WHAT DOES MY NAME MEAN?

The internet is an incredible invention, and as my wise friend Natasha said last night “with technology comes alot of bullshit.” I am not sure how I stumbled across this site but it analyze your name for you! so here is mine “The name of Yasmine creates a restless, creative nature that takes you into many ventures, but does not

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INSPIRATION: FINDING YOUR PEACE OF MIND

Just walked out of the movie Yacoubian Building, a controversial Egyptian movie tackling many of Egypt’s taboo topics. I read the book last year and watching the movie was but a reminder me how the world is a really sad place and peoples need to be accepted. Its not always as easy to see the bright side of it, for

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Interesting Week

A couple of interesting things happened this week. I had a refreshing break since the interns arrive, and it made me realize how much I appreciate my personal time. I spent a couple of the time off with Raz and Naz, writing some interesting random stories of friendship at our cafe in Mohandeseen and of course buying out NASA. I

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WHAT WERE YOU LIKE WHEN YOU WERE 14?

In my bedroom there is a big red chest full of old favorite books and many memories. Yesterday i was feeling nostalgic and I ended up finding my diary which I had when I was fifteen. It was so funny how much you can grow in just a couple of years. My little brother Ibrahim is fifteen now. My diary

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BUCKET LIST: EATING CLAIM CHOWDER IN BOSTON

On the 8th of May! I arrived in Boston.. I was going to visit my friend Xiaomin, who the day I arrived just finished her Phd degree, which is incredible! Boston, and Cambridge where i was staying where all the campuses are is an incredible city! I especially loved the architecture and the contrast between the really old and the

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BUCKET LIST: LEAD A NATIONAL ORGANZIATION

Well i have postponed sharing this news with many people, just because i have been scared to admit it to myself! But as I have learnt numerous times, admitting it is always the first step. I applied for National committee vice president of AIESEC Egypt.. and what can i say! If it wasn’t for tamer, if not for his manipulative

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LITTLE MERMAID: PERSPECTIVES? WHATS REAL? WHATS NOT?

Watched Little Mermaid this morning, and I was shocked to see how much more disturbing this cartoon has become to me…. In a nutshell, a young girl searching for herself, fascinated with the world she can not have, and in that process falls in love with a prince…. By far, the most interesting scene is Arial and Ursula first encounter,

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CHALLENGING YOUR PERSPECTIVE: HOW MANY WALLS ARE IN A ROOM

Its strange how a simple concept such as a room which is just four walls is, It all changes when you allocate emotions to it, over the past 10 months these four walls have been my sanctuary. The place where I retreat at the end of a long day, the place I take away all the masks and be myself.

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AMAZING DAY

My life is busy, trying with all my Passion to accomplish the things on my Bucket List. So busy sometimes, that I just take each minute, each hour, each day for granted. As I am sure we all do, right? Then out of the blue, I received this forward and realized that today is such a rare day. “On Thursday

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MORE ABOUT PERSPECTIVE

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.” Abraham Lincoln Last night, I was hanging out with my dear friend Diana who is possibly one of the most amazing people I could ever meet! She

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