Teach them GRIT!

How could we fool our very own kids, the people we love the most, into becoming presumptuous, narcissist, unconscious human beings? In the wake of the college scandals, parents need to stop and evaluate the direction they are pushing their kids. -Is this what “I” should be doing? -Am I teaching values such as honesty, self-worth, determination or perseverance? -Am I guiding my kid correctly by coaching she/him to write lists of goals, use their mind in a positive manner, … Read More

What’s The Purpose?

Is there a purpose? I think so, and we just must look for it!!! Part of our responsibility in life is to find it and do something for that purpose. The process of finding our goal or reason to “be” in life is part of the journey. We all came with a talent. Do you know what such talent is? Do you know what to do with it? Do you know how to make it grow? It is your responsibility to discover … Read More

Changing your life’s purpose to change the world

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to participate in a spectacular forum organized by my son’s school on 21st Century Education. I had no idea which type of education this 21st Century was, but I was quite curious about it and wasn’t going to miss it. The panel was composed of four amazing professionals ranging from a pediatrician to a pathologist all the way to an expert on child development. The perfect group of professionals for any … Read More

Go Deep

Most of us overthink events in our lives, people’s opinions, local and global events and what goes on with celebrities’ lives. We spend way too much time thinking about outside matters…  When we are always thinking about what is happening on the surface of life, the visible, we are living a very shallow experience.Deep down inside there is a voice, a longing, a calling to find out who we are and what our purpose here is… It is our heart, … Read More

Celebrating the art of resilience on his birthday!

Resilience is known to be the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, misfortune or change. These last three words were part of my youngest son’s life during the final months of his past school year. An enthusiastic, happy & smart child that had to live the harrowing & unfair experience of being bullied. A horrendous situation that also hits very hard on the parents. Somehow society is filled with cookie-cutter individuals. One copy after another of what a person “should” look … Read More

51 Ways to Make Yourself Happy!

1. Have your passion as your career. If you are passionate in your career, you are mixing play with work which make your job much more enjoyable. 2. Stay healthy. 3. Participate in community events. 4. Stop worrying. 5. Be thankful. 6. Count your blessings. 7. Exercise regularly. 8. Volunteer in charity work. 9. Provide to those in need. 10. Forgive yourself. 11. Set goals. 12. Celebrate others success. 13. Believe in yourself. 14. Take criticism as a feedback which … Read More