Useful Articles for Caregivers


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.