Mouthguards

Young expatriates in Singapore are fortunate to be able to enjoy participation in sports like rugby, netball and soccer all year round. Indeed, many schools and organisations like ANZA provide ample opportunities to participate...

4 Tips For The Right Health Insurance

1. Get The Right Level Of Cover Knowing you have medical insurance that provides adequate coverage is one important factor that can help you feel at ease. Determine your level of coverage comfort zone: basic,...

Perimenopause: The Facts

What is ‘perimenopause’? Perimenopause means “around menopause.” It is a phase in a woman’s life marked by alterations in the quantity and frequency of oestrogen production, which is the main female hormone produced by the...

Procrastination

Procrastination is the delaying of less pleasurable or more urgent tasks for more pleasurable or less urgent tasks. Many people judge procrastination as our lack of self-control but it might be more useful to...

Teens and eating Disorders

What is an ‘eating disorder’? What form can it take? The condition is signified by an abnormal perception of one’s body image as being fat and an overvaluation of a thin body ideal. A fear...

Why is Health Insurance for Kids Important?

Singapore boasts arguably one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. Having said that, parents in the city-state are also faced with the question of whether to buy a private medical insurance...

Protecting Your Children in Singapore through Immunization

Before children start school in Singapore, it is important to ensure immunizations are up-to-date. Children are exposed to a range of potentially dangerous diseases due to the large number of people they come into...

Which is better: an individual or family health plan?

For expats working and living in Singapore, health insurance is an important matter to consider, especially when healthcare costs in the Lion City are among the highest in the region. While many companies offer private...

Mind, Body, Health! How Mindfulness will make you happier and healthier

This article is co-written by Dr. Magdalena (Health & Performance Coach) and Dr. Sairupa (Naturopathic Doctor). Mindfulness nurtures a relationship to our body that welcomes healing of the whole self. The Chinese script for “mindfulness”...

Back on the Health Wagon

Michele Fernyhough has found a fast way to lose weight and feel great. In early 2013, she decided to do a seven-day fast – a regime which bans all solid foods, which is one...