Yasmin Hingun

Yasmin Hingun

A journalist with a strong interest in mental well-being and fitness, Yasmin Hingun started professionally writing as a teenager. She spends her free time on performing arts projects and water sports

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How EMDR got a cancer patient through chemotherapy worry-free – in fact, she almost looked forward to sessions

Priya Menon says she felt no fear nor anxiety throughout the course of her chemotherapy treatment thanks to EMDR, or eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing, a relatively new form of therapy used for PTSD sufferers.

Priya Menon says she felt no fear nor anxiety throughout the course of her chemotherapy treatment thanks to EMDR, or eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing, a relatively new form of therapy used for PTSD sufferers.

13 Jul 2020 - 10:14AM
From surgery to recovery, young heart attack survivor on the mental and physical toll and how therapy, meditation and mindfulness help him find peace

Carl Fernando had a heart attack as he left a Hong Kong gym. He talks about having heart surgery, how couples therapy is helping on the slow road to recovery, and the importance of mental well-being.

Carl Fernando had a heart attack as he left a Hong Kong gym. He talks about having heart surgery, how couples therapy is helping on the slow road to recovery, and the importance of mental well-being.

24 Jun 2020 - 1:47PM
How an unplanned gap year helped one student discover what she really wanted

While at secondary school, Abby Yuen had no idea what she wanted to do. Some time off from studying helped her find a part-time career, and decide on an academic path that was right for her.

While at secondary school, Abby Yuen had no idea what she wanted to do. Some time off from studying helped her find a part-time career, and decide on an academic path that was right for her.

7 May 2020 - 12:31PM
MMA for the mind: six steps to leverage your subconscious and make success inevitable

Achieve your potential and reach your goals with this six-step strategy to leverage your subconscious. Three-time triathlon champion Olivier Courret shares his framework of psychological tactics for success.

Achieve your potential and reach your goals with this six-step strategy to leverage your subconscious. Three-time triathlon champion Olivier Courret shares his framework of psychological tactics for success.

15 Mar 2020 - 6:22PM
How surfing keeps you healthy and young at heart: ‘silver surfers’ on riding waves in their 60s

A trio of Hong Kong surfers in their 60s share tips on keeping up with the physically challenging sport, including diet and injury management, and how the enjoyment of it crosses generations and keeps them feeling young.

A trio of Hong Kong surfers in their 60s share tips on keeping up with the physically challenging sport, including diet and injury management, and how the enjoyment of it crosses generations and keeps them feeling young.

26 May 2020 - 1:42PM
The ‘kidney priest’: how a cleric’s organ donation sparked a global campaign to register more donors

Catholic cleric who donated a kidney to a man in need of new organ, who’s known as ‘kidney priest’, tours the world to spread the spirit of sharing. ‘I preach about Jesus sacrificing himself for others, but I have to practice it, too,’ he says.

Catholic cleric who donated a kidney to a man in need of new organ, who’s known as ‘kidney priest’, tours the world to spread the spirit of sharing. ‘I preach about Jesus sacrificing himself for others, but I have to practice it, too,’ he says.

24 Dec 2019 - 12:15PM
Movement culture: used by UFC legend Conor McGregor, fitness trend can help no matter how unfit you are

Drawing from virtually every physical discipline, movement culture will benefit people of all fitness levels. Its goal is to fight the tendency towards physical inactivity – a trigger for heart disease, depression and other conditions.

Drawing from virtually every physical discipline, movement culture will benefit people of all fitness levels. Its goal is to fight the tendency towards physical inactivity – a trigger for heart disease, depression and other conditions.

15 Dec 2019 - 7:00PM
First aid tips for passers-by exposed to tear gas, petrol bombs or blue dye from water cannons

What should you do if you are caught up in urban unrest and exposed to toxic chemicals? And what if tear gas gets into your home? Experts offer advice.

What should you do if you are caught up in urban unrest and exposed to toxic chemicals? And what if tear gas gets into your home? Experts offer advice.

22 Nov 2019 - 8:27AM
Running tips for marathon hopefuls from a Kenyan champion: motivation, avoiding injuries, mindset and more

Professional marathon runner Lukas Wambua Muteti shares tips for beginner and advanced runners alike on avoiding injuries, mindset, motivation and more.

Professional marathon runner Lukas Wambua Muteti shares tips for beginner and advanced runners alike on avoiding injuries, mindset, motivation and more.

10 Nov 2019 - 7:44PM
Mental health in Hong Kong: Pink Floyd tribute band teams up with KELY Support Group for concert to raise funds and awareness

Charity concert by Pink Phloyd will raise funds for KELY Support Group and raise awareness of its initiatives for youth mental health, a hot topic amid the anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

Charity concert by Pink Phloyd will raise funds for KELY Support Group and raise awareness of its initiatives for youth mental health, a hot topic amid the anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

4 Nov 2019 - 8:03PM