Cultivating Mindful Education during the Time of COVID-19

I am really honoured and super excited to be an invited speaker for the Global Mindfulness in Education Summit (Nov. 16-21, 2020). It is such a wonderful opportunity to share my experiences building communities of care & compassion, and deepening connection as a source of strength during this pandemic. I will share stories from Singapore and … Continue reading Cultivating Mindful Education during the Time of COVID-19

Happiness-Based Education in Vietnam

In 2017, after 12 years working in higher education, I have decided to embark on a new journey: planting seeds of mindfulness in preschool education. I believe that it's important to plant seeds of mindfulness at a younger age, as children have open mind and less resistance to learning something new. Together with my family and … Continue reading Happiness-Based Education in Vietnam

National University of Singapore

When I was working as a lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS), I was a co-founder and lead facilitator for the NUS Mindfulness Interest Group – a group of faculty and students interested in research, education and the practice of mindfulness.Since 2014, I have facilitated weekly mindfulness practice sessions for NUSfaculty and their … Continue reading National University of Singapore

Mindfulness for Yale – NUS College, Singapore

With my role as a Mindfulness Trainer and Consultant for the Yale- NUS College, I have taught courses and workshops on the Psychology of Mindfulness, Introduction to Mindfulness, A Mindful Journey to Happiness, Contemplative Education series, Mindfulness for Research and Reflections, Face COVID -19 with Mindfulness & Compassion, for students, faculty and staff of the … Continue reading Mindfulness for Yale – NUS College, Singapore

Testimonials from participants in A Contemplative Education course

“I think the one critical thing that I am embarrassed to say that I hadn’t thought of in 20+ years of teaching is the consideration of how the students enter the classroom. Yes, they are overworked, underslept and distracted by the kind of things that young adults are distracted by, so to be aware of … Continue reading Testimonials from participants in A Contemplative Education course

Testimonial from Yale-NUS Students

“The 5-step process of validating my emotions & writing is therapeutic for me. To recognize my emotions, accept that they are natural, embrace the intensity of it all, understand why I feel this way and then letting it go. This has helped me incredibly through this challenging semester - dealing with a chronic illness, relationship … Continue reading Testimonial from Yale-NUS Students