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How to meditate your coronavirus fears away during lockdown, from breathing techniques to looking at nature

Most of us feel anxious or overwhelmed in uncertain times. Three women – including the writer, who is weeks away from giving birth – practise daily meditation to stay calm during the pandemic.

26 Apr 2020 - 5:44PM

Most of us feel anxious or overwhelmed in uncertain times. Three women – including the writer, who is weeks away from giving birth – practise daily meditation to stay calm during the pandemic.

How to meditate your coronavirus fears away during lockdown, from breathing techniques to looking at nature
Vegan athlete couple on their plant-based performance boost: more energy, faster recovery – it’s ‘the way forward’, they say

Singapore-based bodybuilder Luke Tan and his ultra-marathon-running wife Emilie adopted a plant-based diet nearly a decade ago and saw the benefits almost overnight. Now they are raising their daughter as a vegan, too.

19 Apr 2020 - 5:05PM

Singapore-based bodybuilder Luke Tan and his ultra-marathon-running wife Emilie adopted a plant-based diet nearly a decade ago and saw the benefits almost overnight. Now they are raising their daughter as a vegan, too.

Vegan athlete couple on their plant-based performance boost: more energy, faster recovery – it’s ‘the way forward’, they say
Suicide, depression and poverty: Indonesia’s refugees’ bleak future now there’s almost no chance of being resettled

Asylum seekers who fled war to reach Indonesia have been told there is almost no chance of them being permanently settled in a third country. Many deal with depression and suicidal thoughts as they struggle to feed their children

26 Mar 2018 - 1:36PM

Asylum seekers who fled war to reach Indonesia have been told there is almost no chance of them being permanently settled in a third country. Many deal with depression and suicidal thoughts as they struggle to feed their children

Suicide, depression and poverty: Indonesia’s refugees’ bleak future now there’s almost no chance of being resettled
The surreal world of soap operas in Indonesia, where the more unbelievable it is the better

Sinetron – as they are called in Indonesian – are the highest rated and longest running shows in the country. From characters sleeping in full make-up to look beautiful to evil stepmothers, critics say they convey an unhealthy view of life

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Sinetron – as they are called in Indonesian – are the highest rated and longest running shows in the country. From characters sleeping in full make-up to look beautiful to evil stepmothers, critics say they convey an unhealthy view of life

The surreal world of soap operas in Indonesia, where the more unbelievable it is the better
The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides

The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness

The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides