Arabs Need To Get Over These Stigmas and Misconceptions About Mental Illness

Arabs Need To Get Over These Stigmas and Misconceptions About Mental Illness

  There’s still a huge stigma surrounding mental illness in the Arab world. For different reasons, Arabs tend to either ignore or satirize mental illness. The misconceptions around mental illness sometimes keeps people from reaching out for help, simply to avoid being told the same bull***t.     You don’t need to seek treatment, just […]

15 Crazy Hair Colors You Need to Try in 2016

15 Crazy Hair Colors You Need to Try in 2016

Whether you want to refresh your current hair color or you’re looking for a completely new look, we’ve gathered up some killer hair colors to rock this winter.     Grombre     This color is a black/brown and grey ombre.     Dark Grombre     The same color formula as the grombre but in […]

Absolutely Insane Yet True Stories of Five Egyptian Teenagers

Absolutely Insane Yet True Stories of Five Egyptian Teenagers

By Laurine Heidar

Being a teenager is one of the most exciting things ever. Everyone wants to be us! Our generation is by far the weirdest, most creative and loving generation. We live life to the fullest, but sometimes, we eff up BIG TIME! Here are five anonymous, secret stories about five teenagers in Cairo.       […]

Viral Visual: People Are Awesome 2014

Viral Visual: People Are Awesome 2014

Watch this and tell us: What did you do this year? And what are you doing next? We have no excuses but to go for it.     WE SAID THIS: Don’t miss Viral Visual: People Are Awesome 2013. Scoop TeamSelect Staff Writers from the Scoop Empire Team

11 Misconceptions About Being A Therapist

11 Misconceptions About Being A Therapist

By Neveen Hashem

It’s a well known fact that going to therapy carries with it a heavy and burdensome stigma in Egypt and the rest of the Middle East. A stigma so great, in fact, that it can often prevent people from seeking the help they need. And then there’s the practice of counseling itself. We all have […]

The Perks of Being Creative

The Perks of Being Creative

Creativity is definitely one of God’s gifts. It’s hard to even imagine how the world would be without it. But like everything else, it comes with its downside. Below are just a few of the things I’ve personally come across. (I mean I got up in the middle of the night to write this because I […]

Six Things Men Do That Drive Women Crazy

Six Things Men Do That Drive Women Crazy

Well, men always claim that women are somehow outrageous but trust me, it’s all because of you! If your man is driving you crazy then you’re not alone. Here are six things men do that drive women crazy: 1. Finding Excuses Men who always manage to run away from the real problem and just come […]

Jasper Erkens – A Fresh Sound

One is constantly exposed to talent surrounding them, I got the chance to hear this young musician live in Gouna at an event celebrating the new position of the Belgium Ambassador and Council in the Red Sea. An open air event with free beer and more foreigners then I knew lived in the area, I […]