Personal Observations

Farhan Rehman on October 11th, 2013
Today, I was having a chat with a colleague about the nordic term/phrase for happiness at work: Arbejdsglæde. It’s an interesting thought/idea/concept, to be happy at work. And that there is an actual word for the phrase, but only in the Nordic languages, makes for some interesting theories, about why they are the only culture […]

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Farhan Rehman on July 10th, 2013
Ramadan Kareem, Ramadan Mubarak, Happy Ramadan, Ramadan Greetings.. These, and variations of these greetings will have been shared across the globe over the last 24-48 hours, as the Muslim month of Ramadan begins. With 23% of the world’s population identifying as Muslim, that’s about 1 in 5 people in the world that will be participating […]

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Farhan Rehman on October 7th, 2012
Death is a strange thing. It’s so finite, and so absolute, in the grand scheme of life. Having recently experienced a death in my immediate family, I wanted to take a bit of time to reflect upon death, as my way of dealing with it, and making sense of it. I was praying for my […]

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Farhan Rehman on January 1st, 2012
As 2012 chimes in, and my Father prepares for his retirement, I’m going into 2012 with a very different attitude that I went into 2011 with. On the morn of January 1st 2012, at about 4am, local time (GMT, in London), I’ve been spending a bit of ‘quiet’ time with myself, after seeing in the […]

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Farhan Rehman on June 2nd, 2011
o succeed, or plan to fail. The importance of planning, in the overall picture of long term success.

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Farhan Rehman on January 1st, 2011
As 2010 comes to a close, I’m strangely not drawn to celebrate the end of the year, or to find a party to join in with.. Instead, I want nothing to do with the world outside, and want only to curl up into my own interior. I want to spend time alone, by choice, not […]

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