In autumn 2016, I breastfed Little Princess who could latch and suckle well. She has shown a love for drinking breast milk and I am grateful for this. Throughout this journey, I reflect on lessons grasped and learned from breastfeeding Little Princess. *** No pain no gain. On 20160923, in an attempt to ensure my […]

All men are created equal [1], but not all customers, colleagues, bosses, neighbors, and strangers are equal. Some are nice, some are rude and obnoxious. They do not deserve our time (one of the most precious things in life) and energy. *** If possible, decide to stay away from the rude Celestine Chua shared that […]

Growing up, we need to make more big decisions that will bring different outcomes in our lives. Some decisions are difficult to make. In the week when Little Prince was discharged from his first hospitalization, I learned first hand about the risks of birth methods for Little Princess. On 20160809, a relative showed me photos […]

On a beautiful afternoon in Summer 2016, HappyGreenPanda (HGP) read a simplified story about the adventure of Robinson Crusoe to Little Prince [1]. Mommy: "Why is there a bad weather?" HGP: "So that you can cherish a good weather." Mommy: "Why are there bad guys" HGP: "So that you can appreciate good guys." On a […]

To be creative and productive, we must consider alternatives by asking multiple questions. Considering alternatives provide us with more options for solving problems and addressing challenges. Always consider alternatives and do not regret once you have decided. Some examples to practice considering alternatives: To use Socratic questioning techniques, consider alternative viewpoints and perspectives. The ugly […]

On 20160715, I am aware that HappyGreenPanda loves to do easy tasks that can be completed quickly and small projects [5], instead of big projects. However, big projects can often have tremendous effects on one’s success. Think of the analogy of the big rocks, gravel, and sand. On 20160806, after a night of fever and […]

In summer 2016, Honey Panda received a book entitled The First 90 Days Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter by Michael D. Watkins. Since he was too busy to read the book, I am sharing the lessons (takeaways) from the book that are applicable to our current and near future spatiotemporal […]