Category: Life

home sweet home

Home Sweet Home 

“Do not wait: The time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” ― Napoleon Hill Where do you feel the most comfortable?…

just a simple question

Just a Simple Question 

The American Psychiatric Association carried out a research study into children and television. It came to the conclusion that the average child is exposed to 40,000 deaths and 200,000 violent acts through TV programs. Our world is a place managed by fear. We are motivated…

life and motorcycles

Life and Motorcycles 

I heard a fascinating observation during my journey to Bali. A dear friend of mine, Selim Demirel, is a former motorcycle trainer. He said, “Riding motorcycles and philosophy have a lot in common. For example, if you spot an obstacle while riding, there’s a 99%…

the truth about war

The Truth About War 

I can’t help but smile bitterly when I look at the books they use for history lessons in schools. For example, one paragraph about a historical battle starts with these words: “Two armies faced each other on the Manzikert plains…” You would think Barcelona and…

hugging the teacher

Hugging The Teacher 

I love my students and I love hugs. I don’t like hugs from my students. I remember the feeling when one morning in Istanbul, after my class, a student, who is also a good friend, walked up towards me and gave me a big long…

balance yourself

Balance Yourself 

The wheels of life never spin pointlessly. They are in tune with our conscious and unconscious learning, and they evolve as a result. Those who lack a proper inner balance tend to experience these life lessons more often. Each time the wheels of life pass…

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