Tag Archives: Slovenia

How to stop lactating naturally?

On 20180123, I asked Dr T (an obstetrician/gynecologist) how to stop the production of mother’s milk naturally, without medication. It was my first (and perhaps last) consultation with her and she sounded unhappy that I was still producing mother’s milk for her thinking that I breastfed, but when I later explained that I pumped, she […]

Why is it hard to forgive?

On 20180112, at Royal Rose Hotel, we sadly learned about Zainab Ansari of Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan. I could not imagine the pain that her parents went through, losing the beloved apple of their eyes. It also a reminder to us that human beings are capable of evil. When one encounters such a tragedy, it is […]

What is your checklist for flying?

I flew a lot in years 2009, 2010 (one of my flights made an emergency landing and I unexpectedly had the chance to visit the first Starbucks outlet), 2015, and 2017. As inspired by The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande, below is my ongoing checklist for flying. Buy the best (cheapest, direct-flight) tickets [1] Few […]

How to focus?

On 20160715, I am aware that HappyGreenPanda loves to do easy tasks that can be completed quickly and small projects [5], instead of big projects. However, big projects can often have tremendous effects on one’s success. Think of the analogy of the big rocks, gravel, and sand. On 20160806, after a night of fever and […]

What were your childhood dreams?

Dear Universe, thank you for allowing me to grow up with my childhood dreams. While I was a little child, I dreamed many dreams. What were your childhood dreams? Children can help us to re-discover our childhood dreams, through their innocence and curiosity. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children […]