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HealthApril 9, 2017

Connecting the Dots between Mind, Body, and Soul

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

Column Name: The Words Within
Bahar is a recruiter by profession, an aspiring writer by night, and a mom of toddler twins. She has an unending thirst for learning, as she completed her BComm in Canada, an MA in Dubai, and continues to develop herself with reading and research.
With her column, she shares her journey as she grows and learns more about this crazy beautiful world we live in.
Bahar Al Awadhi (@bahargpedram)

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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

Hend Al Ali (@7anooch)

Having recently graduated from NYUAD with a degree in physics, Hind is heavily invested in the pursuit of scientific knowledge and it's dissemination. In addition to the scientific endeavor, she is also passionate about fitness and is a Crossfit Level-1 coach. Her other interests include literature, mental health, coffee, and good food.

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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

HealthMarch 19, 2017

The Role Of 3D Printing In Medicine

Hamda Yaser Al Awadhi

Hamda is a nineteen years old Emirati and a third-year international affairs student at Zayed University. Hamda’s interest in writing articles began when she lived and studied in France. The four years in France taught her to respect the diverse opinions surrounding her, yet to always acquire her own personal opinion. Hamda enjoys discovering different topics surrounding culture, history and world issues.
In her column “The Oblivion” she covers topics in world issues, theories and philosophical topics.

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a manufacturing approach that includes layering of substances to create an object, that has been recently used in the healthcare sector due to several factors such as its low cost and facilitation of different processes. Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a manufacturing process of layering substances such as metals, ceramics, and living

HealthNovember 10, 2016

How My Panic Attacks Started, And 5 Tips To Manage Them

Mariam Khalifa (@thesleepwriter)

Mariam Khalifa is a senior student at Zayed Univeristy, majoring in International Studies, and specializing in Culture and Society. Her hobbies include writing short stories, poems, and photography. She is interested in all topics relating to culture, society, art, and lifestyle.

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Having a panic attack is a scary experience, and it is the result of the accumulation of anxiety

HealthJuly 26, 2016

Is Death the Only Medicine?

Fatma AlSahoul (@Fatmalsahoul)

Fatma is a nineteen-year-old student who’s currently pursuing her undergraduate studies in Finance at Zayed University in Dubai. Fatma has always dreamed to be a successful entrepreneur one day with countless innovative ideas that will help make a positive difference. She also wouldn’t mind to pursue a career involving her passions, writing and public-speaking. Conversations around topics like history, politics, and religion fascinates and interests her. Fatma’s column titled “A 90's Kid Perspective” includes this 19 years old’s perspective regarding different current affairs. This column is a safe place where all opinions are welcomed and respected.

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Some interpret euthanasia as a way to end an ill patient’s life painlessly, while many disagree and believe

FeatureJune 21, 2016

Five More Years

Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

Column: Hidden Promises
Alia is an AUS student double majoring in International Studies and English literature. She is also the author of Alatash fictional novel. Her main goal is to make a change and empower the youth. Her column is meant to help the younger generations deal with tough situations. It was given that title as hidden promises is what us teenagers often believe; false promises.
Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

The author discusses her personal struggles with eating disorders and her goal to raise awareness. When I was

HealthMay 23, 2016

Life. Rebooted.

Sarah Al Marashi (@Sarah888)

Sarah Al Marashi (@Sarah888)

Column: LOL – Living Out Loud
Sarah is an award-winning entrepreneur, business development specialist, life coach, writer, banking and investments professional with over 15 years of experience. She is the co-founder of the award-winning firm Infin8Ventures. Through her column, she hopes to re-ignite the dreamer in all of us and inspire us to make those dreams a reality.
Sarah Al Marashi (@Sarah888)

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The writer discusses starting over and picking up the pieces after a challenging time or a major change such as being made redundant, losing a loved one or going through health issues. What happens to an individual at this time and what are the physical, mental and emotional changes that might occur. Oprah Winfrey once

CommunityMay 22, 2016

But First, Let’s Tackle Mental Health

Yara Younis (@yaraayounis)

Yara, a 20 years old university graduate, aims to face the world's most pressing issues with the power of words, books, education (and a lot of persuasion). Using all that she's learned as a media student, she hopes to use her skills to produce a positive impact in society. With a passion for literature, politics, and physics, she knows that every great change started out as an idea written on paper.

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What is mental health wellbeing, and is it for certain ages and not for others? and how can

HealthMay 11, 2016

Be Honest, Don’t Be An April Fool

Salma Bin Faqqas (@SalmaOA_)

Salma Bin Faqqas, an aspiring 17 years old chemical engineering student that took a leap of faith into the unknown where she found out what she is truly capable of becoming. She believes that people too weak to pursue their own dreams will always find a way to discourage hers. An official addict to positivity and spreading joy. Through her column: "To a better tomorrow" she focuses on common problems found in our society and psychologically analyses them. It also gives simple solutions to the raised issues in order to make the community a better place to live in.

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As we have just passed April Fools’ Day, people had been trying to come up with the most

HealthApril 14, 2016

Mental Health Stigma in the UAE

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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Are mental health issues prevalent in the UAE? How are they combatted? Omar Al Owais discovers. Fatima has excelled academically all her life. She graduated from high school and undergraduate school with honors, got married at 21, and is currently pursuing postgraduate studies while balancing raising her daughter with her husband, and attending to the