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Mental Health

Feeling like a failure through my twenties, I found breakthroughs in becoming a teacher

In my early twenties, I experienced what I hope to be the worst ever episode in my life. I could not hold down a job, I faced immense social anxiety and I struggled with my mental health. Making...

Work

#BehindThePaycheque: High flyers in the aviation industry

If you have ever wondered what it must be like to be a pilot, then you’re in for a treat today. Taking the hot seat in our new series #BehindThePaycheque where Christian professionals answer...

Finding Purpose

This 23-year-old enjoys her work in palliative care nursing. What keeps her going?

The dream of being a nurse started with Emily’s grandma, who was a nurse herself too. “Growing up, my grandma always looked after my brother and me. To me, she was the kindest and most loving...

Mental Health

After feeling like a fraud for months, I sought help

Having studied in Australia for five years, jumping headfirst into work in Singapore was tough. Towards the end of my work supervision, I began to feel strangely overwhelmed and crippled. I felt that...

Workplace

Toxic workplace? How to become a “toxin handler” and make peace

As Christians colleagues or managers, we can “Bear one another’s burdens” at work (Galatians 6:2). In this next section*, I suggest some practical ways we can do this for colleagues who are...

Workplace

#BehindThePaycheque: Can gaming be a godly career?

Have you seen gamers rage? Cooped up in their rooms for hours at end? Flared up when things don’t go their way? It isn’t a stretch to say that the gaming community doesn’t have a...

Workplace

Toxic workplace? Here’s what toxicity means and how to respond

What should we do if we experience injustice or ill treatment at work? First, we could reflect on our own actions. Find out from colleagues whom we can trust what they think about our situation or...

Workplace

Toxic workplace? Choose between bitterness or intimacy with God

It is uncanny that as I share on this topic today, several friends of mine are experiencing abuse at work or toxic workplaces. “Toxic workplace” refers to conflicts, abuse or unhappiness at work....

Workplace

“Why do I have to go through all this?”: Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia entrepreneur

It started with homemade cheesecake. At 14, when Home Economics was just another lower secondary class to attend alongside General Science and Chinese, Charmain Tan was baking and selling cheesecakes...