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?