This tag is associated with 8 posts

I’m writing a book!

That’s right, everyone. I’m so happy to announce today that I am writing a book. Today’s post is the behind-the-scenes story of: how this project came about, why I started the Global Rencai blog, and how I started writing in the first place. So, grab a drink, relax, and enjoy the show.

Boyfriend a video-game addict / Setting career goals / Becoming mature

Boyfriend a video-game addict

Q: My boyfriend and I have been together for five years since college. In college we had so much in common, but since then we’ve fought a lot. I am very ambitious and am working hard to build my career, but he’s satisfied working at low-end jobs so he can focus on his real passion, which is sitting around all day playing video games. He’s become so lazy, but I’m sick of nagging. How do I motivate him to get a decent career so we can build a life together?

A: Women everywhere try to change (improve) the men they’re with. But I’m going to save you some time and effort and let you know that *You Cannot Change a Man *.

Joy Chen featured in Marie Claire China

Money, power, love and the modern woman

How do you find true love? Do you believe in soul mates? Should the modern woman marry for money? These are the sort of interesting questions that journalist Li Jie asked me for the June 2010 issue of fashion magazine Marie Claire China. The cover features Sarah Jessica Parker (I love her!), and you can pick it up on the newsstands now.