Ramadan 2017

5 Ramadan 2017: Sometimes it is just a “talk” away

Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud - Jonathan Addison From experience, I would say that a large portion of our worries and causes of despair can be significantly reduced by one small action, talking with a friend. In the past, I have experienced times when excessive worries could have been avoided… Continue reading 5 Ramadan 2017: Sometimes it is just a “talk” away

Ramadan 2016

10 Ramadan 2016: “How are you?”, Connecting while home

Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.― Vera Nazarian Yes, "how are you" is not only powerful while away, but also while at home. In an ever increasing, virtually connected world, we are missing the warmth, connectivity and empathy that comes… Continue reading 10 Ramadan 2016: “How are you?”, Connecting while home

Ramadan 2016

9 Ramadan 2016: “How are you?”, Connecting while away

Invisible threads are the strongest ties.― Friedrich Nietzsche I was traveling recently and something occurred to me, one of the things that I consistently did while traveling is to speak and connect with those who live in the city I visit. I didn't do it purposely but something always nudged me. I did this by simply… Continue reading 9 Ramadan 2016: “How are you?”, Connecting while away

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7 Ramadan 2016: Dealing with people … Let it go

Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. It's just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.-Deborah Reber Definitely … there is no happiness unless I let go of the small stuff and just focus on my own behavior, goals and dreams. What good is picking at what people… Continue reading 7 Ramadan 2016: Dealing with people … Let it go

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2 Ramadan 2016: Strangers … The New Support Network

No one is ever really a stranger. We cling to the belief that we share nothing with certain people. It's rubbish. We have almost everything in common with everyone. - Mark Haddon From war, disease and poverty to fear, stress and loneliness; our days seem to be more gloomy, no? At the same time, we… Continue reading 2 Ramadan 2016: Strangers … The New Support Network