Tag: wellbeing

  • Do Children Need Nutritional Supplements?
    Do Children Need Nutritional Supplements?

    We know that vitamins and minerals are essential for healthy development and a balanced diet is key. If your child is not eating well you may have wondered about giving them nutritional supplements.  Here is what you need to know about supplements for children and whether your child needs them.   By Dr. Donna Robinson […]

  • Virtual Runs: Better Health for Family and Community
    Virtual Runs: Better Health for Family and Community

    Joel Farnworth writes how his family discovered running for charity and the advantages of doing a virtual run together.   By Joel Farnworth   If your family is looking to get active and enjoys outdoor activities, you might like to try a running event together. My family got hooked a couple of years ago as […]

  • 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 […]