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Exploring Trauma with Monica Karam

Exploring Trauma with Monica Karam

The last two years have been extremely tough for the people of Lebanon. Not only have they had to contend with the global pandemic, but they faced a horrific blast

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How Too Much Sugar Affects Your Body

How Too Much Sugar Affects Your Body

As we head into the holiday season, processed sugar seems to be omnipresent. Baking is abundant, savory foods are the name of the game, and many of us will indulge

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Seven Mental Health Care Tips for the Holidays

Seven Mental Health Care Tips for the Holidays

The holiday period can be emotionally overwhelming because the many expectations and interpersonal dynamics make tensions run high. Whether it’s travelling to see family, social gatherings, gift exchanges or other

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A Love Letter to Lebanon: Our 2021 Highlights Reel

A Love Letter to Lebanon: Our 2021 Highlights Reel

Needless to say, it’s been a rocky year following a number of increasingly rocky years for Lebanon. The country, and everyone in it, is hurting badly. The Wellness Project has

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8 Tips to Overcome Emotional Reactivity and Become More Intentional

8 Tips to Overcome Emotional Reactivity and Become More Intentional

Do you often feel as though the actions of others are personal attacks on you or your core beliefs? As though you’re constantly being affronted and are always on the

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MyPad is Tackling Period Poverty in Lebanon

MyPad is Tackling Period Poverty in Lebanon

You may have heard of period poverty, a problem that affects an estimated 500 million women worldwide. The people who experience this are unable to purchase the menstrual products they

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5 Brain Boosting Tips to Keep Your Mind Flexible & Fabulous

5 Brain Boosting Tips to Keep Your Mind Flexible & Fabulous

Neuroscience is a field that has been blowing up for a while now, and we have more concrete information about our cognition than ever before. We’ve also discovered we know

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How to Meal Prep for Fall: Tips & Recipes

How to Meal Prep for Fall: Tips & Recipes

If you’re new to meal prepping, then the thought of preparing a week’s worth of meals in advance can seem like a ton of extra work. I mean, cooking is

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How to Control Emotional Eating

How to Control Emotional Eating

When you are feeling anxious, stressed or bored, do you find yourself opening the fridge to see what you can eat when you are not even hungry? You might reach

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4 Lebanese Women Who are Speaking Truth to Power

4 Lebanese Women Who are Speaking Truth to Power

Lebanon is going through an ego death. A dramatic, apocalyptic moment of reckoning that is humiliating civil society and beggaring our sources of meaning. Is that waxing a bit dramatic?

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Save Our Strays is Spreading Love and Awareness

Save Our Strays is Spreading Love and Awareness

The colossal problem of stray animals in Lebanon is not new, and with the escalating economic crisis more and more pet owners are abandoning their pets and releasing them into

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10 Low-Impact Exercises That Go Easy on Your Joints & Keep You Fit

10 Low-Impact Exercises That Go Easy on Your Joints & Keep You Fit

Finding time to move our bodies every day is one of the most important things we can do for our health. And yet, as anyone with joint or mobility issues

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11 High-Calcium Non-Dairy Foods

11 High-Calcium Non-Dairy Foods

Whether you’re a vegan, lactose intolerant, or are simply trying to cut down your dairy intake, eating quality high-calcium foods is essential to overall health. The most abundant mineral in

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Lavender is a Family Affair at Choueiri Farms

Lavender is a Family Affair at Choueiri Farms

We want to tell you a heartwarming success story of a Lebanese family that recently started making a range of lovely home grown lavender products. Here it goes… Ramzi Choueiri

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The Importance of a Proper Fitting Bra and How to Get One

The Importance of a Proper Fitting Bra and How to Get One

With inconsistent sizing, varied quality of materials, and about a million different shapes, finding a proper-fitting bra can feel like a monumental task. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 80%

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Bus Transport Made So Much Easier with Hadeer

Bus Transport Made So Much Easier with Hadeer

With the current fuel crisis in Lebanon making the otherwise simple task of filling your car with petrol an utter nightmare, Hadeer, the newly launched bus transport service, could not

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Intermittent Fasting: Is it Worth the Hype?

Intermittent Fasting: Is it Worth the Hype?

An eating practice where you eat for a window of time and then fast for a window of time, intermittent fasting has been making waves in the health and wellness

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GWR Facilitates Recycling Your Trash

GWR Facilitates Recycling Your Trash

We want you to know about a wonderful newly established waste recycling initiative in Lebanon known as Global Waste Recycling (GWR). Unlike your typical waste collectors in Lebanon, GWR comes

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Bug Hotels: What they Are and Why You Should Make Them

Bug Hotels: What they Are and Why You Should Make Them

If you’re an avid gardener and lover of beneficial critters, then chances are you’ve heard of the bug hotel concept. Along with the common “bee hotel”, bug hotels are human-made

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Friendships: The Good and Bad and What to Look for in Them

Friendships: The Good and Bad and What to Look for in Them

Since Covid-19 entered our world we have learned many lessons which essentially reminded us not to take things for granted. Speaking for myself, for example in pre Covid-19 days, I

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9 Reasons to Start Composting (and how to start)

9 Reasons to Start Composting (and how to start)

Cheekily referred to as “black gold,” composting is one of the best things you can do for both your garden and the environment. By composting, you’ll create nutrient-rich humus (the

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3 Ways to Ride the Waves of Grief

3 Ways to Ride the Waves of Grief

it is being honest about my pain that makes me invincible — yield From Salt. by Nayyirah Waheed One year later, there is still no justice for the more than

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Paving the Way for Micro Tourism with Ailoul Canoun

Paving the Way for Micro Tourism with Ailoul Canoun

Ailoul Canoun (literally meaning September and December in Arabic) – is a unique micro tourism and housing project in Lebanon that was launched in 2018. It’s simply nothing like we

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8 Subcategories of Minimalism For a Less Cluttered Life

8 Subcategories of Minimalism For a Less Cluttered Life

Over the past ten years, the concept of minimalism has exploded in popularity. While previous decades seemed to value collecting and owning more, also known as “maximalism”, the idea of

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Bahara: Made in Lebanon Surfboards

Bahara: Made in Lebanon Surfboards

We want you to meet Paul Abbas, a 41-year-old self taught professional surfboard shaper (someone who designs and builds surfboards). In fact, he is the only person who makes surfboards

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Why You Should Add Foam Rolling to Your Exercise Routine

Why You Should Add Foam Rolling to Your Exercise Routine

From influencers to enthusiasts, it seems as though the practice of foam rolling has recently been making waves in the wellness world. But with all the hype, what exactly is

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Self-Care Habits for Perimenopause

Self-Care Habits for Perimenopause

Most of us have heard of menopause – a phase in a woman’s life when the period stops. However, what is less talked about is the stage right before menstruation

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How to Practice Self-Care During Your Period

How to Practice Self-Care During Your Period

Did you know that May is Menstrual Hygiene Month? Culminating on May 28th (to symbolize a 28-day cycle), Menstrual Hygiene Month is all about raising awareness on stigma, lack of

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BREAD – How to Choose Wisely

BREAD – How to Choose Wisely

Without a doubt bread is a popular staple in our diet. It’s generally affordable, nutritious and tasty. In all parts of the world, bread plays a major culinary role. Whether

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5 Badass Podcasts to Lift You Up When It’s All Too Much

5 Badass Podcasts to Lift You Up When It’s All Too Much

The unexpected coup of audio is here. Podcasts have taken over, with a popularity spike in recent years that Olly Mann, quoted in this BBC article, attributes to something in

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