Dealing with anxiety

Anxiety is a natural part of life. It is a frequent feeling that occurs when fear creeps into our minds. Whether that fear is rational or not is insignificant to the imminent terror that fills our bodies with tense muscles and haunting thoughts. Our reactions toward this overwhelming feeling is the key to success as … Continue reading Dealing with anxiety

The hundred dollar idea

As an American, you are part of the global 1%. You have your basic necessities of food, water, shelter, warmth, and then some. When you see the world through that perspective, you realize that you have it good, though you may consider yourself “broke”. “Broke” mentality prevents many of us from giving back to those … Continue reading The hundred dollar idea

Start with clarity

With any goal you pursue, it is necessary that you establish clarity of that goal. By “clarity”, I referring to your Why. Why do you want to achieve goal X?¬† You have to dig deep to understand your true motives and how goal X links up to your ultimate goal and the life style you … Continue reading Start with clarity

Success without challenge is mediocrity

If you know me, you know I love food. I love watching food. I even wrote an ode to chefs. When I tell people I spend my free time watching food documentaries, they next ask me, “Do you cook?” I answer, “Yeah, I’m getting into it. It’s a work in progress.” Then they ask, “Oh, … Continue reading Success without challenge is mediocrity

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

I grew up learning how to do everything on my own. From difficulties in school to applying to college to my first job, I did it all on my own. I had to as there were other people to worry about; I had to help my parents raise my two younger brothers. I was raised … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Passion gives life life

When I have free time, I spend it feasting my eyes on food. Food documentaries, food shows, food Youtube videos. Today I watched a food movie starring Bradley Cooper called¬†Burnt (highly recommended). The reason is, I am deeply in love with chefs. Chefs have a passion that goes beyond the need for comfort or stability. … Continue reading Passion gives life life

Work hard, work smart

If you are like me, you push yourself to be better every day. The idea of “1% better” is what you strive for when you go about our day. You think about your processes and try to learn new tactics to make sure you’re operating to your maximum potential. Learn, refine, experiment, and refine again. … Continue reading Work hard, work smart