Practical tips to sleep well, learned the hard way …

9 AM in the morning sleeping deep on my bed, suddenly the finest electronic music started playing by a pre-programmed application on my PC, high enough to wake-up everyone at home except me, my brother enters the room and walks…

And why it is extremely hard to leave Islam …

The 23rd of May was the last day of the Arabic month of “Ramadan”. In that month I “fasted” from dawn to sunset for 30 consecutive days, and yes, not even water is allowed !

Islam is a tough religion…

Mental health advice from an introvert


  1. Build positive habits
  2. Reduce negativity in your life
  3. Mindfulness, self-talk & optimism
  4. Health & fitness is a must
  5. Do more of what you love
  6. Faith & meditation
  7. Distract yourself
  8. Rely on social support
  9. Have a big cause in your life
  10. Do good & help people

I am an Introvert, I have lived alone for years, actually, I prefer to stay alone. People like me are trained to cope with isolation and loneliness by both nature and experience. However, I have to confess: these days are still tough on me like it is on you, this is why I am writing this story to help you — and myself — by sharing practical tips and tricks I learned coping with loneliness throughout my life

“Living is a journey; living…

Analyzing quotes from top Medium articles

Last month I decided to validate a new idea, these days there are many “modern” quotes out there however they don’t get enough coverage like historical ones, so, I decided to collect and aggregate them in one place which I called, …

Sharing my recent experience on


  1. Upwork is optimized for Clients and not for Freelancers
  2. Upwork is biased against new Freelancers joining the platform
  3. You will need to invest so much time in an unfair competition with everyone, to earn cheap rates at the end — Rat Race
  4. There…

Creating an Index of “Customer-Friendly Countries” based on data from Google Maps

It all started in Brussels!

Brussels, Belgium - Aug 11, 2018. I was visiting the city for the first time as part of my long waited Euro tour, It was a sunny Saturday morning, I woke up, had my breakfast, and then went…

Lessons i learned the hard way throughout my 32 years in life. The points mentioned here are NOT rigid facts & rules to be applied in general, i believe that each case should be handled differently.

Updated: 31/12/2016


  1. Focus and specialize in one thing, give it all yourself. …

Throughout my life I have never dealt with a visually impaired person, never had a friend who can’t see and never knew about their problems and how their life looks like. As a Computer Scientist i thought they definitely have enough support from technology since we are in 2015 and…

Listing some improvements i noticed in my personality after quitting my job and following my entrepreneurial dreams


+ Assumptions, Openness and Humbleness

A normal inevitable fate in Entrepreneurship is Failure, thus by time you will face the reality and will tell yourself; you were wrong many times, your assumptions were totally incorrect and you should have been more open to others feedback and advise, and also you should have been less arrogant

Looking back on my 3 year Entrepreneurial journey with many failures and some successes; i found i have experienced many of the lessons we usually read in books and entrepreneurship articles and learned new ones too


Is a shift to a different life, a life that is so interesting, fruitful…

Karim Ouda

Freelance Consultant — Data & Product. Writing about Data, Entrepreneurship and Life.

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