Category: Fueling Good – Individuals

Fueling Good

Going Public on Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last week, our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, James, was out and about sharing about burnout and how you can start to prevent or overcome it. In response to an article on mental well-being at work, he called for upstream effort to proactively address mental well-being at work. He then appeared on a Spill…
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Help! I Might be Burned Out

Reading Time: 4 minutes I am an “expert” at burning out. To date, I have experienced and overcome burnout at least 3 times, each time learning valuable life lessons and growing from it. Why We Need to Talk About Burnout I have come to recognize how overcoming burnout is such a crucial part of our lives, given the realities…
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Go Upstream to Helping People & Organizations Truly Thrive

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is great reading about how organizations like the National University Health System (NUHS) are starting to enhance the mental well-being and resilience of its staff. I have had the privilege to contribute a letter to the Straits Times Forum and it was published both online and in the print edition (see right). Due to space…
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How to Grow Peace through our lives (An Open Letter to Fathers)

Reading Time: 9 minutes Do you want your children to be comfortable or at peace?” The Distinction between Comfort & Peace The statement by the preacher caught my attention as it caused me to ponder deeply about it. Turns out that there’s a subtle difference between the two. While we may want both for our children, I would say…
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You Can Live Out a Masterpiece Life

Reading Time: 1 minute Yes, we We all need to remind ourselves that we are also masterpieces in our own ways. Saw this simple but profound quotation while visiting The Artground with my kids last weekend. Indeed we are masterpieces and the way we live our lives are works of art. We can indeed fashion the way we live…
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Keep Me Burning by Sherman Ng

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are honoured to have our first contribution from Sherman Ng, CEO and Founder of Salt Media & Entertainment. Sherman shares… An Encouragement: … be strong in the Lord [draw your strength from Him and be empowered through your union with Him] and in the power of His [boundless] might. ” – The Bible, Ephesians…
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Oh No! My Time Flew Away!

Reading Time: 1 minute If you struggle with understanding why time seems to “disappear” in your life, you may wish to use our free My Busy-ness” Worksheet (www.emmaus.sg/public/product/my-busy-ness-worksheet/) to start to make sense how you spend your time in a typical week. This worksheet is extracted from the Life Activities Audit Toolkit developed by Emmaus Strategies. For more information…
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Commentary: The Time to Talk is Now

Reading Time: 2 minutes Any suicide is one too many. Mental wellness is something important and serious,” ~ said MP Seah Kian Peng. A news release on CNA (www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/suicides-number-2018-teenagers-boys-highest-11761480) by the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) on Monday indicated: suicides in Singapore rose by 10% last year All age groups, except those aged 60 years and above, recorded an increase…
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You, A Work in Progress

Reading Time: 1 minute We saw this at a traffic junction. True enough… sometimes, in the #journeyoflife, we need to stop at junctions to remember that we are a work in progress. We will make mistakes, fail, stumble. But the good news is that we can continue to grow and become the best versions of ourselves we are intended to…
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Decluttering: One of the best ways to reduce stress

Reading Time: 5 minutes Though I am not much of a fan of Marie Kondo, I acknowledge that she and many such gurus do know better about helping people to declutter and reorganize their physical mess. And over the last few months, I observed my friends and some acquaintances and learnt something or two about decluttering of a different…
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