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Table of Contents: 52 Weeks of Writing
Hello! In 2019, I am on a quest to post 52 blogs. Here is the table of content. Why is there a giraffe…? giraffes have very expressive face. They are awkward and adorable. They are so #Extra, #OutThere, yet they #DontCare. Giraffe is my role model. If you wonder who I am and what I… Read more
Let the journey be beautiful. Let there be meaning.
Yesterday I asked a friend, “Sometimes I hear people say, the purpose of life is to server God. But what does that mean?” He said, “It’s important to understand the definition of serve and God. And here is my philosophy: God is in everything and everyone. Serving is helping. The purpose of my life is… Read more
Life gives you another chance to be brave
Have you been afraid? What are you afraid of? If you think you are not afraid, have you tried thinking again? I have a pair of Chinese parents. Probably not the type you are thinking about right now, that has high hopes of their child, demanding her to do as well as she could, and… Read more
#50 Do You Feel Stuck? Here is What You Can Learn from Ants
If you are reading this, you might feel, to some extent, stuck. You might feel stuck in career, in school, in life situation. And you want to unstuck. I hope this blog will help you. First of all, I would like to emphasize the importance of awareness, and the different level of awareness: Level 1:… Read more
#49 Try This Method to Answer Small Talk Questions
This week, I had a brief email exchange with a coworker Sarah. After we are done with the business, she asked me, “How are things going on your end?” Have you ever feel you can have so many versions of answers to this question? Depends on where it’s asked / who asked it / how… Read more
#48 What is Common Between Weight-lifting, Coding and Megxit?
Last week, I heard the news that Meghan and Harry announced that they will “… step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent …” Without knowing much about the English Royal Family, this felt like a big deal. Here is what NYTimes say about this. In recent few… Read more