Self-Parenting – by John K. Pollard | Book Notes & Summary

Get it from Amazon: Inner Parent The Neurological Basis  Left Brain – Logical thinking – the “should” side of the Inner conversation. Formation Our Inner Parent form as we absorb behavior, ideas, view points, and manners from adults around us (parents or equivalent, social and cultural factors). We internalize what we receive and repeat the same. However,…

From Sheep To SHERO – by Rebecca Moradoghli | Book Notes

From Sheep To SHERO: Transforming the Face of Tribal BS to live a life of spirituality, humanity, enlightenment, responsibility and opportunity. I was lucky enough to receive this signed book from the author herself. During my time at SR Auto Group, Rebecca was my office manager whom I report to directly. At that time, Seasonal…

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Holiday Bake – Eggnog Banana Bread

To be honest, this is the first year for me to love Eggnog…. My initial encounter of Eggnog was through Starbucks’ Eggnog Latte years ago. It left me a very odd spicy taste. I threw the whole grande cup in garbage and never touched anything related to eggnog ever again…. However, this year, I tried…

The Objectification Spectrum – by John M. Rector | Book Notes

The Objectification Spectrum Understanding and Transcending Out Diminishment and Dehumanization of Others. This is a scholar book I borrowed from school library – I’d assume it is for psychology or philosophy students’ research purpose. It has been renewed multiple times because I have been really short in time to read but also too selfish to…

It’s Not About The Fireworks

I’ve only shot fireworks once – about 4 years ago at Kitsilano Beach. It didn’t stir up enough interest in me to keep shooting this type of event. I did enjoy looking at these light trails of boats when fireworks was done. The way long exposures capture both steady and moving elements always give me clear,…

Stealing fire

Stealing Fire – by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal

Stealing Fire – How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work. Get it from Amazon: This book sits on a much higher place than what my worldview can reach to. The ideas are so advanced that not a single page doesn’t leave me awed. I couldn’t…

Silently Seduced

Silently Seduced – by Kenneth M. Adams Ph.D. | Book Notes

I was introduced to this book through reading The Truth by Neil Strauss. It is a clinical psychology tool book which doesn’t seem to be an entertaining read. And it’s not. I flipped through the book with a heavy heart as I discovered the deepest, darkest root cause of my commitment problem and inability to…