Tag Archives: love

How to prevent cancer?

Statistically, one out of every two of us will get cancer or heart disease and die from it. However, I hope that it would only happen after we live a long fulfilling life [0]. Papa passed away due to metastatic lung adenocarcinoma in spite of exercising regularly and never smoking in his life. While there […]

What is your gratitude list for summer 2018?

While Summer 2018 presented tragic events to us (the sudden demise of Papa and my sister’s father-in-law), there were still things that we are thankful for. Our gratitude list for summer 2018: Little Prince enjoyed happy swim moments at the residence of Little Prince’s maternal grandparents. Little Prince has been helping me to hang the […]

What can we learn about being mortal?

Few days before our father’s death, which we didn’t anticipate [1], I was browsing the New York Bestselling list. Similar to my father who writes a book about his passion, I aspire to be an author whose books are widely read and benefit many people. Then, I encountered a book entitled “Being Mortal: Medicine and […]

How to deal with anger?

Anger is one letter short of danger. From Ravi Chandra, I learned that, “among active and interactive users of Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, anger is more viral than happiness, sadness or disgust.” In spring 2018, while Little Prince has been sweet for most time, there have been moments that his actions made me […]

What are your plans after stopping lactation?

On 20180323, Honey Panda informed me that Little Prince prefers mother’s milk (even it’s thawed from the frozen ones and does not taste as good as the freshly pumped breastmilk) over milk powder of Aptamil 3. She drinks less milk than before, but thankfully she loves to eat diverse food though. Honey Panda mentioned that […]

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 […]

What lessons that we would like to share with our children for them to live independently?

Since Little Prince and I would live together in our adventure in the desert, in addition to the essentials, I would like to share survival and practical lessons to allow him to be independent early in life. Do not reboil water because reboiling will cause “anything dissolved in the water (salts, contaminants) to be slightly […]