Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: What It Actually Means to Get a ‘Good Night’s Sleep’

    Sun 29 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health care fields have issued new metrics that spell out exactly what high-quality slumber means....
  • »Living Well: The Difference between Fear and Intuition

    Thu 26 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Have you ever been in the butterflies-in-your-stomach early phase of a new, emerging love? If so, then you can relate to my dear friend, who asked me for advice this week. She’s just beginning a new relationship and as love blossoms,...
  • »Living Well: 13 Self-Care Tips That Will Keep You Calm In Stress

    Wed 25 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Sometimes you just need to put yourself first.
    It’s no shock that stress is on the rise, whether you experience it at work or home or just watching the news of the day. And it can have dangerous health consequences if left unchecked....
  • »Living Well: Stop Pretending, Start Living

    Mon 23 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Motherhood. The great world of pretenders. You want Golden Globes and Academy Awards - ask us overachieving mothers. The ones who try to do it all, make it all, and fix it all. Because that’s what mothers do isn’t it? We pretend. We...
  • »Healthy Living: How Stress Can Cause A Heart Attack

    Sun 22 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 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. 01:00 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. 01:00 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. 01:00 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. 01:00 AM
    By Alina Dizik
    (BBC)
    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. 01:00 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. 01:00 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. 01:00 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...
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