These lifestyle magazine pages include notes and articles about healthy living and the natural world.

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Saffron adopted through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program

The American Botanical Council has announced the adoption of saffron (Crocus sativus) through its Adopt-an-Herb program. These are notes about saffron and its traditional medicinal uses that the new sponsor is helping ABC continue to make available online in its HerbMedPro dat...

07 Apr '20 | Herbal Medicine | USA

How to get along when staying at home

Advice to stay at home has caused millions of people to change their daily routines in recent weeks. There are many articles about how to deal with boredom, frustration, worry and the social requirements of getting along with others in a confined area. Here are some brief sugg...

31 Mar '20 | Mental Health | At Home

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by Gail Thackray

This manual isn't just for Reiki Level I certification courses, although it is useful as a study aid. It is also easy to read by anyone interested in energy healing and spiritual development as well as being a good refresher for lapsed reiki practitioners.

This week features books about reiki.

Nature Notes for Summer

There are about 180 species of honeysuckle (Lonicera) in North America and Eurasia. Most are hardy twining climbers. Some are colourful and highly fragrant. The name honeysuckle is derived from the edible sweet nectar in the flowers. In North America this attracts hummingbirds. Lonicera caprifolium is used to prepare one of the Bach flower remedies.

What are Bach Flower Remedies ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Cancer, often referred to and depicted as the crab, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, emerald and moonstone.

Cancerians are said to be strong-willed and articulate, yet also emotionally sensitive. They sometimes 'wear their hearts on their sleeves', revealing more personal emotion than others might consider wise.

Angel Thought for 25th June:

Tread carefully through the natural world. Angels are all around. The Angel Nahaliel is said to watch over streams.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.


Today's Study Tip:

Pay particular attention to learning the diagrams and equations that describe topics within your course.

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is important for healthy skin, hair and nails. It supports healthy eyesight and mental faculties, especially in tasks that require alert concentration.

Breakfast cereals are often fortified with vitamin B2, which is commonly listed as riboflavin. Other sources of vitamin B9 include milk, cheese, eggs, green leafy vegetables including cabbage and kale, as well as whole grains, pulses and yeast extracts.

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More from the News Section:

AMA (USA) offers 6 tips for better heart health - 1 Feb '20

Improving the relationship between use of social media and body image - 9 Jan '20

Latest violence in Tripoli (Libya) shuts 210 schools - 8 Jan '20

Excessive use of antibiotics to treat young children - 16 Dec '19

Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada - 22 Aug '19

Portland area nonprofit groups form social health network - 16 Aug '19

Reducing saturated fat in diet lowers blood cholesterol and risk of CVD - 1 Aug '19

Canadian initiatives against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - 26 Jul '19

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