About Eric Ungs

Eric Ungs coaches and 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. Learn more about UYC Coaching.

  • Imagining the Future

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    Agree or Disagree: Imagining the future can help you make decisions today? I just came across this and found it rather interesting. I grew up imagining the future. It looked a lot like the America Dream; or the system in which we enter as a young child. School, good grades, graduating, getting a job, marriage, climbing… Read More

  • Resistance is Winning

    · Personal Productivity, Self-Improvement, Writing · No Replies

    Where there aren’t good boundaries, there isn’t creative “flow” and where there isn’t creative flow, there isn’t progress. — Brian Gardner (tweet this) I’m in a writing rut. Not a, “I stare at a blank screen not knowing what to write writer’s block kind of way”, but rather a, “I’m not even putting my butt in… Read More

  • A New Earth

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    I’ll be honest with you, I was nervous diving into Eckhart Tolle’s book, A New Earth, for one reason and one reason only; I thought I wouldn’t be able to comprehend it. I’ve always stayed away from his books because I’ve felt his words lived in another dimension than the one I was living.

  • Writing Makes Us Better Together

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    This post is part of my monthly contribution over at The Gift of Writing, a site by Claire De Boer. It’s an absolute privilege to be part of the TGOW community and I thank Claire for the opportunity. Read the full article here. Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. – William Wordsmith… Read More

  • Fifty-Four Hours

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    Small get togethers with close friends and family are experiences that last a lifetime. These are the exact moments that define our lives. This was the opening pitch I gave during demo night for Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids 2015. Though, those small get togethers with the people you cherish most are moments that define our… Read More

  • Accept What Is

    · Self-Improvement · No Replies

    Flap your wings—which translates as “let go of the story”—and return to the only place of power: the present moment. – Eckhart Tolle The voice in our head tends to control our every move. It’s called the ego. It’s this living breathing thing that looks to you to feed it. The ego is able to… Read More

  • Writing Catapults Change

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    This post is part of my monthly contribution over at The Gift of Writing, a site by Claire De Boer. It’s an absolute privilege to be part of the TGOW community and I thank Claire for the opportunity. Read the full article here. Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet… Read More

  • Never Be the Same Again

    · Quotes, Self-Improvement, Writing · No Replies

    When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited life.… Read More

  • Joy in the Mundane

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    The new year is upon us, resolutions and goals are in place. Some of those have already fallen by the waste side, others, we are working hard and vigorously towards achieving. Do you ever pause and think about the things that give you joy? The most sincere and genuine joy? The things where if asked,… Read More