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Useful Articles for Caregivers

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You can find some articles here on topics which caregivers might find useful. If you have any content to contribute, do let us know through our enquiries form here.

5 Good Habits of Happy People

Length:  Short

July 2020

This article shares with you the 5 "happy" habits that can be cultivated for a happier life.

Benefit-Finding and Self-Compassion in the Face of COVID-19

Length:  Short

By Edina Tan, May 2020

Edina has been examining the concepts of benefit-finding and self-compassion, and shares practical ways that caregivers can use these to cope, especially during the stress of a pandemic.

People can bring themselves up when you let them imagine

Length:  Short

By Koon Kok Kwong, May 2020

A caregiver shares his reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic, and what it means those who are looking after their loved ones.

Being Kind

Length:  Short

By Dr Mok Yee Ming, June 2020

Written by one of CAL's Board Members, this article examines how we unconsciously place pressure on ourselves, resulting in a lot stress. Learning to be kind to ourselves certainly pays off during this time of crisis.

Stigma and Discrimination towards Mental Illness in Singapore

Length:  Long

By Jared Goh, May 2018

Why is there so much stigma out there? Jared Goh, a staff at CAL, presents the findings of his study into attitudes and perceptions Singaporeans have of mental health conditions.

Mental Wellness For Caregivers In An Outbreak

Length:  Short

By Dr Chua Siew Eng, April 2020

Dr Chua, a CAL Board Member, writes about having a healthy mindset through the COVID-19 pandemic and gives tips for caregivers to cope better.