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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...

March 27, 2019

I heard #QuitYourCrappyJobDay is coming on March 31st. 

It is so easy for people to tell you “quit your crappy job” but you know it is not easy. 

When you hear it, you might be thinking:

“How am I supposed to pay my bills?”

”How am I supposed to risk my job witho...

March 12, 2019

I was attending Happiness at Work conference a few weeks ago. Right at the beginning we talked about Daniel Kahneman’s teachings, the author of Thinking Fast and Slow and a Nobel Prize Winner. Alexander Kjerulf, founder of Woohoo Inc., who was delivering the course mad...

March 4, 2019

“Most people would agree that a great life includes something worth living for. May be even worth dying for. A portion of a great life would be devoted to something bigger, greater, grander than yourself. Something that inspires you, energizes you, pulls you forward. S...

February 13, 2019

It is mid of February already. It is normal by now that we start to slack with our ambitious goals for 2019. But we don’t have to. 

  1. First, even if you cheated on your diet, even if you did not exercise 3 times a week as you planned, did not write a page of your book...