Ahh, tis the season! Well, actually, it’s the season after The Season.
January is that troublesome time of year after we’ve eaten too much, spent too much, indulged too much and certainly slept too little. It’s a wistful time when we reflect back on our recent past and gaze forward to our immediate future. Traditionally, it’s a time when we make solemn promises to ourselves in the form of New Year’s Resolutions.
When you read this, there will only be 20, or maybe its 15, no make that 5, shopping days until Christmas. The truth is that for most of us time is going by at F1 speed and accelerates to warp speed during the holidays. In a blink, Christmas is over and many of the kids’ gifts are already broken. What’s a parent to do?
Rasheda Khatun Khan is an independent wealth and wellness planner. Born in the UK and living in Dubai since 2005, the 34-year-old started her career as a financial adviser in corporate banking. In 2006, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was told her chances of survival were slim. After intensive treatment, she made a full recovery and now teaches others the life lessons she gained from beating cancer through her work as a speaker, financial adviser and leadership and personal development coach.