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Inner peace and balance amid the mayhem: the ‘dayfests’ that empower and heal

From yoga and kirtan chanting to vegetarian cooking and creative healing art, a series of day-long events aims to provide balance amid Hong Kong’s frenetic pace, and heal and empower participants along the way.

11 Sep 2019 - 6:37PM

From yoga and kirtan chanting to vegetarian cooking and creative healing art, a series of day-long events aims to provide balance amid Hong Kong’s frenetic pace, and heal and empower participants along the way.

Inner peace and balance amid the mayhem: the ‘dayfests’ that empower and heal
Postnatal depression: it can strike at any time, but sharing experiences allows women to help each other

Dr Katie Larson asked friends and family to monitor her for depression after giving birth, because her mother suffered for two decades. Her depression hit a year later and she only realised after a friend had the same symptoms.

3 Jul 2019 - 8:19PM

Dr Katie Larson asked friends and family to monitor her for depression after giving birth, because her mother suffered for two decades. Her depression hit a year later and she only realised after a friend had the same symptoms.

Postnatal depression: it can strike at any time, but sharing experiences allows women to help each other
How plastic surgery can improve physical and mental health – not just make you look good

Frequently mistaken for being driven by a desire to look good, plastic surgery can also improve a person’s physical and mental health and even alleviate depression. But in many places, procedures still carry a certain taboo.

22 Apr 2019 - 6:17PM

Frequently mistaken for being driven by a desire to look good, plastic surgery can also improve a person’s physical and mental health and even alleviate depression. But in many places, procedures still carry a certain taboo.

How plastic surgery can improve physical and mental health – not just make you look good
How first-time parents can survive loneliness and lack of sleep: by communicating and having empathy

Having a new baby is ‘like taking an extra 2.5 full-time equivalent job position’, says psychologist Jim Bierman. The pressure combined with exhaustion and different parenting styles can put a huge strain on your relationship.

4 Mar 2019 - 8:12PM

Having a new baby is ‘like taking an extra 2.5 full-time equivalent job position’, says psychologist Jim Bierman. The pressure combined with exhaustion and different parenting styles can put a huge strain on your relationship.

How first-time parents can survive loneliness and lack of sleep: by communicating and having empathy
Raped by her father as a child, now she helps other incest victims speak up

After breaking her silence on the continued abuse she suffered from her father, Karina Calver embarked on a journey of self-healing and is now vocal on the issue of incest rape – especially in the Indian community

26 Jan 2019 - 9:07PM

After breaking her silence on the continued abuse she suffered from her father, Karina Calver embarked on a journey of self-healing and is now vocal on the issue of incest rape – especially in the Indian community

Raped by her father as a child, now she helps other incest victims speak up
Travelling with kids: how to ensure your children become fully immersed in new cultures on holiday

Children can develop their problem-solving skills, resilience and their ability to plan while on holiday. See how some parents ensure their kids make the most out of their trips away.

30 Dec 2018 - 6:02AM

Children can develop their problem-solving skills, resilience and their ability to plan while on holiday. See how some parents ensure their kids make the most out of their trips away.

Travelling with kids: how to ensure your children become fully immersed in new cultures on holiday
Why this Christmas a set of building blocks could be the best thing to buy your kids

Early childhood pioneer Caroline Pratt came up with the idea of the wooden blocks as an alternative to the ‘repression of formal education’ in 1913. Modern research shows they help children improve their mathematical skills and pay attention.

17 Dec 2018 - 1:47PM

Early childhood pioneer Caroline Pratt came up with the idea of the wooden blocks as an alternative to the ‘repression of formal education’ in 1913. Modern research shows they help children improve their mathematical skills and pay attention.

Why this Christmas a set of building blocks could be the best thing to buy your kids
How to survive Christmas – holiday that’s as stressful as moving home or a divorce

Hongkongers tell us about the pressures they face as the festive season nears – end-of-year deadlines, overexcited kids, and the anxiety for everything to be picture perfect. Experts tell us what you can do to take the stress out of Christmas

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Hongkongers tell us about the pressures they face as the festive season nears – end-of-year deadlines, overexcited kids, and the anxiety for everything to be picture perfect. Experts tell us what you can do to take the stress out of Christmas

How to survive Christmas – holiday that’s as stressful as moving home or a divorce
How a Hong Kong family sports day keeps students on a healthy track

This weekend’s annual event at Hong Kong Science Park will involve 100 kindergartens and schools, parents and teachers aiming to spread the word that regular exercise and physical fitness matter alongside long hours of study

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

This weekend’s annual event at Hong Kong Science Park will involve 100 kindergartens and schools, parents and teachers aiming to spread the word that regular exercise and physical fitness matter alongside long hours of study

How a Hong Kong family sports day keeps students on a healthy track
Hongkongers back in school to learn how to be better parents, whether their children are three or 13

Today’s children are growing up in a very different world, and some parents are struggling to cope. Schools offer parenting courses to share knowledge and offer non-judgmental advice on raising happy, well-adjusted children

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Today’s children are growing up in a very different world, and some parents are struggling to cope. Schools offer parenting courses to share knowledge and offer non-judgmental advice on raising happy, well-adjusted children

Hongkongers back in school to learn how to be better parents, whether their children are three or 13
#MeToo victims’ campaign highlights need to educate parents and protect children from abuse

The campaign encourages sexual abuse victims to share their experiences and has given millions the courage to open up. We talk to social workers and other experts about the need for communication and to teach parents how to empower their children to reduce the likelihood of it happening to them

7 Nov 2017 - 8:47PM

The campaign encourages sexual abuse victims to share their experiences and has given millions the courage to open up. We talk to social workers and other experts about the need for communication and to teach parents how to empower their children to reduce the likelihood of it happening to them

#MeToo victims’ campaign highlights need to educate parents and protect children from abuse
Mindfulness helps Hong Kong children overcome anxiety and school pressures through yoga and hiking

More than one in four Hong Kong students have considered harming themselves or committing suicide, a survey shows. Groups such as The Collective Journey are using alternative methods to improve children’s mental health

10 Apr 2018 - 12:08PM

More than one in four Hong Kong students have considered harming themselves or committing suicide, a survey shows. Groups such as The Collective Journey are using alternative methods to improve children’s mental health

Mindfulness helps Hong Kong children overcome anxiety and school pressures through yoga and hiking
 Wellness coach Cristina Rodenbeck leads a Kirtan session with a child
Mother’s Choice: caring for Hong Kong’s pregnant teenagers and their babies since 1987

Inspired by a series of Post stories in 1986 about Hong Kong’s teen pregnancy problem, four Hongkongers set up a place where single mothers could receive help, acceptance and counselling, and expanded it into a child care home

22 Mar 2017 - 11:49AM

Inspired by a series of Post stories in 1986 about Hong Kong’s teen pregnancy problem, four Hongkongers set up a place where single mothers could receive help, acceptance and counselling, and expanded it into a child care home

Mother’s Choice: caring for Hong Kong’s pregnant teenagers and their babies since 1987
Hong Kong mum angry at nurses scolding her for breastfeeding ... in a hospital

Discrimination against feeding mothers is still common, and even happened in a hospital trying to achieve Baby Friendly Hospital accreditation; mother uses incident to initiate dialogue about change

25 May 2016 - 11:30AM

Discrimination against feeding mothers is still common, and even happened in a hospital trying to achieve Baby Friendly Hospital accreditation; mother uses incident to initiate dialogue about change

Hong Kong mum angry at nurses scolding her for breastfeeding ... in a hospital
How Hong Kong schools are swapping sit-in-a-chair education for a more active style

Physically active learning bolsters academic success, health and happiness – but selling the benefits to educators who are pushed for results presents challenges

28 Mar 2016 - 12:10PM

Physically active learning bolsters academic success, health and happiness – but selling the benefits to educators who are pushed for results presents challenges

How Hong Kong schools are swapping sit-in-a-chair education for a more active style
How putting career on hold for partner’s Hong Kong job can make you ill

If you live your life through someone else’s you lose your identity and risk deep unhappiness, says wellness coach. Fortunately, many ‘trailing spouses’ find new careers in entrepreneurial Hong Kong

20 Mar 2016 - 6:01AM

If you live your life through someone else’s you lose your identity and risk deep unhappiness, says wellness coach. Fortunately, many ‘trailing spouses’ find new careers in entrepreneurial Hong Kong

How putting career on hold for partner’s Hong Kong job can make you ill
There is a Plan B: volunteers help Hong Kong's expat single parents

Parents, especially women, who lose their partners often need moral and practical support but don't know where to turn in Hong Kong. A support network called Plan B is helping them get back on their feet.

28 Oct 2015 - 10:06AM

Parents, especially women, who lose their partners often need moral and practical support but don't know where to turn in Hong Kong. A support network called Plan B is helping them get back on their feet.

There is a Plan B: volunteers help Hong Kong's expat single parents
Hong Kong students get taste of scary world of the poor and displaced

Simulating life as refugees and slum dwellers proves to be a moving experience for local teens.

18 Nov 2016 - 4:31PM

Simulating life as refugees and slum dwellers proves to be a moving experience for local teens.

Hong Kong students get taste of scary world of the poor and displaced
Birth order in family dynamics
Foot health - from bunions to corns to ankle injury
Case history: Nails tell a lot about person's health
Too many women are still dying in childbirth
All slings considered
4 Nov 2012 - 10:07AM
All slings considered