Category beauty

What can we learn about visual intelligence from Amy Herman?

In summer 2017, in an unplanned manner, I encountered the work entitled Visual Intelligence by Amy E. Herman. It has been an entertaining and educating read accompanying my solitary meal experience. Everyone, from parents to physicians, needs to hone their observation skills, to be a better observer. There seems to be a correlation for those […]

What are the future of our education?

We live in a world of change, not rapid but accelerating change. As a mother of little children, I often ponder on and attempt to predict on the future of our education, including the increasingly expensive tertiary education. In a series of attempts to financially and quantitatively rescue Paul Quinn College, textbooks have been substituted […]

How to safely store our data?

On 20170515, I discovered that two of my Western Digital external hard disks could not be detected by my asus laptop [1]! Then, on 20170529, my engineer brother told me that the hard disk in his Mac book was spoilt and he lost his undergraduate data, but he did not care as he has a […]

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 […]