How-tos & Handles

Struggling to get to grips with a particular issue in life? Peep the tips within โ€” these practical guides are meant to help you to make sense and make moves.

Dating

5 ways to stop feeling desperate when it comes to dating

I have been in that situation before. The one where desperation starts to creep in when dating options seem limited and there are long periods of not finding anyone suitable. And by suitable, I mean...

Missions

Home missions: What are they and how to do them

One disruption local churches faced as a result of the pandemic? Overseas mission trip cancellations when Singapore closed its borders. As a result, many churches pivoted to home missions. But what...

Mental Health

How to journey with those grieving the suicide of a loved one

Three years ago, my brother committed suicide. Facing that was a real struggle โ€” I felt so lonely during the first couple of years, since itโ€™s not something we talk about in our culture and there...

How-tos & Handles

How should we pray for healing?

โ€œSo is it with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable; what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in...

How-tos & Handles

3 survival tips as we go back to the office

Iโ€™ll be honest here: I died a little inside when the news broke that work-from-home (WFH) would no longer be the default from August 19. On April 5, when Singapore had relaxed regulations on Safe...

News

How can we pray for Afghanistan?

This sentence took hours. Honestly, I didn’t know how to begin this article. Have you seen the images and videos of Afghans falling from the sky? They had clung on to aircraft, even though...

University

Help, I’m a blur sotong: How to start freshman year well (from a senior who didn’t!)

Iโ€™ve never liked planning. In fact, I used to think that plans were boring, as were the people who made them. To me, random was better. Haphazard was fun. Why be so careful, you know? Now, it...

How-tos & Handles

How can we grieve well?

Every day, we will hear and witness death around us. It is normal for us to grieve, especially when our loved ones die. Yet, grief can be debilitating and incapacitating. Grief can rob one of the...

Mental Health

How to deal with trauma after a life-threatening event

In 2017, I was blessed with the opportunity to go to London alone for five months on a university exchange programme. It was truly a memorable period of time, being able to learn about a new culture,...