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SCMP Article: Sex or your phone – which would you rather go without?

Couples often report feelings of relationship dissatisfaction, depression and attachment anxiety when technology interferes with intimacy. For those who chose the former, Dr. Quratulain Zaidi shares that making online time a joint experience instead – by watching YouTube or playing online games together – can strengthen a relationship. Smartphone Addiction V.S Relationships When faced with … Read more

How to Communicate Our Sexual Needs with Our Partner

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Communication  We all hear about how important it is to communicate our needs to our partners, but it’s not always easy to know exactly how to. Expressing your sexual needs can be even more of a challenging task. Sexual communication is a skill, and it’s a skill that’s learned; it’s not innate. And like with … Read more

How Setting Healthy Boundaries Supports Your Wellbeing

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Holiday Pressure Anna had decided this year she would not visit her family for the holidays. She knew for sure that she would be hearing about this for a while from her parents. She could hear it now, “How could you do this to me!” Her mom would shout. “You are so ungrateful. I have done … Read more

Navigating Bereavement during the Festive Period and Covid-19 Restrictions

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Grief during the Holidays Holiday festivities are the times we usually gather with our loved ones to celebrate and create memories. This can make grief and bereavement feel more tangible, intense, and harder to navigate. The ongoing Covid-19 health measures may augment our distress by interrupting our familiar ways of grieving.   How can we cope with … Read more

Couples and COVID: How Couples can Manage the Holidays

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Intimacy during the Holidays The holidays are usually when people come together to celebrate, connect and bond with other family members and friends. However, here in Hong Kong, we are still experiencing travel restrictions and challenges due to the coronavirus. Therefore what can typically be a stressful time of year is made even more challenging. … Read more

The Benefits of Sexual Self Care

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Taking care of the whole self  It’s common these days to hear about self care and how one should value it. But what is self care? One definition is that it’s taking care of the whole self. It can include several different aspects, such as the physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental parts of ourselves. However, … Read more