Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions

Coping Tips for Major Family Transitions by Renee Brossman (MA), School Counselor, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai My husband, two pre-teen children, our family pup, and I recently moved from the US to Shanghai and successfully completed our first year. The year leading up to the move was fraught with anxieties, fear, excitement and logistical challenges. … Continued

All your questions about organic food, answered

 Kindly written for us, by FIELDS online supermarket, one of our organizational sponsors   Food safety. It’s not just an issue in China – it’s a worldwide problem. While China has had its fair share of food scandals, things have improved since the government passed tougher food safety laws in 2015. The after effect of these … Continued

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child

How to Explain Work Travel to Your Child By Chantal Chen, occupational therapist at ELG, and Shining Sun, clinical psychologist at ELG, with writer Sam Lu   As the world becomes more and more interconnected, travelling for work is increasingly becoming a common part of many jobs. While for some it can be an exciting … Continued

You’re not alone…

  Dear all, In a week in which we said goodbye to Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, each a leading pioneer in their own industry and adored by millions, it seems appropriate to stop for a moment and take stock of our own lives. Hearing about both deaths on the news went a long way … Continued

Common Emotional and Relationship Issues for Today’s Woman

Common Emotional and Relationship Issues for Today’s Woman By Bibiana Rueda Bueno, Holistic Psychologist The devaluation of the feminine energy and our attempts to fit into roles assigned by society and others plays a part in many of the emotional and relationship issues women face today. Understanding how these issues are affect our lives and … Continued