• 40s Lifestyle – Protecting Your Eyes

    Aging is a word I think about more often in my 40s.  Well … technically, I am 39 and turning 40 in a few months! In today’s blog post, I want to share about how I am taking care of my eyesights in 40s, with nutritions, behavior change, and a simple pair of EyeZen glasses. I grew up in an Asian & eyeglasses-wearing family, and everyone has terrible nearsightedness.  7 years ago, I underwent Lasik and PRK vision correction, which was life-changing.  And, as s I age, I also began to experience seeing more floaters in both of my eyes, and frequent dryness in eyes has become unavoidable.  About 1…

  • Adjusting to 40s

    I am turning 40 in a few months!  And, just the sound of saying 40 blows my mind. Both of my parents are now in their 70’s, and my older siblings are also approaching their mid-40’s.  I guess I should say all of us finally have grown up! Looking back at my 30’s, I love every moment of it.  I’ve given it 110%, and truly have lived my 30’s for myself, not for others.  I’ve experienced love, happiness, joy, heartbreaks, loss, grief, anger, anxiety … You name it. I’ve experienced them all! Since earlier this year, I began to observe that my wellbeing has begun to change – body, mind,…

  • KonMari Your Life

    Check out my recent Facebook Live interview with Karin Socci, the founder of The Serene Home.  Karin is a certified platinum KonMari consultant, who currently holds the highest certification level on konmari.com. I’ve known Karin since we went to grad school together (I think it’s been 10 years) and I am so honored to have her share her expertise and knowledge on the power of organization and tidying that help people let things go and move them forward to the “person” they want to become.  It’s so powerful to hear KonMari method has changed so many people’s lives, and I really hope you find this FBLive session motivational. Karin shared…

  • The World Needs Sports

    Sports unite us all across the world We, as human beings, continue to challenge ourselves and be the better version of us every day.  And, what can best represent our drive and passion than sports.  I am a big fan of Olympic, and love the message of its commercial even more: the possibility in life, regardless of hardships and slim chance. As we are navigating our own journeys, I hope 2018’s Winter Olympic message serves as an inspiration to you and keep you motivation high. Alibaba Empowers Small business and young people around the world Toyota: we are free to move, anything is possible P&G: Thank you, Mom. Winter Olympics…

  • Set Your Financial Goals

    Check out my recent Facebook Live interview with Matt Nobles, the founder of Dubai Personal Finance.  Matt is also a personal finance educator and certified financial coach. Matt shared practical tools and advice that can help everyone set financial baseline, categorize expenses and investments into 4 categories, and 2 methods to become debt-free.  Most importantly, we need accountability in order to feel being in control and moving forward. As we kicked off 2018, I hope this month’s How-To on financial goals and actions energize you.     *Music: Ice Cold by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ and Artist: http://audionautix.com/

  • How to Set and Commit to Meaningful Goals

    Each year, 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February, and only 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions.  Why is it so hard for us to commit to goals? I recently wrote an article for Entrepreneur Middle East on The How-To:  Making Successfully Transitions to the Next Chapter in Life , sharing practical steps and tools that people can commit to their goals and make a change in life.  I believe that with a structured approach, people can successfully make transitions at any stage in life. There are three crucial factors for successful transitions: a timeline with clear goals and actions; a support system of people and tools;…