May 6, 2019

I used to think that people judged me for how I looked based on how I judged myself. ⁣
But the reality is, nobody was judging me as harsh as I was to myself. ⁣
The images of women and girls on the magazines and social media were so glamorous and skinny that I thought I...

May 4, 2019

My Great grandmother's funeral was a celebration of life. She lived until she was 102 years old. At her funeral it was bright, no one crying out of grief but everyone felt proud to have a family member who thrived through her life. ⁣

She was a healthy centenarian unt...

May 2, 2019

It's getting warm here in Portland, Oregon. What do you have planned for this summer? ⁣
The time seems to be flying away. I can't believe it! ⁣
I think that's why it's so important to enjoy the present moment instead of constantly worrying about anything. Nowadays peop...

April 30, 2019

I've stumbled on a bunch of blocks when I was struggling with my own weight. I've thought of quitting so many times, get back to my old routine. ⁣
It's hard to keep moving forward when you see no significant result or one bad day can make you go in another direction. ⁣

April 28, 2019

Do you let food comfort you? I did. Food used to be my best friend. Well still is but I had more of a love/hate relationship with food before. I was in a bad romance with food. Now I enjoy a peaceful, loving relationship with food. ⁣

What I realized through learning h...

April 26, 2019

Have you had Kao Soy before? ⁣
I love this spicy aromatic noodle from Northern Thailand. ⁣
It's definitely worth a try. ⁣
Though there were hundreds of delicious dishes I wanted to try while I was in Thailand. I could only eat so much! ⁣
Also, it reminded me of somethi...

April 24, 2019

Whenever I can, I try to donate, volunteer, and help others in need. But life gets in a way and sometimes it's hard to share your limited resources (time, money, etc). ⁣

"Commit to practicing generosity in my thinking, speaking, and acting." It's one of my favorite te...

April 22, 2019

It's a black egg! This is a special egg you can get in Hakone, Japan. People in Japan says, if you eat one, it will extend your life 7 years! ⁣
I had two so I extended my life 14 years!  :D

Anyhow, I have a question for you. ⁣
How's your health been? 

Nowadays I see...

April 20, 2019

What do you believe and not believe in food and nutrition? ⁣
For the longest time in the United States, soy has gotten a negative reputation. But coming from Japan, soy and soy products are part of our daily diet. ⁣
This confused me so much. Should I be eating soy or n...

April 18, 2019

Albert Einstein has been my hero since I was in high school. He is a world-famous genius, but he's very genuine, humble, and respectful of others. ⁣
There have been many roadblocks, especially while cultivating a healthier eating habit. His words inspired me that even...

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