This page features my blog posts in chronological order. Please click on the categories if you would like to see my writing according to topics/ themes.
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- About Autumn Steps (1)
- Burnout (5)
- Caring for Others (3)
- Mental Health (9)
- Self care (5)
- Thinking about Counselling? (3)
- Uncategorized (2)
Imagine how it feels like when you can end the workday feeling like you are doing good enough. When you can say in your mind “This is good enough” and your body embodies it, do you feel a sense of peace and contentment? I do. But it took me a long while to experience this …
Prioritising my health and emotional wellbeing, I worked on change my life, focused on the essential stuff.
My experience on how I coped with Covid19 after contracting it in Italy. I hope you can gain some insights on coping strategies for illnesses and emotional coping with a dash of cross-cultural flavours.
Exercise self-care and practise #iCherishMe. I took a break recently at the end of August to exercise self-care: 6 days without intense doing, reading, planning, meeting clients. I gave my brain a vacation and my brain presented me with an epiphany, the idea to practise “I cherish me”. Without trying very hard, while I was …
I recently collaborated with my friend from school, Wan Ching, to provided some information on the work of a counsellor and about mental health awareness. Using this opportunity, we decided to slant the interview to address feelings, in a way that is relatable to young children. The play discussed the intense bushfires in Australia and …
Leaving a job or position involves loss and transitioning. Loss and transitioning are stressful for us; the emotional experiencing of leaving a job can be intense. This post discussed my personal journey, the emotions that emerged and also suggested some ways to cope.
This post is about my personal journey with burnout: my symptoms, what I did to cope and the lessons I learnt. If you are struggling with burnout, you are not alone. Reach out, speak up.
What could we do to get someone to change? We know we can’t change others but there are somethings we could do, to hold space while we support and encourage them to change.
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