Why laughter is contagious by Suf Alkhaldi

Properly, the most rewarding human habit, developed through thousands of years of evolution, is the ability to laugh. Laughing creates a state of happiness and relaxation that we all enjoy.  It is not surprising that we have comedy shows and comedy clubs as well as family gatherings, creating  a lot of laughter. Somehow when I was… Read More

Why do we need to understand people? By Suf Alkhaldi

As an avid reader of Quora, I sometimes find very intriguing questions, so appealing that I am the first one to read them.  One of these questions is why it is important to have the skill to understand people.  Understanding people creates new meaning in our lives. It puts our previous perceptions and our own biases… Read More

A resolution: The decision to be happy by Suf Alkhadi

Every year I spend some time to write down my resolution for the year.  Most of the time, I achieve 80% of what I write down.  This year, I will share one resolution with my readers: I decided to have deliberate happy days at least one day per week. The power to decide to be happy One of my resolutions… Read More

Your New Year’s Resolution: Eliminate Stress by Achievement by Suf Alkhaldi

Visualization of successfully completing a difficult task is possibly the most effective way to prepare yourself for the actual execution of the task.  Athletes, exam takers, and job interviewees practice this technique quite often. Visualization of a task is similar to doing the task. The human brain luckily cannot know the difference.  Although visualization can… Read More

Working for Amazon and why Jeff Bezos should follow Google’s management model by Suf Alkhaldi

A recent  article about working conditions in Amazon in The New York Times made a big splash. The article explained in detail the hard working conditions of Amazon employees.  Several former employees were interviewed.  My first reaction was to think, “I don’t want to work there even if they tripled my salary!”  But after thinking a lot… Read More