• August 13, 2018
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There’s no one to talk to

  As a psychotherapist, I seem to be hearing this statement “There’s no one to talk to” with greater frequency. “Really? Why is that?” I asked myself. What I kept hearing was: • The people I talk to will change the subject after a while… • They don’t understand what I’m trying to say… • […]

How grateful are you?

Grateful for the eyes I have

  “I [sic] grateful for the pair of eyes I have to help me see the things out there in the world…” – Girl, aged 10   How grateful are you for the things that you have? I was prompted to think about this when a 10-year-old girl shared that she was grateful for the […]

Importance of Social Emotional Learning

  Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the recognition and management of emotions. It is developing care for others, making responsible decisions, establishing positive relationships, and handling challenging situations effectively. In short, SEL is teaching children how to deal with their behaviours and to build positive relationships with people around them.   Children need to be […]

Run For A Reason

  86 year-old Mr Kor Hong Fatt has become an inspiration to many, both young and old. After suffering from a heart attack at the age of 70, Mr Kor resolved to be a serious runner. It was for the sake of his own health, as well as to be able to care for his wheelchair-bound […]

A stroll down memory lane

“Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming” – Joseph B. Wirthlin Siblings Nicholas and Allison, former students attending Morning Star’s After-School Care Services, swung by for a trip down memory lane.   Nicholas I spent 5 years of my primary school journey in Morning Star (2008-2012) and I can confidently call it my […]

  • February 2, 2017
  • Blog

Fighting with Siblings

Siblings fighting

  “Mum! You are always defending Sis! She is not your baby anymore…” screams my second sis.   This is still often heard in my own family when the squabbles begin. Sometimes when I’m arguing with mum, I noticed myself saying that too. I know it is never easy playing parent yet it is never […]

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