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