Mental Health

Mental Health

What does the Bible say about depression?

Many are facing mental health struggles today. Most of us would have friends and loved ones around us who are dealing with these struggles, and some of us are even struggling ourselves. It is a good...

Disabilities

I am autistic and I am victorious: Trading my victim mentality for God-given individuality

TW: There is mention of suicide ideation, depression and anxiety in this article. Last year in April, after the release of my previous article, navigating the murky waters of JC life made me feel...

Mental Health

Nearly 1 in 5 Singaporeans face mental health struggles today: What can we do?

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) released its findings from the National Population Health Survey 2022 which unveiled concerning insights about the mental health landscape in Singapore. The...

Mental Health

What does the Bible say about suicide?

From what we read in the Bible, we know that committing suicide is a sin. God calls murder sin (Exodus 20:13) and committing suicide is essentially murdering yourself. Suicide also dishonours the...

Culture

“What if my birthday isn’t happy?”: Unpacking the phenomenon of Birthday Blues

Have you ever felt unexplained moodiness and sadness every time your birthday approaches? Every year when my birthday rolls around, I find myself feeling extremely blue. And I canโ€™t remember...

Mental Health

I was anxious, depressed and thinking of giving up… but God gave me a miracle

I chose to use my actual name to show you that there is a real person behind this story, and you don’t have to be ashamed of what you’re struggling with. Eight months after I started...

Disabilities

What could drive a father to strangle his sons? A lonely desperation I know all too well

Reading about how Xavier Yap strangled his two autistic twin sons to “relieve” the caregiving burden on his wife, 32-year-old ABIGAIL LEE broke down and wept uncontrollably. As someone...

Mental Health

An honest conversation with Gen Zs: Are we struggling with mental health?

Last week, we gathered to hear fellow Gen Zs pour their hearts out about mental health.ย  The common consensus of the night? Many of us struggle with mental health, and no one is alone. ERIKA MOK...

Mental Health

Mental health: When will I be fully healed?

TW: There is mention of self-harm and suicide ideation in this story. So when will I be fully healed? That was the question that bugged me each time, as I sat across from my counsellor, session after...