Empathy and Compassion Culture

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Everybody is different, and because of that we each have different levels of natural empathy based on the experiences we’ve had growing up. However, I have developed the belief overtime that everyone is capable of becoming more empathetic with conscious effort, even if … More Empathy and Compassion Culture

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A New chapter

This is me Joseph, hairless and afraid. Tomorrow I embark on the start of a 2 year journey into military that is compulsory for Singapore citizens like myself. There will be many hardships through this time; there will be lots of physical training, I will have to submit to authority and be more disciplined and … More A New chapter

Old year, New year

It’s that time of year where we all do our reflections on the past year and think about what we want to achieve in the year to come. I’ve never really jumped on that bandwagon before, partially because I usually end up doing self reflections every few weeks. Yet somehow I feel compelled to write … More Old year, New year

Home, a story.

Home. It seems like a rather clichéd and monotonous thing to think about. We all have a pretty clear idea of what it means; on the surface a home is defined as the place a person lives, usually in a permanent or semi-permanent setting. In our lives, it’s a place where we feel safe and … More Home, a story.

Growing season

This is a poem I wrote about the repetitive nature of life. It was a time where things seemed repetitive and futile in my own with school exams and training taking up every waking minute of my day. This poem served as a personal reminder to see the better things in life and be more … More Growing season