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5 minutes with mum and daughter at Mandala Flow
Holistic Scotland Magazine caught up with mum-and-daughter team Liz Rapson and Heidi Grillo of Mandala Flow in Edinburgh whose core
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The power of essential oils
Rhiannon Yee writes about the effects of essential oils on our skin and on our minds I’ve long been fascinated
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Get your liver checked at the Love Your Liver roadshow in Glasgow
Men and women in Glasgow are being encouraged to get a free health check at a mobile liver screening roadshow
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Falkirk e-bike scheme is a winner
Falkirk Active Travel Hub‘s e-bike scheme has scooped a top award for helping the community get more active and reduce
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Do you know what’s in your cosmetics?
63% of UK consumers are unaware of potential health risks in common cosmetic ingredients. Over half (56%) don’t check the
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Blemish prone skin? Dr. Hauschka has the answer
Natural skincare and beauty brand Dr. Hauschka has launched two new products to help care for blemish prone skin. With
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In a bad mood? Try running with your dog!
New research has found that running with a dog is a top remedy for bad moods. Grain-free pet food brand, Canagan,
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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
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Prestwick woman named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year
An Ayrshire volunteer has been recognised for helping people living with dementia remain an active part of the community. Julie
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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
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5 frighteningly good face products for Autumn
With Autumn comes lots of fun, from kicking up leaves on long forest walks to cosy nights in with your
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Oxfam reveals environmental impact of UK’s fast fashion culture
New clothes bought in the UK produce more carbon emissions per minute than driving a car around the world six
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The benefits of drinking hibiscus tea
The hibiscus flower looks beautiful, but it has more attributes than just its appearance. Whilst relatively unknown in the UK,
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3 sunscreens which are actually safe
Big brand sunscreens picked up in most of the high street stores can actually do more harm than good. They
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Healthy desserts: Cacao Orange Torte
Norma Gray of New Norm in Edinburgh – who specialises in making and delivering healthy, homemade, plant-based meals – shares
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Foods to help you beat the heat
Heatwave alerts have been issued for parts of the UK ahead of 33C weather this bank holiday. Here, Ubamarket reveals 5
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Book your tickets for Scotland’s first Holistic FSTVL
Strathclyde Country Park is set to come alive this September with M&D’s first ever Holistic FSTVL M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park
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Why an eye examination should make the back to school checklist
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is urging parents to add an eye test to their back to school checklist. More
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What your dreams really mean
Tempur UK shares some insights into common stress dreams and tips to help you get back into a good sleep
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How to treat Summer skin issues with Tea Tree Oil
Dr Wendy Denning shares her top uses for Thursday Plantation’s Tea Tree Manuka Honey Balm, which is available from Boots
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Scotland’s first Foraging Fortnight reveals festival programme
The programme for Scotland’s first ever Foraging Fortnight, which runs from 31 August till 15 September, has officially been launched!
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Save £250 on the Health School Kinesiology Foundation Course
Health School in Edinburgh is offering a huge early bird discount of £250 off its Kinesiology Foundation Course, which is
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How to understand your own pain before going to the GP
Many pain sufferers know that understanding and learning how to describe pain to the doctor can be difficult. That’s why
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Jan de Vries to host third Edinburgh Health Festival
Jan de Vries’ Edinburgh West End store is set to host its third annual Health Festival and YOU are invited!
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Win an Autumn Day Retreat for two
**THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WINNER: EMMA ELDERIDGE** Fancy spending five hours bringing balance to your mind and body, while
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The UK’s top eco friendly festivals
Fancy a festival with green credentials next summer? Check out ethical cleaning company Bio-D’s list of the biggest and best eco-friendly festivals
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How the great outdoors can encourage healthy teenage mindsets
Our sense of mental wellbeing is greatly affected by our climate and environment. Developing a good relationship with the great
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New 20p-a-day Ashwagandha supplement could reduce stress by 44%
Do you suffer from stress, lack of sex drive, joint pain, sleep and energy issues? You’re not alone. in fact,
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VegfestUK returns to Olympia London for 7th year
The UK’s biggest vegan festival – VegfestUK – will return to the Olympia London for its 7th consecutive year on
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What’s the difference between herbal medicine and homeopathy?
Columnist and medical herbalist Pamela Spence explains… Herbal Medicine Herbal medicine uses any part of a plant to create medicine.
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Pollen got you down? 8 herbal remedies for hay fever
Columnist and Medical Herbalist Pamela Spence MNIMH reveals which herbs are our allies in the fight against hay fever Hay
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New colouring book reveals the beauty of pathology
If you love adult colouring, you’ll love this! The Royal College of Pathologists has launched Incredible You – a new
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Everything you ever wanted to know about kinesiology
In its most basic form, kinesiology can be described as ‘the science of movement’. There are lots of different types
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