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Be the Woman You Want to Be

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Be the woman you want to be contains 150 inspiring ideas to help today's women be smarter, sexier, more charismatic and endlessly creative. Whether it’s getting her way in the boardroom, finding ways to feel healthier and more energetic or pursuing a greener lifestyle for a simpler, more fulfilling, more successful, more exciting life, this book is the ultimate empowering tool.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. 1. Sort out your life and get what you want
    1. Quiz: What’s holding you back?
    2. 1. You’re the boss of you
    3. 2. Far out, man
    4. 3. Retox for life
    5. 4. Me, myself and I
    6. 5. Less is more
    7. 6. Soul rage
    8. 7. List lustre
    9. 8. Clever, not cheap
    10. 9. Advertising is evil
    11. 10. A change is as good as a rest
    12. 11. Lottery life
    13. 12. Tired all the time
    14. 13. Working wonders – when you’re wound up like a clockwork toy
    15. 14. Become a people wizard
    16. 15. What must you get? And what would be nice?
    17. 16. No, not now! Get your timing right
    18. 17. Thank people
    19. 18. Don’t slip off the learning curve
    20. 19. How to find lost items
  3. 2. Look gorgeous
    1. Quiz: Do you feel gorgeous? If not, why not?
    2. 20. Deep-cleansing
    3. 21. Look great in photos
    4. 22. Hands-on treatments
    5. 23. Keep an eye on your eyebrows
    6. 24. The sun rules
    7. 25. Feet first
    8. 26. Boost your bust
    9. 27. Points on posture
    10. 28. First impressions
    11. 29. Back beauty
    12. 30. Hair care
    13. 31. Creating curves
    14. 32. Go for the glow
    15. Quiz: How fast is your metabolic rate?
    16. 33. A weighty issue (or, a weighty question)
    17. 34. Food accountancy made simple
    18. 35. Why size matters
    19. 36. With friends like you, who needs enemies?
    20. 37. Burn fat faster!
    21. 38. What does it say on the label?
    22. 39. Easy ways to lose a pound a week without trying too hard
    23. 40. Does being overweight really matter?
    24. 41. Spot reduction: the facts and the fiction
    25. 42. Give it the brush-off
    26. 43. Goodbye Mr Chips
    27. 44. Getting a leg up
  4. 3. Re-energise your relationship
    1. Quiz: Have you got what it takes to be a lover?
    2. 45. Who do you think they are?
    3. 46. After the confetti…
    4. 47. French kissing in the USA
    5. 48. Bewitched, bothered and bewildered
    6. 49. All by myself
    7. 50. Reach out and touch
    8. 51. Bedroom eyes
    9. 52. Maybe the va va voom can work for you
    10. 53. Boiling point on the sea of love
    11. 54. Men! How to influence your Martian
    12. 55. Wedded bliss
    13. 56. Love not war
    14. 57. Lost that loving feeling?
    15. 58. Unleash your sexual tiger – in just one week
    16. 59. Sleep is the new sex – honest!
    17. 60. When your sex drives are out of sync
    18. 61. Tantric sex
    19. 62. Pressure – it’s not a dirty word
    20. 63. Are you sexually mature?
    21. 64. What’s your lovestyle?
  5. 4. Be healthy and energised
    1. Quiz: Do you feel as good as you look?
    2. 65. What’s in what?
    3. 66. Get organic
    4. 67. Superfoods
    5. 68. Eat fat
    6. 69. Water babies
    7. 70. Get your nutritional act together
    8. 71. Check it out!
    9. 72. Detox and thrive
    10. 73. Time of the month
    11. 74. Winter woes
    12. 75. Waterworks
    13. 76. How to eat
    14. 77. Why you need to move
    15. 78. How to get enough sleep
    16. 79. How to start exercising when you really don’t want to
    17. 80. NAFH or naff?
    18. 81. Dump the Marlboro man
    19. 82. Think before you drink
    20. 83. Good morning, sunshine
    21. 84. Energy black spots transformed
    22. 85. Get in the raw
    23. 86. Eat breakfast
    24. 87. Let in the light
    25. 88. Supermarket savvy
    26. 89. Makeover your metabolism
  6. 5. Work smarter
    1. Quiz: Work – heaven or purgatory?
    2. 90. Handling the boss
    3. 91. Face it, you are you and they are them
    4. 92. Know what to say to whom
    5. 93. How do I look?
    6. 94. Go on, give them a shock
    7. 95. Back the right horse
    8. 96. Encourage everyone
    9. 97. Draw your own map
    10. 98. Changing horses mid-career
    11. 99. Make them agree fast
    12. 100. The multi-headed decision maker
    13. 101. It’s a bargain!
    14. 102. Relaxation – what we can learn from the cavemen
    15. 103. Achieve the life–work balance in ten minutes
    16. 104. Crisis management
    17. 105. Dressing for success
    18. 106. Design your life to work for you
    19. 107. Effortless balance
    20. 108. Working your purpose out
    21. 109. Finding work to make your heart sing
    22. 110. It takes two to tango
    23. 111.Soft sell
    24. 112. The hallelujah chorus
    25. 113. Someone to watch over me
  7. 6. Green Goddess
    1. Quiz: Green at heart?
    2. 114. It’s not easy being green
    3. 115. Once more with feeling
    4. 116. Clean but green
    5. 117. You’ve got the power
    6. 118. Always read the label
    7. 119. If in drought …
    8. 120. Eco shopping
    9. 121. Clothes care
    10. 122. Low power dressing
    11. 123. Your body, your skin
    12. 124. Four wheels bad
    13. 125. Try a low carb diet
    14. 126. Mindful eating
    15. 127. Box clever
    16. 128. Dreadful deodorants
    17. 129. Green period
    18. 130. Make it natural
  8. 7. Me time
    1. Quiz: Time for you – what’s stopping you getting it?
    2. 131. Sell fish
    3. 132. Guilt be gone
    4. 133. Booking in peace
    5. 134. A change of scene
    6. 135. Switching off
    7. 136. A one-minute answer to mid-afternoon slump
    8. 137. Dealing with interruptions
    9. 138. Stop dithering, start living
    10. 139. Are you getting enough?
    11. 140. Revamp your ‘to do’ list
    12. 141. Be irresistible
    13. 142. Are you sitting comfortably?
    14. 143. Timesaving exercise tips
    15. 144. Girls just wanna have fun
    16. 145. The scrapbook of your mind
    17. 146. A promise, a commitment, a dream
    18. 147. In the zone
    19. 148. Starting off
    20. 149. Show and tell
    21. 150. You have one day to live!
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