How to Fix a Broken Marriage

How to Fix a Broken Marriage

A few days ago, my husband and I got into a heated argument. With any normal couples, we fought from time to time, but this time was different. Long story short, it was related to my in-laws and my disagreement on their expectations on my husband and I. The fight lasted for three days, during … Read more

How to chase a new direction in your life when hitting rock bottom

How to Chase a New Direction in Your Life When Hitting Rock Bottom

Hitting rock bottom was the beginning of my beautiful new life. Unfortunately, I didn’t see it that way at the time. June 7, 2008, I should have been getting ready to go on vacation to Hawaii, but instead, I was lying face-down on my bed, crying. Why? Twenty minutes earlier, my husband of seven years … Read more

How to defend your opinion without being defensive

How to Defend Your Opinion Without Being Defensive

In the eyes of the most professors and leaders, defending your opinion equals being defensive. I hated this about the educational system. Even if a professor was wrong, there was hardly a way to speak your mind without being perceived as a defensive and rude person. That was before I learned how to handle my … Read more

life lessons for kids

30 Underappreciated Life Lessons for Kids

The biggest truths about life are often told in the tiniest moments. We grow up, and we call them life lessons for kids. But, aren’t those simple words of wisdom lessons for all? Passed along from elders to beginners. They make up a treasure trove of cautionary tales and casual pieces of advice. These are … Read more

Happiness Comes from Within, How I Stopped Faking it

Happiness Comes from Within [How I Stopped Faking it]

A few weeks back, I was talking to my girlfriend Rita who just gave birth to her daughter, Brielle. Naturally, the topic of happiness came up. Rita and I live a very different life, being a mom has always been her dream and pursuing her career is the last thing on her mind. I’m the … Read more