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Journaling Habit: How to start and keep doing it?

In my quest to keep up with my New Years’ resolution, I started a weekly journaling habit. In 2020 I used my iPad and pen to write a digital daily journal. Using a regular pen is liberating and more natural for me to express myself freely than the keyboard. However, digital doodling makes storing private, […]

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Writing a Novel: What’s Your Theory of Control

Three years ago, I started a project of writing a novel in Arabic and whenever I learn something new, I start with reading books. My favorite book was Save the Cat by Jessica Brody. It gives you a cheat sheet to start your way into writing novels. But there is more in the book than […]

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A New Year’s Resolution: 3 – 2- 1 Rule

On the eve of 2022, I sat and reflected on 2021 and thought about my new year’s resolution. I checked the goals that I accomplished moved what I didn’t to 2022. I usually arrange goals according to domains such as personal, health, sports, religion, work, side projects, etc. Many of the goals are general, like […]

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The most used decision tool in medical practice

Decision-making in the medical field is complex and does have critical consequences. That’s why we study for years before getting a practice license and need to indulge in continuous medical education besides the experience gained in actual practice. In seconds we need to decide based on knowledge, expertise, and the new developing situation. Unfortunately, sometimes […]

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The Family Man

I rewatched The Family Man for the third or fourth time, a movie released in 2000 starring Nicolas Cage. The movie starts with the following scene “Jack and Kate, who have been together since college, are at JFK Airport, where Jack is about to leave to take up an internship in London. Kate fears the separation ends their relationship […]