I was 8 years old when my parents who were in their 40’s at the time decided to build a second floor so that we can have a bigger space for ourselves. I was so young to participate in the making of it but I could see the amount of work they have done in… Continue reading Is commitment enough to do the impossible?
Do you remember the first day of your school? I remember it as it happened yesterday. I was almost 7 years old and unlike the other kids I went alone with a private bus service that my old siblings and their friends used. When I arrived at the school I saw the kids and their… Continue reading What are some of the words which need more attention?
I want to think that I can succeed all alone sitting at home and planning my future business but it is not the case. We need other people in our lives to move forward and achieve our goals . It is either through the informational interviews, business coaches, lean startups, accountability partners, or simply later… Continue reading How far trust can go?
I am born on 23 March 1984 in Tehran, Iran which means that I am born in the middle of the Iran and Iraq war that took place from 1980 to 1988. As a baby I don’t remember much but as I got a bit older, maybe close to 3 years old, the Iraqi attacks… Continue reading What do we have to learn from a child?
I am sitting beside the largest swimming pool I have ever seen in my life. I am wearing a white bikini and I am looking at my parents and my brother and sister who all invite me in the water. I don’t know if I am born conservative or just simply wise but I am… Continue reading What is it like to be a child again?
One of the keys to success that we hear a lot is “Hard Work”. There is this myth that if you work hard and put an effort in anything you will succeed. It might be true but will you be happy as well? I can claim that I worked hard all my life. I used… Continue reading What is your definition of success?
As an Iranian living in Canada I have the privilege to set and adjust my goals twice a year. Once during the new year vacations and once during the first day of spring when we celebrate out traditional “Nowruz” (New Day). Close to three months ago I wrote my goals and the most important one was to find… Continue reading How did I adjust my goals on Nowruz?
I have to say something before writing this post. As much as this post might help other readers with some ideas to be happier, and in control of their lives, it is for myself. It is a self reminder of the habits that I have developed and which have helped me a lot to move forward in the… Continue reading What do I need to be reminded of every single day?
It is very interesting to observe how the dots are being connected in my brain. I have been exposed to so many new vocabularies in the last couple of months, and so many different professions which I have never heard of before, but I am realizing now that they all scream the same thing: : “Humanity”… Continue reading Are we living our emotions on a daily basis?
There are many of us who are not used to reserve a space and a zone to think, to reflect, and to create. I am one of them. One the biggest challenges in the last couple of months was basically to do nothing but to concentrate on my surrounding and to listen to my inner voice.… Continue reading Do we deserve a pause?