Random thoughts

I've been always wondering what it takes to be a famous person, a celebrity. Who can be recognized by everyone and gradually welcomed no matter where he / she appears. What is like to wake up every morning, knowing the whole world watching you, knowing...

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We all understand the meaning of “priorities”. They are things that are most important to you. If your priorities are not set straight, you may end up focusing on things that would not matter as much to you than they should.  

Since it has a lot to do with our present and future life, we need to take it into consideration. It is quite a serious manner, meaning we need to write them down either on paper or a document, saved on your computer or journal so it can always remind us who we are, who we will be, where we are going and who are around. Believe me, it will help you in many situations.

For instance, you were able to save up around $15,000 to buy a brand new car. At the same time you had the offer to do a internship at a company that you have been always dreamed of working at, yet it requires you to spend about same amount of money to move out and rent an apartment for two years. What would you do?

“life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing” – Steve Jobs.

When great friend of mine Lionel, who is happen to be a teacher at CALUMS (University I graduated from), calls and says:

— Hey Dani, what’s up? here is the thing, I need you to come to my Tuesday class, give a 10 – 15min speech to my students, share your experience during your student years: how to apply to jobs, how to set your goals right and how to find a right company that eventually will become your sponsor taking care of your immigration status.
– Umm not sure if I can do that man, I mean I don’t think…
– (by interrupting) No excuse, you will do well, trust me. They really need to hear your story and advices you are going to give them. Just make your speech casual, at the end we will make Q&A session.
– Alright Lionel, if you say so, Ill be there.

In 2007, I had an interview to get a scholarship at one of the University in Russia, Moscow city. Before the interview, I had already passed requirement test, in math, physics and in Russian language. Which made me so exited and gave a hope for...

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I have five best friends. It means I never have to worry about being alone. Before I tell the story about my friends, let’s find out the definition of a “best friend”. It is not just a person who is close to you; it’s not even your girlfriend or boyfriend.

“A best friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you”.  Crucial words here: they know all about you. You may say: yeah, but your significant other can know everything about you as well, right? No not everything. Not in detail at least J. But my best friends would. We have been together for more than 10 years, having a lot of fun and unfortunately sad times too. But every single moment with my friends are priceless for me.