LIFE HAS A PATH OF ITS OWN

The plan when I started my masters was to move back to Cairo and to launch my coaching practice and offer adventure cycling trips. But as my masters started so did the Egyptian revolution and that plan sort of got distorted. As the path of the country was uncertain so was my future. I found myself having the opportunity to

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SAYING GOODBYE DOESNT GET ANY EASIER

Transitions are always difficult. This past month has flown by. From final projects, family visiting, traveling and now packing up. One year flown by and all that remains are things that need to be thrown away. Memories will always remain. I want to dedicate this post to two of the people I have come to love and cherish. With all

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HOW TO RECAP AN AWESOME YEAR : 2011

Another year has come and gone. 2011 has been a fabulous year, where I have been able to connect with some old friends and make new ones. I have been truly blessed to have such great people in my life. I then moved to Madrid for my masters at IE Business School. I arrived. I looked outside. The tree in

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BUCKET LIST: TRAVELING THE ROADS OF ANDALUSIA

“Among the several sins that I have been accused of committing, none is more false than the one that i have, as the principal objective in my work, the spirit of research. When i paint my object is to show what i have foinbd and not what i am looking for. In art intentions are not sufficient and, as we

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INSPIRATION: I CARRY YOUR HEART WITH ME

This is something not written by me, but I had a hard felt conversation with an old friend. I wanted to dedicate this to all the people who have made a difference in my life, you know who you are. I carry your heart with me by E.E. Cummings “I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my

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Traveling Mindset

Recently my friend Susan shared with me a book which was basically a collaboration of powerful stories. It provoked to think about all the amazing people I have an opportunity to meet and how never to underestimate how much people go through. From my parents, family members, friends and absolute stranger, no matter the scale of the problem we have

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HOW TO COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

We can not change the past, the present and the future however is in our hands. When I was growing up my mother drilled into us a story of being grateful. We were in the car on the way to school when my little brother wasn’t looking at the cars around and complaining because he wanted us to have a

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HOW TO CATCH YOUR BLACK SWAN

“Our nature is the mind. And the mind is our nature.” -Bodhidharma Today we discussed in class the Black Swan theory refers only to unexpected large events which has played a dominant role in history. The chance of the Black Swan taking place is like the outliers in a study. The theorist Nassim Nicholas Taleb, defined the criteria as below:

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Take a Chance and Fly like a bubble bee

We have the ability to do and become anything. Nature is a constant reminder of that, especially with animals like the bubble bee. If they thought they couldn’t do it, they wouldnt even try. Take a chance and you can fly to.

HOW TO LET GO OF GRUDGES

A client recently shared a situation she was struggling with about a person she hadn’t spoken to in ages. It brought me back to a fall out I had, and how my theory was the reason why we hold grudges is because its our defense mechanism to protect ourselves from a similar situation to repeat itself. I explored some research

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