You’ve Got What It Takes

You’ve Got What It Takes

About me Hi my name is Arslan. My background created a complex and atypical upbringing that acted as the foundation for what is now, my professional identity. I was born in the Soviet Union in 1980. At this time the Soviet Union was continuing to destabilize and...
Returning to Self

Returning to Self

Returning to Self Imagine that under all the pain and suffering, intrusive thoughts or under the fashion and makeup and labels is a whole person; who has always been whole. Imagine a favorite pair of pants that just feel like they were made for you and think to...
Compassion as a Starting Point

Compassion as a Starting Point

The Starting Point… In 1957, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told an audience in Montgomery, Alabama, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” I propose that the “doing for others” we need most for everyone in our homes, our...
Never Forgotten

Never Forgotten

Today my news feeds, notifications, social media forums are all reflecting that on this day 18 years ago, terrorists hijacked two planes and brought the Twin Towers down and attacked the Pentagon. I don’t think I will ever forget where I was when I learned the...
Friday Thoughts

Friday Thoughts

I choose to see a person, as a whole person. Whatever comes with them or that belief. Human beings are not perfect, therefore we don’t make perfect decisions. We don’t have perfect thoughts and our feelings aren’t perfect. This means we are fallible...
Holiday Challenge

Holiday Challenge

Happy Holidays! I wanted to take a moment to share a bit about what I am currently seeing and hearing in our community. I grew up in the northeast and I have had amazing opportunities to share in our country’s history and stand in the place where our founding...