FamilyMay 29, 2017

Does Grief Need to Look the Same for Everyone?

Funeral traditions and the consoling days and their one size fit all approach may not work for everyone.

Business and MoneyMay 24, 2017

Organizational Structures Going Flat

What is the flat organizational hierarchy and how is it used in management. Every successful organization functions on

HistoryMay 22, 2017

The History of Messages

Exploring the previous eras and ways of telecommunication untill they progressed to the current state. In these fast-paced days where people send billions of messages every day whizzing across the globe, we tend to omit from our heads the early beginnings of telecommunication that was used by our ancestors. What did people do when they

Book SummaryMay 18, 2017

#BookSummary David Ogilvy’s Confessions of an Advertising Man

In this guide, the once considered father of modern advertisement uncovers his secrets to a successful advertisement. David Ogilvy,

EntertainmentMay 16, 2017

Batman, Superman, and Logan Walked Into A Coffee Shop- The Beauty of @MEFCC

Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) started only a few years ago at the Dubai International Marine Club. Back then it was a small event, with a spark that has now become Comic Con’s distinctive atmosphere. There are and always will be detractors and critics of MEFCC, myself included, finding fault with some of

FamilyMay 14, 2017

Lesson Learned– Spend Time With Your Loved Ones

What are the lessons we learn after the sudden loss of a family member? I published my last article in the summer of 2016, and since then I have been suffering from writer’s block. I don’t know the reasons behind that block, but one thing I am sure about, is the fact that not being

HistoryApril 19, 2017

Social Media – The New Colosseum

Today we circulate graphic images and inhumane videos in hopes of awakening a part of the human mind that has yet to be desensitized. Between 70-80 A.D., ancient Rome has built an open-air venue famously known as the Colosseum for entertainment. You can hardly imagine the Colosseum without the association of brutal, vicious, and masculine

Women EmpowermentApril 17, 2017

Unpaid Domestic Work: A Tale of Disproportionate Gender Representation

How come women’s unpaid work is considered unimportant to the development of society and isn’t counted within its GNP. Despite common belief, there has never been a time in history where women did not work. The work done by women that usually gets disregarded is that of unpaid domestic nature. Unpaid work is usually defined

CultureApril 12, 2017

To The Ones Who Got Killed In The Name Of Honor

Countless women are killed every year in the name of honor; our societies harbor such injustice and we are all passive participants. Almost every evening, when the inhabitants of the oldest apartment building in the outskirts of the youngest and most urbanized city in the country were supposedly in a deep sleep, a certain man

HealthApril 9, 2017

Connecting the Dots between Mind, Body, and Soul

Exploring the narrow-minded approach of many doctors when it comes to treating their patients. Have you ever been

HealthApril 6, 2017

Moving In A Sedentary World

Modern life has left us accustomed to sitting for the majority of our time, and moving very little otherwise. This might very well be the reason for the majority of bodily aches and pains in people of all ages. The solution is simply to embrace more active lifestyles. The human body has natural asymmetries. If

LanguageApril 4, 2017

Interesting Facts about the Japanese Language

Some think of learning the Japanese language hard, and that’s it, but how much do we really know

SocietyApril 2, 2017

Making a Habit to Give (@YearOfGiving)

The author lauds the initiative of the government in launching the “Year of Giving” and looks at ways that we can all give back to our community. 2016 was declared as the “Year of Reading” in the UAE, and this resulted in many noteworthy initiatives, as well as a platform for the bookworms of the

Book ReviewsMarch 30, 2017

A Book Review on Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge

A Book Review on The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy, published in 1886. The Mayor of Casterbridge was written by the British author Thomas Hardy, who is described as “the greatest tragic writer among English novelists”[i]. In fact, he is believed to be the source of the term “cliffhanger”. In one serialized novel, Hardy

CreativityMarch 28, 2017

In The Name Of All The Rebellious Writers

A rant by a writer who wants to be accepted with her mainstream writing style in the elitist

HistoryMarch 26, 2017

Serving It Soft. Soft Powers Vs Hard Power In Influencing Countries

Explaining the importance of ‘soft power’ in adherence to ‘hard-power’ and their role in facing global challenges in