb: Get VAT equivalent cashback (on quarterly Carrefour voucher) on over 1000 articl Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted January 26, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,161 Views

    There is security in the present. You know what you have here. It is calming for your mind. But the mind is trained to remember the past and to foresee the future. It is so well-versed in this occupation that it gets une Read More...

  • Anyone for a girls night out???

    Posted January 24, 2015 by Fiona Gardie

    1 Comment 899 Views

    Hi there! Am looking for like minded single ladies in Marbella/ Puerto Banus areas who enjoy the odd night out! .. Must have outgoing personality but above all a good sense of humour ( well I am Irish after all!!) age is Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 22 Jan 2015

    Posted January 22, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    2 Comments 1,251 Views

    Rituals offer a free scrub cream when you spend 35€ in store or online (website available in English), ends 1 Feb. Updated post on meal deals and promos at family restaurant chains across Spain. 2€ discount on kids’ Ka Read More...

  • How to make the most of networking events

    Posted January 19, 2015 by Georgina Shaw

    988 Views

    Ahead of our networking event in Manilva on Wednesday 21st Jan I wanted to share some top tips on how to make the most of networking events to help you get great results.  Don't worry - If you're feeling nervous rememb Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted January 19, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,253 Views

    The news are full of blood, war and disasters. Facebook and other social media are full of benevolent preaching, slogans and statements about positive thinking and goodness. This idea of thinking positively is getting on Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 15 Jan 2015

    Posted January 18, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    1,035 Views

    This week we’ve been taking a look at BitLit – an app that will let you know if you can download a book for free when you upload a shelfie (photo of the books on your bookshelf). The app identifies the books and lets you Read More...

  • MARBELLA SKYSCRAPERS – MISSED OPPORTUNITY

    Posted January 17, 2015 by Chris Dove

    1,207 Views

    So New York´s One World Observatory tops Lonely Planet´s “must-do” experiences in 2015, beating the thrilling walk along Málaga’s perilous footpath, Caminito del Rey. A forest of towering glass and steel from which to ca Read More...

  • How long to become Fluent in Spanish?

    Posted January 15, 2015 by Molly Sears-Piccavey

    949 Views

    Hello and Happy New Year! After living in Spain for 16 years I am often asked how long it took me to get a good level of Spanish. So I have carefully written up lots of my tips and tricks to share with you.  I have als Read More...

  • Amazing Property Deal in Marbella - Selling Fast

    Posted January 12, 2015 by Emma Biggins

    1,031 Views

    We have updated some prices for a complex in Marbella (10min drive from city centre, 5 min drive to nearest beach)  It is a beautiful modern complex with great amenities.  This includes 24 hr security (the complex is als Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted January 12, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,273 Views

    I am an artist by profession: I paint figurative pictures in acrylic. So why do I write a blog on mindfulness meditation? Being an artist is very interesting occupation, one never gets bored with the job, and one has to Read More...

  • Freedom of the Press

    Posted January 9, 2015 by Chris Dove

    1,137 Views

    An early business card I designed, posted in support of Journalists and Press Freedom

  • PRESS RELEASE - JUSTICE FOR IBERIAN FUNERAL PLANS

    Posted January 9, 2015 by Marilyn Richardson

    936 Views

    JUSTICE FOR IBERIAN FUNERAL PLANS   Iberian Funeral Plans are delighted to announce that they have been accepted as the provider of plans to the employees of the Justice Services arm of Sodexo within the UK. Sodexo Justi Read More...

  • Calling Costa Women in Torrevieja - Let's get a group going!

    Posted January 8, 2015 by Sandra Piddock

    2 Comments 930 Views

    Happy, healthy and prosperous 2015 to all my Costa Women connections. Now that's out of the way, when are we going to become friends as opposed to online friends? I have it on good authority from Ali that there are 25 Co Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 8 Jan 2015

    Posted January 8, 2015 by Maxine Raynor

    982 Views

    Happy New Year! My newsletter is back - for those that don't know me I run the website MoneySaverSpain.com and every week I post on Costa Women an extract from the weekly newsletter. Here are just some of the great offe Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted January 5, 2015 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,170 Views

    New Year Resolutions: a list of tasks to achieve and fulfill in the New Year. The promisses of our resolutions are beautiful, lofty and noble. The expectations are great. But on the way to their fulfillment we miss somet Read More...

  • FREE 2015 Trip Planner - one great idea for every month of the year!

    Posted January 5, 2015 by Belinda Beckett

    889 Views

      For a great antidote for the New Year blues, look no further than Belinda Beckett’s new downloadable e-guide:  The Beckett List 2015: 12 Sizzling Trips & Weekenders in Spain, Gibraltar & Morocco. The interacti Read More...

  • How to Create a Vision Board for 2015

    Posted January 3, 2015 by Louise Gale

    1 Comment 889 Views

    Happy New Year to you all! Every January, without fail, you will find me creating a visionboard for the year ahead. I thought it would be great to post my annual 'How to' here on Costa Women so if you wanted to have a Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted December 29, 2014 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,046 Views

    I have made a set of affirmation cards. Affirmation is abour ideal me. I wrote these bold statements about what I want to and should be, but what I am really not. The theory is that if I repeat these statements often eno Read More...

  • Costa Women 2014 in Review

    Posted December 28, 2014 by Ali Meehan

    1,196 Views

    Buckle your seat belts..  its time to review our Costa Women Year!   We were delighted to welcome the arrival of 945 new faces, creating a network and community of 3,360 members   We featured 50 members via interviews Read More...

  • Affirmations to kickstart your writing

    Posted December 28, 2014 by Dale Darley

    1 Comment 959 Views

    An affirmation is “a declaration that something is true.” Affirmations bring conscious awareness to your thoughts. Interestingly when you start making conscious positive thoughts, you actually become more aware of the ne Read More...

  • On Mindfulness

    Posted December 22, 2014 by Izabela L-Sletner

    2 Comments 1,081 Views

    You do your mindfulness with your body, like you do walking and dancing or swimming or even watching. Mindfulness is a body-mind activity with the stress on the body. It is misunderstanding that mindfulness meditation is Read More...

  • Mad Men, Mad Women, Personal & Commercial Branding

    Posted December 16, 2014 by Chris Dove

    1,025 Views

    As with all good advertising headlines, ´I Need Mad Men! Publicity & Branding´ stopped me in my tracks – before following the path to Andalucía Lab, Marbella, to hear Personal vs. Commercial Branding techniques and o Read More...

  • On Meditation

    Posted December 15, 2014 by Izabela L-Sletner

    1,202 Views

    What is your mind full of? If you pay attention you will find out that it is full aff thoughts and stories about your past and future. There is nothing wrong about it until you realize that they are there even when you d Read More...

  • Money Saver Spain Top Offers for Costa Women 12 Dec 2014

    Posted December 12, 2014 by Maxine Raynor

    881 Views

    Here's our "12 Savings of Christmas" list from our last 2014 newsletter: J.K. Rowling will publish 14 tales available free on Pottermore from 12 Dec. (more details on Facebook). Buy an LG G3 smartphone at El Corte Ing Read More...

  • Have Yourself a Stress Free Christmas

    Posted December 9, 2014