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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Where do we go from here

As we face one of the most important human issues of our time. Bernadette Petrie asks – until our society reflects clearly that black lives matter, can we confidently claim, we reflect a world where all lives matter? . We’re approaching the dawn of a new era. There’s so much right with the world, but…

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Yoga as a Moving Meditation

Never has there been a more pertinent time to re-asses our priorities. After an intense chat with a friend recently, I came away asking the question – how much do we value our health, both mentally and physically and what can I do, as a Yoga teacher and massage therapist, to help? Yoga is a…

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Holiday at Home

This summer, heading further afield may be off the cards, but the good news is that by creating the perfect outdoor space at home, you’ll have a place where you can relax, reconnect with nature, and spend time with your family. Here are a few ideas…

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