Make Zesty Lemonade

The warmer weather has us dreaming of lemon treats and citrus drinks in the garden. And a British classic, freshly squeezed lemonade, is one of the best tastes of summer. INGREDIENTS 4 lemons (or 6 limes, or 3 lemons and 2 limes) 100–150g caster sugar, to taste 1 litre water, or a mixture of water…

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Where We May Find Ourselves Right Now

Bernie Rowen-Ross tells us, that in these unprecedented times, we should try and understand it as a period of grief for our once lived life. We are all dealing with loss of a lifestyle we once knew. For all of us this is loss, it is loss of the way we used to communicate, the…

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Let’s Do the Future – I’m Ready

Bernadette Petrie tells us we need to experience the stages of grief, so that we may move on with our lives. Ten years ago, on a July evening I arrived at the Glasgow Priory. I can still remember standing alone in my room, and for the first time in the longest time, I had no…

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Yoga for the Respiratory System

As I sat down to write, I thought; “During these unprecedented times what do I write that is worthy?” Inspiration came from a Yoga student suffering from COVID-19, who had got in touch to ask if I would develop a Yoga class that would help open and strengthen the chest and lungs. I was delighted…

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Keeping your Teeth and Gums Healthy

All of us are going through a lot of change right now. COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in many ways. While there are a lot of things we can’t do, we can still take care of our heath. With dental practices across the country postponing non-emergency dental treatment, it’s more important than ever to keep…

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Staying Fit at Home

Never before have the nation’s exercise routines been so visible, with streets, parks and public spaces regularly dotted with walkers, joggers and cyclists huffing and puffing their way through their permitted daily exercise. We spoke to personal trainer, Vharri McMinn for tips on keeping fit throughout these difficult times. Research shows that being sedentary is…

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The Ultimate Treat

Editor Kim Williams’ new skin-care find… I won’t act like facial oil is some hot new thing. Hardly, it’s been around for centuries. But with winter hanging around for what seems like forever, it’s time to add one of these glow-making, wonder products to your skin-care routine. Inspired by the northern lights, Aurora oil serum from…

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Caring for your Pet

As fears about Covid-19 sweep the globe, health authorities are issuing lots of advice to people. But what about our pets? Our pets are vital parts of our households – beloved family members. So it’s only natural that more people are asking: are animals at risk from coronavirus? While there’s no evidence to suggest that…

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