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Joyful and Bright Days Ahead!

Aloha friends and I hope you have all had a wonderful start to 2021! I wasn’t up to the pressure of publishing a new year’s post in January, so I decided to debut the first 2021 post on the blog on the day of the Chinese Lunar Year instead!  I have written about lunar year celebrations on the blog before as well. I like exploring and learning about different regions and cultures, and Chinese traditions and stories have always fascinated me. Last year, I had the chance to be in Singapore around this time, and I was blown away by…

February 12, 2021
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Sparkle #202: Count your Blessings!

Hello happy, shiny folks! How has November been for you so far? I cannot believe 2016 is coming to a close, this year seems to have gone by in the blink of an eye! As the Thanksgiving weekend dawns upon us, I cannot help but feel reflective and grateful for the past year. There are always two sides to any situation, and happy people tend to look on the bright side. 2016 has been a rocky ride for sure, but today when I look back, I only want to count my blessings and forget the rest. So instead of feeling sad that I didn’t…

November 24, 2016
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Sparkle #199: Challenge Yourself to be “Complaint-free”

Happy Monday people! I have been so bad with the blog this year, and I am very disappointed for not putting in more time on my site. Without giving long explanations, let me just admit that the first half of 2016 went by in the blink of an eye. It’s already August, so perhaps this week and next I should slow down and check in on what I have been up to this year. I often wonder if I am being busy or productive, but I think I am too scared to really find that out! Let’s come back to August and the start of…

July 25, 2016
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Sparkle #70: How to stay Positive in Tough Times

Hello folks! This week started on a low note as updates on the Nepal earthquake and it’s devastation continued to pour in every minute. Overall, April has not been an exciting month for me. I have been tied down by ‘busy’ work, and my mom’s surgery added to the stress. I feel like I have a lot of catching-up to do on several fronts, and positive thinking is one of them! One negative thought often leads to another, and most of us find it difficult to stay optimistic and cheerful during tough times. Negativity and pessimism also lead to short tempers and angry words…

April 27, 2015