I decided to make a change in my own wellbeing, while I was on a trip in Italy in 2012 and in between jobs. If you had asked me 6 years ago what wellbeing looked like, I would have described an image of a confident woman or man, who looked well-built and active, with a… Continue reading How I changed my wellbeing
“How come you don’t play any music instruments?”, asked by one of my teammates in a car ride to Dubai’s DXB airport a few days ago. The short answer to his question is that, “I used to, but stopped after moving to the US.” Many people, who have known me, may not know that… Continue reading Be resilient. Be Hopeful.
I like Greece, a country filled with so much history, beauty, culture, and kindness. The unemployment rate in Greece is at 23%. On the street of Athens, it’s not hard to spot economical stress in people’s eyes. Yet, it’s also not hard to feel Greek people’s determinations and passions for what they do for living,… Continue reading Do what you love for living
I just finished 2.5 weeks of leadership trainings in the US. To many, an opportunity of being at GE’s Crotonville Leadership Training Center is incredibly rewarding. To me, the experience is a great moment to get to know myself at a deeper level, and prioritize what is truly important in life. Each of participants at… Continue reading Learn about Ourselves
This year will mark my family’s 5th Thanksgiving in the Middle East. March 2012 seems like just yesterday. I left my job in Connecticut, said goodbye to my friends and families, emptied our apartment on 92nd & 2nd, and boarded Qatar Airways from New York to Doha, with my beloved dog, the Taco. Now writing… Continue reading This Thanksgiving
Watching the US election live in Dubai, November 9th was a hard day for me. Especially, when my coworkers told me that their children crying on phones with fear, the only thing I could do at that moment was to give my coworkers hugs and listen to them. I became a US citizen in 2000. Ever… Continue reading Give Hugs and Listen More