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7 Japanese Words You Need To Be Living Your Life By

4 Mins Read Have you been searching for a way to describe something you’ve felt, and just can’t pin down using the English language? We’ve definitely felt that way before. Luckily, there are some Japanese words that are just so relatable, and we are here to share them with you! Here are 7 Japanese words that seem to […]

Happy Viking: Venus Williams Launches 100% Vegan Protein Shake Brand

3 Mins Read Tennis champion Venus Williams has just launched her own protein shake line and it’s 100% vegan. Called Happy Viking, the seven-time Grand Slam winner’s new plant protein brand will offer a range of yellow pea and brown rice protein blends, inspired by the long-time vegan advocate’s motivation to be a “warrior for health”.  Launched on […]

Global Mental Wellness Economy Now Worth US$120 Billion, New Report Finds

4 Mins Read New research has found that the global mental wellness economy has ballooned to a market worth more than US$120 billion, driven by growing consumer spending in four main segments including sleep, brain-boosting nutraceuticals, self-improvement and meditation. Describing the mental wellness sector as the new “industry bubble”, the report says that there has never been a […]

Lululemon To Acquire Home Workout Platform Mirror In US$500M Deal

3 Mins Read Lululemon, the darling of the athleisure world, has announced that it will acquire the stay-at-home fitness company Mirror for US$500 million. It marks the brand’s first acquisition, and is yet another sign that the future of fitness remains at home as the world continues to battle the coronavirus crisis.  The popular upmarket athleisure brand announced […]

Sound Therapy: What It Is, How To Practice It & Where To Find It

4 Mins Read Sound therapists believe that sound – music, different frequencies, pure sounds – can help rebalance our energy, emotions and well-being. If you’re looking to explore a new wellness modality – sound therapy might just be it. Here, we take a dive into what sound therapy actually is, different types of sound therapies out there and […]

New Wellness Guides On Instagram To Offer Support During Coronavirus

3 Mins Read Instagram has recently launched a new function to enable its users to explore wellness “guides” filled with tips, advice and other useful resources aimed at supporting people who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The feature will see content created by participating expert organisations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Facebook-owned photo and […]

INTERVIEW: Welltodo Founder Lauren Armes “Wellness Is Non-Negotiable”

11 Mins Read Welltodo founder Lauren Armes, the doyenne of wellness media, has watched a niche trend grow into one of the most watched industries on the planet and her b2b wellness platform has been at the very centre of the sector’s skyrocketing journey ever since she first started chronicling the space back in 2014. An Aussie by […]

#CopingWithCorona: 32 Ideas For Struggling Chefs, Restaurants & F&B Operators

6 Mins Read The coronavirus (or Covid-19) is now a global pandemic of epic proportions. Entire countries are on lockdown. Air travel is grinding to an almost halt. Working from home is the new norm. Over half a billion children are out of school. Financial markets are crashing like they haven’t in decades. Businesses are STRUGGLING badly. And […]

Green Queen 2020 Trend Predictions: Wellness Returns To Breath

2 Mins Read Gimmicks be gone! We predict that 2020 will see a return to basics across the wellness space, with the trend being defined by breath. Namely, the importance of good breathing. From hot yoga to dog yoga, mindfulness to meditation, there’s been no shortage of fads and concepts across the wellness space. But many of us […]

Hong Kong’s 2019 Beauty & Wellness Expo Sees More Natural & Organic

4 Mins Read At the recent 5-day Hong Kong’s Beauty and Wellness Expo organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which showcases 100 exhibitors from beauty, cosmetics and skincare, the millenial and Gen-Z appetite for more natural, green brands was clear. Unlike previous years, there was a marked focus on more clean, natural and organic beauty […]

New Hong Kong Sanctuary Destination Fivelements Habitat Offers Pathways To Wellness

4 Mins Read Fivelements Habitat, the city’s new 15,000 sq.ft. integrated wellness destination in Causeway Bay, will give Hong Kongers an opportunity to refocus on their physical and mental health through different pathways, including yoga, sacred arts and plant-based dining. Habitat’s highlights include a 55-seat plant-based dining area, private spa treatments rooms and a private steam, a dedicated mediation […]

How To Break Up With Your Phone: Solutions For A Healthier Digital Life

5 Mins Read How often do you find yourself giving in to digital distractions? We’re all guilty of wasting time on social media when we should be working, playing rounds of Candy Crush when we should be studying, felt our self-esteem plummeting whilst scrolling through impossible Insta abs or feeding into our FOMO as we troll seemingly perfect destinations […]

Self-Care Is Not Optional: Why You Need To Take Time Out For Yourself

5 Mins Read Growing up, my mother was (and still very much is) my queen. I idolized her (and still do). She was beautiful, vivacious and had this “hustle hard” mentality that I adopted early on in life. She hardly went on holidays and was defined by her business. I loved her #bossbitch attitude and wanted to be […]

What Is A Digital Detox And Why Do You Need One? The Rise Of Social Media & FOMO

4 Mins Read Last year, a captivating animated music video made by artist/illustrator Steve Cutts and Moby & the Void Pacific Choir went viral about society’s increasing dependence on technology. A monochrome Max Fleishman-inspired animation, the short three minute clip paints a disturbing portrait of a boy navigating a cellphone-addicted world with images we are all too familiar […]

Green Queen Predicts: Health & Wellness Trends 2016

6 Mins Read It looks to be an exciting year for health & wellness, and Green Queen shares her predictions for what will be 2016’s biggest trends. 1. Bowl Everything Mark our words, this coming year the already-huge-on Instagram fad is going to take over IRL. Buddha bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke, salad bowls, veggie bowls…Whatever you call […]