WellBeing is the World’s leading journal of natural health and living. A refreshingly intelligent reading experience, WellBeing offers inspiration for a way of life that is authentic and soulful. Reportage reviews the latest developments (or revived ancient practices) in natural living, and in-depth articles both challenge and inspire pragmatic action in the real-world balance of work, life, family and community. WellBeing reaches an increasingly sophisticated audience of citizens of the global village.
Warmth • n 1 the quality of state of being warm in temperature 2 the quality or state of being warm in feeling 3 a glowing effect produced by the use of warm colours
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Give • v 1 to make a present of 2 to put into the possession of another for his or her use 3 to convey to another
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How do you nurture yourself in winter?
Recent medical findings for a healthier body
Interesting slices of life
All the latest in environmental issues
Ivy leaf • The common plant ivy has many effects when used medicinally but its prime action is as a respiratory anti-inflammatory—very useful in conditions such as bronchitis.
Manuka honey • Manuka honey is a powerful antibacterial honey made by bees frequenting the tea tree.
Natural beauty lift • We experience two wellness spa treatments: LED light therapy and DMK enzyme therapy. Both treatments promise to brighten skin, offering a natural beauty lift.
Luxury travel at its best • Passionate about seeing the world and experiencing its cultures, Sujata Rama has lived on three continents and travelled to all seven. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, where she has been the managing director for 10 years.
WellBeing gives space to the creative souls in our community
Beau-tea-full • From green to ginger, mint to matcha, black to blueberry, there’s an abundance of teas to tempt anyone’s taste buds. The good news is that not only is tea refreshing, it’s a readily available natural beauty product.
Sustainable air con • The high and growing cost of heating and cooling your house, and its contribution to global warming, makes it imperative you become more conscious of how you regulate the temperature at home.
Plant-Based Probiotics and Prebiotics • You know by now that a healthy microbiome (the bacteria in your gut) is essential to good health. Everyone knows yoghurt provides good gut bacteria but what if you don’t want to consume animal products or just have problems with dairy? To solve your dilemma, here are some plant-based probiotic—and prebiotic—foods plus some delicious recipes to get them into your diet.
The eyes have it • Your eyes are often called the windows to your soul and, as human beings, we use our eyes to perceive the world and communicate thoughts and feelings. Our eyes send more unconscious social signals and communicate more about ourselves than any words we may utter. Yet eyes also perform vital physical functions so it is important to keep them healthy.
Fighting fast fashion • When you visit your closet, are garments threatening to spill out onto the floor? You’re not alone. In recent years, concerns have been raised over excessive consumption of clothing, two thirds of it synthetic, and the environmental impacts from this voracious demand for new clothes.
Alternatives to buying
Mindfulness in the kitchen • Research shows that happy kids are healthy kids. Discover how getting your children in the kitchen can help boost confidence and concentration.
Yoga for an open heart • Emotional strain and stress can sometimes result...