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etc_stack12__01inline__202, The Power of HabitCharles Dugigg, author of The Power of Habit gives an example of how William James, noted American philosopher and psychologist, dealt with his depression and suicidal ideation:

Today I about touched bottom, and perceive plainly that I must face the choice with open eyes. Shall I frankly throw the moral business overboard, as one unsuited to my innate aptitudes?

James was faced with committing suicide or choosing another path. Read the rest of this entry »

Most of you know about my struggle with cancer this past year and half, so I won’t go into that. And, some of you also know that my family and I have been researching my father’s life and work as an artist/architect prior to our escape from China to the U.S. in 1947.

It has taken us, and continues to take us, into unexpected and beyond interesting happenings and people who have since become life long friends. For that journey, you can go to my father’s website: http://www.liujipiao.com.

Since the remission and our trip to Paris, my relationship with the children has been strained. Read the rest of this entry »

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