Sunday, January 25, 2009

Resveratrol, Melatonin, Low Calories diet and long life

News about a food supplementary: extract from red wine called Resveratrol caught my attention.  In lab it has shown it can extend life for 20% similar for very healthy people who have a very healthy life style.  I remember 20 years ago it was melatonin that created all the health buzz, which is hardly mentioned these days?  Will Resveratrol follow the same path, don't know.  But the promise of living healthy till 100 years old and dying peacefully in ones sleep is so attractive that people, and I included, welling to give it a try.

Monday, January 19, 2009


Getting worried about workload.  Especially emails.  It take more than two hours to cover all the emails each day.  It gets worse after vacation, emails still piling on during those days.  There is no compensation during the off days yet everyone expect work is done continuously.

As I grow older, I am much choosier about what kind of project that I should engage.  Any project that does not generate long term benefits do not interest anymore since my time is so limited.  I still remember not too long ago I am finished all tasks that are assigned to me, now most of my work are assigned by myself, I can afford to be selective but also have to take on the responsibility of not starting, sometimes finishing, all worthwhile projects. Sigh. 

Living the dreams

I used to just nod politely saying "just fine", when people ask me "how are you doing?".  I decided to change that. ...