Contributors + Words of Wisdom

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Lydia Kimmerling

Lydia is the founder and chief executive of The Happiness Explorer. She’s also a master life and business coach, motivational speaker and educator. Her accredited 12-month, life coach training and business mentorship course next runs in September 2021 — to register your interest visit her website: For daily inspiration follow her on Instagram @lydiakimmerling

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Richard Horwell

Richard is the owner of Brand Relations, a specialist food and drink marketing and branding company based in London. Over the last 13 years, it has been behind the launch and development of over 100 brands in the UK. Richard has also built up and sold companies of his own in the food and beverage sector, and has over 30 years’ experience in marketing brands around the world, having lived and worked in the UK, USA, Australia and the Middle East. Visit:


Claudia Brown

Claudia is a yoga teacher in Cheshire who writes our My Yoga Biz column. She’s worked with West Bromwich Albion, Doncaster Rovers and Port Vale football clubs and has a Yoga for Athletes and Sport accreditation with leading Sports Yoga teacher Sarah Ramsden. She’s also trained with Anne Marie Newland at Sun Power Yoga, is a Total Yoga Nidra Teacher after studying with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, has studied Yin Yoga with Norman Blair and has spent time at Oxford University studying mindfulness. Visit:

Regular contributors:

Claudia Brown, Paula Hines, Victoria Jackson, Kirstie Bird, Jill Lawson, Kiki Morriss, Julia White

Words of wisdom

“If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.”

Lin Yutang

Om Magazine

First published in November 2009, OM Yoga magazine has become the most popular yoga title in the UK. Available from all major supermarkets, independents and newsstands across the UK. Also available on all digital platforms.