Endurance

A bedouin was asked “How can you endure the desert?” He answered, “What is there to endure when one has the earth for his mattress, the sky for his cover, the sun for his food and the wind to drink? By God, we followed in the tracks of people proceeding us by several stage. We were barefoot. The sun was

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BUCKET LIST: Hello Hollywood..

This weekend I gained insight in the filming industry when I got to star my brother film project. I always thought acting was easy, you either can or can not do it, and was in latter group because of nature of laughing at inappropriate times. I was pleasantly surprised by the experience, as much as it was challenging I have

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BUCKET LIST: Suppaa Austria

Feb has dawned upon us, and I cant imagine another way of expressing how “Suppaa” this past month has been. The trip was born after Dr Rostom and I concluded that the Silk route would need to wait till after Jan, as the harsh weather conditions would require alot more than just warm clothes. We decided to try skiing, and

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YEAR OF RECAP 2008

Looking back at 2008, with all the ups and downs it has never-the-less been a fantastic year. Recaping the year.. Jan: Start of the year with Susu, Omar, Selma and Marcus at the lovely surreal red sea in Dahab. Then spending it with my favorite girls on the slopes of the Alps and having a near to death experience, but

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BUCKET LIST: EXPERIENCING THE PEARL OF INDOCHINA: VIETNAM

A couple of weeks ago a dear friend Vimal calls me up to ask if we could travel together, she couldn’t come to Egypt because she had already booked her leave so we decided on going to Vietnam. The irony was 3 months ago when I first met Vimal we actually talked about going together. We had had an awesome

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Do you suffer from graduation anxiety?

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” Harvay MacKay In less than 4 weeks, I will complete my fifth and final year of my life as an undergraduate. I never thought my last

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BUCKET LIST: BE THE FACE ON A GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

“Yasmine experienced how AIESEC empowers youth a few years ago while attending a conference in Ghana, where she met 210 individuals from over 23 countries that all shared a similar passion: a desire to change the world. Yasmine had always thought that was crazy, but before long she joined in, determined to also make a difference. She didn’t need to

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Strength, Courage and Wisdom

These past few days, everything seems to be focused on disease and disorders. My friends fathers went through an open heart surgery, which my granduncle also went through. one of my other mothers went through back surgery, and then there is seeing my fathers health deteriorate, its overwhelming To make matters tougher, my research paper for developmental psychopathology class is

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HOW TO DEAL WITH TRANSITION

Its wonderful when you realize, that once something ends, its often really just the beginning! At the end of the semeseter this epipheny often hits me, but its never been as powerful as this year! This is most likely because most of my friends have already began their professional careers, and it seems odd still having to go through the

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HOW TO COPE WITH LOSING YOUR DAD

So this year has definitely been an emotional battle for me, coming back coping with my family situation!! Thanks to the special people, who said I could fight through this, all that moral support have played it’s part.. So how did I cope with it all, for the first part of the year, I just ignored the fact that my

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