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    Living Gracefully: International Women’s Day

    “My mom believed boys were more important than girls and my older brother was loved much more than I was.” – excerpt from “Finding Grace” To learn how I learned to forgive my mom and heal myself, check out my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to get your copy now. Yesterday was International Women’s Day and the month of March marks Women’s History month. Growing up in China, women were often treated as second class citizens. I had resented my mom because all of her love, energy and effort…

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    Living Gracefully: Transitioning Towards Peace and Love

    With my birthday coming up next Thursday, I have been taking some time to reflect on my life. Life wasn’t always easy but I eventually went from barely surviving early on in life to truly living a joyful and peaceful life after I accepted God into it. To read more about this, check out my book “Finding Grace” which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to buy it now! Overall, I have gone through three different transitions in my life. Angrily fighting life The first 30+ years of my life, I was in a…

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    How To Stop Worrying And Start Living

    People say “Finding Grace” is about living life to the fullest! To read the whole journey of how I learned to live my life and stopped worrying, check out my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to buy it now! For much of my life I was quite the worrier. I was under the impression that if I worried about all the bad things that could happen, I would never have a bad surprise. While technically my thought process was accurate, there were three major downsides with my line of…

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    Taking Responsibility For My Life With Help From God

    “I take 100% responsibility with my life as is today, the good, the bad and the ugly, they are all on me.” – excerpt from my book Finding Grace To learn more about how I took 100% responsibility for my life, check out my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to buy it now! One of the most important things I learned from The Success Principles by Jack Canfield is how to take 100% responsibility for my life. I used to blame my insecurities on my damaged childhood and my…

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    Living Gracefully: Finding Balance In My Life

    “So, what has death taught me? I think I finally understand how to live in the present and simply enjoy what I have at this moment in my life—a sunny day, my beautiful gardens, a beautiful song, good food, good company and a good time.” – Grace Liang, excerpt from Finding Grace The above excerpt is from my book Finding Grace. You can read more about this realization in my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to buy it now! Hard work is an admired trait in our society. As…

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    Living Gracefully: Finding Joy in the Little Things

    People say Finding Grace is about finding happiness! You can read the whole journey of how I have found my happiness in my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 for all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if shipped with the US). Click here to buy it now! This past Valentines day, my husband and I spent a solid day together. It felt good to slow down and really look into each others’ eyes to say I LOVE YOU! As you may already have noticed, my primary love language is quality time. 😉 What is yours? Anyway, during this quality time we spent together, he…

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    Happy Chinese New Year: Remembering My Roots

    A few days ago, one of my kids was joking around and he mentioned that I was a foreigner stepmom. I laughed with him at first and then suddenly realized that I often forget that I am a foreigner. Lol 😉 It has been almost 14 years since I moved to Michigan from China. I’ve been in the U.S. for so long that I sometimes forgot I am a foreigner; but I always remember my Chinese roots. You can read more about my journey of being an Immigrant in my book Finding Grace which is on sale for $17 to all U.S. shipping addresses (shipping fee and tax included if…

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    What does Finding Grace Mean to You?

    Did you know that the original title of my book was called From Widow to Boss Lady? My publisher suggested that I change it to Finding Grace and I love that I did!! What does the title Finding Grace mean to you? The many people that have read my book have their own different interpretations. Below is my interpretation as an author at this very moment of my life; I am pretty sure it will change accordingly as I keep learning and growing. 😉 Finding Grace is about finding who I am. My book Finding Grace shows the journey of self-discovery. I go from a poor, ugly and useless girl…

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    Make Your Goals a Part of Your Everyday Routine

    Sunday was the last day of the first month of 2021. How is the new year going so far for you? Are you still on track with what you planned on doing? Now is a good time to go back to review your progress and adjust accordingly. One thing I have learned in order to reach my goals more often is to make my daily routine a true reflection of my goals (or my priorities). If I don’t plug in what I need to do on a daily basis to reach my goals, then my goals just become nice wishes or dreams. In my book Finding Grace, my goals (or…

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    Life After Loss: Moving Forward With God’s Blessings

    This past Monday was the 4 year anniversary of my late husband Bob passing away. A few days before it, I mentioned it to my husband Matt and told him this day was coming up. He gave me a big hug and told me “sorry.” A few people have asked me the following question “Is Matt ok with you talking about your late husband all the time?” Great question, right? I was worried at the beginning too. About 6 months after we started dating, I was focused on promoting my book Finding Grace. In this book, I talk A LOT about my late husband. In fact, I dedicated this book…

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    Grieving is Natural Part of the Healing Process

    With any loss comes grief; a natural process that is our human way of healing emotionally. But all too often this normal process stalls, gets sidetracked or becomes buried deep inside us. The reason for this could be that person who is grieving doesn’t allow themselves to experience the deep sorrow and sadness that comes with grief or this person’s family, friends or culture doesn’t allow for them to fully express their grief. My students have often asked me what they should do if a family member or friend is angry with them when they cry or are sad after losing a loved one. I often ask them one question…

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