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.

  • 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 day’s 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

  • A Letter to My Daughter

    · Parenting, Self-Improvement, Vulnerable · 10 Replies

    Dear Sweet Pea, It’s still so surreal that a month ago we welcomed you into this world, becoming part of our family, now of four. The day you were born I couldn’t have been more proud of your mother, for the hard work she did ensuring you were healthy and safe. She’s a special one,… Read More

  • Your Job Does Not Define You

    · Meaningful Work, Personal Productivity · 4 Replies

    Society has led me to believe that feelings of contentment translate to being lazy and having no ambition. I told myself I would never let myself get comfortable with where I was in my career, or even from a personal standpoint. When it comes to your job, it’s not a question of whether or not… Read More

  • What It Means to Be a Father

    · Parenting, Self-Improvement · 2 Replies

    What it means to be a father — how does that look? This is a question I seem to ask myself every single day. Every time I see my son and daughter. It’s a question that keeps me up at night. It’s one of the biggest fears I have; not knowing the answers and not… Read More

  • The Secret to Giving Advice

    · Self-Improvement · No Replies

    We have this innate pressure from within to try and fix everything. As if we always have the answers on how to heal other people’s pain and misery. We sit across from them spewing out words of advice trying to nudge them towards the light. To begin their trek towards happiness once again. Maybe it’s not what we… Read More