Author: James Lim

Fueling Good

Emmaus is Turning Two & It’s Worth Celebrating Because…

Reading Time: 1 minute How time flies and in a week’s time, we will turn two years old. We are very grateful for the opportunity to fuel good in the community. It has indeed been a beautiful journey in the last year and we present to you the Stewardship & Thanksgiving Report for 2019. We look forward to fueling…
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The Power of Meaningful Conversations

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s power in meaningful conversations. Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting the “In Conversation with” series at the Volunteer Management Circuit. We heard from Mr Nigel Lee, Manager of Lutheran Community Care Services, on the topic of designing volunteer roles for success. As part of our effort to help circuit participants learn relevant…
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Unlock the Fullness of Life this Simple & Free Activity

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s morning. Which would aptly describe the first thing that comes to mind? “Good morning, Lord!“ or “Good Lord, it’s morning?!” For most of us, it takes little effort to see how we can be bombarded by negative news and happenings every day. But yet, one of the ways to combat burnout in life in our…
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We wish You “Ten Whole Ten Beautiful”

Reading Time: 1 minute Image of bird from freepik.com The Chinese idiom 十全十美 is often used to describe something as perfect. Loosely translated as “ten whole, ten beautiful“, we thought it is apt to use this to send you our well wishes on World Mental Health Day (10 October); that your life be whole and beautiful. May you thrive…
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“I Wished I Had this Kind of Training” ~ a Veteran Volunteer Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Volunteer Management Circuit returned for its 3rd run. In the first 2 runs, we were privileged to help 47 social service agencies level up both their practitioners’ volunteer management capabilities and also their organizations’ volunteer programmes. On the 4 Oct 2019, we successfully kicked off Generation 3 of the circuit with another batch of…
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Thriving Thoughts #2 – Planted not Buried

Reading Time: 1 minute Thriving Thoughts. Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted. ~ Christine Caine Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, No derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content and re-publish it in unmodified form, provided you include an overt attribution to…
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Thriving Thoughts #1 – Recognition & Liberation from Burnout

Reading Time: 1 minute Read the honest sharing by a mum and go-getter overcoming burnout at https://m.facebook.com/mumsforlife.sg/photos/a.444009459759595/539995140161026/?type=3&source=48 Yes, burnout is no respecter of persons; it can bring down even the most high-achieving and optimistic person. The good news is that burnout is overcomeable. if you are experiencing some of the symptoms mentioned by Jennifer–cynicism, inability to do something your…
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Emmaus Bags Two Brands for Good Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emmaus Strategies bags two Brands for Good awards (Business Model and Social Giving & Engagement) under the “Community” category yesterday.   About Brands for Good Brands for Good is a movement to recognize Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across Asia for being socially responsible; businesses that make a difference while also committing to be stewards…
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Emmaus-in-a-Minute

Reading Time: 1 minute Imagine with us… We tried our hand at animation to explain what Emmaus does. So here’s Emmaus-in-a-minute 😁 More than just an imagination; we strongly believe this vision of thriving lives, organizations and communities can be a reality. Start a “fuel good” conversation with us to explore how we can, together, help people, organizations and…
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Recognizing the Many Faces of Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes I must say I am humbled yesterday, as I learned how little I still know about burnout at The Hidden Good’s Thankful Thursday. Though I was there to share about burnout and what one can do about it, I ended up learning more than I gave. I started this journey of struggling to overcome burnout…
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