The ABBA song asks, "Without the song or the dance, what are we?" Well, a whole lot unhappier and unhealthier, and certainly more uncultured, says our contributor Dr. Jingduan Yang, expert in traditional Chinese medicine. Find out more about the link between the arts and your well-being.
Being laid-back doesn’t mean you shouldn’t think at all. It’s a bit like physical exercise — you don’t want to over-exert yourself with a triple marathon every day, but some moderate daily exercise like taking a walk or just doing the housework is beneficial.
Today she told me that according to what she had read (in Mandarin of course), human beings are supposed to live to be between 100 and 140 years old. Of course I wanted to know why.