Nurturing takes time, as do a lot of things that are good for us: slow, sustainable food; a gradual detox; a laid-back, more reflective way of life.
I've been intrigued by one of last year's hottest Internet catch phrases, "fu er dai", or second rich generation.
At 796 Huaihai Lu in the center of Shanghai, and you cannot fail to be impressed by the sprawling English-style landscaped garden and the 1920s colonial villa there.
Cosmo China editor explores modern phenomenon of 'leftover girls' and opportunities for today's readers. Gan Tian reports.
Domestic liquor boom sparks plans for international 'firewater' expansion.
Finnish aviation veteran helps pioneer China's european connection.
A platform of 457 million netizens and 303 million people using mobile phones for Internet access has made micro-blogging a hugely popular activity.
A foreigner hoping to learn Chinese is like a person with a flabby physique hoping to get in shape.
Songs of Guangxi carries the distinctive imprint of Zhang Jigang, one of the architects of the dazzling Olympics Opening Ceremony.
The funeral services industry is moving with the times and the bereaved want a more personalized service.
Scientists have found 13 new gene variants that increase a person's risk of developing heart disease, the world's No 1 killer, in a series of large-scale international genetic studies.
Gardening does a body good. The gardener communes with nature, can sow and reap, shape the garden as he or she sees fit.