Tag: wellbeing

  • 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 […]

  • 7 Tips to Help Cope with Being Left Behind
    7 Tips to Help Cope with Being Left Behind

    An expat struggles when close friends leave. Laurie is a long-term expat who has farewelled many friends. While the good-byes don’t get easier she has learned ways to manage when staying behind. By Laurie Charusorn   The first 6 months of my life in Thailand were hard, isolating, and lonely. I moved to Bangkok with […]

  • Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In
    Volunteerism: Getting Active to Settle In

      Transitioning to becoming a stay-at-home spouse in a foreign country can be isolating. Former BAMBI News Editor, Ema Naito reflects on how volunteering for BAMBI helped her step out of her comfort zone and gave her the skills to reinvent her career.   By Ema Naito-Bhakdi   You’re living in a foreign country because […]

  • 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 […]

  • What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life
    What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life

    Learning is a two-way street. If babies learn from adults so can adults too. Here are some lovely lessons for adults to learn from babies.   By Henrik Olofsson   Although babies are highly dependent on having adults around as they grow up – to raise, feed and protect them – learning should not just […]

  • 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 […]