“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 just wrapped up teaching 2 workshops in Dubai and Doha, and I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to share my tools with those who attended the workshops. Many people asked me why I am so motivated to teach mindfulness and professional coaching to others. My answer simply is that , “I… Continue reading Start Where You Are, Do What you Can
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
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
This is my 2nd time, invited to speak at Qatar Leadership Conference, an UN model organized by student leaders on leaderships skills and development. Over 50 energized students attended my session. I spoke about how I applied brand lessons from my favorite houses to my own brand. My 3 favorite fashion houses are Salvatore Ferragamo, Tiffany… Continue reading What’s your brand?
I turned 38 this October. Being in my late 30’s is exciting to me, but yet anxious (2 more years and counting, pushing for 40’s). I am thankful and grateful for so many things in my life, including my loved ones and friends. However, as a human being, I often look at things I haven’t accomplished… Continue reading Turning 38 … #ShareTheJoy