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Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival to return in 2020

Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival is set to return to the Assembly Rooms on 1ST and 2nd of February for another packed weekend of talks, classes and workshops to help us all lead healthier and happier lives. The festival will feature some of the biggest names in wellbeing, covering everything from plant-based diets, physical fitness and yoga, to menopause, mindfulness, mental health […]

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Find your inner calm with this simple pranayama

Magazine columnists and Zen yoga teacher Scott Hutchison-McDade shares a simple pranayama exercise for relaxation and wellbeing We live in a world full of stimulus with a constant barrage of phones ringing and alarms sounding. We often feel so consumed, living in a state of preputial alert. It’s absolutely exhausting and, over time, it can […]

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How physical objects can help cement your meditation as a daily practise

The latest scientific research has shown that connecting your meditation to a physical object strengthens your practice – a process otherwise known as ‘embodied cognition’. It’s though that this connection between your meditation and a tangible object serves as a daily reminder of your intention, thereby reinforcing your practice.  Having something you can see and […]

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Download your free Positive Change Yoga meditation

Mindfulness meditation is probably one of the most popular styles of meditation right now but there are others too, writes columnist Scott Hutchison McDade of Fife-based Positive Change Yoga, who has created a guided meditation specially for Holistic Scotland Magazine readers, which is available to download below The word mindfulness appears everywhere in the media, […]