Mental Health

Discipleship

What does taking our thoughts captive mean?

NOTE: This article discusses the biblical principle behind taking our thoughts captive. Here it’s important to distinguish that there are mental illnesses (such as anxiety, ADHD, OCD, etc.)...

Mental Health

Losing all my friends in a single quarrel, the depressive thoughts began

TW: There is mention of self-harm and suicidal thoughts in this article. Anxiety gripped me. I couldn’t breathe properly. My heart hurt. The turmoil was overwhelming. I knew that it was all my...

Mental Health

After the panic attacks began, I faced depression and anxiety

My heart is pounding… My hands are shaking… I can’t breathe… The whole world is spinning… I’m gonna faint… Am I gonna die? These were the thoughts that were running through my mind when...

Mental Health

Battling an eating disorder for five years, I found hope in Jesus

TW: This story includes mention of an eating disorder I want eyebrows like that girl. I want her figure. As I entered Primary School, I realised that comparing myself to others like that had somehow...

National Service

Feeling the greatest shame, this NS boy’s life changed after one supernatural moment

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains mentions of suicidal thoughts that some may find distressing. Just before National Day in 2018, I received a phone call from my parents. They had checked my bank...

Sermons

4 lies about yourself you’ve got to stop believing in: Hosanna Wong at Impossible Conference 2022

Some of us are fighters. And that is a good thing. Because there are battles you and I have been called to fight. But I don’t want us to be a generation of people who are out there boldly...

Secondary

Drowning in despair during the O-Levels, I heard the audible voice of God

I have always lamented the fact that I didn’t win the genetic lottery when it comes to intelligence. As my name’s (Emily) meaning suggests, I am “diligent” and “industrious”. But...

Mental Health

Stressed? 5 quick ways to decompress

Most Singaporeans are either stressed at school or stressed at work. We all need time to relax and recalibrate, which is why we’ve put together 5 easy, tried-and tested tips to help you...

Mental Health

Learning to love my grandma through her dementia

I remember my paternal grandmother with much fondness. Growing up, Nai Nai doted on us. She would buy us things she knew we would like, especially toys and food. She cooked a sumptuous spread for all...