EXCLUSIVE! Comedian and mother Olivia Lee reveals her secrets on how to be mindful mums and how not to lose our marbles

Oct 11 2019

I recently interviewed comedian, actor and writer Olivia Lee – best known for her character comedy and her appearance on Channel 4’s ‘Balls of Steel’ with her slot ‘Prank TV with Miss Lee’ as well as for ‘Olivia Lee’s Naughty Bits’, Olivia Lee: Dirty, Sexy, Funny’. Monica and Olivia talked about Olivia’s album ‘Mindful Mum – How Not To lose Your Total Fucking Shit’ recently released via Decca Records. It’s about a unique spin on mindfulness, bringing laughter and anger therapy together, to battle stress and the pressure of parenting for 21st century mums. Bored of all the worthy meditation tracks that saturate the market, which tell you to just ‘be calm’ to ‘just relax’ and to ‘stay positive’, this is Olivia’s two fingered salute to these. It is a direct reaction to what she describes as “the trend of rigid positivity that this generation seem obsessed with.” Understanding that 8 in 10 parents believe there are more pressures on mums today than there were on their own mothers’ generation, Olivia Lee recognised the need for a modern-day remedy. It is the first album of its kind to exist, with X rated meditation tracks that feature her trademark outrageous no bullshit comedy style, and proudly carries the Parental Advisory Explicit Content label.

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10 Ways To Get More Done in 2020

Sep 28 2019

Feel like you didn’t get enough done in 2019? There’s still time! You have three months left to make this the best year ever – as cliche as that sounds. This business year it’s been my best so far, but I have often felt snowed under and overwhelmed by the lack of time. I have reflected on where my time goes and I have to admit that social media have inevitably sucked so much of it. I want to try to correct this in 2020 and dedicated more precious time to writing or singing. 

Below, I’m going to give you 10 ways you can make sure you get more done in 2020. Take a look and see what you can put to good use:

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Three Challenges That Every Mumpreneur Must Overcome

Aug 02 2019

Becoming a successful businesswoman while raising a family must be one of the toughest challenges you are ever likely to face. Most entrepreneurs struggle to manage just one business, so to do this while raising children and maintaining a strong spousal relationship is one hell of a task. In spite of this, mumpreneurship is on the rise and many mums are making waves, so how are they doing it? Managing your time effectively, staying motivated on all fronts and prioritising the important things in life are crucial to making this life work.

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