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When I lost my partial hearing and hand mobility all I could see and feel was darkness, a sense of loss and pain. I was angry with God, “ why me?”

Rio Watanabe was brought up in a stringent background. As a trained classical pianist, she struggled with extreme perfectionism for many years.

“I believed that unless I am "perfect" in every aspect of my life —from how I look, how much I achieve in life, to how perfectly I perform on stage

— I am not worthy of receiving love.” On the outside, her life looked "perfect" —best grades in school, graduating from a top university as a pre-medical neuroscience student,

surrounded by great friends, travelling around the world performing on exciting stages.

She finally came to a point in her life that she actually had to stop being an over achiever when her body began to breakdown



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We are a London based, global women's magazine. Currently we are producing two publications per year in June and December. Our roots are founded on the Christian Faith. The AUTHENTIC woman is a socially conscious woman who is empowered and recognises that her vulnerability is not a weakness but her strength. We interact with our readers and build relationships to enrich one another, for we are one.


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