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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Keep Glowing

Keeping skin supple and nourished in the winter can be difficult so we asked Rebecca O’Connor from Beatitude for advice on maintaining a healthy complexion this winter. Facial oils are a really easy addition to your existing skin care routine, especially if you’re wanting to give your skin some extra nourishment. Our skin often feels…

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Vegan Comfort Classics

When it comes to comfort food, especially during the winter months, nothing hits the spot quite like a good Mac n cheese, cheese toastie, shepherd’s pie, pasta carbonara or perhaps a tuna melt. The trouble for me, is all of these contain either dairy, meat or fish. So, I’ve used the time during lockdown to…

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A Day in the Life of… Joy Grey, Garden Designer

Joy, who trained at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and then studied for a diploma in Garden Design through the Pickard School of Garden Design which was achieved with distinction, set up Goose Green Design in 2004. Now, a well established and successful Scottish garden design and consultancy practice, Joy designs bespoke gardens for…

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Seal Rescue – What to Do

The grey seal pupping season is one of the great spectacles along our shores and each year the coastlines of the Isle of May, Craigleith and the Farne Islands are transformed as the youngsters take over. But sadly each year seal pups can be abandoned by their mothers. We spoke to the British Divers Marine…

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