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. 

 

Do you think it’s possible to unplug?

betty ming liu Food, Relationships, Writing how-to's 11 Comments

The other night when my daughter Gabi and I were out to dinner, she scolded me for taking pictures of our food and instantly sharing them on social media. “This is the most anti-social meal I’ve ever had,” complained my 17-year-old. Since that moment, I’ve been rethinking the insanity of my life. After all, she had a good point. We …

Wringing toothpaste from a tube

betty ming liu Art 17 Comments

Brushing my teeth a few minutes ago could’ve been annoying because there wasn’t much toothpaste left in the tube. Instead, I enjoyed dealing with the situation by taking out my…tube wringer. And, YouTube. I need to get better at this video stuff because it’s such a great way to communicate. Making videos is also fun. I need to do more …

How to use Apple’s One-to-One program

betty ming liu Money, Writing how-to's 26 Comments

Note: At the end of 2016, Apple’s One-to-One program disappears completely. Too bad. But during 2016, a small segment of Mac owners — like me — can still access to the program. This is only because right before Apple announced the death of 1-2-1, I bought a new laptop AND a new 1-2-1 membership. So new Apple computers owners in …

Steve Jobs’ view of life and death

betty ming liu Inspiration 8 Comments

Ever since Steve Jobs’ death last week, I have been watching and re-watching the YouTube video of his 2005 Stanford University commencement speech. And it makes me weepy every single time — because it’s so damn inspiring. While snippets from the speech have appeared in various obituaries, his talk deserves a space all its own. You’ll want to hear and …