You are worthy

You want a wonderful life, don’t you? All the difficulties you are facing to disappear. You want to be perfectly healthy. And want to be able to give generously while having more than enough for yourself and your family. There are also personal goals. And as many versions of the “definition of happiness” as the number of people in the world. Everybody has a different … Continue reading You are worthy

Conscious Reactions

It has been a little more than a year since I became interested in spirituality and mindfulness. The change I have been witnessing in my way of thinking has been phenomenal. I have never felt this calm yet creative and productive in my life. Also, one of the main changes I have been noticing is in my reactions. Maybe because of my Mediterranean background, I … Continue reading Conscious Reactions

Even a disaster could have a silver lining

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” Vernon Howard  The other day, on the radio, I’ve heard a grocery store manager say that the most selling products in their store since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis were baking goods. Why? Because people who would never have time to bake, now had time to do it. They … Continue reading Even a disaster could have a silver lining

The Big 5-OH

Today I am turning 50. No joke, literally half a century. No wonder there are lots of things I have difficulty remembering. Well, most probably because some of them happened decades ago, laughing out loud. Throughout the years of my humble life on this beautiful earth, I am quite happy with my accomplishments, most important one being bringing a person, now a nice young man … Continue reading The Big 5-OH

Correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Success

Some people are very approachable, cool, kind and supportive, whereas others are not so much. Why is that? Is it because the ones who are good at communicating positively and motivating others have a higher Emotional Intelligence (EI) level? If yes, then what is EI exactly? EI involves the ability to understand and manage emotions. Experts agree that this type of intelligence plays an indisputable … Continue reading Correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Success

Do Subliminal Messages work?

In her web site Mind of A Winner, Eva Lu, who believes that success is a skill developed by persistent people, describes Subliminal Messages as; “audio and/or visual messages that we are not consciously aware of and we can’t become aware of, even if we try”. When translated, the word Subliminal, which is made of two Latin words that mean below (sub) and threshold (limen), … Continue reading Do Subliminal Messages work?

Holiday Season and Mental Wellness

Definition of Mental Wellness, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” Especially around the Holiday Season, Mental Wellness becomes an important topic, as the blues that come … Continue reading Holiday Season and Mental Wellness

You are capable of changing your life

I know… Change is hard for everyone. We all like to feel safe, which prevents us from going after our dreams. I want to do this but it will be hard, it will require so much work, it will disturb my life, it will shift my comfort zone. It will affect my relationships with people around me, like my spouse, my kids, my family, my … Continue reading You are capable of changing your life

Ali

On December 6th, 1995 at 10:15 AM – a Wednesday morning – which would be 23 years ago today, my son Ali came to this world as a great gift to me. I loved and cherished him every day of his life.  Being a parent is quite a weird thing. And as an extremely empathetical person, I already am very sensitive to others’ sufferings, but … Continue reading Ali