Astrid Longhurst is the Founder of the Institute for Body Confidence Coaching, Author, Energy Fitness & Body Confidence Expert. Astrid’s signature Body Confidence programmes help women to fall in love with their bodies. Her vision is to shape a new global body culture and community of love, health and wellbeing.

Latest Posts By Astrid Longhurst

2 weeks ago

My Positive Rant on Ageing and Loving Your Body!

I can’t hold back any longer! Time is far too precious to spend another moment not loving our precious bodies or celebrating our age in the most joyous of ways. I was recently invited to be a speaker at an event on positive ageing. It was a fabulous…

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1 month ago

How to Fall in Love with Being Good to Yourself! (5 Fabulous Feel-Good Tips)

A lovely lady that I coached many years ago once said to me that she didn’t know how to love herself. She went on to say that she was quite critical about herself and barely made time to do the things in life that gave her joy…

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3 months ago

How to Create Your Own Fabulous Boho Chic Look at 60+

Back in my 20s, I was one of the first generation plus-size models in the UK. I loved it. It felt liberating as a curvier woman to wear beautiful clothes and try on different styles. I modelled for fashion magazines, clothing companies and had fun sashaying…

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4 months ago

Reclaiming Your Wild Heart at 60 and Beyond

Have you felt it? That inner whisper of a longing for something that you can’t quite put your finger on? For some, it’s a fleeting sense of wanting to cast off all of the “rules” and run wild, following the call of their heart and soul. For others, it’s a subtle feeling…

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6 months ago

12 Gifts to Give Yourself This Christmas!

When I was young, I used to love looking at the windows of the houses lit up by Christmas trees and sparkling lights. In the dark winter months, I would spy little flurries of different lives being lived along the street where I grew up…

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7 months ago

How to Move from Stressed to Blessed!

I began my early career as a dancer. I loved the feeling that moving my body gave me. All the worries of the day would disappear as soon as I started moving. Nothing mattered in those moments. All that existed was the music, the sound…

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9 months ago

How to Use the Power of Words to Make You Feel Fabulous at 60 Plus!

When was the last time you whispered “sweet somethings” to yourself? How often do you praise and speak happily about the majesty and beauty of YOU? How much is your inner self dialogue loving, supportive, encouraging, compassionate…

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10 months ago

5 Self-Love Tips to Ageing with Confidence and Joy

I have to let you in on a little secret – I couldn’t wait to be 60! Whilst others around me were bemoaning the advancing of their years and telling stories that it was all downhill from here, I was quietly rejoicing becoming 60…

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12 months ago

How to Romance Your Body This Summer

Summer kisses come one at a time. First, the warm breezes that puff around my shoulders and warm my heart. Next is the sweetest fragrance of wild honeysuckle that hides in the hedgerows. Then come the buzzing of bees as they search…

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1 year ago

5 Awesome Tips You Need to Know About Ageless Energy!

When I was a child, I was constantly being told to quiet down and not to make so much noise. I had an exuberance for life and was always excited by what the day would bring. However, after being told repeatedly that I was too loud…

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