Category: YourSay

The great pain: Depression

By Farah Denny   Depression: a very serious, isolating, but treatable disorder that affects people of all ages from all walks of life. Even the happiest people feel depressed at times. It causes tremendous...

Simple ways to be a little more ‘Zen’

By Karen Chin @karenevachin   HAVING RECENTLY OBSERVED some Zen-like people in their elements, I decided to research and implement some of their practices and teachings into my life. Like most people I know,...

Remembering the Montreal Massacre

For 20 minutes on dark and gloomy 6 December 1989, an enraged gunman roamed the hallways of Montreal’s École Polytechnique University. Marc Lépine, 25, burst into an engineering classroom. He separated the men from...

Is buying your vice?

  Guest contributor and social worker Vicky Ang shares her thoughts on shopping.   For some, ‘buying’ (or the common word for it, ‘shopping’) is an art or a lifestyle; the way they sweep...