Category: Mental Well-Being

Fueling Good

You can Win the Right Battles this Year

Reading Time: 7 minutes It seemed like not too long ago that we were taking in the sights and sounds of the New Year countdown and rejoiced (or heaved a sigh of relief), as we closed the year and crossed over into a new one. The Secret Yearnings for Fresh Starts For many of us, new years are somewhat…
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Dealing with the Elephant in the Room

Reading Time: 4 minutes We kicked off 2020 with our first mental well-being talks at St. Andrew’s Community Hospital last week. And no, there were no physical elephants in the room (a little about that later). But we were encouraged to hear of the hospital’s commitment to raise awareness and train their staff on mental resilience. Through a series…
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What Cake can Teach Us about Thriving over Burnout in Life

Reading Time: 3 minutes We might have used the phrase “burned out” at some points in our lives to express how tired we are. But far from being just a “passing phase”, burnout can have serious implications on life, as it continues to rob us of it. What is Burnout? Here at Emmaus, we want to help people understand…
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Keep Me Burning by Enoch Li

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are really blessed to have been able to connect with another mental well-being advocate from Beijing. Enoch Li, Social Entrepreneur & Managing Director of Bearapy, and Author of “Stress in the City: Playing My Way Out of Depression” shares… Sometimes, we don’t want to go on, we want to shut down, close up, and…
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A Tale of Two Cities – Come and Say “Hi”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next week, Emmaus will be out and about sharing about the two topics we are passionate about; Strategic Volunteer Partnerships and Mental Well-Being. We will be in covering these in 2 cities; Bangkok and Singapore. First, we will be at Halls 405 and 406 of the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from…
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Why the Burnout Talk in School?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upon arriving on the Republic Polytechnic campus, we were greeted by a giant bear. Though the sight of it calmed my nerves a little, I was still somewhat nervous; this was to be my first talk about burnout to a younger crowd in an academic institution. I am accustomed to giving talks about stress and…
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Everyone Deserves to be Appreciated

Reading Time: 6 minutes Appreciate: “to recognize how good someone or something is and to value him, her, or it” Are You One of Them? “Nobody notices, nobody cares!” If you catch these thoughts running through your mind and are often frustrated and unmotivated at work, there is a high possibility that you may be under-appreciated by your supervisors…
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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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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 Abstract:You may copy this content and re-publish it in unmodified form, provided you include an overt attribution to…
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