lessons

Love and appreciate your MOM

A friend shared this post and I found the drawn picture so profound. When we were young and defenseless, our mother took care of us. As she grow older, it is our turn to take care of her. She never complained when we give her endless problems and sometimes heartaches. Her instinct is to always [...]

Money habits you should not be ashamed of

In the February issue of the Female magazine (Malaysian edition), there is a snippnet of 12 Money habits you should not be ashamed of.  I’ve plucked some that I find resonates with me and added my own 2 cents: 1. Not eating your money’s worth at a buffet; it costs more to pay for slimming [...]

Improving Beading Skills Through Reading Books and Guides

If you love beading, it would be a painful process when no one tells you what to do when make a mistake. I remember when I learned beading on my own when I was younger, I had made painful mistakes that cost hours of hard work to go to waste. For instance, in my beaded [...]

Academic results is not an indication of a person’s success in life

Often, parents get very concerned when their kids are not doing well in school. Sometimes, I feel very sorry for kids nowadays who constantly have the pressure to do well in school.  Even if they get 95% at school, the parents may scold them for not getting 100% or if another boy beats him at [...]

Some lessons I’ve learnt from my paycut job

In my previous job, I thought that instead of all the corporate rat-race, perhaps it is a good change to take a paycut to opt for life with better quality. To work for those who are in the line of helping others. Therefore I was willing to take a pay-cut for a change and also because the [...]