Good relationships keep us happier and healthier

What makes a good life?  Fame?  Wealth?  “errng!”  wrong…  I’ve recently stumbled upon this talk by Robert Waldinger over a 75-year old study of adult development. And I kid you not, it’s actually the longest study on human happiness. When you think about it, we can easily give out answers to some of the mostContinue reading “Good relationships keep us happier and healthier”

The secret place of success

Is there an easy way to greatness? What’s Usain Bolt’s secret to his success? Or Warren Buffet’s’ ? Elon Musk’s?  Have you ever wondered how these people got to where they are right now? There must be some kind of  a formula or something right? I used to wonder about that too. So I beganContinue reading “The secret place of success”

Haven’t you counted your blessings yet?

Just finished giving an online language lesson with the student whom I have been working with for the last 3 years now. And a thought suddenly hit me.. Wow… isn’t that amazing? I’ve got something consistent that I should be grateful for!  So from now on, I will do my very best to write 3Continue reading “Haven’t you counted your blessings yet?”

Are you one of us?

Have you ever felt the unquenchable thirst for wanting more?  Like wanting more chicken wings and potato salad? Ordering extra large French fries and diet coke?!  What about more games?  More PokemonGo-time? More Warcraft or Starcraft or MineCraft and all the other piece of Crafts!  In fashion? Like wanting more of micro-mini skirts and youContinue reading “Are you one of us?”

Are you just drifting or are you daring?

Yep, you guessed it right.  This reminds us of the old saying that life is liken to a box of chocolates where you never know what you’re gonna get.  Well, I dare say ; NOT REALLY!  You mean if I work hard and develop myself, I still wouldn’t know what life could give?  Or ifContinue reading “Are you just drifting or are you daring?”

It’s not what happens, it’s what you do. 

What do you do when things don’t happen the way you hoped for?  When you worked hard and studied all night yet you failed the exams.  When you worked your butt off but still didn’t get the promotion.  When you gave up everything to win someone’s heart but you got stab behind before you evenContinue reading “It’s not what happens, it’s what you do. ”

What’s your legacy?

It’s not  what we have acquired that matters. It’s what we leave behind.  For the first time in my life, I have attended a Japanese classical concert. It wasn’t long ago that I became so enamored with classical music ( I guess because of age? ) .  “Koto,” a 13-stringed instrument was the ringer of theContinue reading “What’s your legacy?”