Tag Archives: respect

What are our stories in autumn 2017?

This is part 1 of our autumn 2017 stories. On 20170813, I went for a medical test (a blood was drawn and I had to take a chest X-ray) for my work visa. Since their system has my fingerprints, I do not have to go for fingerprinting collection again. My sponsor paid for a fast […]

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 be kind?

One of my prayers for both Little Prince and Little Princess is that they grow into kind people. Kindness, rooted in love (agape kind of love), is the quality of being friendly, generous, considerate and compassionate. “Kindness is ‘Pure Love’ expressed / experienced / realized ~ ‘Human Kindness’ defines the fate of Humankind.” ~ Jaime […]

How to build our tribe?

Our people are important, as I learned from a robotics talk by Vijay Kumar on 20160120. When the researcher controls one of the four drones, the rest follows and ensures equivalent distance. Think of leader-follower network. For big challenges, we need to work in TEAM, it stands for Together Everyone Achieve More, as I have […]

Who are your cherished mentors?

Dear Universe, thank you for 2015, a year of learning, teaching and sharing. I pray that 2016 will be a year in which all my dearest readers and I learn new things that can help transforming us into a kind, creative, productive, useful, healthy and beautiful human being. “Better than a thousand days of diligent […]

How to be likeable?

It’s human nature to be likeable. People, from as young as toddlers, have done all sorts of things to be likable. I’m inspired by both the Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and our Little Prince. The latter, though straightforwardly criticized honey panda for his naughty behavior, still said "but I like you." Adorable! We love […]

How to be polite?

Courtesy is a form of virtue. Good manners can change your life, as I learned a revolutionary chapter of my learning journey; 以礼待人. Moreover, we ourselves love being around genuinely polite people, because they make us feel comfortable, respected and valuable. Respect is the mother of polite. The 3 magic words: please, sorry, thank you. […]