Tuesday, July 29, 2014

How writing makes you happy



I could not agree more to these practical advices. I just need to keep up with the discipline of writing. Now I feel encouraged that I have the theme of my next book taking shape, and motivated with making up my mind to seriously build its content.

In fact I have it started 3 years ago, though without a clear theme in mind. Besides being inspired, I am also amused with even making peace with living ghosts from the past, that I can find uses out of blunders and all associated agonies from earlier times in my life. I am going to boast of my past failures in life, with a view of turning weaknesses into strengths, how exciting!

Well, at least it means I am adding one meaningful purpose to my next few years of adventure.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Coming soon: "A Person's True Vocation"






















Every now and then, particularly in the absence of any responses, I ask myself: why blog?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Fallacy of Work-Life Balance


I believe the contemporary term of "work-life balance" must be first coined from somewhere with a backdrop of mature economic development and liberal socialism, where most people have strong enough consumption power that they become particular with the quality of their leisure time.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Coping with Paradoxes: be water, my friend






















This is just my 2 cents' worth of sharing: coping with paradoxes.

Actually working in mainland China can be a very useful learning experience.

Monday, February 10, 2014

To Shape and be Shaped

I still vividly remember how I got told off, perhaps some 40 years ago, at the doctor's office in his clinic. I was having a flu or sore throat or something like that, certainly nothing life threatening, as I was a little energetic upon sitting next to his desk facing him at an angle, while my mum was sitting (or standing) next to me. Before the doctor spoke, I was looking at his stuff inside an stationery tray on the desk, spontaneously took out a cheap ball pen and made some unimportant remark about it, only to be instantly told off by mum for being impolite and naughty, and asked to leave it where it belonged.