Tag: learning events

Fueling Good

Thrive & Bloom

Reading Time: 1 minute We will be partnering Wild Olive Branch for a well-being collaboration. Catch us at Suntec for a talk about preventing burnout and also a simple floral arrangement workshop on 28 Sep. More details here. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, No derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content and…
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Team-Up Thursday for Thankful Thursday

Reading Time: 1 minute Look out for The Hidden Good’s Thankful Thursday on the topic of…. drum roll… burnout!. So glad to be able to meet with the good folks at The Hidden Good yesterday, as we work to put together next Thursday’s event. And we are really psyched up about it because we want to try to facilitate…
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Read Me… Like a Book

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, it is a first for me as a “human book”* and I will be sharing conversations about my experience with burnout and depression. Come and say “hi” to me if you are at the Resilience Collective booth at the upcoming IAD (International Accountants Day) Fiesta!. It will be on 6 Sep, 5pm – 8pm at the…
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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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The Non-Profit Challenge & the Volunteer Partnerships Key

Reading Time: 2 minutes Your organization can grow to be a powerful change agent in your community, as you carry out your mission and grow your volunteer partnerships. Humble Beginnings… The genesis of the social services we have today is in the coming together of well-intentioned individuals and volunteers who wanted to meet community needs. Here’s a recent video…
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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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Running Around, Running Aground

Reading Time: 2 minutes And just suddenly, one day, I was lying there in my bed, unable to move,” shared one. There I was, on my bathroom floor, at 2 am in the morning; cold, crying and wondering why I was in the state I was in,” shared another. I was angsty. I realized how work caused me to…
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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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Bringing Out the Indiana Jones in Volunteer Managers

Reading Time: 2 minutes You may be familiar with the Indiana Jones character portrayed by Harrison Ford. The film franchise would bring us on epic adventures on quests for treasures. In a way, volunteer managers, among the many other non-profit practitioners, are like the Indiana Jones of their organizations. After all, volunteer programmes, when running well, can bring about…
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