The Benefits of Talking

It’s a bad day but somehow it doesn’t matter because you talk it out with your friends, family and co-workers. Talking has lots of benefits. Even young people can benefit from it. Here in Singapore, primary school students can now find comfort through an online chatting service. The online chatting service was launched on April 21, 2014.


The online chatting service was sponsored by the Singapore Children’s Society. It is called Tinkle Friend Online. The best thing about this online chatting service is it is free. Before its official launch on April 21, the online chatting service conducted a soft launch in 2013. Since then, it has given cared two hundred twenty two children who thought that they were distressed and lonely.

Tinkle Friend Online chatting service is offered from Monday-Friday. It will available from 2:30pm-5:30pm. You have to know that the chatting support is not accessible during public holidays and weekends. The government thinks that talking can help a lot. For others, talking is lame but they do not realize its therapeutic benefits. You should know the benefits of talking. Benefits include:


  • Talk is liberating: There are many moments in life that overwhelms you. During these times, you need someone to talk to. If you cannot control the feelings, you will feel frozen. If you talk, you will feel lighter because of the liberation. Talking is really liberating.  
  • Talk leads to answers or solutions: Talking helps a lot because at the end of the day you will discover answers or solutions. Talking simply leads you to answers or solutions you never thought a while ago.
  • Talk makes you better: When you released everything, it seems that the burden is lighter. Talk will really make you feel better. There is no doubt about that.
  • Talk can help you cope with mental problems: Not all people think that their mental health is irrelevant. That is where they are wrong. Mental health should be considered for the overall wellness. In this sense, talking can help you cope with your mental problems. If you have an eating disorder, addiction, depression, phobia or anxiety, talking about it can help you a lot.
  • Talk can improve relationship: Talk is an important component in any relationship. It can improve even strengthen the relationship that is why counsellors always encourage couples to talk. If you have problems, talking and listening should be practiced at all times.

Talking should not be underestimated because it can do so much. If you do not feel like talking, at least have the courtesy to listen.