A letter to my father in heaven

A few years ago, I wrote you a letter with words of forgiveness and pure unconditional love. At the time of my letter, the pain of you leaving our lives so abruptly stung every cell in my body.

Today is different. Today I feel at peace as I have learned…


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I love people in small doses, and I never knew this until I started my own business and journey as an entrepreneur. I worked for nearly two decades in large multinational organizations with a lot of people at once. Working in offices and being surrounded by people for more than…


Sensitive people are portrayed as victims, and this is so far from the truth.

Sensitive people have so many superpowers like high levels of creativity, innovation, people skills like no one else, and the ability to articulate feelings into specific and tangible outcomes.

Maximizing your emotional intelligence will help you…


I finally get to do what I love the most: being my authentic self and living my highest and purest expression in the service of humanity.

This year I turned forty years old. Some may feel this is too old to start anything new and live a life of your…


I am an Empath. I found out I was an Empath only after I hit burnout. You may wonder what an Empath is. Dr. Judith Orloff, a renowned Psychiatrist, and Empath herself has spent decades in scientific research and helping Highly Sensitive People navigate life with empowerment. Empaths have no…


It seems like ages ago, but it has only been a couple of months since I genuinely felt recovered from my own burnout. I never felt ready to write about my experience or to share what happened in full disclosure.

Partly because everyone seems to be speaking about burnout as…


Allow me to briefly explain EQ, an ambiguous abbreviation which stands for emotional intelligence. (You will be surprised by how many people google the word EQ!).

EQ is the emotional quotient, a (notional) measure of a person’s adequacy in such areas as self-awareness, empathy, and dealing sensitively with other people.


Friday 15th of March, a day which is seemingly ordinary like any other Friday in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.

A community of people wakes up to their sacred day of the week where they worship their version of the creator named Allah.

They purify and cleanse themselves with…


I was beyond excited when I had my first photo shoot for a project I am passionate about: Wisdom, Experience and Emotions in the Digital Age. A friend and colleague, who is a photographer, came over with his beautiful daughter, and we took some fantastic shots. When he showed me…


My reflections following a two and half day inclusive leadership seminar in Paris

I was excited to spend two days in Paris, la cite d’amour, croissants et baguettes. The first one got me in trouble. …

Nadja EL Fertasi

I help people build emotional firewalls in the digitised century//happily divorced//Eagle is my inspiration to soar high//storyteller from the soul

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