Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi on Pexels.com How we think affects how we feel, and ultimately how we behave. We all see the world through our own lenses - lenses coloured by our past experiences and belief systems. Many times, we are oblivious to the thought distortions that go on automatically in our minds. We carry … Continue reading Am I thinking right?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com No matter how old you are, you are never too old to learn to speak the love language of your other half. Gary Chapman, the oft-quoted author of the 5 Love Languages, has influenced many with his teachings on the way we give and receive love. Namely, though: (1) Quality … Continue reading The love language of the other
Photo by Tomáš Malík on Pexels.com Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it also takes a village to support a mentally ill person, a homeless person, an abused person, a [fill in the blanks for vulnerable person]. Having previously come from the government-sanctioned social services sector myself, I will just state … Continue reading Us, the tribe
To open or not to open... This Christmas, the hubs and I received a really meaningful present from a friend, the founder of Solve n+1, a Singapore organization that is passionate about representing and strengthening communities. The present came in a beautifully designed paper box that unfolded to reveal 6 questions that hoped to foster … Continue reading To open or not to open
Photo by Marlon Trottmann on Pexels.com A friend recently suggested that I write some posts on workplace anxieties, citing some of his own work experiences as traumatic. I realised that his experiences were not uncommon, because hey, how many of us can actually say we have found the perfect workplace for ourselves? Let's start with … Continue reading Workplace anxieties: Cognitive dissonance
Photo by Kristina Paukshtite on Pexels.com Loss - Is something that is such an inevitable part of our lives, but that many of us find so hard to come to terms with. It is no wonder sometimes it just feels easier to express it in a colour, a picture, a song, or even prose. I … Continue reading The case of the missing pacifier
Copyright: "The Last Frontier" - Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery Our childhood experiences affect us in ways more than we can ever imagine. They literally haunt us, if we have undergone adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs in short. I will repeat the introductory paragraph in the … Continue reading My childhood haunts me
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Pexels.com In my last post 2 months back, describing my 3yo toddler's attempts to put her head under water in the pool, she was still work in progress. As of September 19, she did the impossible. She put her head under water multiple times. To say that her swim coach … Continue reading I did it, mama!
https://www.youtube.com/embed/sfQAd707zJU Chryseos Health’s Mental Health 101 webinar series Topic: Nutritional Therapy for Mental Illness Guest interviewee: Katherine Khoo, Nutritional Therapist and Founder of Aman Wellness. After almost 20 years of a hectic corporate lifestyle with various multinationals, the stressful and imbalanced lifestyle took a toll on her health. Indigestion, allergies, acne and constant fatigue were … Continue reading Webinar – Nutritional therapy for mental illness
https://youtu.be/pEpZ6HPF8g4 Chryseos Health’s Mental Health 101 webinar series Topic: Legal protection for a peace of mind Guest interviewee: Benedict Eoon, Associate Director, Covenant Chambers LLC. Benedict is a lawyer who has had experience in areas such as civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation and family law. Synopsis: You could be someone coping with a mental illness hoping … Continue reading Webinar – Legal protection for a peace of mind