Wellness Tips

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Acupuncture Singapore Guide: Everything You Want to Ask (Especially if You’re Afraid of Needles)
By: Dedet Panabi / February 15, 2021

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, but it’s gotten a lot of buzz lately because of the trend towards natural health and well-being. Nowadays, people are wary of popping a pill just to make pain or discomfort go away. They combine doctor’s prescriptions with alternative medicine — whether it’s regular massages, reflexology, supplements, […]

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Best Online Workouts to Help You Lose Weight and Stay Fit at Home
By: Dedet Panabi / March 20, 2020

Can’t get to the gym? We rounded up some of the best online workouts and streaming fitness classes, so you can get a good workout right in the comfort of your home. Whether you’re avoiding the gym because of the Covid-19 virus (read our article on gym safety), or just don’t have the time for […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Covid-19 at the Gym, Pool or Health Club
By: Dedet Panabi / March 16, 2020

Should you still go to the gym in the middle of the Covid 19 outbreak? How high is the risk of transmission from yoga mats, exercise equipment or group classes? Should you cancel your tennis game or stop your morning laps at your condo pool? Here’s what you need about Corona virus safety and your […]

10 Healthy Alternatives to White Rice and the Best Way to Cook Them
By: Dedet Panabi / March 5, 2020

Go on any diet, and the first thing they’ll tell you is to cut down on carbs, like white rice. But for Asians, rice is life! Think about it: Singapore’s national dish is Hainanese Chicken Rice. We can’t give up on grains completely. So what are some delicious alternatives to white rice, and what’s the […]

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Self-Care Gadgets for Chronic Worriers: Turn off Your Brain and Relax
By: Dedet Panabi / March 2, 2020

Do you always get headaches? Do you have trouble sleeping, and toss and turn for hours because your mind won’t “turn off” even if you’re exhausted? Are you cranky and easily frustrated? These are early signs of burnout. Burnout: The Silent Disease “Burnout is one of those road hazards in life that high-achievers really should keep […]

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Keep in Your Pantry: 9 Food That Can Help Ease an Upset Stomach
By: Dedet Panabi / February 19, 2020

An upset stomach can hit anyone, anytime. It can be triggered by stress, a heavy or very oily meal, a virus. Sometimes it happens for no reason at all — your stomach feels off, and you feel gassy, uncomfortable and miserable. Taking an anti-diarrhea pill won’t actually help, because sometimes you just need to let […]

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Why Friends (And Girls Night Outs) Are Good For Your Health
By: Dedet Panabi / February 10, 2020

Single this Valentine’s? That’s fine. A girl doesn’t need a guy to be happy and healthy — she just needs really good friends. Research shows that having really close friends and regularly meeting with up can actually improve your health and well-being. Friends can help you live longer — and get sick less Did you […]

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Always Working in front of a Computer? Start these Healthy Habits, now!
By: Dedet Panabi / January 22, 2020

Office workers, we need to talk. We spend 8 hours a day hunched in front of computers. While emails and Excel sheets may not count as “hazardous objects” the time we spend in front of screens (and hunched in our desks) can hurt our health. Here’s what we need to know — and more importantly, […]