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And breathe - 5 ways to bring mindfulness into your everyday routine

If like a lot of us, you lead a busy lifestyle, it can sometimes feel hard to find time to focus on yourself. Getting to a yoga session can become yet another thing on your never-ending to-do list and whilst we would all like spend our weekends at a spiritual retreat, somehow life (and our bank balance) always seems to get in the way. However, there are many ways you can bring mindfulness and meditation into your everyday life. Finding quiet moments of stillness throughout the day can have a real impact on your mental wellbeing.  Here are a few ideas on how you to practice mindfulness, and find a little bit of calm, in some unlikely places.  In The...

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The Growing Trend For Vegan Beauty

Take a look at the shelves of any high street shop or the menu of any restaurants and it’s clear that veganism has graduated from niche lifestyle choice to a mainstream trend. Research from the Vegan Society estimates that there are now 540,000 vegans in the UK an increase of almost 400,000 over a ten year period. Even those who don’t identify as full-time vegans are trying to reduce their intake of meat and animal-related produce - ‘flexitarian’ is now part of our day to day language and a quick search of #MeatFreeMonday on Instagram unveils over 200,000 posts.  As people have become more conscious about what they are putting in their mouths, their attention has begun to fall on...

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