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Shayan Mehdi - Zen Hustler Profile

ZEN HUSTLER profile: Shayan Mehdi
Age: 28
Work: Soul Mentor, Life Coach / Therapist
Union City, CA
IG: @babyrumii
Favorite hashtag:  #love

Favorite place to visit in the world and why?
Peru because once I did a past life regression and that is where it pointed to a past life expression I allegedly had.

One person you want to meet alive?
Dalai Lama.  Would like to see how we can make the world a better place.

One person you wanted to meet now dead?
James Dean. He’s my favorite actor.

How does your work fulfill you, your purpose in life?

It fulfills my purpose and passion in life to help people.

What are you reading now?
The writings of the mystical poet Ahmad Ghazali.

What are you watching?
If any… videos on Youtube to create my own channel.

What do you do to really relax?
Take an epsom salt bath.

When are you most in flow?
When I play basketball or have an intimately deep conversation about God.

Do you meditate or practice mindfulness?

Who taught you how to hustle?
My dad and my near death experience.

What keeps you up at night?

My dreams to succeed and mortality.

How do you exercise?
I do pushups and weights.

What community’s inspire you?
Online communities that follow me in Instagram (IG) and my network of friends and entrepreneurs.

Are you more Hustle or more Zen?
I’m a good mix but zen is my rest position.

What would you do if you did not do this business?
I would be searching for answers then.

How do you define work/life balance?  
When our life matches patterns that uplift us. It’s very important.

What's your life status?
Not married.  I have more time for myself.

What is some advice you would give to new or struggling entrepreneurs/hustlers that are out of balance?

Self care is ultimately important.  
Keep going. Believe in something larger than yourself to stay focused.

What advice would you tell your younger overworked self?
Don’t work harder but smarter.

What is one issue you are out to change in the world, personally or professionally?
To help more people connect to their heart and soul.

Shayan is an international ‘Soul Mentor’ who provides a hybrid of Heart Centered Therapy & Life Coaching for his clients.
He is an adviser to the board at the non-profit arts organization GAMA (Gathering All Muslim Artists), adviser to the board at the UK social enterprise platform UinspireUK & a Board Member on Albert’s List which is a local Bay Area professional networking group.  
The co-founder of the Compassion Crew.

Web ∞ shayanmehdi.com

Instagram @babyrumii

My FB Group

TW: @youlivelovelife