Useful Articles for Caregivers
Benefit-Finding and Self-Compassion in the Face of COVID-19
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
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.
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
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
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.