Stop and Smell The Roses

A story about pressing the pause button and appreciating the life in front of you

When was the last time you stopped and smelled the roses?

Why are we always measuring ourselves by metrics; the grades we get in school, our title, or the company that we work for? More importantly, why are we respected more for getting higher grades, or our title, or working for the world’s best companies?

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Zooming Out

Mindset Moving Forward



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Aarti Amalean

Creative artist turned product designer, fascinated by technology, human connection, and social good