Father to son — a short letter

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Worth means value. A high net worth implies one is financially strong and may have lots of cars, houses, cash, etc.

Self worth is how a person thinks of himself or herself. Does one love and respect oneself?

Logically, you would respect yourself if you did something worth respecting, like worked hard to get good grades, persevered through a rough patch in life and came out stronger, helped someone in need and made a difference in their life, finished a school project on time despite being overwhelmed several times, etc.

You actually did all of the above at one point or the other. …


Father to son — a short letter

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That’s it! The big secret to living is that both success and failure is in our hands.

Before we go any further, of course not everyone is born with the same advantages, and yes, it is not a fair starting position. Some are born into poor and some into rich families. Some have supportive parents, others may not. Some have health challenges, others may not.

If one is born with health challenges, in poverty and lack a supportive family structure, then yes, they are up against gigantic odds while a healthy person born and nurtured in a financially strong environment with access to education and extra curricular activities will have a significant head-start against most in life. …


Father to son — a short letter

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Facebook & Instagram @saudmasud

I always remind you to be present and mindful. Nooo, widening your eyes and sticking your chin out doesn’t make that happen! :)

Know that all living things and especially us humans, are like ice cubes who sunbathe daily. We are therefore melting daily. Don’t panic! Statistically, most of us may take 7 decades to fully melt— but who knows, right? Some ice cubes are bigger than others!

The point is, we should be aware of all that is around us and inside our heads and use that to create the best life for ourselves and others in the time we have. Don’t take your extremely precious time for granted. …

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