“The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.” - Richard Leider Your Life's Purpose Are you living a life of purpose? Do you feel excited waking up in the morning to start your day or do you dread about how your day will unfold?   Are you grounded like a mountain and know what you stand for or are you just...
“Do one thing every day that scares you.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt Expand Your Comfort Zone The only way for you to grow is to expand your comfort zone. Back in February for my birthday, I went on a spontaneous trip to the Kauai Island in Hawaii simply because I’ve never been there before. After watching a video on the top ten most beautiful hikes in...
“A man must love his father and yet be free of his father’s expectations and criticisms in order to be a free man.” — David Deida Your Biggest Influence As a first generation immigrant, my biggest influence in life is my parents.I experienced poverty growing up in a rural village in China with a small rice field with no running water. Growing up...
“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” - Benjamin Franklin Do you like to watch porn? Have you used porn as a way to masturbate? Do you use porn and masturbation as a tool make yourself feel good instantly? If so, I used to do that too. I first discovered porn...
“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” – Mark Twain Morning Ritual Unless traveling, I follow my morning ritual religiously to make better decisions throughout my day. Without the help of an alarm clock, I...
“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.” ― Steven Pressfield Resistance How many times have you experienced resistance? That time when you wanted to do something but you procrastinated thinking that you will have time later to do it? You chose...
“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ― C.G. Jung Start With the End In Mind A simple but a powerful mental exercise that I do regularly is to review my obituary. The key questions that I ask myself are: Why do I do what I do? Am I living my life with the desired end in mind? How would...
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus Practice gratitude and you'll be more grounded and grateful in life. When I visited my parents this past Christmas and New Years, I reconnected with someone whom I haven’t seen since high...
“Self-discipline is when your highest desire rules your lesser desires, not through resistance, but through loving action grounded in understanding and compassion.” ― David Deida Choose Delayed Gratification Discipline is the most important attribute for success, however you define it. Growing up in China, I was forced to be “disciplined” out of fear, the fear of physical punishment. After breaking free from communism in...
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Neale Donald Walsch Last February, I had my biggest breakthrough in life as I learned to challenge my assumptions and beliefs. It was one of my most fun weeks to date. Because I’m very much into personal development, I invested in a coaching program that targeted men in improving all facets of life:...

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