Unwarranted Criticism

Is it just me or does it sometimes seem like we come from a criticizing society? In an economy such as the one we’re living in today, it’s not the easiest thing to find a job. Especially one that is worthy of a person’s qualifications. According to the Economic Development Board, “While unemployment Is expected... Continue Reading →

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Women and Media by Noor-ul-Huda

Media plays an important role in our lives. For many people, the primary role models are a celebrity or a character in some TV show or movie. This speaks volumes about not only the success of different media sources out there, but also of the influence it has on its audience. Everyday people are exposed... Continue Reading →

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A Generation Unlike Any Other.

Yes, we grew up. Yes, we went to school, graduated, received  acceptances into multiple universities and went to the best one. Now we've graduated from university with a degree of our choice, five years down the road we’re simply not interested in it anymore. And guess what? Many of us take the leap and forge our... Continue Reading →

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Get Real with Yourself

As we all know, since the dawn of Facebook, we have seen first hand how addictive social media can be. Not before long after Facebook’s premiere, Twitter came, then Instagram and many many more platforms followed. Yet as much as we love them, I know I’m not the only @KhaleejiGirl who can see its looming... Continue Reading →

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The Humble Shawarma.

Looking back at my life, I have only written 3 letters. One was an overly sappy love letter to an ex that I’m pretty sure was thrown away as soon as she got it. The other was one from “my parents” to the school excusing me from band because I was horrible at it. And... Continue Reading →

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Beauty vs. Brains by Noor-ul-Huda

We live in a society where people are judged on the basis of their physical appearances. Where looking beautiful is more important than knowing how to survive in this world. This is ironic in a world where the mantra of ‘the survival of the fittest’ rules supreme. However, in the case of women, it seems... Continue Reading →

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Gatsby Gives a Massage

A few days ago I was invited by the owner of Gatsby Salon for a complimentary massage which was deeply needed. With all the stress and hectic lifestyle we all lead no matter the kind of job you have, can you blame me for saying such a thing? Once I first entered this salon located... Continue Reading →

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Power to Change your Life

EVERYONE has the power to change their circumstances. If you are losing hope with any aspect of your life be it a new business you’d like to start, your current lack of motivation to wake up every morning to go to work, or anything else, know that the desire you have to change is a... Continue Reading →

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#Tbt to Model Days

As the ambassador of the Bahraini clothing store, Light Style Paris, it's a privilege to not only advertise but to also model some of their clothing every once in a while. Who wouldn't want to be decked out in pure Italian fabric that is designed with the utmost intricate detail from the minds of two Bahraini designers themselves? For more details, please visit the @lightstyleparis Instagram page.

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Not All Health Issues are Bad

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 vital for a @KhaleejiGirl to take care of her health in all aspects right? And that the mental health is just... Continue Reading →

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Support System

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 →

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Love in the time of Hurricane Harvey

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 →

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A Scientist by Any Other Name

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 →

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Social Media Empowers Us

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 →

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Can a Woman Have it All?

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 →

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What a @KhaleejiGirl Needs

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 →

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Getting Back on Track

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 →

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“What if” Jitters

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 →

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Why Aren’t we There Yet?

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 →

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Sadie Nardini Anybody?

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 →

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Not All Stress Is Bad

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 →

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Land that dream job!

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 →

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Who’s your mentor?

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 →

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Maybe

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 →

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Run to a Stronger Network

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 →

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Less Junk in Your Hips

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 →

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The Inner Child in You

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 →

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Globalisation Meets Depression

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 →

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Homage to Spice Girl

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 →

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On Becoming an Independent Woman

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 →

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Feminism- Way Down Under!

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 →

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