Living in the fast paced dog eat dog kind of world we live in, sometimes a @KhaleejiGirl needs a little push no matter how brilliant of a @KhaleejiGirl they may be. Someone who believes in them as much as they believe in themselves. Someone who loves and cares enough for them to see them succeed … Continue reading Support System
Turn on any news channel over the last week and one story dominates them all. Harvey, Houston, “Epic”, Curfew, Trump etc. are just some of the words used over and over again and for a storm of the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey, the continuous news reports are not only warranted by needed. A couple of … Continue reading Love in the time of Hurricane Harvey
The comment below, a rarity in its own right, was found on the music video to Coldplay’s "The Scientist". The comment says what the video is trying to say. To keep this short and sweet would do it justice so please find the link here and contemplate on this fragile yet precious journey called life. … Continue reading A Scientist by Any Other Name
There’s been much debate about the role social media has. Opinions vary from social media being great, to being unnecessary, and even awful. But it’s times like these when social media does something great, particularly for women. Earlier during summer 2017, Twitter created a video with a specific hashtag, #SheInspiresMe, to empower women. This notion … Continue reading Social Media Empowers Us
I’ve heard it said, by both genders alike, that women can’t have it all. Have you heard that old saying? You can’t have your cake and eat it too? When I was younger I thought that was one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever heard in my life! I used to think that through … Continue reading Can a Woman Have it All?
As a @KhaleejiGirl you’ll meet new people, yes. Some will end up being friends, some will just be acquaintances, sure. Some may even be living proof of the kind of person you don’t want to grow up to be.With every stumble a @KhaleejiGirl takes, she learns so much about herself. With every bad grade on … Continue reading What a @KhaleejiGirl Needs
I for one have been bad- very bad as of late. I haven’t been able to dedicate the proper amount of time towards my health. There was a time in my life where I used to be dedicated towards working out. When I say dedicated I’m talking about borderline obsession actually. But, I set a … Continue reading Getting Back on Track
You’ve recently graduated from high school and you may have received your college acceptance letters already. If so, congratulations @KhaleejiGirl! Or maybe you haven’t received them yet. Regardless, the anxiety is palpable and it’s looming over you. You can’t sleep at night pondering all of the “what if” scenarios through your mind. “Have I made … Continue reading “What if” Jitters
Have you ever wondered how a conversation can get heated even though it started off very innocently? How can one thing that to me seems so standard shift to something so offensive from somebody you don't know that well? Can you blame a @KhaleejiGirl for being offended by a stranger who may have stereotyped an … Continue reading Why Aren’t we There Yet?
A few years ago right after my university days in Rhode Island were over, I moved to DC to start my internship with BBC Arabic. But before I started as the next interim producer of BBC Arabic, I specifically remember how I had a weekend to kill. I remember moving into my newly unfurnished empty … Continue reading Sadie Nardini Anybody?
Growing up, it’s safe to say that many of us @KhaleejiGirls have been taught the importance of taking care of our health right? We’ve been told that it’s always, always, always going to be important for a @KhaleejiGirl to take care of her health in all aspects right? And that the mental health is just … Continue reading Not All Stress Is Bad
Like every @KhaleejiGirl, there comes a point where in one way or another she fantasizes about her future and the kind of life she’d live. She thinks about the kind of job she will be the best at, and the kind of husband that will be by her side in perfect harmony. But then, once … Continue reading The Ultimate Question: To Cook, or Not to Cook
The title of this article seems hopeful. It would suggest that there is a simple answer behind getting that dream job of yours that you’ve wanted after all these years of dreaming; whether it’s becoming the CEO of Alshaya holdings, or being head of communications at the #1 international organization of all time, or what … Continue reading Land that dream job!
Is it time to shift from wearing young girl like clothing to wearing elegant pieces that reflect the sophisticated lady you are? A woman's clothing can reflect so much of her personality and character. Clothing can easily demonstrate whether you're a woman worth knowing due to her classiness and elegance or if you're just like … Continue reading Is it that time when you think you need to change your style?
My mentor is someone who taught me the tricks of the industry that I love: social media. Someone who has not left my side during hard times of both personal and professional downfalls. Someone who saw potential in me and my future and decided to take a risk on me. I owe everything to this … Continue reading Who’s your mentor?
With the recent suicide of lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, many media outlets wrote articles breaking the news of his untimely death. But one article stood out to me the most as it led to a train of thoughts about a typical @Khaleejigirl facing what Bennington faced throughout his life. Sexual abuse. The … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex, Maybe
Do you ever go grocery shopping and sometimes regret the choices you make especially when it comes to fruit? Do you feel guilty after buying a large quantity of fruits and veggies only to find them lingering in your fridge after you forget about them for such a long time? Well, you can stаrt ѕаvіng … Continue reading Simple Ways to Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh
Have you ever seen a movie where determined, busy, business men and women are seen with their friends working out be it in their office located on a high floor or at the gym? Have you ever wondered why? What is it about the gym that a lot of these characters flock towards? Well, there’s … Continue reading Run to a Stronger Network
Beauty is a great blessing from God to women. Beauty is divided into two parts: Internal & external; the internal beauty is the beauty of the soul, while the external is the beauty of the face & body. What I have noticed mostly in the Gulf region is that many @KhaleejiGirls spend a lot of … Continue reading The Internal & External Wellbeing of Her
As any @KhaleejiGirl would know, we usually suffer from problems relating to the lower portion of our beautiful bodies. Sometimes we don't want to have 'so' much junk in the trunk. So we exercise. We sign up for memberships at gyms close to our homes and we work hard but sometimes it's still not enough! … Continue reading Less Junk in Your Hips
Follow your passions. Three simple words that can carry the biggest weight on your shoulders. Words so heavy that you may have started preparing to live them out loud ever since they entered your mind when you first thought of them at such a young age. You wrote down different occupations you could see yourself … Continue reading The Inner Child in You
One of the perks of globalisation is having all of the advancements of the world but it does not come without the price of depression. Globalisation has helped make this illness more common because of how the social dynamics have changed in society. With the touch of technology at one’s fingertips, Bahraini families have become … Continue reading Globalisation Meets Depression
And though there is nothing wrong with remembering how attractive you are, I think it's important to remember you're way more than just your looks. You're more than just the clothes and the kind of makeup you choose to wear. You're more than what the number on the scale says. You're more than your bank … Continue reading You’re More Than You Think You Are
For those of you @KhaleejiGirls who remember these women, you’re probably smiling right now. The five girls created an all time, never able to forget, love until this day girl band. Why am I writing this article as if I’m in love? Well how can one not be in love with the band that encouraged … Continue reading Homage to Spice Girl
The term “independent woman” has been populated throughout the society in recent times. Due to its widespread usage throughout popular culture, it has tended to mean different things to different people. However, whatever definition you or anyone deems fit to identify with, we find these definitions a variation of the one subtly put together in … Continue reading On Becoming an Independent Woman
Dear every @KhaleejiGirl, We all have those moments of self-doubt. Whether these moments happen in increments of short #moments or years, it's very normal for them to occur. However that doesn't mean that your #life is over. Especially when you have one of the most #popular #influences in the female world to push and motivate … Continue reading Ever feel like you’ve lost your confidence?
I was first introduced to feminism in university in the land down under, Australia. One afternoon during a rather intense game of Call of Duty, I heard rhythmic chants and the mumbled voices of protest. Curious, I went down to see a group of women, both young and old, holding signs which read “Equal Pay, … Continue reading Feminism- Way Down Under!
It has become more of a commonality than a trend for people to stop whatever it is they’re doing in their lives for a moment to take a #selfie. More often than not there’s usually no purpose behind it- no historical building behind them, no beautiful landscape, and no special reason to take a picture … Continue reading But First… Let me NOT Take a Selfie