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What are alternative uses of toiletries?

On 20190225, I spent my precious afternoon decluttering the box containing toiletries that I have collected over 1-2 years ago. In my humble view, the toiletries that are provided in the hotels are not free. We actually pay for them. Their costs are included in the room rate. Thus, I collected them if they are […]

What are you thankful for at work?

In summer 2017, I felt restless and a sense of learning and trying to do other things as my work. This is not to say that my current work has not been fulfilling, in fact it has allowed me to achieved some of my dreams since years and decades ago. In ubiquitous up-or-go systems, including […]

How to safely store our data?

On 20170515, I discovered that two of my Western Digital external hard disks could not be detected by my asus laptop [1]! Then, on 20170529, my engineer brother told me that the hard disk in his Mac book was spoilt and he lost his undergraduate data, but he did not care as he has a […]

How to persevere?

According to Samuel Smiles in Self Help (1859), history is full of people who achieved amazing things by sheer will and persistence [1]. On 20161209, after the first skype with Little Princess, I thought of the following: You don’t know how persevered you can be until you have no other choices but being persevered. One […]

How to nurture a photographic memory?

On 20160814, Little Prince told us that he would like to participate in a story telling competition. Since then, we have practiced everyday [1] using his favorite story The panda’s world by Caroline Arnold. I realized that he sometimes forgot the next line [2], and I made him a 3×3 visual memory aid (visual summary), […]

How to be diplomatic?

To live harmoniously with other people (including our parents or lover), we need to be tactful and diplomatic. To be diplomatic, Do not criticize, do not complain, do not argue! Practice turning complaints into gratitude [4]. Steps in communication matter [1]. Refer to the checklist for writing effective and diplomatic emails. Put ourselves in other […]

Why is the world full of duality?

On a beautiful afternoon in Summer 2016, HappyGreenPanda (HGP) read a simplified story about the adventure of Robinson Crusoe to Little Prince [1]. Mommy: "Why is there a bad weather?" HGP: "So that you can cherish a good weather." Mommy: "Why are there bad guys" HGP: "So that you can appreciate good guys." On a […]

How to read for children?

In Summer 2016, at (nomadic) home, Little Prince and I have enjoyed many moments of reading together and recollecting our experience through visual memory (online photo albums, pictorial story books, etc), I am tremendously grateful to The Universe for loving us so much. May Little Prince, Little Princess and more children of others, especially whom […]

How to use a garden visualization technique to relax and cope with pain?

I first learned about the garden visualization technique through Baby Centre and realized that it can be applied in multiple situations to cope with pain and stress. Herein, I wrote my own scripts because I believe that we must learn to trust ourselves most. Repeat this visualization, because repetition has been an effective way of […]

How do we know what is good for our body and health?

On 20160408 at 10.50pm I felt abdominal pain. Then, at 10.55pm I passed motion, a lot. Considering I often surfer from constipation in this pregnancy and had passed motion this morning, today seems to be a big clean out day. My stomach ache persisted until 11.10pm and I realized I then had a diarrhoea. What […]