Much About Mushrooms

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The most incredible tales exist surrounding mushrooms. Ancient human culture documented reveals a mushroom cult dating back 7000 to 9000 years with details of harvesting, adoration and offerings to the gods.  

In ancient Egypt only royalty were permitted to eat mushrooms as they were associated with immortality and in medieval England,  folklore dictated that mushrooms should be picked only at full moon and if they appeared in a circle were labelled fairy rings with the presence of these mysterious creatures !

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WOMEN’S DAY

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In the ancient world a woman speaking in public was in most circumstances by definition “not a woman” and in the past women faced distinct social penalties for perseverance leading to success.

For years women had to keep their heads down and play by the rules which has changed dramatically. However,  do men see powerful women as a threat to their masculinity?  Generally men prefer to report to other men and with the rising success of the opposite sex the status quo has become a bit hard to stomach.

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FRECKLES, LOVE THEM OR HATE THEM

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Those with very fair skins are inclined to be more prone to freckles, being nothing more than deposits of melanin pigment stimulated by sunlight,  much like obtaining a tan but appearing in a spotty fashion. Freckles can over time form blotches and worst of all the onset of skin cancer, a warning from Dermatologists.

Believe it or not, there is a newfound fondness of showing off freckles and should one not have them,

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ANCIENT HEALING POWERS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

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This weeks article commences with an appropriate quotation from Voltaire -

“Nothing could be more tiresome than to eat and drink if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity”.

Long before the West became familiar with exotic spices, herbs and fruits, the civilizations in the middle east certainly viewed these as a necessity and their glorious cuisine is uniquely

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MAINTAINING GOOD HEALTH- SOME NEW FACTS

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As there is an ever increasing need for mental health care in our communities a number of new facilities are opening up country-wide.

There seems to be a mindset change in society in contrast to earlier times when mental disturbances were considered taboo.

Increasing workloads like peer pressure,  unemployment , crime and so on lead to instability in families,  increasing trauma which can lead to substance abuse.

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BATTLING WINTERS WOES

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Along with winter comes a lot of essential clutter like coats, scarves, leggings, boots and so on.

Although having to face dressing is a rather laborious process Winter can be embraced positively for enjoyable and healthy activities one being more energized at this time of year.

Some may relish the idea of  bedding down earlier despite all the paraphernalia of extra blankets, duvets, electric blankets. hot water bottles and so on.

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The MatsiMela Home Spa range of products is constantly growing and developing with ethos of caring for yourself and the environment. MatsiMela Home Spa is premier body care range that was developed by Wayne and Olivia Nel in 2005.

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