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Doors Closing

Written by Jeeheng Yew Do we really need to shut the doors on people all the time? Let me describe a very typical day that happens to us too often – you walk into the lift with a few others and we are headed to different levels. Someone leaves the 5th floor and the person nearest…

Hoodat!: Farhan

Tell me more about yourself I am Farhan and I am currently taking a gap year after completing my National Service to develop valuable life skills such as learning new languages and improving my inter-personal skills. I have a strong interest in connecting with people and this has helped foster my passion for volunteering and…

Ruihan’s Good Advice

Written by Melissa Robert Originally adapted from Sound the City Ruihan is a busker exceptionally familiar to some of you residents. Catch him if you can, as he sings his heart out on the weekends while he relaxes from the hustle and bustle of life in Singapore.   ‘It’s less about music and more about…

Hoodat!: Ridzwan

Tell me more about yourself: I am 28-years of age this year and I’m currently working as a Medic at Central Far East Station. I have been volunteering at The Hidden Good (THG) since 2015, where I first met Jiezhen, our #girlboss at THG, at the MP3 experiment.   How do you manage to balance…

There’s Magic in the Uncomfortable

Written by Melissa Robert Originally adapted from Sound the City   How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself – Epictetus   Life. It starts off with a blank canvas. As we go through it we start scribbling to a point where we have no clue what’s written on it anymore.…

In Dielogue: Marilyn

Personal encounters of witnessing death often makes the topic of death much more real and close to heart. We know that death happens to everyone, but we never know when and where. In this series of Dielogue, we share the heartfelt personal experiences of a healthcare practitioner, who meets patients near their end of life.…

Venerable Ming Fa’s Good Advice

Meet Venerable Ming Fa, from Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery. His role is to teach and propagate the Dharma — “the true nature of all things”.   TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I pride myself to remain humble and tactful.   TELL US SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU.…

Talking Death X Dr Andy Ho

Snow White. Little Mermaid. Frozen. These popular fairytales are adored by children (and even adults) worldwide. What do they all have in common? The inevitability of life’s ending passage – death. If we’re lucky, death is a constant that passes us daily, leaving our lives uninterrupted. But what about those who had to count their…