Tag: mental health

  • Talking to Kids about Gender Diversity
    Talking to Kids about Gender Diversity
    Discussing gender identity with kids may be a sensitive topic, but it helps them to discover identity in a broad sense and to become more open-minded.  By Meg Wichita  Talking to children about gender can be tricky and you may feel uncertain about what to say. Children begin showing curiosity about gender at a pretty […]
  • Rediscovering Yourself Through Mindfulness 自分らしく生きるための第一歩 ~自分の心と向き合っていますか?
    Rediscovering Yourself Through Mindfulness 自分らしく生きるための第一歩 ~自分の心と向き合っていますか?
    “Mindfulness” is to let go of your inclinations and thoughts, and to know your true mind. But what does it really mean?   By Tomoko Morikawa / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   I teach mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in my current profession. What do these two have in common? In a nutshell, they have a […]
  • Art Therapy: Healing Through Creativity
    Art Therapy: Healing Through Creativity
    Known for her dot-style of painting Amy Diener is a talented young artist living in Bangkok.  She speaks about her art and how she has found comfort in it after years of dealing with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.By As told by Amy Diener to Rina Wongpanich  What is your background and how did you start painting?I’m originally […]
  • Helping Children Transition to New Environments
    Helping Children Transition to New Environments
    Transitions into new environments are challenging for adults and children alike. Experienced international educator Karen O’Neill shares tips for parents to support their children through transitions.  By Karen O’Neill  How do we support and prepare our children to leave the comfort and security of their parents, caregivers, and home environment to start early years, kindergarten, […]
  • Protecting Your Loved Ones Through Deeper Self Connection
    Protecting Your Loved Ones Through Deeper Self Connection
    The last few months have not been easy and you may have felt a strain on your relationships. There is an opportunity here to focus on connecting with and understanding yourself better in order to protect those you love.  By Claudia Gomes, Photo by Raphael Brasileiro from Pexels  Recently, the government asked everyone to stay […]
  • My Career Will Not Be Wasted  私のキャリアは失われない
    My Career Will Not Be Wasted 私のキャリアは失われない
    What does “career” mean to you? Living in Thailand for a limited time revealed a good opportunity for Machiko Mori to think about what she wants from her career and life.  By Machiko Mori / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]  Two years ago, I left the company where I had worked for years as my […]