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Luxury Train Travel – Your New Destination

We all seem to be in a hurry to get places. We want the fastest route, the shortest flight and the quickest option. But what if the destination is the mode of travel itself?  Maybe the way of getting there could be the destination or at least a significant part… Read more

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Cheers! Pick the Perfect Bubbly for a Champagne Toast

Holiday parties are upon us. Nothing sets the stage more perfectly than walking into a party, pulling a glass of bubbles from an ornate silver tray, and drinking the heady sparkler. I receive more emails requesting sparkler and Champagne suggestions in December than at any other time of the year.… Read more


A Super Diva Workout: Stay Fit at Any Age

If you think you don’t have time to work out or feel you’re not strong enough to even begin, this guide to stay fit is perfect for you! And the woman who has mastered it might surprise you! Envision the modern superwoman. Picture her strong and powerful, physically and professionally,… Read more


What to Buy After Christmas: Bargain Hunting Basics

For most of us in the northern hemisphere, Christmas signals the true beginning of winter. That’s why it always seems like cognitive dissonance when we see bathing suits, sandals, and linen dresses in the department stores come January (unless you are one of the travelers jetting off to the Bahamas… Read more


Rewire Your Brain and Feel Happier: 3 Steps for Letting Go of Negative Thoughts

This is part 2 in a series by Dr. Jena Field on rewiring your brain for happiness. "'Tis the season to be jolly," may ring out of every store and gas station during the holiday season but in reality we are more likely to feel down in the winter months… Read more

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“We’re All Jock Tamson’s Bairns” – Compassion and Scottish Values 

"We're all Jock Tamson's bairns" is a popular saying in Scotland. The Reverend John Thomson (Jock Tamson) was a much-loved minister of Duddingston Kirk, Edinburgh, from 1805 to 1840. He called the members of his congregation, "Ma bairns," (my children) and this resulted in folk saying, "We're all Jock Tamson's… Read more


3 Must-Visit Parks and Gardens in Greater London

London, home to Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the British Museum and so many other iconic sites. But did you know that 47% of Greater London is green space? Hyde Park alone covers 350 acres, and it’s only one of Greater London’s 8 royal parks occupying 5,000… Read more


Foot Massage You Can Do Yourself

After a long day on your feet, or a long walk, your feet may be a little cranky. Don’t let that discourage an active life or living your fullest. Learn how to give yourself a foot massage with a tennis or racquetball ball — and get back out there! You… Read more