Spiritual

InspirationalSeptember 6, 2016

Let’s Put Thought Into Practice, Let’s Be Mindful and Grateful

Shamma Aldabal (@ShammaMD)

Shamma Aldabal (@ShammaMD)

Column: 12 Lessons
Shamma holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights and a BA in International Affairs. She currently works as an instructor at Zayed University. Having volunteered with people with disability for more than 10 years, she devotes her career and free time to work closely with vulnerable groups to create a visible impact in society. Having interests in philosophy, human psyche, sociology, and literature her column “12 Lessons” will focus on issues that we face as a part of the trial and error process that is life.
Shamma Aldabal (@ShammaMD)

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In the busy age of consumption, we really need a second to stop and think of what we

SpiritualJuly 4, 2016

Fasting: A Means to Better the Self

Amani AlJundi (@aymaknee)

Amani Al-Jundi is an English Literature major at the American University of Sharjah, with a minor in music. With thoughts too big to hold, thoughts that are even bigger than her hair, she strives to be the voice of those that can't speak. She's been an avid reader since the first grade, with interests in books that range from Meg Cabot's The Mediator to Maya Angelou's Letters to my Daughter. As a firm believer that all living creatures must be cared for and protected, including plant life, Amani constantly strives to learn about the world she is in and its inhabitants. Suffering from an intense case of Kalopsia, Amani, along with Marie the Cat, believes that she was put on this earth to do more, see more, and be more.

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Is fasting exclusive to Muslims? Or has it been part of the previous civilizations? And if so, how

Self ReflectionJune 12, 2016

Ramadan Reflections

Mariam Al Hosani (@mariamralhosani)

Mariam Al Hosani (@mariamralhosani)

An inquisitive soul, Mariam has always been fascinated by human beings. With a Bachelor degree in International studies with a specialization in International Affairs, she learned that for there to be order in the world humans need to be reminded of their humanity. In her column “Back to Humanity” Mariam sheds a light on topics she believes we all need to reflect on every once in a while.
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Ramadan is the month when we spend our time fasting and worshiping, but it also needs to be the month where we reflect and improve. “Life can be hard”. It’s a thought that crosses our minds at one point or another. Sometimes the simplest of things can have a toll on us and make our

Film & TVOctober 11, 2015

You Are The Butterfly Effect

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar, an Emirati from Abu Dhabi, holds a degree in Avionics Engineering, currently works in tourism. He hopes one day he would publish his novels and his poetry book. His column is an exploration with a message, about the origins of words, terms, phrases and the stories behind them.
Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

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Article in brief: one small act could have a greater impact than you might expect. I once had

HealthAugust 25, 2015

Be Socially Healthy Like a Campodimelian

Omar Al Owais (@OMSAlowais)

Omar Al Owais (@OMSAlowais)

Omar is an International Relations Student at the American University of Sharjah, with a passion towards politics and a devotion towards the rhythmic arts of poetry and prose.
https://omaralowais.wordpress.com
Omar Al Owais (@OMSAlowais)

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Article in brief: the author discusses the importance of being socially healthy in our journey to long lives and good health. We humans, as diverse as we are, we unite in common causes, two of them being having long lives and good health. From strict diet regimens to multivitamin pills, this is how most of us

Self ReflectionMay 1, 2015

Kilimanjaro Through the Eyes of an Introvert

Haleema AlOwais (@haleemaalowais)

Haleema AlOwais (@haleemaalowais)

Column: Bringing out the Rumi in you
Director of Bin Owais Holding since 2007; overseeing construction, project management and real estate management, master’s student in Urban planning in the AUS with a two-year stint in Sharjah TV.
Unconventional working mother, avid traveller, introverted bookworm, background in psychology, a great believer in the need for continuous soul searching and self-discovery.
Bringing out the Rumi in you will be exploring the philosophical views of current societal paradigm shifts, revelations and everyday experiences.
Haleema AlOwais (@haleemaalowais)

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Article in brief: A reflection of the author’s mountaineering journey. Having our personalities dissected and neatly compartmentalized by the MBTI personalities have done wonders in figuring out each of our personal uniqueness, all 16 types with variances on the degree of each component. Focusing on the first category, Myers-Briggs classifies you as either an Extrovert

SpiritualAugust 8, 2010

Ramadan is Round The Corner

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, a digital publishing house for online magazines and ebooks, and editor in chief of the Emirati Sail Magazine, an online magazine about community and culture written in English by Emirati columnists. Iman is a multi award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. Iman has also completed the Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media Course in Yale University. Besides her work in publishing, she also lectures in Canadian University in Dubai.
Iman Ben Chaibah (@ImanBenChaibah)

By Iman Ben Chaibah Ramadan is just around the corner; coming back to us on its yearly visit.