The SHKP Club's coming annual Love Family, Love Health campaign will have experts offering advice on healthy living to help people cultivate good habits and improve family ties.
Good habits can improve understanding between family members and make interactions happier, while bad ones can gradually reduce family love. Here are some ideas from an experienced social worker on good habits that can improve family ties and some bad ones that can harm them. More ideas for cultivating good habits and getting rid of bad ones for more positivity and healthy family living are on the way.
|Good habits for better family ties||Bad habits that harm family ties|
|Showing concern for the health of others||Avoiding difficult issues|
|Listening to others before speaking||Bringing up the past in an argument|
|Spending time with children||Spending too much|
|Watching family finances||Comparing people needlessly|
|Giving praise when deserved||Taking family time lightly|
|Setting aside couple time||Leaving all the housework to others|
|Eating together||Neglecting your partner|
|Making physical contact like hugs||Always giving the other party their way|
Special thanks to Chan Yiu Lun, social work consultant with the Hong Kong Family Welfare Society.
Watch the SHKP Club website and Cherish Your Family facebook page for more interesting advice.