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Why must we be specific?

In Become a Better You, Israelmore Ayivor reminded us that we will achieve nothing if we pursue everything. Be specific and stay focused. Below are benefits of being specific, from our and others’ experience. *** Being specific can prevent misunderstanding. *** Being specific can help us to live frugally, save money, and prevent us from […]

How to prevent being a scapegoat?

Scapegoating is a lie designed to elevate the status of abusive scapegoaters while keeping the scapegoats down at the same time. We need to proactively prevent ourselves from ending up as a scapegoat. I was first reminded to share this message to the little ones through a song [1]. *** Build our inner strengths. Our […]

What are the essentials to instill in our children?

Since I will have more opportunities to direct the growth of Little Prince from autumn 2017 (InShaAllah), I have brainstormed on what are essentials for him. “Grown men can learn from very little children, for the hearts of little children a pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show children many things that older people miss.” […]

What can we learn from the movie New Trial?

In the first half of 2017, I rarely watched movies. However, when I watched movies, I wanted to learn life lessons from them. One of the movies that I was fortunate to learn from was New Trial (2017). Based on Iksan murder case in 2000, New Trial (2017) depicts the story of Jo Hyun-woo whose […]

What are our plans for summer 2017?

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ― Yoko Ono Daily Goals: eat well + sleep enough (the basic needs that I did not enjoy sufficiently in Spring 2017 according to my beloved mother) […]

How to avoid pointless meetings?

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be meetings.” —­Dave Barry, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author. In the morning of 20170426, I received an email asking me to attend a meeting that serves other’s […]

How to nurture passion in children?

On 20170419, I intended to watch at least a TED talk on parenting. However, both Little Prince and I ended up watching a TED talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims together on our cozy bed. It was his first TED talk and to my surprise, he shared that he wants to be like Julie to tell his […]