Tag Archives: Switzerland

What can we learn from Joyce Meyer?

On 20180629, at room 1 of Home@S2011, I found a book that I often read during my PhD student days. The title is New Day, New You written by Joyce Meyer. I bought it a pence short of GBP 10. Unfortunately, it has turned yellowish and moldy! Therefore, I am going to donate it away for […]

Which universities would you like to visit?

I always love visiting universities, they represent the sites where generations of students and learners have concentrated their minds and energy to learn and conceive new ideas, methodologies and innovations. Such places are simply magical! Which universities have you visited? I count and list these magical ivory towers, where I have admired, dreamed of becoming […]

What are our daily affirmations?

Affirmations are sayings that we believe to be true. The  Latin word affirmare originally means “to make steady, strengthen.” Affirmations help purify our thoughts and restructure the dynamic of our brains so that we truly begin to think nothing is impossible. Affirmations can bring serenity and hope to our lives. To me, affirmations are among […]

How to prepare our children for their first tooth extraction?

On 20170914, we thought that we could have Little Prince’s infected teeth being extracted. However, the pediatric dentist working in the university had to perform a surgery, hence she would not come to the clinic. He could not eat and sleep well since last week and everyday seemed to be worse even though I had […]

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 […]

What are our plans for summer 2017?

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ― Yoko Ono Daily Goals: eat well + sleep enough (the basic needs that I did not enjoy sufficiently in Spring 2017 according to my beloved mother) […]

What is your checklist for deciding on a hotel?

While I have safely slept in hostels in several countries (e.g. Iceland, Japan, Switzerland), based on the advises I learned from others, in some countries (e.g. Indonesia, UAE, USA) for the safety, hygiene and/or value-for-money reasons. Essential criterias: safety + location [1] + budget-friendly Always consider alternatives (#pandaAlt) “Search 2-3 websites, and then check the […]