Judge This – Chip Kidd ( TED Books)

“First impressions are the key to how we perceive the world, and are perceived by it. They are our introductions to everything: acquaintances, the workplace, products, experiences, retail stores, the Internet, entertainment, relationships, design. And based on our first impressions, we judge things.” Chip Kidd, the author, is such a fortunate man. He was hired…

Monday Quote – Do something good each day

I started to feel a bit down this Monday morning, just because of a relationship issue with my friend. Thinking about that distracted me from concentrating on the lecture in class. I had been in bad mood all the morning until I received a sweet message from my boyfriend, “Do me a favor, smile”. Yes, I…

Happier in 7 seconds

You might have heard about the term “carpe diem”, which means “seize the day”, put aside all differences, all fears, all worries, and just go for it, make the most out of that part of time. Since that day when I watched a movie named Dead Poets Society (1989) which was about an English teacher John Keating (Robin…

Bookshelf – When you reach me

When you reach me – Rebecca Stead Four mysterious letters change Miranda’s world forever. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it’s safe to go, like the local grocery store, and they know whom to avoid, like the crazy guy on…

Bookshelf – The Art of Racing in the rain

– Nghệ thuật đua xe trong mưa- New York Times best-selling novel I’m in love with this book from the first page. Reading a book’s more adventurous when “I” character is a dog, a brave humorous dog.  If he were human, I suppose that I would fall in love with him, too.:) “In Mongolia, when…

“Lá nằm trong lá” – Như tìm thấy tình yêu

 “Lá nằm trong lá” chỉ đơn thuần là… tình yêu thơ trẻ, nhẹ nhàng bềnh bồng như những chiếc lá….. Một buổi sáng thứ 7 đẹp trời, không phải đi làm nhưng vẫn dậy thật sớm. Thấy lòng nhẹ nhàng hơn là vùi đầu vào chăn cho đến chán. Dọn dẹp nhà cửa xong là…