Tag Archives: Vietnam

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 […]

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 […]

How to earn a higher income?

On 20160504, I learned that I have been earning below average of my position’s salary in my company. When I started working [1], I felt tremendously grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the organization and to earn a living for my family. However, today’s revelation still left me feeling disappointed. It’s okay and there […]

How to prepare simple pomelo salad (South East Asia style)?

On 20160127, I was enchanted by beautiful Chinese pomelo and wondered if I could consume it given my current health challenge. Indeed, it’s recommended to relieve nausea. Herein is my designed recipe that I simplified from recipes by The Restaurant Fairy TM, Andrea Nguyen, and Rasa Malaysia. Materials: 1 pomelo, peeled, skinned and pulp removed […]

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 […]

What are the qualities of ideal Asian guys based on contemporary perspectives?

As a mother of a young man, I would like to know what qualities that women are looking for in Asian guys, given that women are increasingly educated, well-informed and having higher expectations. Sadly, the maternal uncle of our little prince, who is single, tall, and just completed his study in a top university with […]

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 / […]