Virtual reality headsets, used for immersive gaming experiences, also allow you to meditate in a location of your choice. Photo: Shutterstock

‘I now sleep peacefully’: how virtual reality meditation could work for you

People meditate to relieve stress, anxiety and insomnia, and virtual reality meditation is just as effective and may even work better, say experts and fans.

8 Nov 2022 - 10:18AM

Explainer | It was a mindful Buddhist practice lost to time, but she’s brought it back

A self-styled Buddhist layman in Hong Kong, Rebecca Wong Howe shows how to develop a daily practice of incense seal making, a meditative, mindful practice that is a dying art.

A self-styled Buddhist layman in Hong Kong, Rebecca Wong Howe shows how to develop a daily practice of incense seal making, a meditative, mindful practice that is a dying art.

21 Oct 2022 - 12:59PM

Women in Malaysia keep fit and connect with nature on group bicycle rides

The women of Kuala Lumpur cycling group Bike in Nature gather weekly to ride through jungle, challenge themselves, socialise and keep fit.

The women of Kuala Lumpur cycling group Bike in Nature gather weekly to ride through jungle, challenge themselves, socialise and keep fit.

5 Jan 2022 - 7:48AM

No travel, no problem: the Hong Kong people taking up new hobbies

Covid-19 restrictions stopped these Hong Kong residents having overseas holidays, so they distract themselves by learning new things such as sewing and wakesurfing. Others destress at drumming jams.

Covid-19 restrictions stopped these Hong Kong residents having overseas holidays, so they distract themselves by learning new things such as sewing and wakesurfing. Others destress at drumming jams.

26 Dec 2021 - 6:45AM

Enthusiasts map out a Hong Kong Island coastal trail

An app promoting the circumnavigation of Hong Kong Island on foot has gathered together favourite places and hidden treasures Hongkongers have found along the 65km route.

An app promoting the circumnavigation of Hong Kong Island on foot has gathered together favourite places and hidden treasures Hongkongers have found along the 65km route.

12 Feb 2021 - 9:52AM

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A cow eats grass brought in by volunteers on the remote Tap Mun, or Grass Island, in northeast Hong Kong as the animals struggle to find enough food thanks to a sudden influx of day-trippers and campers from the city due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP

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