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Preventing the Worst Thing that can Happen to Changemakers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo from A Good Space What is the worst thing that can happen to a changemaker? The answer is “burnout”. Because when a changemaker burns out, we lose yet another who strives to make our world and community a better place. This was the very reason why Emmaus was birthed in the first place; James,…
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Mental Resilience “Booster” Shots for Post-COVID-19 Singapore

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore reached a milestone in having 96% of its eligible population vaccinated (as at Dec 21 2021). As Singapore continues to boost its resilience against the COVID-19 virus and reopens to the world, it is also timely to administer “booster” shots for mental resilience; conversations about mental resilience. Indeed, this little red dot, can and…
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Remember, You Took Your First Step and Overcame!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Remember, You Took Your First Step and Overcame! How Are You Keeping? Let me begin this article by asking, how have you been keeping during this pandemic? If your immediate answer in your head is “not so well”, then you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it much uncertainties. While we might…
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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 – 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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How Fathers Stay Sane in Crazy Times

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Fathers Stay Sane in Crazy Times Go from feeling like you are stared down by the mountain (and getting all overwhelmed by it) to be the man that stares at the mountains and know that you will overcome it. A Daunting Mountain? Whether you call it VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) or crazy…
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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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How to Remain Mentally Resilient in the Post COVID-19 World

Reading Time: < 1 minute We could not agree more! We are so prone to burning out in the post-COVID-19 world. All the demands placed upon us at work and at home, coupled with the all the volatility, uncertainties and complexities brought about by the pandemic and the concern we have for our loved ones and also others affects our…
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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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