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
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://youtu.be/vsqkHDfgCjQ Chryseos Health's Mental Health 101 webinar series Topic: Running his way to recovery Guest interviewee: Brian Chan is a father of two, and a business development professional. He began to have depression in his early secondary school years, but was only formally diagnosed during his university days. In a rare and most honest interview, … Continue reading Webinar – Running his way to recovery
https://www.youtube.com/embed/mUids-Pn_Cs Chryseos Health's Mental Health 101 webinar series Topic: The rise of mental illnesses: Its impact on me Guest interviewee: Mr Vincent Soo, Founder and Managing Director of H.O.P.E Alliance. H.O.P.E. Alliance is a Social Enterprise registered with Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE). It supports, equips and empowers peers (persons with mental health issues) to manage their … Continue reading Webinar – The rise of mental illnesses: Its impact on me
Copyright @ Chryseos Health Tomorrow is World Suicide Prevention Day. As a social worker who has spent a huge part of her 14-year career hearing from people who think of dying, and who have attempted suicide, nothing strikes me harder at the core than personal friends and relatives who have died on me. One of … Continue reading When was the last time you felt alive?
Photo by bongkarn thanyakij on Pexels.com Hello Chryseos Health blog readers! We are starting our Mental Health 101 webinar series next week, where we will be inviting friends and community partners on a regular basis to share their valuable insights with us. Details of our first live webinar via Zoom are as follows: Date: 10 … Continue reading Mental Health 101 webinar series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFu-4fYbdTQ&feature=youtu.be Webinar: Parent-teacher engagement for a child's well-being It is a privilege to be invited by my long-time friend Coach John, as an interviewee in his webinar series to support parents who teach their kids. Coach John is a highly effective Math coach and author who has helped many students to ace their Math papers … Continue reading Webinar: Parent-teacher engagement for a child’s well-being
Photo by Porapak Apichodilok on Pexels.com Nope, the boy in this picture is not my daughter. But his awkward expression reminds me of her during her swimming lessons. As I watch my 3yo daughter brave her fear of the water during her swimming lessons, I am reminded of the struggles one faces on the road … Continue reading I learnt to kick