12 Wise Quotes from Famous People in Egyptian History

12 Wise Quotes from Famous People in Egyptian History

By Yara Khairy

Egypt’s history is full of great figures dating back to way before the modern system was established, before the towers were built, and generations upon generations before our parents were born. There was a whole other world beyond our imagination that boasted pure intellectual greatness, believe it or not, without Internet, iPhones or laptops. Here are […]

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Respecting Neighbours

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Respecting Neighbours

The Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) was known for spreading love and peace even amongst enemies. No matter how people tried to harm him, he always embarrassed them with how kind and polite he was, making them regret ever being cruel to him. Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) earned people’s respect because of how polite and decent he was. […]

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 […]

Khalil Gibran Quotes We Love

Khalil Gibran Quotes We Love

Khalil Gibran is a man whose wisdom we never get tired of reading. The renowned Lebanese poet and author is well known for his seminal work The Prophet and addressing mystic themes in his writings. Here are some of our most loved lines from the writer.     “Life without liberty is like a body […]

Our Favorite Abla Fahita Tweets… So Far!

Our Favorite Abla Fahita Tweets… So Far!

Abla Fahita is one of our favorite phenomenons since 2011. She’s appeared on major television shows, has been the star of the much talked about Vodafone ad and, most recently, the smash hit “Mayestahlooshy”. And if you follow her on Twitter, you will find that her feed is as equally entertaining as any of her […]

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 […]

An Open Letter to 20-Year-Olds

An Open Letter to 20-Year-Olds

For most people, nine years don’t really feel like a long time. Except for me, here and now, standing at the threshold of my 30s. After everything I’ve been through, it seems like I’ve just survived a World War, like I’ve just woken up from a coma to a completely different person. And for that […]