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 […]

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

By: Rana Awadalla

When you’ve been dating your boyfriend for a while, and you feel like it’s time to take the big step, a serious conversation is often due and necessary. You have to be prepared, however, that  – once you have this conversation – you may very well realize that the two of you are looking to […]

10 Pieces of Advice on Traveling the World from a Woman Who’s Done It All

10 Pieces of Advice on Traveling the World from a Woman Who’s Done It All

Omniya Shafik is a 26-year-old Egyptian woman who quit her banking job in Abu Dhabi to travel the world. Now, she takes freelance jobs to support herself and occasionally comes back home before heading out on her next adventure. Here are 10 pieces of advice from Omniya, a year after she packed her bags and […]

New Year, New Planit

New Year, New Planit

You know when you have a work meeting at 1PM but it’s already 3:30PM and you’ve found out that you did not just miss out on one work meeting but two because there was another one at 9AM. Well, that stuff ain’t gonna fly no more with Planit. If you’ve been living under a rock […]

The 10 Worst Pieces of Love Advice Amr Diab Ever Gave Us

The 10 Worst Pieces of Love Advice Amr Diab Ever Gave Us

Summertime always meant nothing if I didn’t buy the new Amr Diab album. Some of the best memories of my life were finding a ticket to one of his Sahel concerts in Marina’s Roman Theatre or Mina 4, trying to get in along with the thousands of fans without getting crushed, singing along to every […]

10 Pieces of Advice from Elders About How to Recover from Heartbreak

10 Pieces of Advice from Elders About How to Recover from Heartbreak

They say “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. Most of us who’ve been through heartbreak know how cliche that sounds in the moment. Especially in the first stages, advice is meaningless. You listen, but you don’t hear. You think what you want to think. You ruminate and you wallow. And that’s healthy. You need to […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Happy You’re Having A Shitty Time

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Happy You’re Having A Shitty Time

We all wish to live a shiny, wonderful life full of happiness and good times, but the older we get, we realize the difficult fact that that’s not how life is. You will go through shitty things in life. You will lose friends, lovers, money and jobs. You will lose things you took for granted […]

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 […]

11 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Just Got Out of a Relationship

11 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Just Got Out of a Relationship

Breakups are most certainly not the best thing ever. Since friends in need are friends indeed, then good friends are definitely the ones who comfort you, make you look at the bright side and handle all your drama after a breakup. However, sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to say to a friend who […]

6 Steps to Building a Committed Team at Work

6 Steps to Building a Committed Team at Work

The Smart Way To Start Your Own Business

Making your team work as a well-oiled, cohesive machine isn’t easy. Getting different people from different backgrounds to coexist with their different habits, work ethics and personalities is a feat I fight for every day. I would have never imagined that a major part of having one’s own business is keeping the team running like […]

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