The Gift of Opportunity

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Opportunities are everywhere. It’s up to us to see them and take them.  Know your WHY. Align opportunities with your core values and beliefs. My WHY is all about relationships. There are opportunities everywhere—every interaction, every person, every place to build relationships.  Model to students to see opportunities, and to take and create them to better themselves. There are … Read More

The Gift of Believing

Livia ChanBlog

TL;DR: The imposter syndrome is real for many of us. Give your gift of believing in others. You have the power to change lives. When someone believes in you, this is such a gift to receive. While we should have the courage and not need others to believe in us first, the reality is that sometimes we don’t have enough … Read More

The Gift of Gratitude

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: There is a difference between gratitude and thankfulness in both English and Chinese languages. Gratitude can be cultivated. Practice mindful gratitude moments to help nurture a grateful mindset and heartset. Take the Gift Better Challenge to practice gratitude.  There is great power in words. Read tips on how to show deeper gratitude with our words. Gratitude is meant to … Read More

Each Day Is a Gift

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Stop to notice priceless gifts all around us. It leads to greater positivity, joy, and respect for our place in this world. Each day is a gift. Embrace it. Even though you may be struggling, life is still worth living. Reach out for help when you are struggling. We are stronger together. Reach in to others to offer support and … Read More