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Cafe Wowee is Going Places!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cafe Wowee is going places! This time, we are really glad to be able to bring Cafe Wowee to Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). It was indeed an encouraging Friday afternoon spent with more than 30 doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals as we facilitated dialogues on burnout, mental well-being and also shared handles on…
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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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Thriving Fathers, Thriving Lives…

Reading Time: 2 minutes A study in 20171 shows how fathers’ deep involvement with their children: significantly influence their children’s developmental outcomes, is associated with a reduced display of behavioural and psychological disorders in their children, and predicts decreased adverse child outcomes. In the same way, many research also supports the role of a father in their children’s development.…
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Banding Together to Fight Burnout as a Community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos courtesy of Odyssey Dance Theatre “Burnout keeps us from thriving as a person. To prevent and address it, we need to call it out, deal with it and stop it from consuming us,” says James, Lead Thrive-Synergist and Founder of Emmaus Strategies, as he spent an evening with members from the community and shared…
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Playing It Safe Over the Easter Weekend

Reading Time: < 1 minute The effects of burnout do not just stay at work; it spills over into the family and affects our parenting as well. We are indeed honoured to have been able to bring Cafe Wowee to parents and volunteers from the Pentecost Methodist Church Kindergarten and Pentecost Methodist Church Children Ministry. Indeed, as the children were…
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Joining Forces to Bring Care to the Carers

Reading Time: 2 minutes A local study1  in 2015 found that 1 in 3 palliative care practitioners (doctors, nurses and social workers) in the public healthcare sector experience burnout. These are the very people who are on the frontline, working round-the-clock, caring and bringing comfort and support to terminally ill patients and their caregivers. And so, the need is…
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A Wowee Launch!

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are declaring war on burnout! So we are really excited to launch Cafe Wowee (Working Optimally Without Encountering Exhaustion). Over 2 sessions in mid March 2019, we brought Cafe Wowee to volunteers of Pentecost Methodist Church and to the public through A Good Space at the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre. It is an…
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