The Chinese Mid-Autumn festival: fertility, the moon, birth and immortality

Chinese mid-autumn festival

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated festivals in the Chinese calendar. The annual harvest festival is celebrated by China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia and a number of other Asian countries on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar which, in the Georgian calendar, falls on 4th October in 2017.

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How the Baby Name You Choose Can Influence Their Life

How the baby name you choose can influence their life

You might not realise it or be consciously aware of it, but your name can have a big impact on your life and your personality. You might spend a long time choosing your baby’s name, but few people look into the psychology behind how a name can shape a person. The psychology of a first name is something to consider when choosing a name for your newborn, and always good to have an idea of how important a name can really be…
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Three Tips to Reduce Stress Symptoms During Pregnancy

Tips to Reduce Stress Symptoms During Pregnancy

Whether you’re in the early stages of your pregnancy or you’re reaching the end, you will know all too well the stress that can be put on both your mind and body.

Physical challenges, discomfort and emotional ups and downs are all inevitable, but there are steps you can take to ensure you enjoy your pregnancy by reducing stress levels…

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