Doreen K.

Doreen, mother of four, shares with us her recent experience over the loss of her son, Evan who was only 11 years old. The following from her Facebook account has been reproduced with her kind permission. I am sharing one of my deepest secrets in hope that it could make people more aware and please […]

Interview with Shafiqah Ramani, Entrepreneur & Founder of PsychKick

An entrepreneur in the mental health industry, Shafiqah struggled with mental health issues in her youth and spent some time in a psychiatric ward. Through self-care and social support, she overcame her own challenges and is now well on her way to recovery. Today, she is also helping others through her exciting startup PsychKick. PsychKick […]

How to Unlearn Self-Stigma

The journey of recovery is tough for those dealing with mental health issues. It is made even harder by social stigma brought about by uninformed people who label a person’s symptoms as “strange”, “scary”, or as “acting out”. “There was nothing more depressing than being told that all the teachers were waiting for me to […]

Foods to Boost Your Mood

Do you know that what you eat can affect your mood? You may think that digging into a tub of ice cream when you feel upset will help you feel better,  a diet of sugary and processed foods is bad for your health and well-being. In fact, people who eat a lot of junk food […]

You Can Heal Your Life with Louise Hay

“Every thought we think is creating our future” These wise words from Louise L. Hay have transformed numerous lives over the past few decades. One of the pioneers of the self-help movement, Hay built her philosophy of love and affirmative thinking by drawing from her own powerful experiences. Her Story Louise L. Hay did not […]

How a Famous Author Battled Depression

By Chia Xun An First published in Issue 1 2016 of The Rainbow Connection Along with all the professional success Rowling has seen, there is another aspect of her life in which she has seen success, again and again- that of fighting against clinical depression, winning, and telling others it can be done. Author J.K. […]

Step Away from the Worry: Anxiety Disorders and Solutions for Youths in Singapore

By Kenneth Lim with inputs from Circle-of-Care Anxiety is the body’s natural response to danger. It acts as an automatic alarm that goes off when you feel threatened, pressured or stressed. In moderation, anxiety isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, a healthy level of anxiety can help you to stay alert, focused and motivate […]

The Story of Over The Rainbow

A Story of Triumph of Love and Hope over Grief and Despair by Yen-Lu & Yee Ling Chow (Excerpts taken from the cover story in January 2016 issue of Abundance)  “To enjoy the rainbow, first enjoy the rain,” said Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist. Everyone wants happiness. No one wishes for pain. But we […]