Tag Archives: gratitude

How to stay calm?

We accept that we don’t always have beautiful days, but we can choose to always seek the positivity amidst the negativity. To stay calm, remember our priorities when we are flooded with incessant demands. we do our best to use more positive words. learn about adjectives that positively describe ourselves. If others use negative words […]

What are our stories in autumn 2017 (part 2)?

This is part 2 of our autumn 2017 stories. On 20170912, after meeting my clients in the morning, I rushed to pick Little Prince up. Thankfully, I was allowed to eat at his school cafetaria (hence I had energy to meet my afternoon clients). School food tends to be cheaper than restaurant, and healthier than […]

Why telling someone to be grateful may not work?

In summer 2017, I realized that I would prefer to sincerely express my gratitude, instead of telling someone (including Little Prince and Little Princess) to be grateful. To inspire, we need to willingly act (not just talk). Why? Gratitude is a feeling and feelings change. Telling someone to be grateful as things could be worse […]

Why are we constantly seeking a better life?

When Little Princess turned 10 months old, I decided to bring her on a bus ride to a shopping complex N to get my favorite chocolate cake for a celebration. The celebratory cake was considered cheap yet the taste was above average. I also wanted to print photos at 25 cents/4R but the shop was […]

What have we learned from visits to hospitals?

On 20170626, after Little Princess vomited thrice starting at 8.30pm, we rushed her to the main hospital with children emergency, where most parents in the country we lived in summer 2017 have brought their sick children to see a doctor, especially when general practitioners had closed. In the moment of rush, I still remember to […]

What is your gratitude list for summer 2017?

For summer 2017, I am thankful for the followings: Little Prince and Little Princess. Both of them are growing happily and healthily into unique individuals. Spending precious moments with papa and mama, especially when Little Princess smiled to and danced for her maternal grandfather. At the eve of her 9 months-old birthday, Little Princess gave […]

What have Little Prince and Little Princess enjoyed?

As a working mother, the time that I spent with Little Prince and Little Princess is more limited than stay-at-home mothers. However, I cherish little moments. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault *** Eat My mother told me that I […]