The Dietarian

With summer just around the corner, many of us will look to shed a pound or two, or simply aim to eat more healthily as the warmer days approach. Founders of The Dietarian, Lee and Claire Prentice, are on a mission to support the health of people across Scotland. They deliver nutritious, home cooked, calorie…

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Good for the Sole

Regular readers will know I’ve always thought of massages as an indulgent luxury, ranking them somewhere between manicures and mud wraps on my ‘frivolous uses for perfectly good money’ scale. So it was with some hesitation that I went along for a reflexology treatment at Gullane-based Sunshine Sole. . Ringing the doorbell on the brightly-painted,…

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Lockdown Drama? Stay in your Pyjamas!

Lockdown or no lockdown, 2020 changed the way we dress and shop forever. Now lounge-wear is considered a staple, whether you’re on a Zoom-call, lounging on the sofa watching Netflix or running errands. Just as quickly as staying in became the new going out, dressing down became the new dressing up, and so, our obsession…

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A Year of Meaning

Ayurvedic counsellor and psychotherapist Bernie Rowen-Ross encourages us to live mindfully in 2021. Here it is, 2021! There is a lot of promise in the air, and so much to be grateful for. I was gazing at the setting moon on new year’s eve morning. It was freezing, but the cold didn’t keep me inside,…

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Falling in Love with Life

As a life coach and writer, Bernadette Petrie tells us ‘judgement’ is always the marker that reveals how she is experiencing loving this thing called life. They say you teach and write about what you need to learn, and this certainly is the case for me. I fall flat on my face more times than…

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Yoga to Release and Restore

At the beginning of every year I offer my yoga students the opportunity to set a Sankalpa. In Sanskrit, the ancient classical Indian language, Sankalpa means ‘an intention formed by the heart and mind’. A statement or vow you create, which you promise to commit to. This year I made a promise to myself to…

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Yoga For Menopause

When you hear the word menopause what is the first thought that enters your mind? Over the hill and past it? Hot flushes? Lack of sleep? Mood swings? Brain fog? The end of your fertile life?. Menopause is something all women go through, usually around the age of 46 to 51-years but the symptoms of…

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The Village School

Experiential event specialists Rogue Village took their signature feel good vibes into the world of online workshops and masterclasses with their launch of The Village School in October. With restaurants, pubs and gyms closed during lockdown thousands of us turned to Zoom to get a creative workout, and online courses boomed. Directors of North Berwick-based…

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