Manage your joint health with these handy checklist.


Try this basil fried rice recipe for a delicious homemade meal.

Basil fried rice

Taking care of your knees can make a huge difference to your overall health.

Your knees are the largest joints in your body, which also means they may be one of the most vulnerable joints.

An overweight dog is more at risk of having health problems.

Mr Sunny Chong, a professional animal trainer who owns his own training school said: “Animal obesity can cause or worsen musculoskeletal and cardiovascular problems, as well as glucose tolerance imbalances. It may also weaken the animal's immune system.”

When put in a difficult situation, do you handle stress calmly or get frustrated?

Dr Julian Tan, an interventional cardiologist from Mount Elizabeth Hospital, said: “Emotional stress can sometimes trigger a condition known as Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy or Broken Heart Syndrome. Patients who suffer from this may feel like they might have had a heart attack, but further check-ups may show no blockages in the heart. This condition may be brought upon by negative stress like grief, anger or fear.”

Tidy your wardrobe and discard unwanted items. A well-ordered closet makes it easier and quicker to select outfits.

Your kitchen is where you store foodstuff or whip up fragrant and piping-hot meals.

Enjoy these easy-to-prepare, thirst-quenching drinks right at home.  

Green juice
Packed with phyto nutrients, this juice is perfect to have on a hot day.

Having a happy and supportive family can have positive and far-reaching effects in our lives.

Do you find yourself getting stuck in a rut all the time? Do you often stick to only one way of getting around a problem – be it at work or home?

The next time you are headed to the golf course or tennis court, watch the way you swing as the wrong technique may result in injuries that can impede your activities of daily living.

Eating sensibly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are part of keeping in good shape.


Taking care of your heart is very important as it is constantly working to pump blood throughout your body.

Want to look glamorous at work? Make your make-up last longer with these tips.

1. Get more mileage out of lipstick

Taking the time to proportion your salary can help you stay on top of your bills, and save more money than you would ever have saved if you had not managed your finances.

Are you frequently at a loss for words or worried about making small talk?

Mr Nicholas Goh, the chief executive of an award-winning communications consulting company said being a good conversationalist is important at work or socially, and is linked to being able to communicate effectively.

Do you often feel peckish in the afternoon at the office?

Ms Angel Chua, 27, a marketing executive, makes it a point to pack some snacks to work whenever she can.

Eating right is essential if you want to manage your weight and stay in shape.

While moderating the amount of carbohydrates you eat is important when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, it should not be your only consideration.

Standfirst: Keep your skin smooth with exfoliation.

You may have read about the benefits of exfoliation and how it can contribute to great-looking skin.

Having a tough day at work? Practicing the art of positive thinking can help you get through the day more easily.