Do I have a ‘probelm’?

I came across this image (on the left) while researching something and it brought much needed amusement to my day. I wonder what sorta place this is. Clinic? Pharmacy? Fortune Telling? If only we have a one stop shop like that in Singapore where we can seek help for all and sundry including the all…

Our best teachers – Adversity

Hi everyone, it’s been a really long time since I last wrote anything on the blog. I’ve had some health challenges the past few months and it’s been quite difficult at points but at last we’ve come to the end of term 3. I’ve written some time ago on how life sometimes throw us curve…

Hello JC1 students 2014!

  Hello JC1 students! Welcome to your new school year! My name is Joan and I’m your School Counsellor here at Yishun JC. 🙂 Most students call me Ms Joan and occasionally students call me ‘eh counsellor!’ I’ve been writing stuff on this blog for the past 5 years so feel free to click through the…

How to survive the first week of school

Hello everyone! Welcome back to a new school year! Although with the lessons starting and homework piling you may not feel very welcome and may in fact already feel like dying. I feel you. This was me just three weeks ago, lying on a hammock on the best beach in Asia with not a care…

Cyber Counselling

Okay…so I have been having writer’s block recently. Luckily I’m done with A’levels and essay writing…haha. Anyways, I’ve been considering this idea of cyber counselling and maybe introducing it to our school at some point. Why cyber counselling? Won’t that put me out of a job if everybody decided to go all “cyber” instead of…