Cognitive Therapy

Slave to the help

Since the birth of our third child a year ago, I have made it clear to my husband that we are never leaving Hong Kong. Not, that is, until our children are old enough to cook, clean and babysit themselves. There are several reasons for this.

Sunday, 1 July, 2012, 12:00am

How burned-out doctors can rediscover their inner healer

In part, it's a case of 'physician, heal thyself'. Mindfulness programmes are being incorporated into medical training to help health care professionals, whose increasingly heavy workload is leading to more burnout and blunders.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Q&A: Jean Reno

When it comes to marriage, French actor Jean Reno has plenty of experience. The 60-year-old has been married three times, which makes him well qualified to play the role of a marriage counsellor in Couples Retreat, a comedy directed by Peter Billingsley.

20 Feb 2010 - 12:00am


Talking to your parents brings joy

The relationship between teenagers and their parents is not usually an easy one.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am


Paper 3 - 3

Part A In this part you will have five minutes after you have been given the question to prepare your ideas and jot down some notes to help you remember what you want to say. Be careful not to write down too much as then you will not seem to be reading out something you have prepared. This is not allowed. The discussion must be as natural as possible.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Have Your Say


I am writing in response to the article 'Mind games'

(South China Morning Post, February 6).

I was shocked to learn that about 400,000 Hongkongers had major depressive symptoms.

Depression can cause 'errors in our thinking', according to the article.

15 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Mobile technology lets workers bring stress home, warns expert

E-mail, mobile phones and other technology add to the pressure of working life by depriving people of rest and time with their families, according to a stress-management expert.

Jon Kabat-Zinn said he had witnessed a growing trend of people taking their mobile phones and laptop computers on holiday.

21 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Think about all possible choices

What do you do if you have a decision to make? Do you consult a friend, parents, teacher, or do you make the decision on your own? Here are a few steps to help you.

13 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

The three keys to keeping customers happy

ONE of the great myths of business is that you have to go all-out every day to keep your customers and clients happy. While always giving your best is admirable, advisable, and preferable, it is not necessarily true.

25 Apr 1993 - 12:00am