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?

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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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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On Writing

Why do I love to write? It’s freedom. It’s stress relief. It’s meditation. It’s venting. It’s reflection. It’s creativity. It’s so much more.

I Have Today

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Marie Robinson Even if you cannot change your past, everyday is an opportunity for you to change how to carry forward the past, what you make of it, and how you let it affect yourself. …

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