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Zhang Yang, Sarah Vossler and their children Ollie and Ella

Live it Up Ten simple ways to improve the quality of your life in Beijing

Mental Health

by Aisling O’Brien

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veryone has their own individual needs and motivations to ensure their quality of life. But regardless of how extravagant your vision of a well-lived life may be, it’s important not to forget the simple, local and everyday things that make life in this city so interesting. We got tips from ten of Beijing’s most contented expats on the people, places and things that help them survive and thrive in the capital.

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2013 BeijingKids Health Guide

Anna Sophie Loewenberg, American, Filmmaker and Video Producer, GoldMines Film

“Raising a baby is challenging enough in the first year, but it’s especially challenging in Beijing because of the pollution. Sometimes we’re sequestered in our homes for days with our little ones. In the first few months of caring for my daughter Ella, I quickly learned how much energy she has and how much stimulation she needs.

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Beijingkids Sep 2013 health guide  

Featuring information on family health care, maternity, eating and breathing safely, mental health, emergency care and traditional Chinese m...

Beijingkids Sep 2013 health guide  

Featuring information on family health care, maternity, eating and breathing safely, mental health, emergency care and traditional Chinese m...

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