HEADS UP: THIS SUNDAY IS YOUTH DAY

This Sunday (5th July, 2020), is youth day! At least 18 countries in the world dedicate this day to the youths of their country, on varying dates throughout the year. It is usually a holiday. In Singapore, it falls on the first Sunday of July every year, and the next day is a scheduled school … Continue reading HEADS UP: THIS SUNDAY IS YOUTH DAY

Understanding Games, Gamers and Game Addiction

This is a parents' webinar for this year's public run supported by Media Literacy Council. We have reached the max capacity of 500 pax for the webinar. If you are interested, you can be placed in the waitlist (click "Register" or "Join Waitlist" below) and if someone cancels or a place frees up, we will … Continue reading Understanding Games, Gamers and Game Addiction

Self-harm or attention-seeking

As a clinician, it is not uncommon to come across cases involving children having to engage in deliberate self-harming behaviors such as cutting, scratching or even hitting one’s body parts. It can be absolutely devastating, not only for the parents, but also for themselves to go through such difficult time. However, what follows next after … Continue reading Self-harm or attention-seeking

I stand up for mental health. Do you?

We know the emergence of mental health awareness. We hear about the importance of mental health awareness. We see people fighting for mental health awareness. But where are we still seeing, hearing or spreading negative stigma about mental health? “Stop acting crazy!” “哈哈,你神经病啦!” “Kenapa? Awak gila ke?” It’s definitely not foreign to any of us … Continue reading I stand up for mental health. Do you?

We are powerful if we accept who we are.

This article may be a spoiler to those who haven’t watched the latest JOKER movie; let this statement serve as a spoiler warning, read at your own risk. Personally, there are so many emotions going through my body, mind, and soul after watching this movie. This movie portrays so many messages in such a multi-dimensional … Continue reading We are powerful if we accept who we are.

The 5-minutes and getting deep

Taking time out to think about life is understandably not easy, let alone motivating ourselves to do so. We can get really caught up with our life commitments, ambitions, worries, desires, fears and even distractions. I speak for myself too! From the website Inc. they featured an article about how Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and … Continue reading The 5-minutes and getting deep

The 3Rs for success

Recently, I watched a film called “Inside Bill’s Brain” on Netflix. It was about Bill Gates, who spoke about his childhood, life-or-death mission to get better sanitation to developing world, and his success. It was inspiring to say the least! I was particularly interested about his life of success. I share the view that success … Continue reading The 3Rs for success