41 episodes

Human and authentic stories of failure and redemption. Because everyone screws up at some point in their lives, and everyone needs to know that it is okay to fail, and it is okay to try again.


A podcast by the Singaporean social enterprise Happiness Initiative. Produced by Fabl Productions.

Screwed Up Moments Happiness Initiative x Fabl

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Human and authentic stories of failure and redemption. Because everyone screws up at some point in their lives, and everyone needs to know that it is okay to fail, and it is okay to try again.


A podcast by the Singaporean social enterprise Happiness Initiative. Produced by Fabl Productions.

    Horrible Bosses | Vicki Lau

    Horrible Bosses | Vicki Lau

    Despite being bullied and ostracized when she was young, Vicki had managed to overcome those early struggles to carve out an exciting career in the video effects industry in the United States. However, things would start to take a turn when she was invited to join a VR startup in Hollywood. 


    Sources:


    Vicki Lau website


    Music:


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 29 min
    Community in the time of Covid-19 | Glyph

    Community in the time of Covid-19 | Glyph

    In this episode, we speak with Si Hui from Glyph, an organization that runs subsidized programs for lower-income children. Here she shares more about the roots of the social enterprise, what sets them apart from a regular charity, why they value community so strongly, and last but not least, why she dropped out of university to work at Glyph full-time. 


    Sources


    Glyph Community


    What Do Millennials Want from Their Workplace?


    Millennial jobseekers say they’re upfront, ‘hungry’ and know their worth as employers learn to adapt


    Music


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 33 min
    A Stroke of Misfortune | Winifred Ling

    A Stroke of Misfortune | Winifred Ling

    At the age of just 28 years old, Winifred Ling started to experience terrifying episodes of numbness, slurred speech, and minor bouts of stroke. As the symptoms progressed, she began to feel like a walking time-bomb, unsure of when the next attack would come, and would later be diagnosed with the rare cerebrovascular disorder known as Moyamoya disease. In this episode of the Screwed Up Moments Podcast, she shares the details of her experience, and the lasting impact that the diagnosis left on her.


    Sources:


    Winifred Ling Blog


    Stroke


    Treating strokes: A race against time


    Music:


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 37 min
    A Yellow Ribbon; A Second Chance | Yellow Ribbon Singapore

    A Yellow Ribbon; A Second Chance | Yellow Ribbon Singapore

    When Johnson was arrested for drug use several years ago, things looked bleak, with the former fitness trainer’s jet-setting lifestyle now replaced with a life behind bars. However, things would take a turn when he met with Bryan of Yellow Ribbon, who handed him the second chance he needed to get back on his feet again.


    Sources:


    Yellow Ribbon Website


    Music:


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 25 min
    Murphy's Law | Vivek Iyyani

    Murphy's Law | Vivek Iyyani

    Murphy’s Law states that “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”. But what happens when things go wrong and never seems to stop? In this episode of the Screwed Up Moments podcast, we share just such a story with our guest Vivek, who recounts his journey launching his first book, and the various hurdles he faced along the way.  


    Sources:


    The Truth about the Millennial Generation by Vivek Iyyani with Channel NewsAsia


    Ethiroli Episode on Youths - Panel Discussion


    Vivek Iyyani website


    Music:


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 37 min
    The Silent Thief of Sight | Rumini

    The Silent Thief of Sight | Rumini

    The simplest mistakes can sometimes lead to the most devastating of consequences. In the first episode of Screwed Up Moments Podcast Season 3, we share the story of Rumini, whose mistake with an expired bottle of eyewash led to a lifetime of complications.


    Sources:


    9 in family die after eating homemade corn noodles


    Toxic Corn Noodles Kill 8 in Northeast China


    Ali Daud LinkedIn Profile


    Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped


    SG Enable


    Music:


    Theme music for the Screwed Up Moments podcast is the track “A Delicate Moment”, originally composed by Rico Lo of Melodise and performed by Julian Law for this podcast. 


    Music used in the main body of this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions and covered under their blanket license, which you can find at sessions.blue. For full track listing please head over to our show notes at www.fablproductions.com/screwedupmoments

    • 33 min

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One of the More Well-Produced Shows

This show is definitely one of the most well-produced shows I have ever heard and been a part of. I don’t normally rate shows but this podcast deserves a rating. Production quality 10/10 - great stories and sound design/ editing/ quality.

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Real stories

Screwed Up Moments shared real life stories that turned the downside to the upside. It was moving, makes me cry and inspiring at the same time.

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