Workplace

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...

Devotionals

5 people in the Bible who inspire us to be brave

It’s the Year of the Tiger this Chinese New Year. Did you know the tiger represents bravery in Chinese culture? While we don’t believe in superstitions, it’s a good reminder to have...

Workplace

Quitting my job: Who said that unemployment was fun?

Funemployment. This term always conjured good images in my head. But between 2020 and 2021, I found myself in the longest period of unemployment. And honestly, it wasn’t fun. At times, I felt like...