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Does running a mile a day really improve children’s lives?

The Scottish school that asked primary pupils to do 15 minutes of exercise every dayThe Scottish school that asked primary pupils to do 15 minutes of exercise every day started a global trend – and research suggests it really is transforming lives. It was an 80-year-old volunteer who prompted Elaine Wylie, the then headteacher of St Ninians primary school in Stirling, to reappraise the fitness of the children in her school. “Your children are not fit,” the volunteer told her. Wylie was stung by the comment, even though she suspected it was true. The PE teacher confirmed it.
Not just for childrenOriginally aimed at school children, but now the Daily Mile Foundation have tweaked it for adults too - more info can be found in the link below. In short, the study found that children taking part in the daily mile, which is fifteen minutes of jogging per day, became faster, increased their moderate to vigorous activity by nine minutes p…

Theraputic Art Journaling

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Art Journaling Here is a Blog by Tess Wyatt she is about to run an exciting new course here in Eyre Place. I have been visiting Eyre Place Osteopathic Practice for a few years and have enjoyed Osteopathic treatment from many of the team. Glynis asked me to produce some art for her 18th year anniversary celebrations. So when Monika and I decided to set up a business for art journaling for self- care I immediately thought of 23 Eyre Place as a venue to host a course. We arewww.healingtherapycentre.co.uk

Some of Tess' art journalling pages for an international letter swap I am an artist teacher and Monika is a counsellor, we met running art journaling sessions for Safe Space Dunfermline. We enjoyed working with each other so much we decided to run some classes together in Edinburgh.

 journaling pages by Tess produced using found images/ text and pen and ink whilst on a visit to a London

The course
The course is run along therapeutic guidelines with lots of emphasis on mindfulness and group…