It's been a slowest blogging year, things happen to you, you thought you were not whining but you were. You thought you would deal with them one by one with methods but they just keep coming at you. With all the good intentions somehow attracting me negative energies, I started to realize that good intentions without positive emotions didn't do any good. Everything went downhill coz I chose to fight giants, to look down on poor quality, to prove myself by winning battles, etc all these did me no good, in terms of health and effects on people and family around me.
So at one point, I was near break down coz everything went nowhere, with increasing number of triggers lying around to set me off on anger and despair, I finally screamed in front of the mirror. That was scary, that was the point I realized I had to re-wire my brain.
Short update you don't need to read: just finished setting up new "Life by city'super" store in Raffles City, Shanghai 2 weeks ago, loving the new furnitures and zoning I planted, thankful to friends and colleagues helping out a lot. 1st May we will launch a huge store in iAPM Shanghai, so next two weeks I'm flying there again. June is Travel Photo Cafe 2014. Early July is stationery show in Tokyo I hope I can visit, but in that month a new store will be launched in Hong Kong which we've spent a lot of time perfecting, plus a relocation of another store. August is Back To School, huge project. September is launching of a range of limited edition Traveler's Notebook which is stuck at certain stage right now. Close to the end of the year is another new store I'm hoping I could spend a lot more time on planning, not to mention crazy Xmas season for gifts, cards, diaries, etc…. Wife's last chemo shot will be two weeks from now, then there will be a series of radiotherapy. Poor boy got his elbow broken 2 days ago and his arm is in plaster cast, oh gee he signed up for swimming competition. Tons of small projects to seed, track and execute. I love doing all these, if they were not all cramped together, I thought last year was hell hahahah. And my Chronodex stamp, sorry that the maker of a special part went bankrupt and I couldn't find replacement yet, got to do it got to do it. And yes the 2nd half of the 2014 weekly Chronodex should be on its way.
Did I manage to have some fun with my Traveler's Notebook? Yes, I made the world's first nano Traveler's Notebook :)