Category happiness

How to protect us from hurtful words?

Words … To protect us from hurtful words: We accept that some people can say some really stupid things, trying to “help us” or make us feel better, but in reality, it can make the pain even worse. *** Advertisements

What do we like about Louvre Abu Dhabi?

We are thankful to Little Prince’s friend D and her mother for our first two visits to Louvre Abu Dhabi. D’s mama is an Art Club Member + 1 (it costs 472.5 AED for unlimited yearly access for the member and a guest). The membership also allows for free entrance to partner museums in France. […]

How to survive and thrive in the future where AI and VR have become ubiquitous?

Artificial intelligence (AI). AI fosters real-time image and speech recognition. Virtual reality (VR) includes “both 360-degree graphics and videos such as those for Google Cardboard and augmented reality (AR) displays in which data is overlaid on a view of the outside world.” On 20180209, I read an article entitled Countdown to the Singularity (2018-2038) (see […]

How to teach preschoolers to stand up for themselves?

After returning from his school on 20180129, Little Prince shared that a student in another KG1 class (where Sophia is) tore his the protective #fruitwrapper (#meshTube #fruitFoam) that I deployed to prevent his banana from bruises. Kids can be brutal! While we teach our children to be kind, other children may take advantage of them. “In the […]

How to be humble?

When I studied overseas (living far away from my parents), I reminded myself daily to be polite (以礼待人) and humble (虚怀若谷), so that I could learn more things in a short amount of time. Being humble allows us to free ourselves from pride and prejudices. According to Clay Christensen of Harvard Business School, humble people […]

How to pray?

Since the beginning of 2016, Little Prince’s father has been aiming for a high-flying job through his connection capital. In autumn 2016, when Little Prince’s maternal grandfather learned that his paternal grandmother prayed for Little Prince’s father not getting a job overseas, Little Prince’s maternal grandfather shared a fresh perspective with me, though it’s harsh […]

How to find time for what matters most?

On 201711128, I felt very tired and had my rare late afternoon nap. I felt refreshed after that and managed to simultaneously watch a TED talk on time management and eat my dinner, as Little Prince was still sleeping. Each of us has 168 hours/week. If we work 40 hours/week, sleep 8 hours/night, we will […]