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WellBeing

Issue 177
Magazine

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.

Play • n 1 the conduct, course or action of a game 2 an act, way or manner of proceeding

Patience • n 1 the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.

From the editor-in-chief

From the editor

YOUR SAY

Recent medical findings for a healthier body

Interesting slices of life

All the latest in environmental issues

Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) • This humble plant, often used in aquariums, is actually a powerful brain tonic.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) • An incredibly valuable medicinal plant, dandelion tastes bitter and salty. All parts of the plant can be used — root, leaves and flowers — as a food and a remedy.

From the inside out • Is a weekend long enough to inspire changes to mind and body? We test it out high above the vineyards at Golden Door Elysia.

Timeless beauty at home • Co-founder of Gaia Retreat & Spa, Olivia Newtown-John, is launching a new skincare range, Retreatment Botanics. We speak with Trudi Jaye, Retreatment Botanics’ beauty and wellness specialist, and find out how to recreate the “spa” feeling at home.

WellBeing gives space to the creative souls in our community

Beauty and the bees • Honey, honey. Not just an ingredient in desserts, this gift from nature offers a plethora of health benefits for your body’s largest organ — your skin.

Sweet schemes • Age-old design principles and biophilic design can help you create a sleep-promoting bedroom that supports the rest of your life.

Soothing spring • Don’t get hit by hay fever this sneeze season. Develop a deeper understanding on how to manage the condition for your most soothing spring yet.

Time to exercise • Finding time in your busy day to exercise can be difficult. We’ve asked the experts for their tips on workouts and routines you can do even in the smallest amount of time.

Set to soar • It’s time for teen spirit. If you want to connect with your teenager and guide them through their next chapter of life with ease, conscious parenting is key, say experts.

Brilliant brassicas • Given their stunning array of health benefits, most of us are probably not getting enough of this versatile and delicious family of vegies.

Hands on • Loving, intentional touch does more than de-stress. It’s imperative to one’s emotional and cognitive growth and, in the early stages of life, one’s very survival.

Warrior woman • Outside of her talent on camera, or behind it, Deborra-lee Furness is a dynamic woman who has worked tirelessly to ensure children the world over are happy, healthy and whole.

Finding your tribe • A strong support network is integral to your health and wellbeing. These people are like-minded souls who accept, support and love you exactly as you are. Yet to meet them? Here’s how to find your tribe.

Reawaken your spiritual practice • Have you hit a yogic plateau and lost the spark in your practice? Here’s how to recharge your spiritual batteries and reinject passion, energy and focus into your yoga again.

SPECIAL REPORT The natural traveller • It’s near the end of the year and many people are taking off on holidays. Extensive information is available for travellers on the use of pharmaceuticals, medical...


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Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Health & Fitness

Languages

English

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.

Play • n 1 the conduct, course or action of a game 2 an act, way or manner of proceeding

Patience • n 1 the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.

From the editor-in-chief

From the editor

YOUR SAY

Recent medical findings for a healthier body

Interesting slices of life

All the latest in environmental issues

Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) • This humble plant, often used in aquariums, is actually a powerful brain tonic.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) • An incredibly valuable medicinal plant, dandelion tastes bitter and salty. All parts of the plant can be used — root, leaves and flowers — as a food and a remedy.

From the inside out • Is a weekend long enough to inspire changes to mind and body? We test it out high above the vineyards at Golden Door Elysia.

Timeless beauty at home • Co-founder of Gaia Retreat & Spa, Olivia Newtown-John, is launching a new skincare range, Retreatment Botanics. We speak with Trudi Jaye, Retreatment Botanics’ beauty and wellness specialist, and find out how to recreate the “spa” feeling at home.

WellBeing gives space to the creative souls in our community

Beauty and the bees • Honey, honey. Not just an ingredient in desserts, this gift from nature offers a plethora of health benefits for your body’s largest organ — your skin.

Sweet schemes • Age-old design principles and biophilic design can help you create a sleep-promoting bedroom that supports the rest of your life.

Soothing spring • Don’t get hit by hay fever this sneeze season. Develop a deeper understanding on how to manage the condition for your most soothing spring yet.

Time to exercise • Finding time in your busy day to exercise can be difficult. We’ve asked the experts for their tips on workouts and routines you can do even in the smallest amount of time.

Set to soar • It’s time for teen spirit. If you want to connect with your teenager and guide them through their next chapter of life with ease, conscious parenting is key, say experts.

Brilliant brassicas • Given their stunning array of health benefits, most of us are probably not getting enough of this versatile and delicious family of vegies.

Hands on • Loving, intentional touch does more than de-stress. It’s imperative to one’s emotional and cognitive growth and, in the early stages of life, one’s very survival.

Warrior woman • Outside of her talent on camera, or behind it, Deborra-lee Furness is a dynamic woman who has worked tirelessly to ensure children the world over are happy, healthy and whole.

Finding your tribe • A strong support network is integral to your health and wellbeing. These people are like-minded souls who accept, support and love you exactly as you are. Yet to meet them? Here’s how to find your tribe.

Reawaken your spiritual practice • Have you hit a yogic plateau and lost the spark in your practice? Here’s how to recharge your spiritual batteries and reinject passion, energy and focus into your yoga again.

SPECIAL REPORT The natural traveller • It’s near the end of the year and many people are taking off on holidays. Extensive information is available for travellers on the use of pharmaceuticals, medical...


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