Meaningless Words

We give power to the words we hear. The words we allow into our hearts can motivate, destroy, inspire, cripple, motivate, and paralyze us. And the words we share with others can do the same. Imagine a world filled with words of appreciation, love and support. How would it look like to you? For me, it's... Continue Reading →

Interconnectedness

“For a table to exist, we need wood, a carpenter, time, skillfulness, and many other causes. And each of these causes needs other causes in order to be. The wood needs the forest, the sunshine, the rain, and so on. The carpenter needs his parents, breakfast, fresh air, and so on. And each of these... Continue Reading →

Candle Light

Candle Light by Rey As I see the light flicker upon the candle I see various warm tones of browns, oranges, yellows In the contrast of the black abyss The light dances in joy, peace and happiness Knowing that darkness has no hold Reflection: What is your light in moments of darkness? What would make... Continue Reading →

Bring It On!

In my early years, I fell victim to "mediocrity thinking." I thought the best path was to stay meek, humble, and not to rock the boat. Then one day, in the silent moment of introspection, I realized that my "mediocrity thinking" was robbing me of my happiness, fulfillment, and purpose. I realized that challenges are all a part of life... Continue Reading →

Possibility Thinking

"Identical Conditions will have different experiences." - Benjamin  Zander Benjamin Zander’s short video (5 min) “The Art of Possibility” (below) deeply resonates with my philosophy and how I experience the world. My parents are one of the greatest influences in my life. After I was born, my mother resigned from her job, chose to be... Continue Reading →

Fear Re-Imagined

"What if instead of calling them fears, we call them stories?" - Karen Thompson Karen Thomson Walker’s YouTube Video on "What Fear Can Teach Us" adds a new dimension to fear. I used to think of fear as a response to self-protection and self-preservation. The typical freeze, flee, or fight response when dealing with fear. By... Continue Reading →

I Hear Voices.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt The dominant voice in my head tells me, "You are awesome. You will accomplish great things. Your potential will open up the possibilities of the universe." In leadership and in life, it is important to be aware of the voices taking up real estate... Continue Reading →

My Values

After deep contemplation and narrowing down the scope of my values, I came up with the following five ranked values: Optimism Appreciation Creativity Accountability Wisdom My values continually changed over the years, however, my top three values have been around since as long as I could remember and give me peace of mind and happiness.... Continue Reading →

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