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This month Douglas Holwerda, American trained and licensed mental health counsellor, talks about learning how to diffuse heat and emotion in the middle of a conflict

One of the things I love about living in a foreign country is learning more about the cultural significance of the routines of daily life, as well as the meanings of festivities and ceremonies.

Profitability, business strategy and the all-important bottom line are critical to making an organisation successful, but a large proportion of these factors rely on the same thing: people. Keeping employees engaged and aligned with business goals through regular communication is key.

Not long after we realise that we exist, we become preoccupied with the meaning that carries. Every existence has meaning, like a word in the dictionary — and if you had to flip through all the names with the same first letter as yours, eventually finding your own, what definition would you hope to see?

Keen readers will note this month marks the first anniversary of this column. And like a newborn in her first year of development and growth, I’ve been learning to focus my vision, reach out, explore and learn about the things around me (whee!).

The calorie myth is a hard one to kill. Calories are not the most important issue when striving for effortless fat loss and health.

This month Bookworm’s Truong takes a look at some of the best crime thriller writers around

We see people with influenza or flu all year round, but the numbers peak during autumn and throughout the winter — this is why it is referred to as ‘seasonal flu.’ Flu is different from a cold and is caused by another group of viruses. The symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer.


This month Douglas Holwerda, American trained and licensed mental health counsellor, talks about making decisions and prioritising for the future

When I heard Vietnam had just launched its first Bitcoin exchange, it prompted me to think about our current global economic system and how it fails to meet the needs of the vast majority of people on the planet. Many analysts in the financial market as well as observers from the metaphysical and spiritual domains insist there needs to be a global overhaul of the economic structure. Perhaps Bitcoin offers a viable option in the exchange-for-value system.

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