Category Archives: Videos

How to Help Your Children See Their Greatness

What if your child comes home from school and tells you he thinks he is the dumbest kid in the class? How do you deal with his or her self doubt? How do you make them see greatness in themselves?

In this short video, I share a short story of my conversation with my little boy on how to overcome his self doubts and limits.  After you have watched this video, I would like to hear your thoughts and insights on this matter. Do you know someone that is talented in something yet they do not see their own true potential?

Please, share this video with an amazing person in your life that needs your support to step into their true greatness and potential!

Sparkle The Day!
Sahar 🙂

How to Deal with Heartbreak

How do you deal with a breakup? Do you crawl into bed with the only two men on the planet you still like and trust — Ben & Jerry? Do you ignore your to-do list, flip on a romcom and feel your life is over? Do you call your best friend, cry for hours and seek help from others, searching for a new perspective? Is it possible that your biggest heartbreak can be your biggest gift?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, I encourage you to watch this short video. In this video, I share my own recent breakup and the pain I went though. I share with you how I was able to pull myself out of it. You’ll learn that there is always a way to look at our disappointments with a different sets of lenses. And you'll get to see how the concept of Sparkle was truly created.

After watching this video, please share this with other Sparkly ladies in your sisterhood. You may have a friend who puts on that "tough girl” act, pretends that her breakup doesn’t bother her and says, “on to the next one,” but maybe she’s really hurting inside and this video could help. Maybe a little bit of perspective can change the quality of her life, whether she wants to admit it or not.

As always, if you need to get a hold of me, feel free to leave a comment or shoot me a quick email. I am here to help get you through your heartbreak.

Sparkle the Day!


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How to Love and Appreciate Yourself When You Look in the Mirror

Do you know someone who is struggling with their self-image?  How about someone who is unhappy with their looks?  Someone who every time they look in the mirror, they bring themselves down by doubting their beauty?  Perhaps that person is you. If so, you are at the right place.  We all have these feelings at some point in our life.

Check out this short video where I share a story of one of my colleagues who was going through the same doubts and feelings.  You get to see how she was able to have a breakthrough and change her perspective… and realize that you, too, can change this whole game for yourself.

After watching this video, I encourage you to start practicing self-love.  It can be by changing the words that you say to yourself when you look in the mirror or quitting comparing yourself with others, knowing you are special and unique the way you are.

Share, with your Sparkly community, how you are committed to change the way you value and see yourself from now on.  If you’re still struggling, no worries, we are in this together and all we need is each other’s support and insight.  Just send me a message and let me know how I can help you see your inner beauty and light!

Finally, pass this video on to those beautiful ladies in your sisterhood who may not yet realize just how beautiful they are.  Let's start loving ourselves from the inside out!

Sparkle the Day!

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How to build life back up after hitting rock bottom

What if you had to escape your beautiful home in the middle of the night with your 3-year-old son to go to a woman's shelter? What if the life you had created suddenly fell apart in front of your eyes? What would you do if you hit rock bottom?

In this video, I will share with you one of my darkest moments in life: the experience of spending few nights in a women shelter with an unknown future, $20 in my pocket and a 3-year-old son. I’ll share with you what helped me to not only survive those nights, but also to find the gift in the midst of adversity in that shelter and find my way back up again!

After watching this video, I would love to hear your thoughts and comments. We are a sisterhood of Sparkly women, and I would love to hear your story. What have you found helpful in difficult times in life? If you've hit rock bottom, what helped bring you back up?

Please share this story with someone who needs some insight to deal with a challenging time in their life. Sometimes by sharing a simple message like this, you can give your loved ones the gift of perspective.

Make today an Amazing Sparkly day!

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How to Honor the Memory of a Loved One

How do you handle the loss of someone that you dearly love? How do you still feel their presence and love in your heart? How would you honor their dedication and efforts for helping you become who you are meant to be?

In this short video, you get to hear one of my personal stories of learning how to overcome loss. My grandfather was the closest person in my family to me. He always loved and accepted me for who I was and not for who I was supposed to be. I will share with you his unconditional love and dedication towards me learning English. And how I learned to cope with his passing.

After watching this video, please leave a comment for me and other Sparkly ladies in our community. I would love to hear your story and any insight on how you cope with similar situations. If you are currently struggling with a loss, just know, even if we have not meet each other yet, you are not alone. You can reach out to me and leave a comment. I look forward to reading your share!

Finally, before you go, please share this story with someone who needs to hear this message.
Have a Sparkly Day!

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How to celebrate the moment even in war!

What if your best childhood memory was growing up in the middle of a war? How could you celebrate and appreciate life in the midst of crisis? How can you create a sacred place within you, despite the chaos in the outside world?

Hey lovely ladies, I would love to share with you, in this short video, a very vivid childhood memory of me during war times. You get to learn how my family and I got to celebrate every night despite bomb explosion outside of our home and how I learned from my family that you can always be grateful for the present moment, despite the challenges in your life.

Once you watch this video, I would love to hear your thoughts. Do you remember a time in your life where you were able to celebrate life despite its challenges? Please share your story with other Sparkly ladies in our community. Even if you feel frustrated and cannot celebrate the gift of life due to its challenges, you are not alone! Leave us a comment and share your feelings with us. We would love to hear from you!

One more thing, before you go, I would appreciate you sharing this story with your family and friends. You never know whose life you can change by this short video!

Be Amazing, Be Sparkly, Be You!

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How to Get back on track after a huge set back

How would you feel if something that was so dear to you, like a life long hobby, talent or activity, was taken away from you? What do you do when you face a huge setback in life? How do you deal with feeling all that frustration and overwhelm?

In this short video, I am going to share with you my story of a recent knee injury. I went from being an amazing dancer to not being able to walk. I had to deal with rehab for my knee that took over a year. I will share with you, from firsthand experience, a valuable tip on how to deal with life’s setbacks.

Once you watch this video, please let us know how you deal with your setbacks in life. Leave a comment for our Sparkly community of women. We love to hear your stories. If you haven’t found the tips and tools to deal with this yet, don’t worry. Let us know what you are going through; we are here to support each other, after all!

Finally, if you know of a friend or family member who is struggling with a life setback, please share this video and story with them. You never know what a difference you can make in someone’s life by simply showing them you are thinking about them!

Make today a Sparkly day!

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How to overcome limitations in a creative way

Can you imagine, for a second, living in a country where the laws are so strict that you cannot even wear nail polish in public? How would you express your beauty, femininity and sensuality as a young woman in that environment? How do you deal with life's limitations that are thrown at you?

In this short video, I will share with you a funny, yet true story of how I would go mountain hiking in Iran, wearing nail polish and make up, even though it was illegal to wear in public. I’ll share how I found a creative way to hide it all from the security guards and how those hiking experiences taught me to be resourceful and creative when dealing with life’s limitations.

After you watch this video, think of a time in your life where you became creative in dealing with a problem. I would love to hear your story! There is a community of Sparkly women out there, waiting to hear your share. And if you have no story yet to share, don’t be shy. Share with us what limitations you are dealing with currently and how we can help you in a creative and resourceful way.

Finally, before you go about your day, think for a sec please! Do you know any friends or family members who are currently dealing with a real limitation in life? If yes, then please make their day and share this story with them.

As always, thank you for being part of our Sparkly community!

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