Tag: mindset

Fueling Good

What Cake can Teach Us about Thriving over Burnout in Life

Reading Time: 3 minutes We might have used the phrase “burned out” at some points in our lives to express how tired we are. But far from being just a “passing phase”, burnout can have serious implications on life, as it continues to rob us of it. What is Burnout? Here at Emmaus, we want to help people understand…
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Keep Me Burning by Enoch Li

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are really blessed to have been able to connect with another mental well-being advocate from Beijing. Enoch Li, Social Entrepreneur & Managing Director of Bearapy, and Author of “Stress in the City: Playing My Way Out of Depression” shares… Sometimes, we don’t want to go on, we want to shut down, close up, and…
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Why the Burnout Talk in School?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upon arriving on the Republic Polytechnic campus, we were greeted by a giant bear. Though the sight of it calmed my nerves a little, I was still somewhat nervous; this was to be my first talk about burnout to a younger crowd in an academic institution. I am accustomed to giving talks about stress and…
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Everyone Deserves to be Appreciated

Reading Time: 6 minutes Appreciate: “to recognize how good someone or something is and to value him, her, or it” Are You One of Them? “Nobody notices, nobody cares!” If you catch these thoughts running through your mind and are often frustrated and unmotivated at work, there is a high possibility that you may be under-appreciated by your supervisors…
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The Power of Meaningful Conversations

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s power in meaningful conversations. Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting the “In Conversation with” series at the Volunteer Management Circuit. We heard from Mr Nigel Lee, Manager of Lutheran Community Care Services, on the topic of designing volunteer roles for success. As part of our effort to help circuit participants learn relevant…
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Unlock the Fullness of Life this Simple & Free Activity

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s morning. Which would aptly describe the first thing that comes to mind? “Good morning, Lord!“ or “Good Lord, it’s morning?!” For most of us, it takes little effort to see how we can be bombarded by negative news and happenings every day. But yet, one of the ways to combat burnout in life in our…
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We wish You “Ten Whole Ten Beautiful”

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image of bird from freepik.com The Chinese idiom 十全十美 is often used to describe something as perfect. Loosely translated as “ten whole, ten beautiful“, we thought it is apt to use this to send you our well wishes on World Mental Health Day (10 October); that your life be whole and beautiful. May you thrive…
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Thriving Thoughts #2 – Planted not Buried

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thriving Thoughts. Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted. ~ Christine Caine Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, No derivative workLicense Abstract:You may copy this content and re-publish it in unmodified form, provided you include an overt attribution to…
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Thriving Thoughts #1 – Recognition & Liberation from Burnout

Reading Time: < 1 minute Read the honest sharing by a mum and go-getter overcoming burnout at https://m.facebook.com/mumsforlife.sg/photos/a.444009459759595/539995140161026/?type=3&source=48 Yes, burnout is no respecter of persons; it can bring down even the most high-achieving and optimistic person. The good news is that burnout is overcomeable. if you are experiencing some of the symptoms mentioned by Jennifer–cynicism, inability to do something your…
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Recognizing the Many Faces of Burnout

Reading Time: 2 minutes I must say I am humbled yesterday, as I learned how little I still know about burnout at The Hidden Good’s Thankful Thursday. Though I was there to share about burnout and what one can do about it, I ended up learning more than I gave. I started this journey of struggling to overcome burnout…
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