10 Books on Self-Improvement Every Arab Should Read Before Turning 30

10 Books on Self-Improvement Every Arab Should Read Before Turning 30

By Yostina Yacob

Adulting is hard, and growing up is even harder. Here are ten titles that aim to make the journey easier:     10. How to Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs by Paul Rega   With the colossal unemployment crisis the Arab world has been facing these past few years, the job market has […]

9 Things I Did While Doing My Laundry for the First Time

9 Things I Did While Doing My Laundry for the First Time

By Iman Hassanein

I’ve been living with my parents my whole life. 20 years to be exact. Never in my life have I ever thought that I’ve been taking them for granted until I had to leave for college to live in the dorms…and do my own laundry for the first time.     I’ve only ever purchased one […]

We Asked Twentysomethings Which Classes They Regret Not Paying Attention To

We Asked Twentysomethings Which Classes They Regret Not Paying Attention To

  Ever gone through an experience when you realized it would’ve been much easier if you had paid more attention to this or that class several years ago? We asked six Egyptian people about the classes they would have paid more attention to if they get back in time, and that’s what they said.   “Every […]

11 Things You Realize When You’ve Lived with Your Arab Parents for Too Long

11 Things You Realize When You’ve Lived with Your Arab Parents for Too Long

We’re lucky we don’t have to worry about managing a household until we’re actually married. And though I’m grateful to not be paying the bills and having the responsibility of an entire house, there is a time when staying with your parents for too long is more damaging than healthy. Although we should feel that […]

12 Times My Mother Comes Out Of My Mouth Every Day

12 Times My Mother Comes Out Of My Mouth Every Day

Don’t we all just make fun of the hilarious yet hysterical things moms say? If they aren’t obsessing over a dirty spot around the house, then it’s the mess in the bedrooms, dealing with a nagging hungry family, unnecessarily fearing for the life of everyone around them or arranging marriages for their kids — and […]