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Why you should NOT lose weight for Sahel

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Why you should NOT lose weight for Sahel

Let’s just clarify one thing; losing weight for any purpose but your own health is a travesty and a crime against yourself. Your body is sacred, your mind is sacred, your heart is sacred, and your soul is sacred. Crash dieting for Sahel throws that previous sentence down the drain. Let’s clarify another thing; your…

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This Woman Gives The Perfect Response to Body Shaming

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This Woman Gives The Perfect Response to Body Shaming

We all are apart of a group or two on facebook, and they’re a great source of inspiration, shopping, celebrity updates, depending on what you want. And even though we may find the inspiring post here and there, we were really surprised by how touching and powerful this message that we came across in a…

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Lebanese Lifestyle Blogger, Rita Dahdah Fawaz Talks Pregnancy and Body Positivity

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Lebanese Lifestyle Blogger, Rita Dahdah Fawaz Talks Pregnancy and Body Positivity

Pregnancy is no walk in the park, especially when you live your life in the public eye. In today’s world, we’re curious about the lives of bloggers and internet personas as we are about the lives of celebrities. We talked to Rita Dahdah Fawaz, a Lebanese-Nigerian lifestyle blogger and a new mama about all things…

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An Egyptian Body-Positive Blogger Talks Confidence, Body Positivity & Self Love

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An Egyptian Body-Positive Blogger Talks Confidence, Body Positivity & Self Love

It’s no lie that there is lots of emphasis on self-love nowadays. There is, however, one industry which pays little to no attention to that concept- the fashion industry. We talked to one of Egypt’s uprising plus-size fashion bloggers, Macrina Raymond, to get her view on the matter and much more. So, tell us a…

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Sherine Arafa’s 35Kg Weight Loss Journey To Self-Love

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Sherine Arafa's 35Kg Weight Loss Journey To Self-Love

Sherine Arafa has become a sensation with her videos that have us laughing our hearts out at how funny and utterly relatable they are. We were especially amused by her video about the Five Types Of People Trying To Lose Weight (If you haven’t seen it already you need to watch it now!) What’s even more…

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5 Things Single Egyptian Women Over 30 Would Like The Rest of Us to Know

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5 Things Single Egyptian Women Over 30 Would Like The Rest of Us to Know

Every culture has its taboos and stereotypes. When it comes to the Egypt and the Middle East, many of these have to do with sexuality and/or marriage. Some are about conduct with the opposite sex outside of marriage, how loud you laugh, how young you get married, the age of who you’re getting married to…

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Lama Tawakkol: Why I’m Not Rushing to Get Married

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Lama Tawakkol: Why I’m Not Rushing to Get Married

Growing up, people in their twenties seemed as old as it got. They were finishing university, getting jobs, becoming independent and figuring out their lives. They were also, of course, getting married. As I got closer to that age group, I repeatedly made the comment that they had always seemed so much older, so much…

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The One Thing You Need To Do Before Falling In Love With Someone

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The One Thing You Need To Do Before Falling In Love With Someone

“My hope. My life. My Love. I love you. You made me live the love, with you it’s a thousand love. With each look at you, I love you. Oh I love you. I love you all over again…” These words are not only part of a song from Egypt`s most famous singer Oum Kalthoum,…

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The 7 Easiest Ways to Spiritually Grow This Ramadan Other Than Fasting

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The 7 Easiest Ways to Spiritually Grow This Ramadan Other Than Fasting

Islam places a huge emphasis on good ethics and proper manners alongside the religious practices and there is no better time than Ramadan to adopt these useful and beneficial ethics into your life. It takes 21 days to break a habit, making the holy month the perfect opportunity to detach yourself from any behaviors, habits…

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Allow Yourself to Be a Woman, Embrace Your Soft Strength

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Allow Yourself to Be a Woman, Embrace Your Soft Strength

When you hear the word femininity, what are some of the first traits that might come to mind? Soft, delicate, radiant, sensitive, charming, creative, caring, loving and many other gentle traits, right? Then why is it that we tend to undress ourselves of these powerful (yes, powerful) traits as soon as we walk out the door of…

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#RealTalk: Repeat After Me, “Instagram Is Not Real Life”

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#RealTalk: Repeat After Me, “Instagram Is Not Real Life”

If you work directly in social media (or know anyone who does) you will know that it has quickly become a multi-million dollar industry. Don’t get us wrong, we love scrolling and getting some healthy and fit inspiration, and giving some of our own, but with Instagram’s more than 300 million monthly users we know…

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