Posts in the ‘Education’ Category

Six Feminist Voices From The Middle East

Last month the world celebrated International Women’s Day (March 8th). This marked a day for women the world over to celebrate their achievements but to also address the ongoing challenges in the gender bias they face in a (still) predominantly patriarchal world. And speaking of women coming together, we recently spoke to you about the

Al Amal Institute – Transforming Lives & Communities in Lebanon

We all know that life can be quite magical and beautiful, but also equally filled with suffering navigating through life’s daily struggles and lessons. We can also openly admit that life is simply just not ‘fair’ and some of us are more privileged than others. What becomes admirable, noble, and worthy is to witness human

Stuck in the Same Relationship Patterns? Take Control of Your Attachment Style

The Wellness Project has recently placed extra focus on the ways in which you provide yourself with self-care, and the ways you love. Self-care and our patterns of loving or being-with-others are intricately linked. The better you understand your patterns, the better the self-care you can provide for yourself! You know what needs you are

Keeping A Journal Will Start 2019 Right and Change Your Life (It’s Science!)

Ah, we’re kicking off another New Year, and most of us have resolutions coming out of our ears. Exercise. Eat better. Be a good friend. Sleep before the sun rises. I know the gist. And I also know New Year’s resolutions have a high failure rate, because we always get ahead of ourselves, feel overwhelmed,

The Story Of The Christmas Tree

Long before the advent of Christianity, there was a time when people believed that all trees and plants which had the ability to remain green through all seasons where particularly special. Ancient people would hang evergreen and spruce boughs over doors and windows for good luck. It was also believed that evergreens had the ability

5 Books By Middle Eastern Authors You Need To Read (2018 Edition)

Last year, we created our first book series blogs, stating that ‘we consider reading to be a wellness strategy’ and an act of self-care. We are sticking to this statement. When you read, you dedicate time for yourself, expand your imaginative and intellectual horizons, gain a sense of new perspective and self-reflective capacity, and immerse

7 Things to Do In Lebanon This November (To Have A Vibrant Fall!)

While the delightful reds and oranges in the picture above might not be a Lebanese staple, we are well on our way through the Fall season and coming closer to crisp, less warmth-inspiring visuals. So, it’s the perfect time to take full advantage of the lovely indoor-and-outdoor escapades on offer before we slip into our

How To Better Manage Social Media Phone Use

You bolt out of bed each morning eager to check your phone. While you were holed up for eight hours you must have missed out on plenty new social media posts. You think: I need to get back on track and catch up. Okay, let’s start with any new messages on WhatsApp. Did they like

Our Relationship To Our Bodies Is Changing And Advertisers Know It

I fall into the outer edges of the millennials. The so-called “Old Millennial”. This is important to mention because the targeted marketing I receive is tailored to this millennial cohort. And through this target marketing, I’ve been learning some pretty amazing lessons. With increased intensity lately, the ads that have been furnishing my timeline follow

Positive News Stories From September To Brighten Your Week (Part 2)

If you didn’t catch the first installation of our positive news stories for September, you can read them right here! We’re a few days into October, and we figure it’s a good time to look back fondly on some more awesome things that kicked off our Fall last month. Our news cycle continues to be bleak,

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