I visited my home country because…

I visited my home country because…

Part 1

Do you like to travel?  Let me ask you why? There is a good chance that it is to see the world and to experience new things. But sometimes the motif behind travelling is to relive your previous life, to bring back childhood memories and to test yourself.

How much had I changed since I came to Australia? Had my values and principles changed? What had I gained from living away from Armenia? What had I lost?

With these questions in mind, I boarded the plane from Sydney International airport and began the journey to my past. At least, that is how I saw the trip that I had planned for a considerable amount of time.

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The view from up above

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Are you in peace with criticism?

Are you in peace with criticism?

We need to learn to be imperfect…we need to allow ourselves room for improvement, for mistakes, for wrongdoings. We need to make peace with our imperfection because being a perfectionist in this imperfect world is a misery…

If you are a perfectionist you are likely to agree that we have a strong desire to be perfect and do everything 100%. What I am interested here is the reason…Why is this the case and why do we praise ourselves for being perfectionists? Why do we feel not fully comfortable with being half-good at something? Read more

Is it your road or someone else’s?

Is it your road or someone else’s?

IMG_7664You see, sometimes you find yourself at an intersection…in fact, not an intersection, but at an end of the road, from which multiple roads are stemming. The good news is that it is not the ultimate end of the road and you have paths available, to choose from. The bad news is that this range of choice available to you leads to uncertainty. Read more