Mental Health

Mental Health

What cycling taught me about moving forward

The last two years have been the hardest years of my life. I’ve lost a parent to cancer, an unborn child due to miscarriage, a job in church that I thought I was going to do till the day I needed...

Mental Health

“Are we okay?” Pastor Daniel Khong opens up about his mental health struggles at Summit 2022

The last two years have not been great because I went through my own struggle with emotions.  For myself, it was a bit of a double whammy. Naturally, the pandemic brought a lot of changes. But the...

Christmas

When Christmas isn’t so merry

There’s this Christmas song that keeps popping up in the background of one of the episodes of the new Hawkeye series. It goes like this: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With...

Mental Health

Men, it’s okay to cry

This International Men’s Day (Nov 19), hear from Awaken Generation‘s co-founder and head of mentoring Calvin Hong who imparts his wisdom on how masculinity doesn’t mean a lack of...

Mental Health

Scared, stressed, sian, sad, seething? Whatever you’re feeling, pray

How have you been doing emotionally? The COVID-19 Stabilisation Phase has gone on for longer than expected, with restrictions extending to late November. With cases still on the rise, it also seems...

Tech

Cyberbullying: When does it cross the line?

I recently heard some alarming statistics. Did you know that a recent study found that half of teenagers in Singapore experience cyberbullying? This figure (52%) came from a global survey that...

Mental Health

Dear Acne, I’d never thought I’d thank you

Dear Acne, I didn’t expect these two words to come to mind when I remember how you first invaded my face three years ago. After all, I enjoyed a clear complexion for 19 years until you showed...

Mental Health

Pastors are human too: The mental health struggles some church leaders face

* TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MENTIONS SUICIDE * He was a newlywed and a newly appointed pastor. She was a go-getter leader, pregnant while pioneering a new church. They were each leading seemingly...

Mental Health

God has turned my depression into a blessing

*TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MENTIONS SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE*  Growing up, I was mostly just like any other child. I had most of what I wanted and needed. I liked spending my free time watching...