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Overview

  • 3 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Bulgarian, English, French, Russian
  • 57, Female
  • Member since 2024
  • I design and deliver training programmes in leadership, d...
  • MBA in Business Studies, Diploma in Applied Positive Psyc...
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About Me

Thank you for reading my profile - am happy to meet you. :-) am a transformation coach, design thinking practitioner, facilitator, consultant and speaker. strive to bring more kindness, empathy and tolerance in the world - one conversation, one training, one interaction at a time. When we feel safe, seen and heard, we collaborate better, take smarter decisions and co-create optimal solutions.

I'm here to help a couch surfer and on occasion, be one :-)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To help someone find a couch in one of my homes, and to find a couch when I'm travelling :-)

Interests

  • music festivals
  • yoga
  • spirituality
  • theatre
  • exploring new places
  • new experiences
  • nature connection
  • food and wine
  • nature walks
  • travelling around the world
  • theatre improvisation
  • meeting new people and cultures
  • meditating
  • films and movies
  • music,
  • soul searching
  • cafe hopping

Music, Movies, and Books

Favourite books: The Alchemist, The Fountainhead, Lessons in Chemistry, Shantaram, You Can Heal Your Life, Many Lives, Many Masters, A Fine Balance, The Greatest Salesman in the World, How to win friends and Influence People, The Gifts of Imperfection, spiritual books, and many more

Music: I love all genres, depending on my mood. Pop music, Soft/Alternative rock, Brit pop and rock, Coldplay, AC/DC, Rainbow, Metallica, Counting Crows, David Gray, EDM, Melodic Trance, country music, soft jazz, blues, classical music, mantras, Sam Garrett, Deva Premal & Miten, Snatam Kaur, Najeet Kaur, Krishna Das

Movies: drama, spiritual, films about human endurance and brilliance, documentaries on esoteric topics, biography films.

I read a lot of books and watch TED talks in the fields of leadership, communication, negotiations, resilience, human potential, habits, creativity, innovation, design thinking. This is part of the research work I do when designing learning and development programmes.

I love dancing. I love marvelling at nature, hugging trees, watching the sky, the sea, the waves, just daydreaming. I love talking to people, discovering what matters to them. I cherish being a human being, not a human doing.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Surviving a military coup in Kabul, Afghanistan

Trekking in the Tiger Leaping gorge of the Yunnan province in China

Attending the 1st music tour of the English band Uriah Heep in the capacity of English-Bulgarian interpretor

Speaking about Effective Leadership in front of 500 people in Singapore (Marina Bay Sands Conference Centre)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach effective public speaking and presentation skills. I can help people solve challenges by listening, asking questions and offering my unconditional positive regard. My warmth and kindness creates a positive and safe space which people appreciate - both in my personal and professional life.

I would love to learn Bachata, hand pan and Spanish.

I love sharing my focused attention, unconditional positive regard and time to get to know people, to listen to them from the heart and build genuine human connections.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My kindness, my boundless optimism, my interest in their stories, my ability to listen, to nurture and to support.

I am flexible, not fussy and appreciate everything, the little things. I will always help with washing up, cleaning and keeping the place tidy.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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