Ocean Love

Editor Kim Williams discovers Rachel Seago’s Ocean Series Like many of us, I’ve been working hard on doing a better job of reducing my impact on our environment. And it’s always amazing to find others who care about the same things I do. These stunning illustrations are the work of local artist Rachel Seago and…

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Saying No to Single Use Plastic

The UK produces billions of pieces of throwaway plastics such as plastic straws, plastic cutlery, plastic cups and coffee cups every year. Yet a huge percentage of these are not recycled – instead they end up littering our streets, our beaches and washing out to sea. In fact each year, 8 million tonnes of plastic…

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Inspiring Wellness

If your wellbeing resolutions have already fallen by the wayside, don’t worry, Detox Health Beauty can help get you back on track. Trying to live a healthier lifestyle can be overwhelming – trends seem to come and go, from Kanuka honey to vitamin drips to becoming flexitarian. In the ever-changing world of wellbeing, it can…

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Be Kinder to You…

As the new year is well and truly underway and we find ourselves, once more, in the month associated with love, Bernie Petrie asks us to take this opportunity to see just how kind we are being to ourselves. My specialty is in the field of self-love, and one of the first steps in seeing…

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Great Expectations

Growing up today is very difficult. Teens and young people are often overwhelmed with stress from school and families, from pressures, from unrealistic expectations. But there is help at hand. Today’s teens are overwhelmed with stress from school and families, from pressures and unrealistic expectations. Social media is constantly drawing their attention. Impossible standards are…

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Making your own Traditions…

Bernie Petrie tells us to make our own traditions this Christmas. Several years ago a dear school friend and I were talking about Christmas. I was feeling a bit at a loss about what Christmas should be for me and my young family. She said something that has stuck with me for years. “You have…

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12.3 Billion Reasons to Stay Healthy!

12.3 billion pounds is the cost to the UK economy annually for back pain alone, and up to 50% of the population suffer from chronic pain. Nicky Kirk, Doctor of Chiropractic, explains the reasons why it is so important to stay healthy. Ten years ago I visited North Berwick, like many, for a day trip.…

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