The Good Advice, The Good People

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. […]

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The Good Advice, The Good People

In Dielogue: Loretta X Charmaine

Delving into the social sector, requires a set of demanding aptitudes. Social workers are expected to handle different situations – from extending a willing pair of ears, to getting reprimanded by patients and riled into family conflicts. What makes us human is the ability to empathize and give advice – and that’s what our care […]

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The Good People

Conversations With My School Canteen Cleaners

Written by: Clarissa Choo “Thank you uncle,” glancing up from my notes, I smiled at the cleaning uncle who was wiping the table beside mine. Studying in the canteen after school was something of a strange habit that I had, disliking the unnerving silence of the school library and fearing the wrath of the librarians. […]

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