Category: Emmaus Updates

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#IfOnlyYouKnew – Growing a > Resilient Next Generation

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can grow a more resilient next generation A New Adventure Time flies and in less than 2 months, Emmaus will turn 3 years old. It has been an amazing journey as our team worked hard to grow mental resilience and non-profit volunteer partnerships capabilities across more than 120 projects and reaching out to more…
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Master the A.R.T. of Volunteer Management in the New Norm

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am excited to share 3 tools which have been developed and refreshed recently to help volunteer partnerships practitioners master the A.R.T. of volunteer management, especially in this post-COVID-19 world. ‣ (A)ttracting volunteers ‣ (R)ecruiting them, and ‣ forging (T)hriving partnerships that positively impact the organizations, service users, communities, volunteers and staff members. These 3…
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Levelling Up Volunteer Management in the New Normal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last Friday, we met up with social purpose entities from Singapore and across its shores to discuss Strategic Volunteer Partnerships in the post-COVID-19 world. Together with bantu, we: reviewed the state and potential of volunteerism in this new normal, looked at the current measures in place, considered factors to consider when determining the resumption of…
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My Hills & Valleys of Battling Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chatting about My Hills & Valleys of Battling Burnout Had an enjoyable chat with Junia. It’s amazing how despite it only being about 30 minutes, I was able to chat about my own journey battling burnout, about helping others battle burnout and share practical handles on mental resilience. If you have missed it, catch it…
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Begin to Thrive in 80 Ways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Begin to Thrive in 80 Ways Mental Resilience Handles for COVID-19 COVID-19 has not just brought with it threats to our physical well-being but our mental well-being too. We are glad to announce the 3rd edition of the COVID-19 Mental Resilience Thriving Kit (rather than survival kit). This thriving kit is our labour of love…
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How to Manage Your Emotions during COVID-19?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How to Manage Your Emotions during COVID-19? Image from funfreshideas.com Meet the Friendly Four What do you get when you put a psychologist, counsellor and a social worker with experience of burnout into the same room? You get a great and refreshing conversation about mental well-being during COVID-19. And no, we don’t look like the…
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Mentally Well Practically

Reading Time: 3 minutes Being mentally resilient requires one to take practical steps; steps to overcome challenges and grow as a person. This is especially so in a time of global pandemic where everyone is fighting some kind of crisis various levels. We have been working in the last few months to help share practical tips in helping people…
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I’m Trash!

Reading Time: < 1 minute “I’m Trash” gif from Tenor.com One of the most memorable scenes I have watched in Toy Story 4 is perhaps the scene where Forky, a unique toy made by a boy named Bonnie, kept saying “I’m trash” and kept seeking out trash bins to jump into. Though the scene is funny, it does get me…
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Is Your Family Banding & Bonding during COVID-19?

Reading Time: < 1 minute With COVID-19 and the need to stay home comes the opportunity for us to further bond with our families. In keeping with our mission to help people and families thrive, we have put together a directory of family bonding ideas. You can search through the directory (http://tiny.cc/bond-my-family) based on e.g. ages, outcomes, preparation etc. You…
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The Day I Dragged My Feet Home

Reading Time: 4 minutes My “Dragging My Feet Home” Experience This has got to be the most “personal” post to date as it involves, well, my feet. Yes, the picture you see above is none other than my own feet, featured along with my pair of broken slippers. We are in the thick of the Circuit Breaker here in…
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