Thursday, December 31, 2015

2016- New Year

Just a couple of minutes is remained until 2016. I cannot believe it is almost 2016. To be honest, I do not want it comes. I do not want tonight ends.... But, anyway, it will end.
2015 was an ordinary year for me. I did not have any failure and I did not have any success in my research life. I feel bad about it since failure/success shows how hard I tried to achieve a goal.
I have the following challenges for 2016:
1. Read at least 2 research papers each day
2. Exercise twice a week
3. Learn 5 new English vocabulary each day
4. Watch at least one Ted video each day
5. Read a book each 3 months (optional)

Happy new year :)

Friday, September 11, 2015

The importance of people around us

One of the most insightful lessons that I learned during my life is: Be cautious about the people whom you allow to enter your life (as roommate, as friend, or etc.). Some people can make you the happiest and the most successful person in this world and on the other hand, some people can convert your life to hell. It does not matter how hardworking, happy, successful you are, they can ruin your life.

I ruined my first year of PhD program by allowing a girl to enter my life (as ....)! Although I suffered a lot, Although I got very bad grades, Although she made last year the worst year in my entire life.... But, I gained an experience and this year I am so happy since I have very good roommate and very good friends around :)

Thanks God

Thursday, January 1, 2015

What am I grateful for in 2014?

Today is a good time to think about the past year and list what we are grateful for. I am grateful for every moments that I had during 2014. I had a lot of bad and good days during 2014 and I am grateful for all of those days. I am grateful for bad days since those days taught me that life is not easy and I need to be stronger to deal with the future challenges. I had some achievements in 2014 that I consider them as the best days in my academic life. I am grateful for those achievements since they were huge steps toward my goals. The publication of my research paper in one of the good journals was the first achievement of me in 2014 which leaded to my acceptance in Louisiana State University and my travel to USA and having the chance to work under supervision of one of the best researchers in IS field. That paper changed my life and all my hardworking paid off. I consider 2014 as a milestone in my academic life.
I have some short-term goals for 2015 and next year I will publish a post in this blog and list my achievements. I hope we all achieve our goals in 2015.

Happy new year :)