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Try this vital balancing act

Imagine a typical two-career couple facing all the challenges that success creates. Let's call them Winnie and Benson, both in their 40s.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 12:35pm

City scope: stretching across borders


Mumbai-based yoga instructor Asha Ambani doesn't sound surprised the ancient discipline is enjoying a surge in popularity on the mainland.

22 Sep 2012 - 11:25pm

Animal cruelty is wrong

I read a news story about some environmentalists in Australia who proposed killing the country's camels to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

This made me think about the status of humans. Currently, we are the masters of the planet. We are free to do whatever we wish with other animal species.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Awakening to happiness

Joe Vitale is the author of several best-selling self-help books, such as The Key, The Attractor Factor, Zero Limits and Hypnotic Writing, and the creator of popular audio and DVD programmes, including The Missing Secret and The Power of Outrageous Marketing. He has also appeared on talk shows, made cameos in films, such as The Secret, and now says he is well-off.

26 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Patience finally pays off for Shum

Lions' Fortune repaid connections patience with a long-awaited victory at his 23rd start for trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing and jockey Douglas Whyte. 'They've waited patiently for this win, he's a six-year-old having his first victory, but Danny has got him going well,' Whyte said.

25 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Quotes of the Week

Maybe sometime I would like to tell him about this situation

W, a woman who was born a man but had a sex change, is fighting to have the High Court declare she has the right to marry her boyfriend, who has not been informed about her sex change - nor the legal case

14 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

Monday's report ,'World Cup 3-D shows at cinemas in doubt', on page C3 wrongly stated that all 64 World Cup matches would be shown at the 11 shopping malls under the MTR Corporation.

19 May 2010 - 12:00am

Yoga chains' low prices meant they had to fail, says competitor

The recent collapse of two yoga chains may be a sign of a troubled market, but the way they ran their businesses was unsustainable, says the chief executive of the city's biggest yoga chain, who believes the fitness craze is more popular than ever.

17 May 2010 - 12:00am

Stretching the limits

Requirements Yoga instructors have to be passionate about the spiritual healing system. They need to practise every day to stay in shape, and there is no place in the profession for someone who lacks a genuine interest in it.

They also have to love working with people. Good communication skills are important as there is constant interaction with students.

12 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Count your blessings

Hongkongers live long, healthy lives and are generally financially secure.

Despite everything we have, our sense of well-being is often quite low.

8 Sep 2009 - 12:00am