Self-care tips for the new year

2021 is coming to an end. The COVID pandemic is still here; the Omicron variant is spreading like wildfire in many parts of the world. You may have suffered immeasurable loss this year, or faced numerous challenges. Or you may have enjoyed a very productive and successful year. Regardless of how 2021 has been forContinue reading “Self-care tips for the new year”

Reduce anxiety, naturally

Government statistics show that over 13% of people in Hong Kong aged 16 to 75 have common mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to a 2015 study, 27.8% of Hong Kong’s primary school children have anxiety symptoms so severe that professional help is warranted (Click here to read more on stress and anxiety inContinue reading “Reduce anxiety, naturally”

Coffee + fast food = bad for blood sugar levels

Eating a fatty fast food meal is never good for you, but drinking coffee along with it is even worse, according to a recent University of Guelph study. The study finds that a healthy person’s blood sugar levels not only spike after eating a high-fat meal, but that the spike doubles after having both aContinue reading “Coffee + fast food = bad for blood sugar levels”