Explore the psychological reasons behind why we often save our finest possessions for special occasions and how embracing them in our everyday lives can lead to greater fulfillment and joy.

May 6, 2024

One evening, I talked with my mentor, who shared a story about her trip. She said one night, she stayed […]

April 11, 2024

I recently started reading “The Power of Now” with my new book club. Eckhart Tolle wrote the book. It’s a […]

March 10, 2024

The concept of “value” is actually deeply rooted in our lives, influencing the choices we make, the relationships we form, and the directions we take.

December 27, 2023

Last time, I wrote a blog about the exceptional customer service I received one day. Today, it’s about a disappointing […]

December 15, 2023

This blog was inspired by the exceptional customer service I received one day. On my way home, I stopped by […]

December 10, 2023

Now, it’s nearly the end of 2023. I usually write something to wrap up the year by reviewing my year. […]

November 22, 2023

Learn to Appreciate: Embracing What We Take for Granted In our everyday lives, it’s easy to overlook the treasures that […]

November 7, 2023

Yesterday, I attended my son’s school opening ceremony at his new school. There was one speech that inspired me, and […]

October 29, 2023

Last weekend, I stayed in a hotel with a swimming pool in the backyard.  “Great.” I thought. I had brought […]

September 27, 2023
Time bank, goodbye 2022

You may think this is a time management blog, like I did before. I am aware that I have time […]

December 31, 2022

During my workday, I used to open lots of new tabs because I needed different information for my work ( […]

November 27, 2022
no service signal

On July 8th, 2022, an ordinary working Friday, I received a message from my colleague in the morning. He gave […]

July 11, 2022

Does quality determine quantity? Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t. I got lots of inspiration from piano learning. Here’s another […]

February 20, 2022

This Sunday is the date for me to submit my assignment for the piano class. I thought it was last […]

February 20, 2022

Today is December 28, almost the last day of 2021. I have been working from home for another year since […]

December 31, 2021

Our book club, formed by 5 members from the piano lessons, just finished reading a new book in December. The […]

December 29, 2021

A while ago, I talked with a personal coach from my previous company. It was my first time to have […]

October 31, 2021
After watching the "Squid Game"

The Squid Game has been popular on Netflix since its launch in September 2021. I watched the whole season in […]

October 31, 2021

 Last month, on Canada Day, I decided to bring John to Whistler with my friend’s family.  We had not been […]

August 2, 2021

There are only a few last days in 2020, and, for the first time, I am counting down to a […]

December 27, 2020

I finished reading the book “Becoming” with my Carlton Book Club in September. I enjoyed the book “Becoming”; it is […]

October 25, 2020

Bomb! When I look at my Apple watch, it is 11 am already on this Saturday morning. I woke up […]

September 13, 2020

Lots of time, we may feel we are alone although we have our loved ones. We grieve in sadness alone, […]

June 15, 2020

Right now, we are experiencing a once in a lifetime worldwide crisis- the COVID-19 virus. Since the end of 2019, […]

April 7, 2020

Recently one old famous phrase popped up in my brain several times “A journey of a thousand miles must begin […]

March 11, 2020

This is the second blog after finishing reading “Atomic Habits”. In my last blog, I talked about the “Goal system, […]

May 20, 2019

One day my friend posted an article on our Wechat group, and it said that on average people spend 4+ […]

May 3, 2019

After I subscribed to Robert Glazer’s Weekly Blog which is called “Friday Forward”, I always get inspired by the stories […]

February 19, 2019

Today is the 9th day of 2019. Several days ago, I went to my dentist to have a teeth cleaning. […]

January 9, 2019

It’s the last day of 2018. Every year end, I have several things to do, including review my last year […]

December 31, 2018

I subscribed to Robert Glazer’s Friday Forward posts a few months back. Robert Glazer is the Founder & CEO of […]

December 27, 2018

One day I had lunch with my colleague W; he talked about a colleague V who is courageous. I asked […]

December 25, 2018

Option B This summer I read another book, “Option B”, written by one of my favorite authors and famous female […]

September 23, 2018

After Watching “Homeless to Harvard” Last weekend was the traditional family movie time for John and myself. It was my […]

April 8, 2018
the pursuit of happness

The Pursuit of Happiness Last weekend I watched an old movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” 2006, American biographical drama, with […]

November 14, 2017

Soft or strong? Most of my friends say I have become more independent and stronger. I know. There are lots […]

October 24, 2017

The Chinese TV episode The first half of my life just finished in the week of July 24 on Shanghai […]

August 1, 2017

My embarrassing stories In our daily lives, lots of people try to behave well to show their good sides in […]

March 23, 2017
you don't know what you don't know

You don’t know what you don’t know Lots of time, people think they know what other people are thinking, especially […]

January 3, 2017

Take a break! Every one of my friends says that I am too busy all the time. I am a […]

October 10, 2015

After reading Kaifu Lee’s book – Every Breath You Take Is a Step Towards Death Kaifu Lee – the founder […]

August 21, 2015

Mode A and mode B One day , a friend invited me to a toastmaster’s workshop. After the workshop, I […]

July 21, 2015

Why Volunteer? I have two volunteers job including my full time job. I am now  the VP of Education for  […]

May 1, 2015

SMILE All of us hope to look great or have a great appearance. We purchase the beautiful clothing or a […]

December 13, 2014

The Mother Gang  In Vancouver, lots of Chinese families live in a separation mode. The mode is that mothers and […]

July 9, 2014

A Special Conference Last week I had a chance to be invited to a special event :2014 Vancouver International Integrative […]

May 25, 2014

Never give up! Last Easter Holiday, my friends and I were planning to take our children to a beautiful park, […]

May 13, 2014

What are the most important things in your life? Have you noticed that people are becoming busier nowadays? We are […]

April 25, 2014

Chinese new year How many of you have ever celebrated or were invited to celebrate a Chinese New Year?  What […]

February 20, 2014

Survival vs Revival Last Sunday when I went to my church, I was greatly inspired by the Pastor’s words: Our […]

February 13, 2014

“How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”   Lots of woman have dated and fallen in love in their […]

November 7, 2013

Cultural Difference It is usually not until people start living in another country that  they could realize how big the cultural […]

October 7, 2013

My Story of Losing Weight   Lots of women always keep a close eye and watch their weight. And lots […]

September 28, 2013

What Makes a Leader?   Everybody has read or heard about a good story about a leader. Maybe you know […]

September 26, 2013

A Cooking Class   How many of you like cooking? How many of you like trying some traditional Chinese dishes? […]

September 25, 2013

The Benefit of Footbaths and Foot Massage How many of you have heard of or tried healthcare for feet? For […]

September 23, 2013