Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

By Karima Elnesr

It was 2 AM when one of my girlfriends called me sobbing like a child on Eid morning with no Eideya. My friend only spoke one sentence before disappearing into a black hole of endless tears. Her words were “I’m going to be single forever!”   I blame the movies, the pop songs, the Nicholas […]

Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

  It could be argued that Ayia Napa is one of the most beautiful summer tourist destinations in the world. The Municipality of Ayia Napa is a Mediterranean resort town on the southeast coast of Cyprus which happens to be a very popular place in the summer. Finding an accommodation there in July and August is […]

7 Reasons Why You Really Need a Life Coach

7 Reasons Why You Really Need a Life Coach

by Sarah Gameel

Recently, there has been a lot of hype about coaching and alternative therapy. We hear about life coaches all the time and most people have heard the term. Unfortunately, not everyone knows what exactly life coaches do or why exactly they would need to visit one.   A life coach doesn’t fix your problems for […]

8 Suggestions We Have for the UAE’s New Minister of Happiness

8 Suggestions We Have for the UAE’s New Minister of Happiness

By Monaliza Wahba

The UAE is known to be one of the safest countries in the world and, most importantly, one of the happiest. One of the best things you can encounter in the UAE is sitting in Starbucks or a public restaurant and you look next to you to find the Sheikh himself having his coffee or […]

Mommy Diaries: Nobody Is Happy Unless They Choose to Be

Mommy Diaries: Nobody Is Happy Unless They Choose to Be

There is no worse feeling for a mom than feeling alone. It sucks. And even if we are surrounded by littles, the feeling creeps on you and takes over. I’m all by myself. I am solely responsible for these monsters. Now please don’t get me wrong, I am very lucky to have Superdad, but it […]

This Video Will Make You Rethink Your Life Goals

This Video Will Make You Rethink Your Life Goals

Too often, we define success in material terms. Our goals revolve around being promoted and buying a new car or piece of property, but what really makes us happy? This video reminds us of the things that really matter in our short lives: accomplishments without price tags, like the satisfaction we feel when our dearest […]

11 Little Moments That Make Anyone’s Day Better

11 Little Moments That Make Anyone’s Day Better

Sometimes, happiness comes in small packages – bits of joy that seem to come out of nowhere, but are enough to lift your spirits and lighten your mood. Those little doses of pleasure should be honored because, even though they may seem minor, they’re incredibly important. They can turn your day around, which can have […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Hug More

7 Reasons Why You Should Hug More

Hugging, the most comforting act of all times. A warm lovey-dovey hug can surely speak a thousand words! Remember the moments when all you needed was a hug from your mom, best friend, brother/sister or your beloved one? Whether it’s a big-fat bear hug, a quick squeeze or a long affectionate hug/cuddle, hugging can surely […]

The Power of a Smile

The Power of a Smile

You’re feeling blue and stressed and, my all-time favorite, stuck in endless traffic, when all of a sudden a smiley face crosses your path – whether in the form of a bumper sticker or an actual smile from a tired face – and your mood miraculously shifts. There’s actually science behind that. Get this: Activated […]

Are You Really Happy?

Are You Really Happy?

Why am I chasing the clock? Why am I short of breath and it’s still 10am… Why am I tired and I’m not sick? Why am I awake counting tasks and errands and I just slept? Why am I broke and it’s still the 5th? Why am I procrastinating with never ending excuses? Why am […]