Mohamed Said's Journal

Web Developer, cyclist, and freediver.
Posted on February, 18 2019 - 4 mins Read

What do we owe our children?

Ever since we started thinking about having kids, we are trying to understand what it means and whether or not we are ready for that. We are the children now, and we have tons of things to blame our parents for, so our biggest question is if it's possible for...

In Memory Of My Father

My father passed away six years ago today, he was in a hospital for one week before he left this world.Time heals your wounds and...

Posted on Feb 9, 2019 - 1 min Read

The 5 phases of learning something new

Every year since I started working at Laravel I find myself getting into something completely new, you know this kind of things that when you...

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 - 1 min Read

When the student is ready the teacher will appear

This quote has been stuck in my mind for the past few days:When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is...

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 - 1 min Read

Everyone is fighting a battle, everyone is a hero

A few years ago I was always whining about the living conditions I used to have here in Egypt and how unfair life was to...

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 - 1 min Read

How I manage to remove negative thoughts and clear my mind

I'm the kind of person that gets affected by the weather, a gloomy day can easily fill my head with hundreds of negative thoughts. I...

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 - 1 min Read

Keeping up with Iron People

This Saturday I had a 70km bike ride with 6 Ironman finishers; 3 ladies and 3 men from different age groups. I'm supposed to be...

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 - 1 min Read

Stop worrying about your broken English

Speaking another language is not easy, to speak like a native requires living among natives for a long time. Still, I don't think this will...

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 - 1 min Read

My Training plan

This morning I tried to think of why I'm suddenly into sports activities. After a surprisingly long time I was able to put the answer...

Posted on Jan 13, 2019 - 2 mins Read

Why you should start blogging more

Not everyone is courages enough to seek out for help, and even those who are ok with it, not all of them can ask the...

Posted on Dec 31, 2018 - 1 min Read

That's A Wrap - 2018

I thankfully consider 2018 as a good year for myself and my wife, we've finally settled in our new place after 2 years of roaming...

Posted on Dec 28, 2018 - 1 min Read

My thoughts on automation, making life easier, and creating more jobs

Every 3 years I have to renew my car license, and if you live in Egypt or know someone who is, he/she will explain how...

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 - 1 min Read

Celebrate The Little Wins

I was lucky enough to meet a lot of great people; those who are kind to others, working hard to support their families, and trying...

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 - 1 min Read

Living in a good city makes a huge difference in our lives

Last week I had to go to Cairo to run some errands, I was born and raised in this city and only left 2 years...

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 - 1 min Read

The Most Powerful Passport

It was all over the news yesterday that the UAE passport was ranked most powerful globally. I wasn't sure what that means but with a...

Posted on Dec 3, 2018 - 1 min Read

The Internet Is the Best Thing That Happened To This World

Yesterday I woke up in Egypt at 7:15 AM GMT+2, and gave a brief talk in India at 10:45 AM GMT+5. A couple of weeks...

Posted on Nov 25, 2018 - 1 min Read

My First Century

Yesterday I noticed there will be no wind in the morning until noon. It's very windy most of the days here in Hurghada, and if...

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 - 1 min Read

Don't Trust The System. Go Solo!

I've never been the one with straight A’s during my school years; my parents actually never seemed to be excited about me becoming top of...

Posted on Nov 22, 2018 - 1 min Read

Spotify Launched In Egypt

Today started with an email from Spotify announcing it's now available in Egypt. I have been using a regional service called

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 - 1 min Read

Focus on one thing at a time. Or many, your call.

The older I get the more I believe there's no one correct answer for any single question, that everyone who claims knowing the only right...

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 - 1 min Read

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