Advocacy

Advocating good mental health and mindfulness through media and events.

“For as long as space endures,

And for as long as living beings remain,

Until then may I, too, abide,

To dispel the misery of the world.”

By Shantideva, 8th century CE


6 June 2021. Speaking about mindfulness at a Self-Love workshop with these gorgeous ladies in Indonesia. More info here

Luncheon of the Boating Party, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1881. Image: Phillips Collection.

25 May 2021. What does mindfulness and a masterpiece by one of the greatest artists Renoir have in common? Check out my blog Of Mindfulness & A Masterpiece here


Graphic representation of a talk I gave to Wholesome Leaders, 29 January 2021 #mentalhealth #mindfulness #mbct #mindfulnessbasedcognitivetherapy


Living With A Black Dog

What is it like to live with a black dog, a metaphor for depression? Spoke to brave souls battling (and recovering from) mental health conditions, and how Shell and how after the MH370 tragedy, Malaysia Airlines, are supporting their employees’ wellbeing. Ends with a piece on Joker, the movie that kept me on the edge of my seat. Listen here #BFMSpotlight #depression #bipolar

Image by MorShani, Unsplash

Killing The Ghosts Of The Past

Removing traces of trauma is not easy. Yet in the midst of throes, one can create something so beautiful. In between her music, British writer, artist and musician Sanchita Islam opens up about her life. Ends with a reading of her poem Blue Eyes. Listen here #BFMSpotlight #comorbidities

Artwork by Sanchita Islam


Aug 2020: Into The Zone

Introduced MBCT to members of Silver Ribbon, an organization that supports mental health needs in Singapore.

#MBCT #MindfulnessBasedCognitiveTherapy #mindfulnessSingapore #mentalhealthSingapore