Healthier and slimmer adults have better self-control, studies show

Illustration: Adolfo Arranz

I will not eat fudge cake. I will not eat fudge cake. I will not eat fudge cake. I will eat fudge cake.

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 10:56am


SHAM by Steve Salerno Crown Publishers (e-book)

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Divining his reality by re-dreaming the world

Tell us about your latest book of essays, A Time for New Dreams.

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney Penguin

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Don't get behind in fitness - it's a matter of motivation

101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy Free Rating 9/10

'Does it really matter if I put my run off until tomorrow?' That's a thought I can certainly identify with.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hang on ... while I talk about putting things off

We've all been students - and I'm sure almost all of us have felt an emptiness in our chest when we've realised that most of the summer has passed and there's still a pile of work to do.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Would compulsory 'Moral and National Education' lessons help strengthen students' national identity?

Elise Choi, 16, Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Seeking Happily Ever After

Seeking Happily Ever After by Michelle Cove Tarcher, HK$136

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Don't be too open

Recently, two boys boasted on Facebook about having sex with their underage girlfriends on Stanley beach.

A photo showed a condom which was used by one of the boys. And there was a video on YouTube in which one of the boys said the other couple was going to have sex. Now, police are investigating the case.

11 Feb 2010 - 12:00am


Make a note

Yoganidhi leads Kirtan yoga musical meditation. Today, 7pm-9pm, Pure Yoga, 16/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, free, booking recommended. Inquiries: 2971 0055

Light touch

25 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Kulay, Kultura, Kalawili

The Philippine Arts and Culture Society and Haraya Visual and Media Arts Society's Colour, Culture, Harmony exhibition showcases works by 15 local Filipino visual artists and photographers, including Ben Guia's The Meditation of Self Embrace (left). Daily, 9am-5pm, Exhibition Gallery, 4/F Administration Building, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 3118 2902.

16 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

The Editor's Note

The Greek philosopher Aristotle lived in an age of heroes. One of his pupils was Alexander the Great. And yet when it came to courage Aristotle was not impressed by martial arts. 'I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies,' he wrote in his Ethics.

3 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Getting down to it

By putting off your tasks, you only make things worse. So draw up a timetable and get started - now!

16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am


Om squad

Free meditation instruction (English and Cantonese). Today, 7pm-8.30pm; May 27, 11am-noon, Yoga Mala, 239 Jaffe Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2116 0894

Air force

23 May 2008 - 12:00am


Time to shine

Systemic constellation workshop with Joan Ma and Brigitta Dunki. Tomorrow, 2pm-7pm, Asia Pacific Aromatherapy, Rm 1204, Unicorn Trade Ctr, 131 Des Voeux Rd, Central, HK$500. Inquiries: 9309 5987

Star power

12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am