free writing workbook
Free workbook: What’s your next step?

If you’ve got decisions to make, your own words might offer the best advice. Your words are a source of power, insight and confidence for your badass self. My free, nine-page writing workbook can help you see yourself in a fresh, creative light. Even reading through the pages might spark new ideas. For sure, you can avoid the mistakes that wrecked me — until writing saved my life. 

 

Chinese New Year: What to bring for dinner

betty ming liu Food, Relationships 16 Comments

Note: I just updated this tip sheet for Chinese New Year 2017 — with specifics on how to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday with a Chinese crowd. Hope you have a great time feasting and partying. xo Grasshoppers, get ready for Year of the Rooster! This post is for anyone who is new to Chinese culture and wants some …

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Why I’m unplugging for the next two weeks

betty ming liu Health, Inspiration, Relationships 6 Comments

Who needs Santa? I am here to deliver a huge gift to myself — and you. From now through Jan. 7th, I am shutting down my social media and pretty much getting off the Internet. The goal is to detox and return to you fresher and more relevant than ever. For those of you who already live an unplugged life, …

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Giving thanks: you helped my kid’s video to win!

betty ming liu Inspiration, Relationships, Travel 16 Comments

Back in September, I asked for your help in “liking” and watching a video that my daughter Gabi made about her summer camp trip to Tanzania. Guess what — she won! The photo here is of us at JFK International Airport on that July afternoon when she set out for that adventure. The journey changed her from a somewhat spoiled …

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It’s National Unmarried & Single Americans Week

betty ming liu Relationships 12 Comments

Yeah, really — we’ve got a thing called National Unmarried & Single Americans Week. Granted, this is not a jazzy-sounding event. But hey, I’ll take it anyway. Single folks, we deserve the attention! And I could use a pat on the back right now. There is so much that I do all by my onesome, just to get through the …

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3 ways to stretch your dollars at Mohonk Mountain House

betty ming liu Travel 8 Comments

I can hardly believe that I just spent $1,129.16 for a one-night, mother-daughter getaway to a top-rated spa. No regrets! In fact, if I’ve got a glow, it’s probably due to the benefits of quality bonding time with my kid, the facial — and a chance to splurge like it’s 2003 again. But seriously, our trip offered very good value …

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