Psychology Express 3 – Cognitive Psychology (Oct ’16)

The thing about cognitive psychology is that it requires a good understanding of neuroscience and/or biological bases of mental processes. Moreover, the translators need to be well-versed in the topic. Finding someone in Vietnam who could help in this book was a tough journey. Then the good news came when we were so desperate. Two…

Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam (Nov ’16)

My bestie and I decided to go for a “housewife adventure” kinda trip, leaving our husbands at home. In the occasion of my book launch, we came to HCMC for a brief period of three days to hold the event. It was awesome to have time for local dishes and to meet new friends. Day 1…

Psychology Express 2 – Social Psychology (Jun ’16)

Writing a book is nothing but to sit at the keyboard and bleed. My itch for writing does allow me to focus and write a lot at one go but once the writer’s block kicks in, it gets really frustrating. Some of the team members are avid reader of Psychology but they do not have…

Manila, Philippines (Apr ’16)

I had a short business trip to Manila and the lovely weekend spent with my Filipino friends. Day 1 Checked-in to New World Makati with an upgrade to Deluxe suite (paronamic city view) and Business lounge was the best way to start the trip. Very delighted with the service provided by the hotel. Went for a…

Psychology Express 1 – Introduction to Psychology (Feb ’16)

About the book series I started EzPsychology by chance but how far we have gone to is indeed by choice. As a Psychology graduate who received English education, I find it hard to find reference books and articles in Vietnamese. It is even harder to mix and match the translated terminology from English into Vietnamese…

Bangkok, Thailand (Jan ’16)

I had the chance to visit Bangkok again for a Business trip and the weekend was for leisure. Day 1 – Arrived and I was super satisfied with the hospitality and excellent service of Renaissance hotel. Auto became Marriot member wahaha. – First check, Purr cat cafe at Sumkhuvit soi 53! I was so lucky…

Concluding statement

2015 was indeed a roller coaster ride. Hardly I had a proper break, however, everything turned out amazingly well. Career: Left the Bank (UOB), joined academia (NUS, Research) House: bought one. Yes, bought! Start-up: formally registered VedicLink as a PTE. LTD. Psychology Books: signed Publishing contract, acquired Printing license with Vietnam National University (VNU) Press Travel:…

[Self-help] Think & Grow rich

Think and Grow rich has been used by millions of business leaders around the world to create a concrete plan for success that, when followed, never fails. As a young special investigator for a national business magazine, Napoleon Hill was sent to interview Andrew Carnegie. During that interview, Carnegie slyly dropped a hint of a…

2015 Movies [In review] – Part 1

This list consists of all movies that I watched (and a few which I am going to watch in the last 2 weeks of 2015). I put them in 4 categories: Animation, Action/ Extreme sport, Sci-Fi and Drama/ Romance/ History movies. In this 1st list would be the first 3 categories, those block-busters with much marketing and what…

Opera House – Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Standing magnificently at the heart of Ho Chi Minh City is the Saigon Opera House, also known as Municipal Theater. Just a few blocks away from the Notre Dame Cathedral and Ho Chi Minh’s People committee, on the busy intersection of Dong Khoi and Le Loi, the building stands as one of the impressive sight…

Notre Dame Cathedral – Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Built between 1877 and 1883, Notre Dame Cathedral enlivens the heart of Ho Chi Minh City’s government quarter, facing Dong Khoi. A brick, neo-Romanesque church with 40m-high square towers tipped with iron spires, the Catholic cathedral is named after the Virgin Mary. Interior walls are inlaid with devotional tablets and some stained glass survives. Notre…

BBC series – EARTH

Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Five years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC and also the first to be filmed in high definition. Planet Earth premiered on 5 March 2006 in the United Kingdom on…