Category: Emmaus Updates

Fueling Good

Salt & Light Feature: Burnt out so many times he lost count, now he helps others build mental resilience

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are grateful for Salt & Light coming alongside us to chronicle and share the Emmaus story and how James, our Lead Thrive-Synergist’s faith journey brought him to start Emmaus. May you be blessed by it. Special thanks to Christine from Salt & Light who spent time with us to pen this meaningful article. You…
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#IfOnlyYouKnew – Parts 5 & 6: Will You Hear Me Out?

Reading Time: 3 minutes We are all fighting some sort of battle within us but do we take the time to reach out to others or even hear someone out? In this last instalment of the 6-part #IfOnlyYouKnew interviews, we will hear our final pair of youth and adult, Ivy and Eric, as they share about the crucial ingredient…
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#IfOnlyYouKnew – Parts 3 & 4: I am not OK, I am unlovable

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why is it so hard to reach out to others for help when we most need it? In this instalment of the 6-part #IfOnlyYouKnew interviews, we will hear from another pair of youth and adult, Diana and Reynard about their mental health journey. Perhaps listening in on Diana and Reynard’s short sharing could give us…
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#IfOnlyYouKnew – Part 2: I am… nothing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Why do we sometimes work so hard? In part 2 of this 6-part #IfOnlyYouKnew interviews, we hear from James from Emmaus Strategies on how he felt like nothing. Listen in as James gives an inside look into his inner world and why he burned out so many times. Today he uses his experience to help…
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#IfOnlyYouKnew – Part 1: I am… enough?

Reading Time: < 1 minute How far should we go before we are enough for others? To kickstart the 6-part #IfOnlyYouKnew interviews, we hear from Joey from Project REdisCOVER on what it is like growing up feeling not good enough for anyone. Listen in on what Joey would like you to know to help one another grow. #IfOnlyYouKnew is a…
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Greater Strength or Greater Stress?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Greater Strength or Greater Stress? How has COVID-19 affected our community? With all the spotlight on the effects of the pandemic on our mental health, is it really possible to grow and stay resilient in our work and personal lives? We are glad to be a part of this year’s Festival for Good, Asia’s largest…
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What’s Popping Next? (IVMD 2020)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Volunteer Managers, You Put the Pop in Popcorn The Link between Volunteer Managers & Popcorn Some like it sweet, some like it salty, some like a bit of both so some like it in exotic flavours. As we celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day today on 5 Nov, we want to really remember the people who…
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Meet our 3-Year Old Fighter

Meet our 3-Year Old Fighter

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are fighting… stress and distress social issues burnout mental health challenges breakdown in families non-profits, social enterprises and ground-up movements being unresourced for their causes etc An Uphill but Not Impossible Task Today, Emmaus turns 3 years old! And while I would love to say that it has been a smooth journey, I have to admit…
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Right Now, I am…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Right now, how would you describe yourself with an “I am…: statement? I am happy? I am excited? I am tired? I am stressed? In collaboration with Project REdisCOVER, we are shedding light on the unspoken side of everyone’s lives; our mental health. Here’s the trailer video on this World Mental Health Day. Look out…
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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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