Author Archives: chichikir

We Really Have Failed!

A month ago while the whole world was watching the world cup, atrocities were being committed against humans and against humanity in some parts of the world to such an extent that it was impossible for me as a blogger … Continue reading

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Lack Of Complaint

Today is the 16th of July. On the 16th of every month I become nervous and jittery. I try not to. But unconsciously, unknowingly, every month around this time I can’t stand myself. I try to busy myself with work. … Continue reading

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In A Perfect World

In the book I am currently reading about dreams there is this question: “In a perfect world what would you like to be?” I close the book and think… If the world is perfect, then does it really matter what … Continue reading

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Making Life More Bearable

The other day I was reading a book about how to unblock your creative self. One of the tasks in the book was about collecting images of things or people or places you like or dream about and then making … Continue reading

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Sorry You Don’t Understand!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela I know I have blogged about this issue with LinkedIn before. And I apologize in advance for bringing it up once more. Being frustrated and … Continue reading

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In 200 Years!

Yesterday was a bad day for Gaza. And prior to that a bad day for Israel, when the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who had been kidnapped were found. A bad day, a bad week indeed for all of us, … Continue reading

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Say Yes Quickly

I grew up in Lebanon at a time when people didn’t have much understanding about art and were bullied for being Artists. As a child and later as a teenager I had this passion and love for writing and writers. … Continue reading

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Even Writing Can’t Calm The Dread!

Lately I often make myself promise to not watch the news, and I fail. If I don’t watch it on TV, I read it on the internet. I get so disturbed and lose sleep over the events taking place around … Continue reading

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Shall I Publish On LinkedIn?

A week ago, on the 16th of June to be exact, I got an email saying, “Congrats Choghig! You’re invited to publish on LinkedIn.” I was thrilled! I started my blog on WordPress in January 2011. Since then I have … Continue reading

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The Devil You Know!

There’s an old saying that goes, “The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t know.” Aren’t Iraq, Egypt and Syria examples enough? Growing up in Lebanon, I studied Arabic literature in high school and later even took … Continue reading

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