BEYOND OXHERDING

STORIES OUT OF CHINESE FOLKLORE 

EXPRESSIONS FROM EAST ASIAN PHILOSOPHY

 

A Self Acceptance Story for Kids

#picturebook #readaloud #selfacceptance As many of you know, I've been working on developing story ideas for an Oxherd Boy picture book....

The Promises We Make Ourselves

#selfesteem #selfacceptance #flaws To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept...

The Scars We Bear

#trauma #recovery #kintsugi We need impact for transformation. Don't mistake the cracks for a flaw in the design. The flaw is in the...

Hauntings by a Widow Spurned

Who doesn't love a good ghost story? Learn about one of Taiwan's most famous ghosts, Sister Lintou, or 林投姐.

Your FAQs about the real Mulan answered

Who was the real Mulan and how did she go from being the subject of a 2-minute poem to a 2-hour movie over the course of 1500 years?

The Legend of the White Snake

One of the most well-loved four great Chinese folktales tells the story of one female snake spirit and her will to defy the universe to be w

Yang Guifei, a story of love and tragedy

Plump, vivacious Yang Guifei is one of the Four Great Beauties of Ancient China. Who was she, and why was she so hated during her time?