Lifestyle & Wellness

In this category, we write about activities that are related to healthy body and the mind. Some of the topics include healthy food, mindful eating, exercise, sports, yoga, dance and other activities in relation to healthy and mindful living.



Turn off autopilot, be a warrior with an open heart

Habits, morning routine, places we go out to eat, the behaviour towards our partner – this all can slip into an autopilot mode. To be mindful and turn off this mode means to be a warrior with an open heart. Sometimes the battle is against being on autopilot mode, which due to its familiarity, can be quite …



Sete maneiras de descobrir a chave da sua felicidade e paz interior

“Uma noite, um homem que voltava para casa encontrou um vizinho sob uma lâmpada de rua, procurando por algo ocupado. -O que acontece com você? – perguntou o recém-chegado. – Eu perdi minha chave e não consigo entrar na casa – respondeu o outro. – Eu vou ajudar você a procurar. Depois de um tempo …



اشكال… ألوان

كنّا ستّ عشرة امرأة من العالم العربي، اجتمعنا لخمسة أيام ب “جورجيا” ضمن برنامج زمالة “هي 2″. في اليوم الأول، وبعد اليوغا والتأمل، كانت هنالك ورشة عمل للتلويين تديرها المدربة “مريم العباس” من السعودية. ما هي ورشة العمل؟ في البداية بدأت أفكر، “ماذا ستطلب منا أن نرسم” وهل سيقومون بتحليل ما رسمناه ومن هي مريم؟ العديد …



Low Self-Esteem: A Handicap to our Mind’s Stillness?

Self-esteem is a healthy state of mind, whereby we value the person we are and the activities that we do; we cherish and positively view ourselves as normal and capable. It confers a good self-image and allows to lead a happy life, free from self-blame and hate or feeling of anger and frustration about who …



If happiness is contagious, then what makes you happy?

Have you heard that happiness is contagious? Well, there are a few empirically proven studies by behavioural and social scientists suggesting that happiness is not only contagious but it is also positively impacted by the people around. Nicholas Christakis, a professor of medical sociology at Harvard Medical School in his study on ‘dynamic of spread …



حكايتي مع التأمل

بداية قصتي مع التأمل التأمل كلمة تحمل الكثير من المعاني لأن لكل واحد تجربته. وهذه التجربة تجعله يتبنى تعريفًا معينًا أوأن يخلق تعريفًا جديدًا.تجربتي الأولى مع التأمل كانت في ربيع 2015 عندما كنت في نيبال لدراسة اليوغا. كان المدرب يبتدئ حصص الرياضة بالتأمل. وحينها قمنا بتجربة تقنيات التخيل والابتهال والنيدرا (يوغا النوم) وفحص الجسد. دائمًا …



How to save for that big, exciting project you have put off for years!

Save for next big project

How do you save for that big exciting project? You see something, and you really want it. In fact, you really need it; yet, you can’t afford it. At least not yet; or so you tell yourself.  Sounds familiar? How about this; “you say no to things that really matter to you” or “you window …