• The World Needs Sports

    Sports unite us all across the world We, as human beings, continue to challenge ourselves and be the better version of us every day.  And, what can best represent our drive and passion than sports.  I am a big fan of Olympic, and love the message of its commercial even more: the possibility in life, regardless of hardships and slim chance. As we are navigating our own journeys, I hope 2018’s Winter Olympic message serves as an inspiration to you and keep you motivation high. Alibaba Empowers Small business and young people around the world Toyota: we are free to move, anything is possible P&G: Thank you, Mom. Winter Olympics…

  • Set Your Financial Goals

    Check out my recent Facebook Live interview with Matt Nobles, the founder of Dubai Personal Finance.  Matt is also a personal finance educator and certified financial coach. Matt shared practical tools and advice that can help everyone set financial baseline, categorize expenses and investments into 4 categories, and 2 methods to become debt-free.  Most importantly, we need accountability in order to feel being in control and moving forward. As we kicked off 2018, I hope this month’s How-To on financial goals and actions energize you.     *Music: Ice Cold by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ and Artist: http://audionautix.com/

  • How to Set and Commit to Meaningful Goals

    Each year, 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February, and only 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions.  Why is it so hard for us to commit to goals? I recently wrote an article for Entrepreneur Middle East on The How-To:  Making Successfully Transitions to the Next Chapter in Life , sharing practical steps and tools that people can commit to their goals and make a change in life.  I believe that with a structured approach, people can successfully make transitions at any stage in life. There are three crucial factors for successful transitions: a timeline with clear goals and actions; a support system of people and tools;…

  • Manage Holiday Stress

    My good friend, Andrea Gemma, and I have been friends since 2012 when we both went through ICF coaches’ training together at University of Miami.  Now, we both are certified ICF ACC coaches and continue to find ways to give back to our online communities. In our last Facebook Live event, we shared our techniques that can help people manage their stress and cope with holiday blue, while staying committed to goals during this year’s holiday season.  In short, there aren’t lots of time left in 2017, here are 3 things to consider, Focus on 1 goal only List out top 3 actions that you will need to accomplish that week. …

  • Moving Forward toward Goals

    The past 6 weeks went by so fast, and I felt these time have been so fruitful, yet intense.  Since September, I had 4 speaking engagements, co-hosted 1 Facebook Live, conducted 1 workshop, attended the largest technology conference, and plus, all of projects I have at work.   Phew, high-five to myself! Because we are human and we have the need to feel that we are moving forward in our lives, having bite-size milestones for each of our goals can help us see progress that are sometimes hard to spot.  I often advice my coaching clients to set up tangible and measurable goals at the beginning of the year (or if you…

  • Empowering Youth via Africa Yoga Project

    6 years ago, I embarked on a journey of making a change in my own wellbeing – contentment, health, and happiness.  Since then, yoga has been one of my wellbeing tools that helped me accept my limitations, recognize my strengths, and let go of my frustrations. Yoga gives me a more positive outlook while facing the unpredictability of life. Being an ambassador of Africa Yoga Project (AYP) gives me the opportunity to share yoga as a wellbeing tool with others, while giving back to the communities. Africa Yoga Project (AYP), based in Nairobi, has done an amazing job across Africa and its mission is to empower youth to step into their greatness as global wellbeing leaders and build…