Lifestyle Archive
  • »Healthy Living: How Stress Can Cause A Heart Attack

    Sun 22 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    A stressful, high-octane lifestyle is probably one of the worst things you can do for your heart, and cardiologists now have a better understanding of why.
    In a large-scale longitudinal study, published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet,...
  • »World Vs Trump on Global Climate Deal?

    Sat 21 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst
    As a pro-coal president strides into the White House, the rest of the world is rallying in defence of the climate.
    Donald Trump has called climate change "a hoax" and filled his cabinet with...
  • »What is an ‘Expat’?

    Sat 21 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    What is an expatriate, exactly? And when is an expat an immigrant — or not?
    The word expat is loaded. It carries many connotations, preconceptions and assumptions about class, education and privilege — just as the terms foreign worker...
  • »Living Well: Want to Earn more? Work Less!

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    When Stuart Nomimizu relocated from Birmingham, England, to Tokyo his friends and family in the UK started to worry. Not only did they rarely hear from him, but he seemed to always be at the office from early morning until very late at night. His...
  • »Living Well: The Secrets of Constant Holidaymakers

    Tue 17 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Alina Dizik
    When Chris Lang’s company switched to an unlimited vacation policy, he doubled down on taking time off, carefully planning days away while delegating to his staff and encouraging others to do so as well.
    As an...
  • »Living Well: Making Friends in a New Country

    Mon 16 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    For those of us who live abroad, moving to a new country comes with a host of challenges – from weird cultural quirks to finding a place to live. But one of the toughest is meeting new people: indeed,  one of our most popular stories from...
  • »Success: 4 Uncommon Ways to Clear Your Mind for Big Decisions

    Sat 14 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    Decision-fatigue refers to the phenomenon that, like willpower, our ability to make decisions throughout the day diminishes without proper recharging. When mid-Pivot and asking life’s biggest questions, we are often overwhelmed by smaller...
  • »Culture: The Mystical Poet Who Can Better Your Life

    Thu 12 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Daniel Ladinsky (BBC)
    Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz (c. 1320-1389) is one of the most beloved poets of the Persians, and is considered by many – from different cultures – to be one of the seven literary wonders of the world. Ralph...
  • »Living Well: 10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

    Mon 9 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.
    And let’s face it,...
  • »Healthy Living: Not Liking Music Is an Actual Neurological Condition

    Sun 8 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    Many people consider music to be one of life’s greatest pleasures. Others find it... meh.
    An aversion to music of any kind might seem on par with disliking puppies, ice cream or sunshine, but not everyone gets a kick from jamming out to the...
  • »Living Well: 6 Ways to Make Your Life Better in 2017

    Sat 7 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    Fresh year, fresh start right? Even if you have been slacking on your brand new resolutions this week, there is still plenty of time to get back on track. If you’re like most people, your yearly goals are focused on things that will help make...
  • »Living Well: Tired of Being Tired? How to Re-Energize and Be Happy

    Thu 5 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    You’re tired. You’re exhausted from the moment you get up in the morning. It feels like you’ve been ploughing the field with a fork. You’re working too hard and not getting enough done. This can get a person down, especially...
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