My cousin is a better cook than I. My friend Elizabeth is thinner than I. My brother is smarter than I. My daughter is a better driver than I… The list goes on and on! Somehow, we get conditioned into comparing ourselves to others through the media, our parents, our culture. (Have you been keeping […]

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How to Be Happy (2)

I can’t believe I actually uttered the words “I’m the queen of completions” in public. Especially because just a few months prior, I didn’t even understand this term as it was used in my coach-training program. Completion is the “releasing of burdensome energy, the opportunity to be present and allowing things to be exactly as […]

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How to Be Happy (1)

In my last post, I wrote about the stories we tell ourselves and their impact on our lives. So, how does one let go of these stories that they have been living in for so long? Let us explore one way in this post. Letting go of stories is an act of love. Self love, […]

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Living Aware

At the age of 58, I thought had safely tucked all my baggage away, never to be opened and acknowledged again. What I hadn’t realized was how limiting this avoidance was. Because, even though I thought those were packed bags, they were actually stories that narrated my actions and thoughts and they defined the boundaries […]

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From a client:

Yasemin is an amazing coach and an insightful, compassionate listener. I have been working with her for several months now, and it has been a game changer for my career goals. She has helped me find the confidence to reach for goals that I once thought would always be distant dreams. With her guidance, I’ve […]

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