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Relationships

When family relationships hurt, take heart

When family relationships are estranged and acrimonious, the festive season may not be worth looking forward to. To top it off, if all of these are coming from a Christian household, it can be...

Do Good

Homeless at age 14, this is how a foster family changed her life

In his 2021 National Day Rally speech, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted Roslina Toh’s effort in mobilising 200 volunteers to organise food and shelter for stranded Malaysian workers...

Family

From small talk to TableTalk: A card game created by poly students for families to connect

Growing up the youngest of four children, Isaiah Chia, now 20, was used to sitting quietly while his elders talked. His was “a very typical Asian household” where there was “no culture of...

Culture

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: For all the drama with our parents, there is a love that never dies

WARNING: SPOILERS UP TO EPISODE 4! I have to say, Kim Soo Hyun’s ongoing comeback drama, It’s Okay to Not To Be Okay (or in original Korean, “Psycho but That’s Okay”) has not...

Family

To you, the one #StayingHome with a dysfunctional family

Dear you, You hide away in your own corner of your house, scrolling through your social media feeds. Everyone seems to be having the most picture-perfect #CircuitBreaker. You hear of stories of...

Family

How to keep the peace at home

COVID-19 is challenging for many, especially those who find being home difficult because of family situations. Some might face parents who nag too much. Others might be the main breadwinner and...

Easter

I was supposed to be baptised this Easter

April 12, 2020.  This was the day I was going to make my public declaration as a follower of Christ, nearly two decades since I first repented of my sin and prayed to ask Jesus into my life....

Personalities

演员吴清樑Charlie Goh: 我也曾经想过结束一切

2016年我中了骨头热症。我在医院躺了七天。很辛苦,真的很幸苦。...

Mental Health

I wanted to end it all: Ah Boys to Men actor Charlie Goh

I was down with dengue fever in 2016. It was a painful time as I was hospitalised for 7 days.  I was suffering, so I didn’t care and just took it out on everybody else. I can’t remember exactly...