Tag Archives: study

How to overcome insomnia?

On 20160601, I woke up at ~ 2am, perhaps due the a need to pass urine and/or the snoring Honey Panda. Then, I drank a 3/4 mug of milk (half cold milk mixed with half hot honey water) and ate a quarter of wife biscuit. Normally, I could not sleep immediately after eating due to […]

What are your favorite software for Windows?

Towards the end of March 2016, I received the slimmest white laptop that I have an opportunity to work with. Asus UX305 is very beautiful. Now, it is time to install tools (software, apps, plugins, etc) for productivity and creativity. Being used working with Linux, I am making a list for the new laptop running […]

How to apply The Pareto Principle or 80/20 Rule?

The Pareto Principle, named after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto and promoted by Joseph M. Duran – a pioneer in quality management, is also known as the 80/20 Rule, the law of the vital few, and the principle of factor sparsity. The Pareto states that ~80% of the effects come from ~20% of the causes. It […]

How to use Socratic questioning techniques?

What is Socratic questioning, a form of reflective inquiry? It is a systematic and disciplined questioning that (i) focuses on fundamental concepts, principles, theories, issues or problems and (ii) can be used to pursue thought in many directions and for many purposes. What are the benefits of Socratic questioning? to explore complex ideas to get […]

Why must we and how to do research?

Sometimes, common sense is not always the best approach. There also multiple (sometimes conflicting) theories / perspectives about what works for a particular problem or challenge. That’s why we must do research. The general aims of research are to observe, describe, explain, determine the cause, predict and share. Based on these aims, research hence encapsulates […]

Why must we continue learning and be smarter than ever?

Perhaps one of the pleasurable activities with happy panda was watching films while enjoying our simple dinner that I cooked. For most films that we have watched, there are always something new that we can learn, especially about people and life. 人生如戏,戏如人生; life is like a drama, vice versa. For example, we were sympathetic towards […]

What are your life values?

Value refers to principles or standards of behaviour; one’s judgement of what is important in life. Examples of value include truth, kindness, goodness, love, compassion, respect, beauty, unity, integrity, honesty, justice, service, study, responsibility, discipline, fidelity, loyalty, commitment, relationship, family, health, enjoyment, fun, pleasure, adventure, independence, power, achievement / accomplishment / success, meritocracy, prestige / […]