Tag Archives: #bethechange

Why Luck favours the prepared

Written by Melissa Robert Originally adapted from Sound the City Growth comes from within. And it all starts with mindset. As taught in the famous novel ‘7 habits of highly effective people’, all things are created twice. First in the mind, and then physically. This is in direct relation to goal-setting and taking the actions to…

Jarvis’ Good Advice

Written by Melissa Robert Originally adapted from Sound The City   ‘When people like your music, that feeling is priceless. Not even a million dollars can buy it.’   Jarvis is a busker from Singapore, but he walked through his very own journey to have gotten to where he is today. It’s a known fact,…

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.…

Cheryl’s Good Advice

Tell us about yourself in 1 line I document my life in songs.   Tell us something that most people might not know about you. I’ve had the habit of writing personal journals from a very young age. I’m on my 8th diary now. Writing gets me in the flow, and takes me to a…

Nationless Tree, Worldly Roots

Written by Weilyn Chong “Everyone is a tree. We all have roots that we develop. Never forget this. Roots are what make you who you are more than the tree and its leaves,” my dad says in his deep and earthy voice. His words of wisdom went in one ear and out the other as…

Nash’s Good Advice

Meet Mohammad Nashruddin, Physiotherapist, St Andrew’s Community Hospital. He has been working for 2 years and has recently taken up the role in palliative care.   TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I enjoy putting positive meaning, into every event of my life.   TELL US SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU.…

Dr Chong’s Good Advice

Meet Dr Chong Poh Heng, Medical Director of HCA Hospice Care. With a passion for pediatric work while harbouring a gift for comforting patients, he has since decided to marry his gifts into devoting his life into his work at HCA Hospice Care. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF IN 1 LINE. I’m a ‘happy slave’ that is…

Dr Andy’s Good Advice

Meet Dr Andy Ho, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Fellow in Thanatology, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  He has been doing death and dying research for over 13 years and counting. After being headhunted, Dr Andy created and pioneered the first death and dying undergraduate course in Singapore ‘The Last Dance’. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF…

Tokyo, Japan: Kindness, Gratitude & Activism

The Good Travels is a segment in The Good Catalogue by our American contributor, Lauren Wittig. Lauren is currently on a 6-month globetrotting mission to uncover social good on her far-reaching travels and documents this on her blog, best.world.ever. This article has been republished with permission from Lauren and tells the tale of a specific…