Are you feeling the Christmas Spirit

Bernadette Petrie asks us to pay attention to how we feel at Christmas and into the coming year.. I was writing this piece, whilst sitting in a local café and  took the opportunity to ask a couple of fellow customers, (who both gave me lovely smiles as I glanced up) what they loved most about Christmas.…

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Yoga Boosters for Christmas

Christmas is upon us and, for many, it can be a very mixed time of year. Filled with laughter, a wonder of festive delights and all things sparkly. But, it can also be a time filled with an under-current of pressure on many different levels, and if left unmanaged can mess with our routines and…

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Smile Bright this Winter

While daily brushing and flossing will be enough for most us to keep our teeth and gums healthy, for others this might not be enough to smile confidently. According to a recent survey forty per cent of the UK population are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. If you hide your teeth when you…

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The Perfect Trainer

For many the thought of spending an hour in the company of a personal trainer can be kind of daunting. Running on a treadmill or waving a kettle-bell around in the air while a total stranger in top physical condition looks at you? Well, that would be intimidating to anyone. The truth is, though, if…

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Helping You Achieve More, Live More, Play More

Finding more time in your day can often seem like an impossible feat. This is where Distinctive Assistants can help. Distinctive Assistants has been providing a trusted virtual PA service across Edinburgh and East Lothian for over ten years. At the heart of Andrea Webb’s business, is a simple mission – to create space for…

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Lil’s Phantassie

Long before Blue Planet II, Phantassie Organic Market Garden had an emphasis on low food miles, minimal packaging, local partnerships and local jobs. And now they’ve teamed up with Lil offering customers even more choice. Phantassie Organic Market Garden has been delivering sustainably-produced, seasonal fresh vegetables and fruit to homes in Edinburgh and the Lothians…

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How to Choose the Perfect Gift

We asked Rebecca which of the Beatitude blends is most popular for whom and why? Peace is the most popular blend for mums and mothers-in-law.  When mums are buying for daughters and daughters-in-law then Joy is definitely the favoured blend as this is the one which picks you up and has a profound uplifting and…

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Finding Supreme Happiness

We chat to Beatitude founder, Rebecca O’Connor about the benefits of aromatherapy and essential oils. And can they really help us find supreme happiness? With over 30 years in the industry, you must be passionate about aromatherapy? Absolutely! When I first trained in aromatherapy in the early 90s few people had heard of aromatherapy. Since…

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To Doula, or not to Doula

When it comes to birth and life, making decisions can be tricky. With the best will in the world, things don’t always go as planned. And this is where Harmonia Support can help. The word doula comes from ancient Greek meaning ‘a woman who serves’. Today, a doula, also known as a birth coach or…

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