Do Good

What if I don’t really love my country?

I wouldn’t call myself a patriotic person. Sure, I may know most National Day Parade (NDP) songs by heart, but there isn’t some flame alight in me for Singapore. Even saying “I love...

Friendship

I’m super sentimental. Is that a bad thing?

I’m a pretty sentimental person. I’m the sort who will always look back to wave at my friends after we part. Goodbyes don’t sit well with me, whether it’s saying goodbye to...

Movies & TV

Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Different doesn’t mean inferior

Netflix’s summer K-drama offering Extraordinary Attorney Woo has undoubtedly captured the hearts of many. The drama, which saw its first episode bring in a viewership rating of 0.9% (that’s...

Mental Health

Remembering RVHS: Will more of our young people come forward to be heard and healed?

A year ago, tragedy struck River Valley High School when a 16-year-old boy carried a weapon and allegedly took the life of another boy in that community. As someone close to a number of students in...

Music

The Encounter: Doing what it takes for every tribe and tongue to worship God

“What is the vision of The Encounter?” This was the question God asked me sometime last October. “God, surely You know — it is for every tribe and tongue.” Every time it reached a...

Friendship

Burning Bridges or building them? Reflecting on the not-so-innocent games we play

I was at a friend’s house one day when she introduced a new game to me. “It’s quite a fun game!” she promised, and promptly laid a pack of cards on the table. This brought...

Tech

Clout chasing: The fickle nature of fame on social media

One moment you have thousands of followers and a myriad of sponsors, and the next you’re facing backlash and writing an apology. Highs and lows like these exemplify the fickle nature of fame in...

Faith

Manifesting and more: Why new-age trends on social media aren’t just innocent fun

Like most other Gen Z kids, I am an avid social media user. From memes to catchy dances, I am in touch with whatever is trending. And what’s really hot right now, is this rising wave of...

Personalities

Felicia Chin 陈凤玲 on her struggles, saying “yes” and switching to a different path with 还好吗 hhm.sg

“Is it too shallow of me to say this …,” Felicia Chin sheepishly quips, “But I don’t know how to choose my own wardrobe!” She is dressed in an olive sports jacket over a plain black...