Living Your Principles

I had the pleasure of being driven to work this morning by a very insightful and motivating Uber driver. In a short 20-minute ride, we talked about what plagues the world and humanity, how one can be a better person, and the values and principles he considered important (which I respected greatly). There was one …

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Quick Thought

Think happy. Be happy. It's possible to do that right?

Akshay Kumar on the Power of Discipline

Worth a watch. Some nice reminders for things we forget to make time for in our life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSf3vde-odQ

Show Up Ready

One day, I talked about the Dale Carnegie concept of show-up words. So, I think I have picked a good one and here’s why. For any given day, moment or experience, I want to show up READY. That doesn't mean I will have the answer to everything. It just means I am going to bring …

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Your Chance at Success

Research shows, the odds against you making a change in your life: 9:1 And it depends all on you which side of this ratio you land.

2 Years and Counting…

Today is the 2nd anniversary for Matters of Living! Also, Thank you! Because I just reached a total of 1,000 followers only a few days ago. It feels good and I hope this is just the start. I am hoping to post better and more. So far, I have stuck to my goal of daily …

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How Do You Show Up?

A key part of the Dale Carnegie course was weekly presentations drawing from our life experiences. Each presentation started with me introducing myself by name and three show-up words. The first time, many of the students were confused and asked for context: what exactly did show-up words mean? Well, they can be nouns, adjectives, or …

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