Category beauty

Why is La Sagrada Familia magical to us?

La Sagrada Familia is the most visited monument in Barcelona, the second-most populous city in Spain. Its construction started in 1882 and has been ongoing for 135 years as of the year 2017. When its construction is completed (target 2026, i.e. a century after the death of Antoni Gaudi), La Sagrada Familia will be the […]

How to create beautiful photographs through composition techniques?

On the eve of a¬†Universal Children’s Day, I was very happy when I succeeded capturing the reflection of Little Princess while she was bathed by her maternal grandmother in a hotel in Middle East (Asia2016/20161119_0287*). While I believe that love and independence are among the best things that parents can give to their children, tangible […]

How to deal with rude people?

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 […]

How to consider alternative?

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 […]

How to create beautiful and memorable pregnancy photography?

Our family will be spending the Summer 2016 in Singapore [1]. Personally, my most favorite photography destinations are gardens and natural scenery [2]. However, with the risk of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in tropical gardens and the high temperatures and humidity that Honey Panda commented as energy-sapping, I decided to pursue indoor photography for a #pandahappyproject [6] […]

Can a woman have both family and career?

It seems we are expecting a baby girl, even if the early ultrasound-based prediction is wrong, my reflection herein can be useful for our future daugther-in-law and granddaughters. The thought of having a baby girl drives me to think of potential role models. Growing up, I looked up to people, to my talented seniors in […]

What to learn next in 2016?

“The desire to become a better self is a universal human urge” ~ Caroline Arnold, the author of Small Move, Big Change. Continuous learning is key to personal growth and development. Be tech-savvy. Like an enthusiastic student browsing the available courses in the beginning of semester, I love to browse courses available from multiple admirable […]