“How we as a community, provide support?”

This post will be a mini sharing on the development of theoretical thoughts (i.e. emergent theory) from the interviews thus far. Writing this after a morning of manuscript editing (a painful chore for me) and afternoon of axial coding/diagramming the emergent theory, I can truly see why PhD is also known as ‘Permanent Head Damage’Continue reading ““How we as a community, provide support?””

The Art and Science of Talking to Yourself

If you were to write one book in your entire life, what would you write? (Question asked with the assumptions that 1: Most of us never write anything close to a book and 2: A decent book is a crazy task that we might never want to attempt again after the first one). One snugglyContinue reading “The Art and Science of Talking to Yourself”

Through the Looking Glass- Is Social Change Limited by Our Imaginations?

A friend who took a double major in Sociology and Social Work once mused: “Sociology lectures always leave me low because all we talk about is social problems, but in Social Work we talk about possible solutions so I always feel inspired after classes!” There is probably some truth but in this post, I wantContinue reading “Through the Looking Glass- Is Social Change Limited by Our Imaginations?”

COVID-19 and Moral Norms

Here it comes, another article to add to the deluge of commentaries involving COVID-19. Ironically, this was prompted by an unease that I haven’t seemed to be reading/hearing much news on anything else apart from COVID-19 and how it has impacted Singapore. Have I stopped caring for the other as the pandemic takes a heavierContinue reading “COVID-19 and Moral Norms”