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Ready for life 2021
More than 8,000 people registered for the second "Ready for Life" Digital Festival held on 12 and 13 November 2022. Graced by Dr Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower, the Festival featured 14 webinars and online workshops covering dimensions of well-being such as physical, emotional, social and financial.

Programme Line-up


df opening forum

"Ready for Life" opening forum

  • Opening address by Dr Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower
  • The pursuit of purpose: reflections from a career banker by Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer
    DBS Group
  • You only die once by Christopher Tan, Chief Executive Officer
    Providend Ltd
  • Life’s a sport! How to thrive in life like a champion by Edgar Tham, Sport & Performance Psychologist
    SportPsych Consulting
  • "Ready for Life" opening forum - panel discussion moderated by Flying Dutchman, OneFM 91.3


        Christopher Tan, CEO, Providend Ltd

        Tang Lee Huat, Chief Financial Officer, CPF Board

        Edgar K. Tham, Sport & Performance Psychologist and Founder of SportPsych Consulting

        Ong Bee Yan, Model and Co-founder of 1degreeC


Introduction to enhancing wellness through art therapy

Singapore Association for Mental Health


In Singapore, we often lead a fast-paced life as we rush from place to place or task to task. Learn multiple coping strategies that can be adopted in your daily life to enhance your overall well-being. You will also discover how art therapy can effectively help one to express and process emotions without words.

Understanding and managing your healthcare costs

CPF Board
Ministry of Health


Having holistic support and coverage for unexpected healthcare costs is essential for your retirement plan. Hear from our speakers from CPF Board and the Ministry of Health as they share how MediShield Life and CareShield Life can give you greater peace of mind as you age and what you should consider when getting supplementary coverage.

Stay strong with taekwondo

ILDO Taekwondo Academy Pte Ltd


Taekwondo can improve physical fitness, boost mental health and build self-confidence. Watch ILDO Taekwondo Academy’s Master Kim and his 78-year-old student – Ms Lynn Soh demonstrate basic taekwondo movements suitable for all fitness levels and ages.

female practising taekwondo

The power of your life stories

Tsao Foundation


Penning your life story is a simple but powerful way to find new meaning in life and to put life events into perspective. Guided by a senior counsellor, you will reflect on and appreciate moments in your life, and re-energise yourself to move forward with new directions and optimism.

Make every move count

Sport Singapore


Want to move better and make every move count? Join Active Health to learn how you can vary your movements and incorporate them into your daily lives to maximise the benefits of being physically active!

Asian Chinese man and woman jogging in city park

Building financial security to support your passions​


What does an author, retiree and financial coach have in common? Their burning passion to share knowledge on planning for a purposeful retirement. Hear from our three speakers, Soh Chin Heng (Former Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Services, CPF Board), David Wu (Financial Coach), Chung Yin Wah (Author of “RETIRE HAPPPY!”), as they share useful tips on maximising your money to achieve your desired retirement lifestyle. Discover how you can use your CPF to achieve your financial goals and learn the importance of having a financial security net to buffer against uncertainties in life.

Doing our part for wildlife

Mandai Wildlife Group


Be a part of the Mandai Wildlife Group to care for the planet and protect animals and nature. Learn what they do to protect wildlife and how you can contribute to wildlife conservation.

mandai volunteer

Making a difference


Wish to give back to society but unsure if volunteering suits you? Join us in this panel discussion and hear what RSVP Singapore and National Library Board volunteers and co-founder of Food Bank Singapore have to say about their personal journeys, and how volunteering has helped them to lead a happier and more purposeful life.

Charting your career path

SkillsFuture Singapore
Workforce Singapore


Exploring a career switch or curious to know what skills are essential when enhancing your career? Hear from a Senior Career Coach and SkillsFuture Advisor on how you can find purpose in your work and chart a meaningful career. Learn the importance of upskilling and how to make your resume stand out from the rest.

Photography with Jayaprakash Bojan


Wildlife photography can start with just a smartphone. Jayaprakash Bojan, award winner of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of The Year, will share photography techniques and how you can take amazing wildlife photos with a smartphone.


Live for today, plan for tomorrow​

CPF Board
Eden Law Corporation


Taking care of your loved ones includes planning how you want to leave a legacy for people you care about. Join us to understand the importance of making a CPF nomination and Lasting Power of Attorney as well as their significance in the distribution of your monies and assets.

Turning waste to treasure

Green Nudge


Be a part of the green movement in Singapore. Gain an understanding of Singapore's food waste landscape to find out how you can help reduce food waste. Learn how to make your own eco-enzyme – a natural cleaning product that can be made from kitchen waste at home!

Skate your way to wellness

Odyssey Skate School


Did you know that a relaxing cruise on a longboard can help clear your mind? Longboarding is easy to learn and safe for beginners. Learn the basic moves from a professional coach during the live demonstration and you will be cruising off to the sunset in no time!


Supporting partners

df 2022 partners