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 | 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 | Mental Health | At Home

Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide

Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, print, social and digital media and include countries across Africa and Asia.

28 Mar | Handwashing | International

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Featured product of the day:

Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-By-Pose Wake Up Story #Ad

by Mariam Gates

Getting the day off to a great start must be a good idea for anyone. This colourful picture book also helps to introduce toddlers to the idea of yoga through pictures of the natural world and simple poses for small people. Delightful!

This week features books about yoga.

Nature Notes for river walks

Common kingfishers (Alcedo atthis) can be found by still or slow flowing water such as streams, rivers, canals and lakes, especially with densely vegetated banks.

They have excellent eyesight with monocular vision (eyes operate separately) in the air, yet binocular vision (eyes operate together) in water.

Read about Heather

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue celestine, citrine and watermelon tourmaline.

Geminis can be insightful in their understandings of others' thoughts and perspectives and are often said to be talkative, quick witted, enthusiastic and curious about everything.

Angel Thought for 6th June:

Go in peace. May your day be joyous!

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:

If you feel frustrated about a subject mentally explain to an imaginary person why the topic is interesting or important for you to master. Motivate yourself gently.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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More from the News Section:

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

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

Food Aid for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh - 1 Feb '20

Free to access online data about latest clinical research on novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV - 29 Jan '20

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

Aromatherapy assoc. NAHA supports lavender via ABC's adopt-an-herb - 22 Dec '19

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

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

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