About Eric Ungs

Eric Ungs writes about a journey of intentional self growth, nudging you to let go; to give yourself permission to be vulnerable and honest with yourself so you can give your best self to others. Author of 10 Incredible Ways to Live a Fulfilling and Joyful Life ebook.

  • Competing Passions

    · Meaningful Work, Personal Productivity, Self-Improvement · 1 Reply

    “…life is better when you possess a sustaining practice that holds your desire, demands your attention, and requires effort..” – Malamud Smith Over the past three years, since committing to traveling a journey of intentional self growth, it’s been a constant process of sorting through what’s essential and what’s not. By essential I mean, the things… Read More

  • Life’s One True Purpose

    · Self-Improvement · 5 Replies

    Do we all have just one purpose in life? Or is it more of finding your purpose as it relates to the season you are in? Or maybe to the things that you put forth your energy? This is such a mythical question. What’s your purpose in life? Or, for those that are lost asking… Read More

  • Do It Differently Tomorrow

    · Self-Improvement · 2 Replies

    In reflecting about my day today, tomorrow I will do it differently when I receive an unwarranted reaction. Looking back at that moment now, I am realizing that it was just that, an unwarranted and unequipped reaction. Not a mindful response. Regardless of this person’s reaction or why it occurred in the first place, I… Read More

  • Revealing Yourself Through Story

    · Self-Improvement · 2 Replies

    What’s it like to reveal so much about yourself? Don’t you feel exposed? These are questions, or at least statements in disguise of such questions, that I receive from time to time. The UYC project is about learning how to be your best self through taking care of yourself first. Through leading a life of intentional… Read More

  • What Impression Are You Making?

    · Self-Improvement · 5 Replies

    Have you ever driven, either a short distance or a long distance, and arrived at your destination safely but not remembering any of it? This is an all too common theme, driving in particular, where a monotonous routine takes us below the conscious level. The only time you can recall the drive in detail is if something… Read More

  • Finding Fulfillment through Your Values

    · Personal Productivity · 6 Replies

    Life is busy. We’re running from one place to the other. We pride ourselves for being able to keep up as if busyness is a badge of honor. Or at least we present it that way. We give ourselves to the work that we find ourselves doing but don’t necessarily want to be doing. We… Read More

  • Think Differently About Work

    · Meaningful Work · 2 Replies

    Work. Monday through Friday. Getting up in the morning. Heading to a state of mind that wants to hurriedly get through the days tasks. Paying attention to the clock, constantly. Five o’clock strikes. Finally we can start the day we actually want to live. That’s balancing work and life. As this is a typical mindset for a lot… Read More

  • Growth Mindset

    · Meaningful Work, Personal Productivity, Self-Improvement · No Replies

    Mindset change is not about picking up a few pointers here and there. It’s about seeing things in a new way… — Carol S. Dweck The voice that leads your inner dialogue serves as the compass in how you live your life. The mindset in which you see the world around you holds the keys to personal… Read More

  • The Art of Work

    · Meaningful Work · 3 Replies

    Living an intentional life shifts the lens in which you see the world, your world. You get to a place of letting go. You trust the process in knowing that somehow, when looking back, the dots will align. The failures, the struggles and the hardships you find yourself in are all part of your story.… Read More