Month: February 2021

  • Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives
    Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives

      Mums-to-be take such care during pregnancy but what happens after birth?  The baby takes first priority and self-care for mum is overlooked. Fitness trainer Anna Downs explains how to reprioritise your health with simple exercises to fit into a busy day through pregnancy and beyond. By Anna Downs   Self-care has been a hot […]

  • Self-care? There’s An App For That!
    Self-care? There’s An App For That!

    The fast-moving world of technology has always been a bane for taking-it-slow, mindful lifestyles. But can we also harness the power of technology to boost self-care? By Francine Kaye Acelar   Were you told to “unplug” when on a healing retreat? Do you get asked to turn off gadgets when in a meditation or yoga […]

  • Overcoming Negativity and Teaching Kids About Self-love
    Overcoming Negativity and Teaching Kids About Self-love

    Thinking positive thoughts has a huge impact on a person’s sense of self. Parenting coach Galina explains how parents can influence children with positivity and lessons of self-love. By Galina Kalinina Are you raising a negaholic child? Negaholism is a condition when people have zero or little self-love. It’s a pattern in which people are […]

  • Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision
    Things To Know About Your Child’s Vision

      An optometrist writes about eye development and caring for children’s vision. By  Bao Minh Tran Babies and younger children will learn more about the world from vision than through all their other senses combined.  Good vision is important for a child’s educational, physical and social development. It’s important to be aware of the possible […]

  • Can I Love Another Child the Same?
    Can I Love Another Child the Same?

    When pregnant or thinking about having another baby, we often ask ourselves if we will be able to love each child equally.  By Sadef Chhotani Love has many forms even if it is channeled out from one person to different people. We can never pick a favorite but some children do need their mother more […]

  • When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities
    When Traditional Culture Leads to New Opportunities

      Noriko Tsuboi has taught and performed the Japanese instrument Koto in the United States and Thailand. Here are her stories and hopes. By Noriko Tsuboi / Translated by Hanae Matsumura Looking back, I have spent almost half of my life away from my home country, Japan. Back when I was in Japan, my mother […]