“Truly grateful for the risks and struggles my parents endured to escape Iran and build a life in the Netherlands. The fruitful Dutch soil has given me countless opportunities to unfold my curiosities and talents, granting me this international life.”
Bijan’s life knows many impactful events. Raised by a single mother, political refugee at 6, divorced parents at 9, working at 11 to contribute at home, he had to grow up quick. Most of his life he has been confronted with PTSD, burn-outs, manic and bi-polar depressions. His optimistic resolve is hard to shake, and was put to the test at 25 by breaking his neck.
A self-proclaimed Roughneck, his recovery was a roller-coaster ride of trial and hard errors, re-discovering his true self. Old survival mechanisms and patterns became more disabling than his spinal cord injury. He had to break his leg too to truly accept his handicap, start his emotional healing and enable himself to playfully embrace his true passion: life.
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Enabling himself and others, fall and winter he lives in the Dutch Caribbean to reduce physical pain, spring and summer he resides in Europe. Available worldwide!