If you’ve visited Prolific Living before, you might know that I’m constantly encouraging you to push yourself, to dream bigger for yourself or challenging you to pay attention to your calling, to love yourself and to believe in yourself. [Read more…]
Everyone starts on the path of growth and self-development with excitement.
I mean, isn’t it exciting to talk and plan how you will change your life for the better, how you will be good at something you care about, happier with yourself, less stressed and more financially secure.
Maybe in the process, you dare dream of even going so far as making a big scary change, like turning something you love into a profitable sustainable business.
Now the talking is the fun and easy part. [Read more…]
Let me ask you something. If you were to step outside your house right now and see a big angry boy bullying a scared little girl (or a scared little boy, this part doesn’t matter, just stay with me), what will you do? What is your first instinct at that moment? What does your mind tell your body to do instantly? [Read more…]
Hello. I am an immigrant too, a first generation immigrant to the US where my family and I have called home since August 7th, 1989.
I was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. When I went to highschool in South Carolina, nobody knew where my country was on the world map!! It’s embarrassing enough being a foreigner and awkward enough being a teenager, but neither compares to how foolish you feel when you get head shakes – “no clue where that is!!” – to that most dreaded questions for all immigrants: “So where are you from?”
A part of me wanted to scream at these clueless teenagers who had more than ruined my image of the perfect American teenager and say: “If you don’t know basic geography, maybe you shouldn’t be asking the question?” [Read more…]
At the core of our desires is living a life of purpose and meaning.
At the core of a life of purpose and meaning is being of service to others.
At the core of being of service to others is finding peace and happiness. [Read more…]