Author Archives: Sheba

An impression of Bangkok

I had the incredible opportunity to go to Bangkok not once, but twice this year for work. I had a few hours to be a tourist the second time round, so I revisited some of the places I saw years … Continue reading

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The Agony and Ecstasy of Running

A year or so ago, I got it into my silly head that I could run. After a hard gym session, I looked down my street and thought “I wonder what would happen if I ran down that road and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Genetic health

For centuries, we have been fascinated by the possibility of reversing the ravages of time and disease on the physical body. The idea of something material restoring youth and vitality is certainly an attractive one (which intuitively leads to the idea of immortality), but … Continue reading

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When Fact and Fiction collide

As an avid reader, the escapism value of reading a gosh-darned good book is absolutely undeniable – this fact I knew since I could read. I admit that I am also one of those snobbish purists. I love my classics, and if … Continue reading

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The demonization of fat

These days as I get more and more interested in body composition, BMI and balanced diets, I am devouring articles about health inspiration from a lot of different sources. This particular one caught my attention recently, as you can see … Continue reading

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