​​# People Hushed:  5067

​​# TeaRistas Trained & Engaged:  38

# Hush@Workplace Leaders/Projects:  117


Hush - Singapore's First Silent TeaBar Opens And Brings The Party To You
The Smart Local | 03 June 2015

Hush TeaBar is Singapore’s first silent tea bar, and their main goal is to steer us away from our hectic work lives to reach a place of relaxation and inner peace. 

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Crean 'bar' para disfrutar el silencio en Singapur
El Deber (Bolivia) | June 2016

En este "bar" de Singapur, no hay música estridente o alcohol. En su lugar, uno puede sentarse en silencio y beber té servido por camareros sordos...




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L’etrange magie d’un the pris dans le silence
El Heraldo (Honduras) | June 2016

​Singapour, Singapour
Il y a un bar à Singapour où on ne trouve ni alcool, ni disque jockey. Il y règne un silence total et on s’y assoit sans bruit pour prendre le thé, qui est servi par des « baristas » sourds...


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People with disabilities find jobs

The New Paper | June 2016

​They are asking busy Singaporeans to slow down and hush.
Being the first silent tea "bar" here, Hush TeaBar...

Entrepreneur-in-Focus: Anthea Ong (Hush Teabar)

Zalora | Feb 2017

Ever feel like the world is too noisy to get to know someone properly? Anthea Ong, founder of Hush Teabar, a tea bar run by deaf individuals, saw the need for people to slow down the pace and connect with each other through quiet, ruminative moments together.


Off to Antarctica in the name of climate change
The Straits Times |  Feb 2018

3 Singaporeans join global team on expedition to raise awareness of issue and its effects on South Pole. So for the environmentalist, joining an Antarctica expedition to advocate climate change was a dream come true.


Breaking The Sound Barrier

breakingthesoundbarrier.net | Dec 2016

Anthea was featured as a everyday heroes. People who have broken barriers, who helped break these barriers and who have shown themselves for who they are, and not what they are not.






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Hush on Frontline Episode 16

Toggle | June 2016

See video at 15:12.
Hush was featured in 前线追踪 FRONTLINE as a truly inclusive society.

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Anthea Ong: The Woman Who Lived

hnworth.com |  Mar 2018


Anthea is the founder of Hush, Singapore’s first silent tea bar, which is a roving tea and meditation experience conducted entirely in silence and fully facilitated by deaf ‘TeaRistas’, as well as persons-in-recovery from mental health issues. Their objective: to elicit greater empathy and change the perception of disability.

 


Take a step back and chill out with these 5 tips

Simply Her | October 2016

Trust social entrepreneur Anthea Ong to start a movement to encourage mindfulness and silence among busy urbanites.

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Hush, it's a reflective tea session for busy executives
The Straits Times | November 2015

Commodities trader Irshad Abbas rushed in late for a tea- drinking session aimed at getting busy people to slow down and embrace silence two weeks ago...





IMPACT JOURNALISM DAY: Experiencing the magic of silence over tea
Asahi Shimbun (Japan) | June 2016

At this “bar” in Singapore, there are no thumping beats or alcohol. Instead, you sit in silence and drink tea served by deaf “baristas.”...







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Develop sense of enterprise, learn through setbacks

The Straits Times | October 2016

The struggles and challenges that resulted in a life of purpose and meaning for former corporate high-flier Anthea Ong captured my imagination







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Finding herself in silence 

RazorTV | September 2016

Social entrepreneur Anthea Ong went from a successful career and business, to having only $16 in her bank. But it was just the wake up call she needed.

Hold Up, Slow Down.

Her World | Jan 2017

Hush was featured as 1 of the suggested ways to slow down for 2017.




It Changed My Life: Down and out, she finds herself

The Straits Times | September 2016

Ex-corporate high-flier, who lost her marriage and business, finds happiness as a life coach


Three Singaporean women part of 100-strong global team to Antarctica
The New Paper | Feb 2018

Social entrepreneur Anthea Ong gave up her car in 2010 after 20 years of driving to reduce her carbon footprint. In going green, she also became a vegan, avoided using plastic bags and stopped using leather products.

Talking with a silent mover 

WomentalkTV Asia | September 2016

On this episode of Womentalktv.asia we had the honour of meeting Anthea Ong, the silent mover behind the social enterprise Hush TeaBar.





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在静谧中找回自己

Zaobao | December 2016

Hush Founder Anthea Ong answers 9 questions in the 九问 ('9 ask') segment of Lianhe Zaobao

Bounceback Queen

Her World | October 2016

Click below to check out the article written by Her World Aug 2016 edition.




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Brewing a Silent Revolution
NUS Outside-In | 5 Feb 2015

Sometimes it takes losing everything to grow and discover yourself. NUS BBA alumna Anthea Ong‘s story is one such take on triumphing over adversity.


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Life Made Easy
Simple Her | May 2015

Life made easy, in a cup of tea. Social entrepreneur, Anthea Ong, start a social movement to encourage silence and mindfulness among the urbanites.


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Tranquil and Peaceful 
BITES - The Scoop on Good Eats's Page | 22 May 2015

The experience was tranquil and peaceful as we quietened our busy thoughts and transitioned from Rush to Hush, meditating over aromatic teas suited to our choice of mood.



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Hush - Singapore's First Silent TeaBar Opens And Brings The Party To You
The Smart Local | 3 Jun 2015

Hush TeaBar is Singapore’s first silent tea bar, and their main goal is to steer us away from our hectic work lives to reach a place of relaxation and inner peace. 

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No Phone, Just Tea
The Business Times | May 2015

For many city folk, sitting in silence and being reflective is pretty unthinkable. Anthea Ong wants to change that. 


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Hush. A Silent TeaBar 
Yebber.com | 28 May 2015 | Rated 5 Stars

Hush TeaBar, a global movement, the first of its kind to promote tea appreciation in silence amidst the busy and rushed environment of modern cities such as a typical work place in Singapore.



Hush-It-On.
A movement within a movement. 

We can shake the world in a gentle quiet way.

Rush to Hush. A Silent TeaBar. Better Business. A Better World.

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Hush - A Social Movement
It's All Well + Good | November 2015

Sitting cross-legged, eyes closed + hands clasped around a warm ceramic cup, I sat on a makeshift meditation space in the Nanyang Auditorium. It was the TEDx Singapore #Undiscoveredcountry event.......Check out the video 

HEAR for you
NVPC Newsletter | February 2016

Seeking a silent refuge from your frenetic pace of life? Take a break to smell and sip a cup of tea in peace, and do something meaningful like providing employment for the hearing impaired at the same time...

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​Hush now, have a cuppa and reflect
The Straits Times | April 2016

Social movement holds silent tea sessions in workplaces, guided by its deaf staff, to let employees reflect and relax...


Anthea Ong brings self care and workplace wellness all the way to Antarctica!

The Independent | Feb 2018

Anthea will be the only changemaker championing workplace wellness. For a long time, she has felt that there is insufficient awareness about workplace wellness in the corporate sector.

Bei einem Tee die Magie der Stille erleben
Tages Anzeiger (Switzerland) | June 2016

In dieser «Bar» in Singapur gibt es weder stampfende Bässe noch Alkohol. Stattdessen sitzt man umhüllt von Stille und trinkt Tee, der von gehörlosen «Baristas» serviert wird...

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Hush Impact Story

Our Better World | June 2016

Learn more about Hush in our own Film...

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L’étrange magie d’un thé pris dans le silence

L'économiste (Morocco) | June 2016

Check out Hush in the L'économiste on Page 15...




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Respekt Magazine
Respekt (Czech Republic) | June 2016

Check out Hush in the Respekt Magazine on Page 47...

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Hush Impact Story (Trailer)

Our Better World | June 2016

Learn more about Hush in our own Film...

Urbanites sit to savour silence at this bar
The Straits Times | June 2016

 At this "bar" in Singapore, there is neither loud music nor any alcohol. Instead, you sit in silence and are served tea by waiters who have trouble hearing...

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Relieve Stress at This “Silent” Tea Bar

Shape | July 2016

Free your mind and body by sipping tea and finger painting at this unique tea bar. At this “bar” in Singapore, there is neither loud music nor any alcohol. Instead, you sit in silence and are served tea by waiters who have trouble hearing.


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Hush TeaBar at SG Cares
The Straits Times | Feb 2018


Hush Teabar Tea-rista Hairiani Ali teaches PM Lee Hsien Loong and ministers how to sign “Thank you SG Cares” at the SG Cares app launch on Saturday. 








卢婉芳走出创伤 不当自己的囚犯

联合早报 | Feb 2018

创立社企 助创伤者修复心灵. 

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7 'Disruptors'

AlumNUS | Apr 2017

Founder, Anthea Indira Ong, is featured as one of the 7 'disruptors' in the latest issue of AlumNUS, the quarterly magazine of her alma mater which goes out to 145,000 readers.


Dong-A Ilbo

Dong-A Ilbo (South Korea) | June 2016

Check out Hush in the Dong-A Ilbo...

CONNECT: SINGAPORE YOGI & BUSINESSWOMAN ANTHEA ONG
Yoga Journal Singapore | Feb 2018

 Anthea Ong, former corporate honcho from Singapore, tells us about the path of self-discovery that transformed her more than 11 years ago.

Impact Journalism Day: Pitching in to help shine some light

The Straits Times | June 2016

Hush Teabar, set up in 2014 as a place for harried urbanites to slow down and enjoy moments of silence, while creating jobs for the deaf.

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ANTHEA ONG ADVOCATES FOR WORKPLACE WELLNESS THROUGH TEA AND TRAVEL
Prestige | Feb 2018

Anthea embarks on a voyage through Antarctica to rally for mental health and self-care at the office.

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Meet The World’s First Silent Tea Bar

That Has Brewed Up A Storm of Social Change

causeartist.com |  Mar 2018

Singapore –and possibly the world’s first – silent tea bar empowers hearing impaired individuals and recovering mental health patients to seek gainful employment, while bridging the gap between the hearing and non-hearing world.

 

Bei einem Tee die Magie der Stille erleben
Luxemburger Wort (Luxembourg) | June 2016

Check out Hush in the Luxemburger Wort on Page 2...




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La magia de silencio con una taza de té
El Pais (Spain) | June 2016

En el Hush Teabar todos los camareros son sordos y tiene como objetivo que los ajetreados urbanitas puedan relajarse...





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চায়ের কাপে মৌনতার জাদু
Prothom Alo (Bangladesh) | June 2016

সিঙ্গাপুরের এই 'বারে' ধুমধাড়াক্কা গান নেই, নেই অ্যালকোহলের বোতলের ছিপি খোলার শব্দ।...

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BE INSPIRED
DBS AsiaForGood.com | March 2016

This International Women's Day, Asia For Good by DBS Foundation celebrates three remarkable female social entrepreneurs and the inspiring work they do...









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Hush. No Talking in this Bar, Please
The Straits Times | 11 Dec 2014

Silent tea ritual helps busy people slow down and embrace silence over a cuppa.

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另种品茶 无声胜有声
Zaobao.com.sg | 24 Jan 2015

安静茶吧,不一般饮茶体验。本地出现了第一家无声茶吧Hush,要在一杯茶的光景里,把安静“卖”给你。“酒吧、咖啡馆有灵魂人物-侍酒师、咖啡师,安静茶吧的灵魂人物就是担任茶艺师的聋哑人士。