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

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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2 months ago

How to Rock Your Own Fabulous Authentic Style at 60 and Beyond

I am not a pear, an apple, a triangle, a square, a peach, a carrot or any other vegetable, fruit or shape used to describe my body! I am a 62-year-old woman with a passion for clothes, a wild heart and a desire to live out loud and feel fabulous!

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3 months ago

How to Embody These 7 Goddess Archetypes for Radiant Ageing!

There’s a feeling you get when you begin to tap into your own wisdom, your power, beauty, self-belief and confidence. It is a feeling unlike any other I have ever experienced. It’s a feeling of being fully ALIVE and totally present in your body…

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4 months ago

Soothe Your Pain with This Beautiful Body Love Exercise!

Loving our body can be challenging when we are experiencing any kind of pain. Whether it’s physical, mental or emotional pain that we feel, the last thing that many of us want to do is to stay with it, love it and befriend it. However, these are the very…

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5 months ago

5 Fabulous Ways to Reinvent Your Life and Create Body Confidence at 60+!

As I thought back to my mother’s generation, I was shocked at how “ageist” many people were back then. Or, maybe it was simply the fact that there weren’t many role models for women (and men) who were thriving and doing things differently…

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6 months ago

8 Gorgeous Energy Exercises to Love Your Face at 60 Plus! (VIDEO)

At the age of 61, I find myself peering into my face with a kind of wonder. I know this face and yet it is constantly changing. I trace the lines around my eyes gently and with respect. These eyes have beheld so much beauty and also so much pain…

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7 months ago

4 “Goddess Moves” to Boost Your Body Confidence at 60 Plus

When I was 40, I began to develop Arthritis. It began slowly, at first in my fingers, however by the time I was in my late 50s, I was really suffering with pain, joint stiffness and swelling in my feet, knees, hands and ankles. I knew that I needed to find a way…

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8 months ago

5 Ways to Reconnect with Your Most Authentic Self at 60 and Beyond

When I was growing up, I was told that women over 40 should keep their hair short and wear sensible clothing that was appropriate for a mature woman. The idea was that it wasn’t “proper” to draw attention to yourself and that you needed to act your age…

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9 months ago

At 60, What Are You Really Hungry For?

I have a deep and insatiable hunger. I used to believe that it was for food. Now I know that it was for life! If, like me, you have struggled with food and feeling “at home” in your body, you may have spent what seems to be a lifetime trying to fill a hunger…

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10 months ago

My Darling Body – Why I Love You More at 60! 5 Fabulous Body Love Tips to Help You Age with Confidence

At 60, there’s a blessing in my bones, a glow in my heart and a radiance in my thinking. My body has settled from all of the experiences of the past and wraps herself around me like a beloved friend. And indeed, she is. We have been through so much…

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