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December 30, 2019

We always get excited about a new year starting. Why though? We always want a new beginning to be more hopeful for the future. Everybody, when asked, wants something more or different than the year they are leaving behind even if it was the best year of their lives. Hu...

December 30, 2019

Yeni seneye girerken cok heyecanlanip umitleniyoruz. Ama neden?

Sanirim 365 yeni gunu barindiran yepyeni bir sene bize umit veriyor. Belki bu sene daha guzel seyler olacak! Aslinda takvim yilini biz cikardik, her yeni gune ayni heyecanla baslamak mumkun. 

Ama alismisiz b...

December 23, 2019

I am setting aside a time to do "reflection day" every year in December. I highly recommend it. Why? Because human mind tends to think more of what we lack, what we have not achieved more than all the great things that happened to us. "Negativity bias" is a term used i...

November 28, 2019

For those who may not be familiar with what IronMan, it is a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) ru...

September 11, 2019

Yes, it is a real thing if you will do the work behind it. It is not only steps you take, but it is also a lot of inner work. 

I shared my story from having a job that looks amazing on paper to the journey of finding a job I really love recently. 

As I went on the j...

September 6, 2019

Unpacking my story which I shared yesterday, I am going to tell more about what I learned in that process of finding my purpose in life.

One is facing our inner conflict.

Conflict between two voices we have. One seems to pull us forward, wants us to take risks, acts more...

September 5, 2019

People who know me see that I am kind of obsessed about making more people happy at work. Everything I do, two businesses I started, my writing, my speaking, my teaching and my consultancy work all boils down to making people happier at work (paid or unpaid). I thought...

July 28, 2019

I took this picture to show my support to everyone who feels they do not belong.

I am a positive person in nature, mostly my luck; got good genes! I also learned a lot about human psychology which helps me to stay in the right mindset. I also know news and media are mos...

May 2, 2019

Years ago I met a man who retired in his late 50s and when I asked if he is happy, he said “Retirement is a scam”. He told me it was a big dream that turned into disappointment. He was not happy. He felt alone and kind of useless. That inspired me to write the article...