The Tapestry Project Singapore

Inspiring Hope & Reclaiming Dignity through the Power of Story



‘D’ is for Dignity in Depression

Warning: This isn't the usual positive, upbeat sort of article I would normally write. But I think when it comes to talking about dignity, I need to reveal some of the things I've personally been through that exemplify the opposite of it.... Continue Reading →

See The Full Picture: An Event Story

It was a Saturday afternoon. I was sweating buckets walking down the bustling and colourful Haji Lane, known for its eclectic mix of vintage and contemporary artisan shops, encompassing all things quaint and quirky. But I wasn’t perspiring profusely because of the sweltering heat from... Continue Reading →

The Labels We Wear

Stuck at home with the flu, I found myself living vicariously through the lives of models between the glossy pages of glamour. An onslaught of fashion: the “Holy Grail” of makeup, the designer shoes, the do-it-all bags, the dizzying array... Continue Reading →

My Anxiety; My Recovery

I feel like I’m unravelling. Rapidly. All the ground I’ve gained in the past months seems to be giving way under my feet. I’m falling through the cracks. Holding on. Holding on for dear life. This can’t be happening again.... Continue Reading →

What Does Recovery Look Like To You?

It may appear like a simple question. But in reality, there isn’t a straightforward answer to it. What recovery looks like to an alcoholic may vastly differ from that of a paraplegic. Similarly, what ‘wholeness’ is to a person with... Continue Reading →

The Thing About Stigma

It seems okay, maybe even noble, to talk about a broken arm, cancer or kidney disease, but somehow it is not okay to talk about schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Why? It's about perception. Somehow, we have been given (and are... Continue Reading →

Mental Health in Singapore

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as "not just the absence of mental disorder. It is defined a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of... Continue Reading →

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