How to be more organized (Part 1)

Organized people rule the world. Can you imagine a successful leader, CEO or a millionaire who is not organized? Well yes, they can be not organized but then they hire organized people to succeed. Either way, being organized will never make your life worse, only better. Unless, of course, you take it to extreme like…

Resolutions? Hell no!

I was surprised when I learned that in Western world, instead of making wishes during New Year and having a list of dreams people want to achieve, they come up with resolutions instead. I mean, it is great to try to become a better person, and I am all for personal improvement. However, the timing!…

Unexpected good things during self-isolation

Just to give some context: I have been fortune enough to work from home since March 13th and I have not been sick yet (my workplace announced that everyone within our organization to work from home and Ontario to be in a state of emergency on that date). I am aware that my experience may…

6 Ways to Get Your Life Back on Track

There are times when all of us feel down, confused or depressed about what to do next with our lives or even how to solve problems or escape situations we find ourselves in. However, there are many ways out and many approaches you can take to move forward, regardless of your current situation. What is…

How to know if you are lost in life

There are people who are worried about being lost in life and not doing the right thing and then there are people who are actually off their path but they are off so much they no longer aware of it. Today I am going to explore the second type of people and the symptoms that…

8 Ways to Deal with Stress

As promised, this is the second blog post in Dealing with Stress series. We looked at the ways to identify if it is time to deal with stress in the previous blog post. This blog post will focus on the ways that can help you deal with stress (assuming the stress is not linked to…

When it is time to deal with stress

Almost everyone I talk to recently feels stressed. I get it – busy life, ongoing changes at work, politics, unstable weather, financial troubles, relationship issues. Being stressed becomes a new normal. However, it does not have to be. There are some warning signs when it is time to park everything else you’ve been doing and…

How to speak up at work

Since I started working at the office, there was one barrier that I faced for a long time – being able to speak up. Raised on the belief that it is good to be shy, I struggled for a long time to figure out how I could connect, communicate or even be considered to take…

Letting go of negativity

Not many people would admit that they have a negative mindset. I am talking about the negativity that does not only start with a negative view on life, but also with self-doubt, being affected too much by your past. This is the kind of negativity that disempowers you. Even the happiest person has shadows of…

8 Creative Ways for Beating Anxiety or Building Your Resilience

Fear causes anxiety. Fear of unknown, fear of change, fear of negative outcome, fear of upcoming test of your relationships (e.g. serious conversation) or fear of a test that evaluates your skills or performance. There are so many sources of stress in life. There were many times in life when I thought I wouldn’t make…