Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedures Are Now a Thing in Egypt

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedures Are Now a Thing in Egypt

Egypt has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world and citizens are increasingly turning to surgery to help shed the pounds. But, there are many of those who fear of going under the knife, which is where Dr. Hany Shehab comes in.     Shehab, who also holds the position of Associate Professor […]

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

by Marwa Khalifa

A mother, a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a Muslim Syrian born/American woman, Rahaf Khatib, was one of the first hijabis to appear on the cover of an international magazine “Women’s Running”. She is one of the strongest influencers on Instagram, when it comes to issues of health.   Khatib is a true role model […]

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

#AScoopOfSuccess is a series of interviews conducted with successful Arabs. These Arabs are kicking ass and making their names on both regional level, and the international one. In its second installment, we’re interviewing one of the most successful icons in the region, whose influence in the field of sports remains unparalleled; Engineer Hany Abo Rida!   […]

10 Fitness Accounts From the Middle East That Will Motivate You to Live Healthy

10 Fitness Accounts From the Middle East That Will Motivate You to Live Healthy

By Merna Abdelaziz Sakr

Now that 2016 is finally here, you can all start fulfilling your New Year’s resolutions by adopting a healthier and happier lifestyle! The only way to actually transform your body and live healthy is to stay motivated and what better way to keep that motivation than the with the top 10 Arab fitness accounts on […]

Why Do We Have to Have All the Answers?

Why Do We Have to Have All the Answers?

  We live our lives constantly thinking of the future, expecting to have all the answers. We’re expected to decide at a young age what we want to spend our entire lives doing and decide what to study accordingly, when all we really care about at that age is what the latest movies are in […]

Minimalism 101: A Challenge to Myself – and My Shopping Addiction

Minimalism 101: A Challenge to Myself – and My Shopping Addiction

By Dania Ghoneim

Every New Year’s Eve, Ramadan, Monday, middle-of-the night breakdown, I vow to make some serious changes in my life. I never actually follow through with anything, but admitting that you have a problem is half the solution. I think. In any case, ever since I realized that I needed to work on my mental stability, […]

Omar Samra: The Purpose Behind It All

Omar Samra: The Purpose Behind It All

“I feel relieved. I also feel a little bit numb. I’m still trying to grapple with why I feel the way that I feel,” Omar Samra tells me. It’s been about a month since Omar became one of 33 people in history to complete the Explorer’s Grand Slam: climbing the highest peaks on every continent […]

27 Times Berlin-ArtParasites Put Our Thoughts Into Words

27 Times Berlin-ArtParasites Put Our Thoughts Into Words

Every once in a while, a page starts to circulate on your newsfeed and you know that for the next few months (at least), you’ll be hooked. Although Berlin-Artparasites has been around for a few years, it seems like it has only caught Arab eyes in the last few months, and we know just why. […]

Viral Visual: Get Inspired To LIVE

Viral Visual: Get Inspired To LIVE

Life has a way of bringing you to your knees over and over again. This video, shot and directed by Ashraf Hamdi shows the beauty in the simplest of things to inspire us to stand up again and just start over. We all need the reminder that the choice is in our hands. Don’t let […]

60 Random Ways To Get Inspired

60 Random Ways To Get Inspired

By Mohamed El Dib

We all need to be inspired. Sometimes we’re full of ideas, but we still want to go through more in order to come up with cooler concepts or just to be convinced about the ones we already have. Below are some places that I turn to for inspiration.     1. Your dreams   Yes, […]