What is maturity / Olgunluk nedir?

Maturity is:

  • When you stop trying to change people and instead focus on changing yourself
  • When you accept people for who they are
  • When you understand that everyone is somewhat right from their own perspective
  • When you learn to “let go”
  • When you are able to drop expectations from a relationship and give for the sake of giving
  • When you understand that whatever you do, you do it for your own peace
  • When you stop proving to the world how intelligent you are
  • When you focus on possibilities in other people
  • When you do not seek approval from others
  • when you stop comparing yourself with others
  • when you are at peace with yourself
  • When you can differentiate between “need” and “want” and let go of your wants
  • When you stop attaching “happiness” to material things
  • When you discover your potential and start hearing the voice within, accurately.
  • When you can start adding sound things to this list…



  • Başkalarını değiştirmeye çalışmak yerine, kendini değiştirmeye odaklanmaktır
  • İnsanları olduğu gibi kabul etmektir
  • Herkesin kendi açısından az çok haklı olduğunu anlamaktır
  • Akışına bırakıp rahatlamayı öğrenmektir
  • İlişkilerden beklentileri çıkarmak ve birşeyleri sadece “vermenin” hatırına vermektir
  • Aslında ne kadar yetenekli ve zeki olduğunuzu tüm dünyaya,kanıtlamayı bırakmanızdır
  • Her ne yaparsanız bunu kendi huzurunuz için yaptığınızı anlamanızdır
  • Diğer insanlarda varolabilecek olasılıklara odaklanmaktır
  • Başkalarından onay beklemeyi bırakmaktır
  • Kendinizi başkalarıyla karşılaştırmayı kesmektir
  • Kendi kendinizle huzur ve barış içinde olabilmektir
  • Gereksinim ve isteği birbirinden ayırd edebilmek ve isteklerinizi serbest bırakabilmektir
  • Dünyevi şeylere “mutluluk” iliştirmeyi kesmektir
  • Kendi potensiyalini keşfedebilmek ve iç sesini doğru duyabilmektir.
  • Bu listeye mantıklı yeni maddeler eklemeye başlayabilmektir

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I am an international education improvement leader specialized with IB Diploma Programme. Pedagogical leader of changes and visionary school administrator. I help schools to introduce, implement and also improve their IB Diploma Programme by consulting, trainings that I offer and with my leadership. My international educational leadership skills are acknowledged by my appointment in the team of IB Diploma authorization visits in Europe, Africa and the Middle Eastern counties and also in Asia Pacific. As an IB recognized Diploma Programme educator, I have participated in the authorization and consultation of many schools all located in various parts of the world. On behalf of the IB organization I prepared reports on DP 5 year evaluation self-studies. I have a genuine interest in broadening the horizons of the young people that we educate and contribute improving the overall quality of the education institutes that I take my part in the admin team. As details can be seen below I keep on attending several professional development programs, including the Principals' Training Center. Many students and teachers with whom I had the chance to work closely with, certainly managed to change their lives for the much better and improved themselves a great deal . I can proudly say that, the same thing applies to the schools that I took part in the leadership teams. With great enthusiasm I teach IB Theory of Knowledge and philosophy. As a world citizen coming from a natural transition area in between the western world and the east, I have acquired a strong intercultural sensitivity.

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