Awesome Facts Your 20-Year-Old Friends Need to Know About Being in Your 30s

Awesome Facts Your 20-Year-Old Friends Need to Know About Being in Your 30s

Every time I mention in front of my 20-year-old friends that I’m days away from hitting my mid-30s, I can see the sheer panic on their faces. Guys, calm the hell down, you’re almost there yourselves, and FYI being in your 30s has turned out to be a piece of cake and full of pros.   […]

16 Signs You’re a Functional Hot Mess

16 Signs You’re a Functional Hot Mess

If you’re an average non-halal millennial or as I’d like to call you, a dear friend, you’ve done this hot mess thing long enough that you’ve actually turned it into an art. Here are 16 signs that you’re a functional hot mess.     1. You rage all night but you’re the first in the office… because […]

Balling on a Budget as a Young Adult in Cairo

Balling on a Budget as a Young Adult in Cairo

Now that I’m 21, I’ve taken the decision that I need to be (at least) largely independent from my parents when it comes to my expenses. Since then, I started noticing how recklessly and unknowingly you could spend while thinking that you’re paying just a few pounds. And I’m not even talking about the big […]

10 Life Changing Things I’ve Learned In My 20s… So Far!

10 Life Changing Things I’ve Learned In My 20s… So Far!

By Riham Aboura

In an effort to try understand life and myself, I have narrowed down the most important lessons that I have so far discovered in my journey of being a twenty-something-year-old. Some have called it the defining decade, others call it years of young adulthood, and few are dealing with it as a quarter-life crisis. Take […]

5 Reasons Why Getting Engaged Before Your Late-20s Is Self-Destructive

5 Reasons Why Getting Engaged Before Your Late-20s Is Self-Destructive

When I was 20 years old, my interpretation of marriage was as fluffy and fairytale-like as unicorns twirling on rainbow clouds. The idea of being engaged has this glamourized almost celebrity-like prestige. Then I got engaged and those fluffy rainbow unicorns were flushed down the toilet. The second that ring was on my finger, I […]

20 Tips To Survive Your 20s

20 Tips To Survive Your 20s

They always say your 20s are for running around, living your life to the fullest and having the least amount of responsibility. But with the bad economy, media pressure and fierce competition everywhere, it feels like being in your 20s is much more challenging than it used to be 30 years ago! So here are some […]

An Open Letter to 20-Year-Olds

An Open Letter to 20-Year-Olds

For most people, nine years don’t really feel like a long time. Except for me, here and now, standing at the threshold of my 30s. After everything I’ve been through, it seems like I’ve just survived a World War, like I’ve just woken up from a coma to a completely different person. And for that […]

24 Things I’ve Learned in My 24 Years

24 Things I’ve Learned in My 24 Years

When you’re a teenager you think every move you make counts. You think people are watching. You think they give a damn. Gradually you learn this cold but blissful truth: Everyone farts too. You don’t matter. No one is watching you and only your parents care.   24. Only trust those who are kind to […]