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  3. Wellness
1. What’s your story? I’m Christina, Guide Dog Mobility Instructor. Training the dogs to be Guide Dogs is one part of what I do; I also train the visually impaired on how to use their Guide Dogs and how to care for them. In the event that the Guide Dog teams need to learn new […]
  1. Halloween
Psychological thrillers are in a completely different league altogether—it’s creepy, terrifying, and goes beyond the typical ghost-that-jumps-out-at-the-screen to scare the living hell out of you type. It can be equally spine-tingling—or even more so, because you can actually picture it happening in real life. Psychological thrillers really tap into warped human psyches and often goes […]
  1. Food
  2. Halloween
  3. Mental health
Halloween this year is looking a bit different. The acclaimed Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Singapore has been cancelled due to the pandemic, much to the disappointment of many. After all, the HHN at USS is a much-anticipated yearly Halloween tradition for some of us. But that doesn’t mean spine-tingling fun or spooky treats […]
  1. #CelebrateDiversity
  2. Emotional health
  3. Mental health
  4. Wellness
1. Tell us a little bit about yourself! I’m Sophie, a para-swimmer for Team Singapore, and employed as a Marketing Specialist at Toyota Motor Asia Pacific (TMAP). 2. How did you come to lose your sight? I have a condition called Cone Rod Dystrophy, an inherited retinal disease where my retina cells will deteriorate over […]
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  2. Featured
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In case you didn’t know, Guide Dogs are visual mobility aids for people who are blind—an alternative for a walking cane. Guide Dogs undergo special training while their blind handlers also undergo training to move around with them. According to estimates provided by the Ministry of Social and Family Development, there are some 300,000 people […]
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  2. Food
We round up our favourite mooncakes in Singapore for the ultimate mooncake shopping guide for Mid-Autumn Festival 2020! This year, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls outside September in a rare occurrence — specifically, mooncake festival 2020 in Singapore starts on Oct 1 and ends Oct 8. During these unprecedented times of Covid-19, as with other special […]
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  2. Food
August has always been a time of #SingaporePride and joyful celebrations for all Singaporeans. This year is no different, as our nation rejoices and celebrates Singapore’s 55th birthday! While the perennial favourite — the National Day Parade (NDP) — will be scaled down amidst Covid-19 pandemic precautions, we can still celebrate in the way we […]
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  2. Wellness
Singapore celebrates Nurses’ Day today and in 2020 this year, it’s a whole lot more special. As we face a worldwide pandemic, we realize more than ever the importance of nurses who have served and those who are still serving at the frontlines at community care facilities, supporting our nation’s fight against Covid-19. For this […]
  1. Eye
  2. Medical
LASIK in Singapore has grown to include other methods to regain perfect eyesight, and one group of procedures particularly caught my eye: Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA) vision correction methods. I remember first hearing about EpiLASIK a few years back from a good friend of mine, that it is a procedure that less invasive since it […]
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  3. Medical
  4. TCM
Cancer treatment in Singapore include chemotherapy and radiation therapy – and these forms of cancer therapy are known to have side effects like pain, bleeding and bruising, nausea and vomiting, hair loss and fatigue – just to name a few. It is also known to be a very debilitating sickness for the patient, and can […]
  1. Eye
  2. Medical
LASIK in Singapore used to be synonymous with laser vision correction. Yet with medical advancements over the years, we have other laser vision correction surgery options today apart from LASIK surgery. If you are feeling confused over the different LASIK technology and medical jargon, you’re not alone! A myriad of questions begins to surface: Which […]