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Fueling Good

You can Win the Right Battles this Year

Reading Time: 7 minutes It seemed like not too long ago that we were taking in the sights and sounds of the New Year countdown and rejoiced (or heaved a sigh of relief), as we closed the year and crossed over into a new one. The Secret Yearnings for Fresh Starts For many of us, new years are somewhat…
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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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Help! I Might be Burned Out

Reading Time: 4 minutes I am an “expert” at burning out. To date, I have experienced and overcome burnout at least 3 times, each time learning valuable life lessons and growing from it. Why We Need to Talk About Burnout I have come to recognize how overcoming burnout is such a crucial part of our lives, given the realities…
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How to Grow Peace through our lives (An Open Letter to Fathers)

Reading Time: 9 minutes Do you want your children to be comfortable or at peace?” The Distinction between Comfort & Peace The statement by the preacher caught my attention as it caused me to ponder deeply about it. Turns out that there’s a subtle difference between the two. While we may want both for our children, I would say…
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You Can Live Out a Masterpiece Life

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yes, we We all need to remind ourselves that we are also masterpieces in our own ways. Saw this simple but profound quotation while visiting The Artground with my kids last weekend. Indeed we are masterpieces and the way we live our lives are works of art. We can indeed fashion the way we live…
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Keep Me Burning by Sherman Ng

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are honoured to have our first contribution from Sherman Ng, CEO and Founder of Salt Media & Entertainment. Sherman shares… An Encouragement: … be strong in the Lord [draw your strength from Him and be empowered through your union with Him] and in the power of His [boundless] might. ” – The Bible, Ephesians…
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Oh No! My Time Flew Away!

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you struggle with understanding why time seems to “disappear” in your life, you may wish to use our free My Busy-ness” Worksheet (www.emmaus.sg/public/product/my-busy-ness-worksheet/) to start to make sense how you spend your time in a typical week. This worksheet is extracted from the Life Activities Audit Toolkit developed by Emmaus Strategies. For more information…
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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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Being on Fire at Work and not Burn Out

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Irony of Passion at Work It makes senses, doesn’t it? Being on fire at work predisposes one to burnout. But yet, we all want to go home at the end of the day feeling “fuelled” by meaningful work. Jennifer Moss recently wrote an article on Harvard Business Review about the topic and we could…
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