Love Local and Visit North Berwick

The North Berwick Business Association (NBBA) has been relaunched and was awarded funding from Scotland Loves Local, a Scottish Government initiative to encourage us to think local first and support our local high streets and businesses as they emerge from lockdown. North Berwick was recently named as the best place to live in Scotland by…

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The Gift of Observation

Bernie Rowen-Ross tells us we need to take time to be still, andobserve the wonders around us. The sun is warm on my skin as it pours its light onto my arm, the sky is blue and I can hear birdsong. As I look out the window, a beautiful blackbird is chirping happily, and the…

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People Are Born Inherently Good

Director Chloé Zhao’s life has been defined by a line from a 13th century poem she learnt as a child; people are born inherently good. Bernadette Petrie asks us to look for the goodness within ourselves. I remember, from early school days, loving and being transfixed by creating images with paint or chalk. I had a…

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Fit Body, Fit Mind

As we start to acclimatise to life after lockdown, for many of us there are a few habits and routines we would like let go of. But if there’s one thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught us – it is that we need to make a constant effort towards maintaining both our physical and mental…

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Reflexology – More than a Foot Massage

Most of us love a foot massage, especially after a long day on our feet. There’s something so restorative and nurturing about caring for and connecting with our feet. But there’s a lot more to reflexology than just making your feet feel good.. Reflexology is a complementary therapy which aims to treat the whole person.…

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Ayurvedic Yoga

Ayurveda, meaning science of life, is considered the sister science of Yoga. In Ayurveda the first thing we consider is a person’s natural constitution which in Sanskrit is called our Prakruti. According to Ayurveda we are made up of five great elements – space, air, fire water and earth. And it’s how these elements interact,…

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Shining Brightly

When The Lighthouse in North Berwick opened its doors three years ago as the first purpose-built business centre in the town, it was one of the first trailblazers in the out-of-town workplace market. Offering a mix of private offices and co-working, with flexible memberships to suit those after a fixed desk and those whose routines…

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