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
Our generation is 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 … Continue reading #BadAss Generation
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