“Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.” Plutarch

This week, we continue to say goodbye to wonderful friends. With members leaving Hong Kong, it’s time to expand our reach. I want to make it easier for (more…)

Hong Kong A-Z … naturally

Our original guide to natural life in the fast lane is filled with fresh contact details for local professionals, businesses and organizations with a wide and growing selection of products, services and programs.

From acupuncture to zero-waste and everything in between …  In our city where change is constant, the heartbeat directory is here to make everyday life a little easier … (more…)


“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry

This week, we consider urgency. While public health issues call for a slowdown, financial issues raise concerns. A world built on the consumption model is changing as we (more…)


“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” Friedrich Nietzsche

This week, we celebrate our gifts with the gift of sharing our gifts with each other. As I embark upon another trip around the sun, the only gift (more…)

Kinzie’s gift

My birthday wish is to stop the spread of disposable masks in public so launched a fundraiser and I’m donating 100% of all September profits from NextGen smart mask sales to relevant Hong Kong charities … naturally.

Give the gift of making a difference As I prepare for another trip around the sun, I have thrown all  party plans out the window and shifted the (more…)

9/11 – I am home

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Plato

Many moons ago, I decided to share this every year. Naturally, Kinzie Founder HK heartbeat Listen to your own heartbeat. Serving Hong Kong since 2001 … naturally “The (more…)


“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” Aristotle

This week, it’s a question of habit. Before paper plates, we washed and reused. With more plastic, we stopped separating and recycling metal and glass. Staying home sparks (more…)