These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

by Farah Andil

Striking images of residents in the besieged town of Douma having Iftar on a colorful table surrounded by the destruction that has taken Syria by storm- a suburb in the Syrian capital Damascus – have went viral.   The Iftar feast was organized by a Syrian NGO which was founded in 2012 to aid affected […]

Why We All Need to Be More Like Non-Profit Organization ‘Acts of Kindness’

Why We All Need to Be More Like Non-Profit Organization ‘Acts of Kindness’

by Omar ElMezeny

  No feeling can ever compare to making someone else feel happy. Which is why it brings us so much joy to find out that Acts of Kindness exists.   👧❤ #actsofkindness #volunteer #happy #love A post shared by ACTS OF KINDNESS (@acts.of.kindness.movement) on Feb 8, 2017 at 11:15pm PST   Acts of Kindness is […]

Egyptian Couple Share Their 7 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship

Egyptian Couple Share Their 7 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship

Our 7 habits for a healthy relationship! Nabil Rostom Posted by Norshek Fawzy on Friday, December 30, 2016   Maintaining a healthy relationship is a no walk in the park. You have a career (that’s probably not stable at the moment due to the market in Egypt), you have a partner to tend to, you […]

Nelly Karim’s Instagram Is Proof That She’s the Least Nakkad-y Person Ever

Nelly Karim’s Instagram Is Proof That She’s the Least Nakkad-y Person Ever

  Egyptian actress Nelly Karim cannot be praised enough for her phenomenal acting skills. She was the undisputed queen of Ramadan mosalsalat for the last couple of years, but sadly, that comes with a price. With her TV shows mainly tackling touchy subjects, such as mental illnesses, everyone (including us) started identifying her as nakkad (miserable). Her […]

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 […]

8 Snacks That Will Make You Feel Good

8 Snacks That Will Make You Feel Good

With today’s fast-paced and stressful life, everyone is resorting to dining out or ordering in when it comes to eating. And if we do manage to whip up a quick snack, it’s usually full of unhealthy and processed ingredients. That’s why we decided it’s time for a change. We gathered 8 recipes that are full of […]

#كاشمجي: Official ‘Happy’ in Egypt Video!

#كاشمجي: Official ‘Happy’ in Egypt Video!

  By now, we’ve all heard the “Happy” song, which has taken the world by storm, with videos showcasing shiny happy people boogieing to Pharrell‘s infections beat – from L.A. to Hong Kong, Kingston to Mumbai and across the Arab region. After weeks of stealth shooting and joyous dancing all over Egypt’s streets, we’re excited […]

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 […]

Viral Visual: Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Gets the Arab Treatment

Viral Visual: Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Gets the Arab Treatment

Apparently, there’s something universal about dancing in the streets. Remakes of Pharrell Williams’ music video “Happy” have popped up the world over, from Paris to Hong Kong and Moscow to Sydney. And happily, of course, the dance craze has hit the Middle East.   Check out Alaa Wardi‘s hilarious Telfaz11 cover, representing the KSA:   […]