How Conscious Are We

Ayurvedic Counsellor Bernie Rowen-Ross tells us, now is the time to fix our mindset and start to become conscious of what we do, and what we don’t do. Following various Facebook pages, I am always amazed at some of the news which appears in them. I see so many helpful people answering questions, helping find…

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It’s Time to Tune In and Let Go

It goes without saying that 2020 has sparked fear, uncertainty and turbulence globally. Bernadette Petrie explains we may feel ‘over COVID’, but in real terms we have to accept things are the way they are – meaning, they are not the way they were. And with this acceptance, comes the way forward.. When I tune…

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Black Lives Matter

Last issue I wrote about the Black Lives Matter campaign, and my own experiences of being treated negatively as a Northern Irish Catholic woman. This led to me meeting Jacqui Abizie-Mckendrick, one of our NHS key workers, a local organiser of the Black Lives Matter campaign and representative from the BAME community. She shares her…

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Bare Beauty

In the quest for beauty, we typically turn to skincare products. While there’s no doubt that topical products can be effective, they do have their limitations. Taking a natural and holistic approach to caring for ourselves will not only help us improve our skin, it will also help us age well and maintain good health.…

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Win a 30 Minute Treatment with Charlie

To win a 30 minute treatment with massage therapist Charlie, simply answer the question below. All entries will be entered into a prize draw and the winner will be chosen at random. QUESTION How are essential oils used in massage treatments? email your name, address and answer to: charlies@garletonlodge.co.uk entries must be received by: midnight, 30…

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And Relax… At Garleton Lodge

True confession: I’ve always thought massages were an indulgent luxury, ranking them somewhere between facials and mud wraps on my ‘frivolous uses for perfectly good money’ scale. However research shows the benefits of massage are endless – helping with balancing emotions, anxiety, circulatory issues, joint and muscle pain, insomnia and much more. As we leave…

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Early Morning Yoga

Autumn is a time for us to slow down, gather our energy and to ground it. And what better way than through your Yoga practice? Did you know that when you wake up in the morning you literally go through an energy distribution phase? When you’re preparing for your day from the moment you wake…

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Branding Photography and Why it Matters

Your brand is more than your logo and font choices, it’s how your business interacts with its clients. How those clients perceive you and your business but, more importantly, it’s what distinguishes you from everyone else. It’s what sets you apart from your competitor. Every business has a story behind it – the reason you…

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Living in the New Normal

Bernie Rowen-Ross sings ‘Summertime, and the livin’ is… different’. I know many of you will be humming this tune now. And, yes, the sun is shining, but for now we can only say ‘hi’ from a distance. Our world is changed, and history will carve this date into the collective memory; to those readers who…

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