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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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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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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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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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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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COVID-19’s Not Stopping This Global Conversation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flights may be grounded, countries may be on lock-down but COVID-19 is not stopping this global conversation on something which affects everyone; our mental well-being. On 18 May, 4pm-5pm (Singapore time), James, our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, chatted with Tova from Good Deeds Day* about mental resilience during COVID-19. We were honoured to have almost…
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