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.

  • Never Be the Same Again

    · Quotes, Self-Improvement, Writing

    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

    · Personal Productivity

    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

  • Four Agreements

    · Personal Productivity, Self-Improvement, Writing · 7 Replies

    To be alive is the biggest fear humans have. Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive, the risk to be alive and express what we really are. Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans. — Don Miquel Ruiz Before the holidays I had coffee with… Read More

  • A Fear for My Son

    · Parenting, Self-Improvement, Vulnerable · No Replies

    I am a father of a four year old boy (and a one year old daughter). My biggest fear for him is that he will not become successful. Not in the sense of how society has coined the word, but in the sense of being a human being. Living a happy, joyful and healthy life. My fear… Read More

  • The Depth of Marriage

    · Self-Improvement · 4 Replies

    Marriage is this tricky thing. It starts off with intense passion for one another. There’s this gravitational pull towards each other that’s hard to explain. It’s that balanced fire or spark that attracted you to one another in the first place. It’s easy to coast on that foundational passion. However, if you coast, your marriage… Read More

  • Three Words

    · Self-Improvement

    With the new year upon us we look to the coming months in what we want to accomplish. We dissect the areas in our life in which we want to see growth in. We envision our future self in who and where we want to be, how we want to look, and the things we… Read More

  • Daring Greatly

    · Meaningful Work, Most Popular Blog Posts, Personal Productivity, Self-Improvement, Vulnerable

    “Don’t take anything personally, because by taking things personally you set yourself up to suffer for nothing.” — Don Miquel Ruiz Recently on the Good Life Project, Jonathan Fields decided to re-air one of my favorite episodes in the GLP archives, most likely one of the most viewed. This particular episode was with Brene Brown.

  • Revisit Your Non-Negotiables

    · Self-Improvement

    It’s cold, the days are shorter, the daylight is limited; times are changing. These past few weeks have been one long stretch of exhaustion. Through a combination of many things; the time change, the blistering cold, family schedule adjustments, work responsibilities. With transition comes change. Change is hard, even the smallest minute changes. Just this… Read More

  • The Atmosphere of Growth

    · Most Popular Blog Posts, Self-Improvement · No Replies

    Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing. — William Butler Reflecting on the past two years of this journey, it’s been up and down. Currently, I am in the trough a bit. I’m not as happy as I was earlier this… Read More