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A Mindful “Break” from Social Media

took a little break from technology as I wanted to understand better my relationship to social media use. This came about through meditation, surely. It was a necessary break from constantly having the urge to create and share.

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The Art of Loneliness: How To Cope With Being “Alone” This Valentine’s Day

When my mind is restless and uneasy it tends to dwell on that which is negative and only causes more negativity to brew. I bring it to a point, perhaps of self-destruction and depression. But, luckily, this time, I realize that I’ve done this before and I do not wish to dig deeper into that hole.

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Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

A month ago I had to make decisions on what to bring to Yerevan for our 2-month long pilot project, Stega. I thought very profoundly when I was packing whether or not I wanted to risk breaking my chemex coffee maker.  I was definitely willing to risk my Bodum french press to break, so I brought that… Continue reading Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

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Pray for Orlando. Pray for All Suffering. 

Your lack of self-love, compassion and kindness truly reflect today the hate you were capable of bringing into this world. Your suffering, deeply rooted within the same heart we all possess, “dear” shooter, is leaving huge repercussions to a nation who is already so confused about their state of being. Our notion of violence, to… Continue reading Pray for Orlando. Pray for All Suffering. 

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Why I’m Still Single Two Years Since My Gay Divorce?

My mother has been asking me lately, “Armen, why aren’t you dating or in a relationship?” I answer her, quite confidently in fact, every time that “I don’t really know, mom”. In fact, I do. I really do. Today I have gotten that clarity. I was in a relationship and marriage with my former and most… Continue reading Why I’m Still Single Two Years Since My Gay Divorce?