Inspire

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams

‘Let’s Stop Trying to Normalise Autism. Let’s Start Normalising Diversity.’: Dr Dawn-joy Leong

As told to Alden Boon When I was seven, I brought an unabridged copy of Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist to school. At that age, I... Read More

Superbloom Founder Sylvia Ramlal on Making Dreamy Jelly Cakes, Handling Burnout and Finding Satisfaction

An unexpected job loss turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Sylvia Ramlal. During her downtime, she discovered an interest in making jelly... Read More

From ITE Graduate to Self-made Entrepreneur – Littlebotany Founder Fendi Sani on His Love for Plants and Overcoming Insecurities

Stepping into the open-air Littlebotany at Sungei Tengah is like being ensconced in perpetual spring. Time seems to slow in this lush paradise teeming with... Read More

Helping Autistic Children Gain Independence Through Behaviour Therapy: Founder of Therapy Kidz Eileen Su

(Editor's note: Following the interview piece with autistic researcher and artist Dr Dawn-joy Leong, edits have been made to this story. The use of person-first... Read More

‘He Slapped Me, Punched Me, Kicked Me and Spat at Me, but I Forgive Him.’ Sandra Aulia’s Powerful Account of Surviving Domestic Violence.

This story contains details that may be emotionally unsettling, but they reflect Sandra's journey as a domestic violence survivor. The pain from the contusion on... Read More

Bingz Huang on Navigating the World as a Highly Sensitive Person, Energy Healing and Gentleness

As a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), Bingz Huang knows what it is like to feel emotional burnout. By tapping the teachings of the Human Design... Read More

SGBrisketKitchen Founder Jayce Ho on the Joys and Pains of Smoking Meats and Entrepreneurship

Jayce Ho is a multihyphenate: she is a full-time business development manager, a passionate owner of Polish chickens, and she also runs a side business... Read More

The Epitome of Selflessness: Metta Cats Director Terry Lim on Saving Stray Animals, Eighteen-hour Days and Carrying on His Late Mother’s Legacy

Clad in his typical ensemble of black shirt, denim jeans and waterproof boots, Terry Lim is ready for another day of a punishing eighteen-hour routine.... Read More

Stories by Children Founder Chen Yuanhui on Awakening a Child’s Divinity and Wisdom

Drawing on her experience as a former Head of Aesthetics Education in Singapore's Ministry of Education, Chen Yuanhui today runs Stories by Children, a heart-based... Read More

How My Dog, Clifford, Uplifts and Gets Me Through My Chronic Depression and Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Rajes Balachanther

As told to Alden Boon. ‘You are a burden.’ ‘A waste of space.’ ‘A good-for-nothing.’ No, these are not my current innermost thoughts. These were... Read More