Tag: Thrive Writer – James

Fueling Good

How Organizations Thrive even with Empty Offices

Reading Time: 8 minutes How Organizations Thrive even with Empty Offices COVID-19 has brought with it unprecedented levels of negative impact to many people, families, businesses and communities. The negative impact on businesses is undeniable. Yet, having observed what has been happening over the last few months, I do also see how COVID-19 also presents us with the rare…
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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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The Show Must Go On!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meeting Needs in the “New Normal” For some of us, volunteers are the lifeline of our service delivery as we partner them to bring much-needed services to those who would need them. And this is expected to be more so,  even as Singapore plans to exit the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker and Social Service Agencies (SSAs)…
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I’m Trash!

Reading Time: < 1 minute “I’m Trash” gif from Tenor.com One of the most memorable scenes I have watched in Toy Story 4 is perhaps the scene where Forky, a unique toy made by a boy named Bonnie, kept saying “I’m trash” and kept seeking out trash bins to jump into. Though the scene is funny, it does get me…
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The Day I Dragged My Feet Home

Reading Time: 4 minutes My “Dragging My Feet Home” Experience This has got to be the most “personal” post to date as it involves, well, my feet. Yes, the picture you see above is none other than my own feet, featured along with my pair of broken slippers. We are in the thick of the Circuit Breaker here in…
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How to Work Effectively & Sanely from Home during COVID-19?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Losing our Sanity? Yes, you do not need to tear your hair out as you work from home during this pandemic. Not many of us are accustomed to working from home. Set against the backdrop of safe distancing measures that makes traveling to work and face-to-face meetings impossible and against the competing roles we need…
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COVID-19 Stress Quiz

GUILTY! of robbing you of your well-being

Reading Time: 2 minutes The COVID-19 Stress Quiz It can be stressful during this COVID-19 situation. But oftentimes, even though we are physically well and our temperatures may not flare, our tempers may flare. We may not know the whats and whys of our stress. Take our COVID-19 Stress Quiz to (i) gain insights into your stress during this…
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From Burnout to Breakthrough

Reading Time: 6 minutes We thank Thir.st for allowing us to share our story and experience thriving over burnout and breaking through it. The article has been edited to include new headers. Hope the article will bless you too. One man’s journey from burnout to breakthrough This article first appeared on thir.st on 6 Apr 2020. When I First…
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Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive – Our Story

Reading Time: 6 minutes Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive The story first appeared on https://www.asianentrepreneur.org/james-lim-lead-thrive-synergist-founder-at-emmaus-strategies/ What’s your story? Motivated by people who had “invested” effort into my life, to help me grow as a person, and also wanting to do something to help people in need, I made the decision to pursue my university degree in Social Work.…
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How do we hold F.A.S.T. to goodness amidst COVID-19?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How do we hold F.A.S.T. to goodness amidst COVID-19? In celebration of Good Deeds Day, we have contributed a short video (albeit not the best production quality) on how you can do good from your home. We can still #dogood and #fuelgd and COVID-19 is not going to stop us! Good Deeds Day (see www.good-deeds-day.org)…
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