Ramessh Bajaj

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Is this Asia’s best stopover city?

The banking hub of Hong Kong has long been a prime destination for business travellers – but there’s more to the city than meetings and conferences, writes Christopher DeWolf.<p>Hong Kong doesn’t need much introduction as a business hub. Trading has always been this city’s lifeblood, from its days as …

Hong Kong

How to change your life in 15 minutes a day

Our recent post, 24 ways to make 2017 great received many eye-opening comments as to how much time getting up 15 minutes earlier each day can add to …

Productivity

When a preschooler’s friends aren’t playing nice, should a parent intervene?

<i>Q: My almost-4-year-old is sweet and sensitive (and crazy, of course, as they all are). She plays well with others, as long as they want to or are also playing. How do I help her deal with kids who aren’t playing well back? I intervene if there are safety issues, but what about subtler things? A</i> …

Parenting

Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Why Real Strength Begins With the Core

Not so long ago, the nearest a personal trainer would come to talking about the core was telling clients to beef up their six-packs with an …

This $9.5 Million Home Includes a Private Floating Meditation Den

It's the ultimate for modern-design lovers<p>If you're a fan of architect Toshiko Mori, you'll love this Zen Colorado retreat. Situated on 2.5 acres, the $9.5 million, 10,000-square-foot home boasts indoor-outdoor living spaces that highlight the surrounding natural beauty. With four bedrooms and …

Fire engulfs migrant centre in Germany

• Scores of migrants rescued<br>• Alarm raised just after noon<br>• Police are questioning two people<p>Plumes of dense, black smoke billow into the air over the German city of Duesseldorf.<p>Dozens of firefighters were called to the scene at the site of the city’s exhibition centre – which is currently used to house …

6 things you can do with turmeric, the Indian spice everyone is Googling

Millions of Americans are wondering what to do with turmeric.<p>That's according to Google's annual Food Trends report, which analyzes patterns in food-related searches in the US. The company compiled search query data from January 2014 to February 2016, and highlighted the most notable trends.<p>Google …

Turmeric

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

Spirituality

Two Questions That Might Determine Future Success

The Holy Grail for most businesses is ensuring success over a prolonged period of time. Sure, there are some enterprises set up merely to be an irritant and to be bought out quickly. But most business leaders are keen to create something that lasts. This is, of course, easier said than done. …

Management

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

This motorized wheel adds electric power to your bike

GeoOrbital brings a novel idea to Kickstarter<p>Many different kinds of personal transportation are undergoing an electric revolution, but electric <i>bikes</i> might make up the biggest section of the market. In fact, it's boomed fast enough that we're already seeing weird, alternative ideas pop up. A …