Mental Health

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.  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...

Mental Health

Struggling with body image, I couldn’t see how I was fearfully and wonderfully made

Primary School was where it all started. Wah, Abigail! You’re so fat leh! This one comment struck me in Primary 4, when a boy exclaimed it in front of the whole class. It stung.  That was when I...

Mental Health

Walking with God through Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Jolting up in the night with blurred vision Twitching Chest pains Pain in the arm that felt like a heart attack Feeling constantly on edge Facial numbness Tingling in the limbs Migraines When I found...

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...