Procrastination! Are you doing it?

What do you think is the number one reason for procrastination? Studies and the latest brain research tell us SELF-IMAGE is the culprit!  You might say, get out of here but et me explain.

John Assaraf, the founder and CEO of NeuroGym, explains this chain of cause and effect beautifully.  He says when someone feels they are not smart enough, knowledgable enough, or not skilled enough, the stress system in their brain kicks in and the fear signal, or fight and flight mode gets activated. As a result, they respond by either escaping from or fighting with the situation. Read more

Goals= Plan+Action+Persistence or What?

We all have goals and dreams and we often talk about them.  Maybe we opt for a more quiet style and keep our desires to ourselves and just casually express them with a nostalgic tone.  We sometimes wonder why we can’t live the life of our dreams and relate it to bad luck or misfortune.  But honestly, why most of us are stuck and can’t make our desires a reality? Read more

Set the MINDSET!

A couple of weeks ago, my younger daughter came to show me an article her teacher had discussed with them at school.  The article was about growth versus fixed mindset and their implication in education.  The comparison between these two different concepts showed how someone can change the mind patterns towards one that is capable of anything without limitations!  It was such an inspiring and life changing information and it taught both me and my daughter to remember this concept next time we think we are not good at doing something! Read more

The Journey Begins and Ends with Purpose

Purpose is what gives meaning to life and guarantees growth. It is the clear picture of how future should look like.  If we don’t know our purpose, we can’t design our life.

Knowing the purpose is especially very important for young people who need to put a lot of effort to develop habits that would direct them to right action. I have had many students who needed this clarity and vision in order to buy into their growth. Read more