Welcome back to Episode 82 of our Daily Interaction Show! Today’s guest is a pretty special person to me. In 2006, I was lost & confused in my corporate career and during one of my many business trips to California, a director friend gave me a copy of this book “Funny in Farsi”. I loved reading and writing about Funny in Farsi. Everyone was handing me business books to find my career path but this guy gave me a Persian memoir, a book that made me laugh as hard as it made me cry… and reading it was the seed of inspiration for the future of my own career. [Read more…] about Episode 82: On Writing Memoirs and Protecting Dreams with Firoozeh Dumas
Episode 70: How to Answer “So What Do You Do?” Question
Welcome back to Episode #70 of The Daily Interaction podcast where the topic today is inspired by my most favorite aunt from Iran on one her visits to the US – listen to the show for the full story where we explore the sometimes-dreaded question: “So What Do You Do?”.
How do you answer the question when people ask you what you do? Do you say you “are” something or you “do” something? And do you go with the standard responses closest to your profession, or get creative and answer in a unique way that sticks out? [Read more…] about Episode 70: How to Answer “So What Do You Do?” Question
Episode 53: How to Care for Your Beloved as Your Patient
Welcome back to Episode #53 of The Daily Interaction podcast. Today is our first episode in year 2 of podcasting. The topic is How to Care for Your Beloved as Patient. How do you do your best in that role as a loving care-taker. What to do, what not to do, for them in this tough stage of healing and recovery.
First a story. My dad was at the hospital for a long while back in 2007. Cancer tends to take up a lot of time! We were lucky and after lots of surgeries, he was given a new chance. He’s spent the last 5 years recovering and rebuilding his life as a post-cancer patient. Good thing he is so stubborn that nothing seems to get in his way of doing things! [Read more…] about Episode 53: How to Care for Your Beloved as Your Patient
You Can Heal Your Life (and Survive Your Family) with Louise Hay
“Every thought we think is creating our future”
~ Louise Hay
So many of us are just suffering quietly inside, and pretending that the world is just fine and peachy. So many of us would never utter a word about our inner tumult to anyone and in fact, I am certain that Louise Hay wrote her book “You Can Heal Your Life” for the silently misguided souls among us much more so than the ones that are openly unhappy and miserable and in dire need of help. [Read more…] about You Can Heal Your Life (and Survive Your Family) with Louise Hay
Episode 43: How to Explain Your Unconventional Lifestyle
Welcome back to Episode #43 of The Daily Interaction podcast. Today’s topic is How to Explain Your Unconventional Lifestyle. How do you do this where you don’t give in to the status quo and without apologizing for living life differently and at the same time, without offending anyone and without coming across as defensive, or rude or preaching about it? That’s the challenge that we are going to unravel today. [Read more…] about Episode 43: How to Explain Your Unconventional Lifestyle