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Hanni Melnicenko

Freedom Engineer, #FREEDOMFIX,

Hanni wants to live in a world where everyone has a feeing of freedom. A world where people choose where they want to be, when they want to be there & with whom…. And a world where the simple things in life matter, where human nature & common sense prevails over money & power.

Originally from England and formerly a corporate bigwig, with 12 years in Human Resources, Hanni left the rat race to ‘go woo woo’ and pursue her idea of freedom, back in 2012. Inspired by her late mother, who sadly passed away through illness at the very young age of 57, Hanni has made it her mission to make the most of every moment…..

Since then, Hanni has built a community of over 10,000 fitness professionals, who she supports in finding freedom in their businesses. Now Hanni is taking that one step further, with her own brand, focusing on Freedom as a wider concept.

Hanni has been featured on Female Entrepreneur Association, Mumsnet and more with her inspiring story, and she is a regular contributor on Huffington Post.

When she’s not #freedomfix -ing, you can find her devouring delicious tapas, enjoying a G&T sundowner on the beach near her home in Souther Spain, yoga-ing on the terrace or chivvying up her friends for basically any kind of social (not hard in a region where they have a fiesta to celebrate snails in one neighbouring village and blood-sausage in another - true story!) .

Her fresh take on #freedom is growing international traction.

To be part of the movement, and get (free) daily #freedomfix ideas and inspiration, go to

Love And Connection (Boundaries And Non-attachment)

I am not quite as good at embracing his style as he is at mine! - especially in the heat of a moment but the point is I understand, honour and respect his boundaries (and he is good at gently reminding me in a way that I respond well to!) and so we have a very harmonious life.
17/11/2017 11:34 GMT


Going through loss or bereavement teaches you a thing or two about attachment. Love, connection, compassion and empathy are human conditions. They're innate, genetic and what makes us truly unique amongst the animal kingdom.
14/11/2017 11:51 GMT

What Advice Would You Give Your Best Friend?

Imagine the scenario.... (You probably won't have to stretch the imagination too far since most of us have been a confidant for our friends at some point in our lives)...
02/05/2017 11:53 BST

What If Happiness Was The Benchmark?

At age 15 he was in the 95th percentile of boys in his age group in our city in the UK, in terms of academic ability. And I made the decision to take him out of his highly sought after place at the boys' grammar school and move to Spain.
19/04/2017 12:13 BST

Set Boundaries For More Freedom

I understand that people all have their own stories, their own standards and that my issue here was with my own lack of boundaries NOT with him or his.
19/04/2017 11:54 BST

Four Reasons Exercising Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

We're all aware of the huge importance of exercising for our lives. However, how many of us actually know that daily exercise can make you a better entrepreneur? Several studies conducted along the years prove that our mental intuition and creativity is stimulated by a performing physical exercises and by having a healthy fitness regimen.
08/07/2016 12:51 BST

One of the Obstacles of Decluttering

It doesn't take days, week, years to get 'value for money' because really, such a thing never exists. When the money is gone, it's gone. So why torture yourself that you should be using something that you spent money on if you don't like using it.
08/04/2016 10:18 BST

Free Yourself and Others From Your Judgement....

When was the last time you made a judgement about yourself or someone else? I'll bet it has happened today. We make judgements constantly throughout our waking hours based on our conditioning, our experiences, our faith and a whole host of other influences.
18/03/2016 20:02 GMT

Seven Simple Ways to Get Your Seven a Day

With the latest news that 7 pieces of fruit or veg a day will protect against diseases, rather than the 5 we have come to know, here are 7 easy ways to get more in to your diet.
09/04/2014 12:15 BST

Are You Sacrificing Your Health for Your Business?

One of the biggest mistakes we entrepreneurs make when it comes to our business is we think we are 'supposed' to work 24/7. And we feel guilty when we are not! Many of us female entrepreneurs work for months on end without a single day off. What's more, many of us average 16 to 18 hours a day. Sound familiar?!
18/03/2014 13:47 GMT

My 'Beef' With Personal Trainers

It's good for me to see what others are saying and doing and often I find gems of wisdom I can share with my coaching clients and email subscribers. This particular morning one thing caught my eye which really got my goat. It was a photo posted by a fitness professional (personal trainer) of their brekkie.
05/03/2014 11:21 GMT