When it comes to personal growth, more and more people understand the need for constant learning and self-determination. Most of them are aware of the pressure society puts on us, and know that in order to grow, to keep on inspiring others, but also leave enough room to shape yourself to the changes of today’s world, you have to be open towards learning.
Recently I had an “inspiration call” to get in touch with a colleague of mine with whom I haven’t talked for a long time. After starting to work for a company that is a leader in the field of personal growth, spirituality and mindfulness, she got the opportunity to see the world from a... Read More »
Expedition Camera, one of the biggest outdoor and travel film festival in Slovakia and Czech Republic will fill up your adventurous souls. In Slovakia this festival takes place annually in February and March in Bratislava and Pezinok. The film festival includes adventure, travel, expedition, mountain climbing, extreme sports and similar movies.
This festival takes place in over 200 cities. We have met with Michal Knitl, who started by organizing the travel festival Cestou Necestou or “Off the beaten track”, that was a big success so he continued motivating people to travel by organizing the next big thing, the festival Expedicna Kamera.
My impressions to be shared with you
The first screening was attended by few hundreds of... Read More »
Perez Hilton, Pim Techamuanvivit, Catherine Sanderson, the world is awash with people who have made it big by beginning a blog. They turned an idea and some thoughts into action, eventually leading to big money offers and full-time media or publishing careers. However, even if you do not want to make it big as a celebrity blogger, it is possible to use a blog to enhance your job prospects and employability.
How a Blog Improves your Standing
Times were when all you had to showcase your talents was a CV and maybe a cover letter. This gave a limited and formal window into who you were which you could further show off during an interview – if... Read More »
Imagine being a person that grew up in a small town lost all alone in a city of 6 million with a dead cellphone battery and no local currency. Scary huh? That is exactly the position I found myself in on the 10th of September 2011, exactly a day after I moved from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina (population around 150 000 at best, including cats) to Ankara, Turkey (population 6 million excluding students). I will probably never forget that evening. One moment I thought I knew exactly where I was and how to get home, and the next I could have sworn was that the metro station was right there but it wasn’t, and I very vaguely remembered... Read More »
Being an entrepreneur is no cakewalk and you should be careful when you plan to start your dream venture. If you look at the world of business, especially at startups, young generation always tries to do something new in terms of business startup & hope for instant success. And we all know that there is no winning formula for success. More and more young people are looking to open a business. Without knowing the consequences, they make many mistakes. Here, the maxim holds true — failures are the pillars of success. Now, it is crucial for you to tread cautiously and not make any mistake so large that it becomes hard for you to bounce back. This is the... Read More »
Falling in love and moving to another continent. This happened to my brother who found himself in Split in 2011, but what was he was supposed to do? He could teach English again, but it was not really for him. Instead, he chose to follow my path – to work from home. It was easy, as a natural programmer he could work anywhere in the world and still contribute to the company he worked for, back home in Baltimore. In fact, more and more people across the world whether as freelancers like me or remote employees like my brother, are choosing to work from home. However, what are the pros and cons of doing this?
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Fashion is one of the industries that have been integrated with IT (Information Technology) field in order to introduce different fashion trends and lifestyle portals for Arab women. One of the leading portals that have been running for nine years is called Fustany (meaning my dress). This portal has changed and shaped the community not only in Egypt but in other Arabian countries as well. It is mostly providing up-to-date news about fashion, beauty, health, lifestyle, weddings and arts for Arab women.
Amira Azzouz, Fustany’s founder, earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Engineering from the German University in Cairo (GUC). She launched Fustany when she was a student at GUC. Her main vision was to inspire Arab... Read More »
In order to live life to the fullest, it is important to set goals and continually find ways to improve yourself. Creating a set of goals can be a challenge in itself, but actually achieving them can sometimes seem next to impossible, especially given all of the potential obstacles that you face. But do not fret; if you are truly motivated and are willing to concentrate on your objectives, you can absolutely reach your goals. Here are a few strategies that you can use if you want to know how to set goals and achieve them.
Avoid Overwhelming Yourself
A major mistake that many young people make when planning their goals is that they feel like... Read More »
11 June 2011, the USA. Claire Manning, a charming young lady from Oklahoma, knows very little about Eastern Europe. She has just graduated from the University of Chicago with a major in comparative human development. As she feels she wants to be a teacher, Claire applies for a placement with Teach for America. The day after her graduation ceremony, she is already on her way to a place where the aspiring teachers’ training is set to take place.
24 June 2016, Bulgaria. This is Claire’s last day as an English teacher at the foreign language school in the town of Sliven in the framework of Fulbright Bulgaria. She has spent the past two years in the town... Read More »
There are times in our life when we may feel depressed, and things may not be going the way we had intended them to be. These are the times when we rediscover ourselves, realign our lives and chart the way forward. When we read inspirational quotes, we find solace in the struggles of others and how they managed to overcome them. Following ways may help you find yourself in the dark and rekindle the lost light. All it takes is simple steps to make your life better.
Accept your present situation
Dreaming is good, dreaming can help you look ahead in the future, but dreaming at the expense of not accepting your present can be depressing and contagious.... Read More »