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I’m planning to get better at planning

You know what I really suck at? Planning. Well, planning my work, that is. Whether it’s in the office, on the blog or in my personal development life – I always fly by the seat of my pants. I’m bad at managing my time, I hate setting deadlines and I find it really difficult to more »

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WTF Is My Purpose?

So I told you guys I’ve been working with a life coach. I also told you that she’s been giving me “homework” in between sessions. One of the assignments she gave me was to come up with my personal purpose. To do this, you ask yourself the question “what is my purpose in life” and more »

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So Yeah, I Hired a Life Coach

Guys, I hired a life coach! Well, a life coach in training. You see, after reading Jen Sincero’s “You Are A Badass” books, I wanted to learn more about what it takes to build a career as a Life Coach. In my research, I stumbled upon ADLER which offers a Professional Coach Training Program. The more »

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Sorry Not Sorry For Being Me

It’s the Saturday of a long weekend. All of my friends are out and about cottaging, day-drinking in the park and doing whatever other fun things twentysomethings do. I, on the other hand, am sitting at home listening to self-development podcasts and taking character strength surveys. If things get really wild, I may put some more »

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My haft-sin brings no boys to the yard

March 20 is the first day of spring. For me and millions of Iranians around the world, it’s also Nowruz (a.k.a. Norooz, Norouz, Persian New Year, Iranian New Year, and the list goes on). Growing up, Nowruz meant that in addition to getting cash gifts, eating five different rice dishes and spending time with family, my more »

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