FACING YOUR FEARS

I recently embarked on a challenge to learn to swim. Along the way my story resonated with so many people who admitted they had a fear of the pool. This is my story.

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GIRL POWER

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? As women around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, MyArabia caught up with Sana Amanat, Marvel’s Director of Content and Character Development. Amanat was in Dubai this week as a guest at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the Middle East’s largest literature festival. The 34-year-old, from New Jersey, became a […]

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Embarking on New Challenges

Everyone deals with turning 40 differently. I’ve embarked on a 40 before 40 challenge. I’m not sure if I’ll get through everything before April. Follow my journey.

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Expat Exodus

Falling oil prices in the Middle East has cost jobs across various sectors. As a result, we are seeing a mass exodus of expats.

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Finding My Way Back

Almost two years have passed since my last post. I can remember the day I lost my passion to write: it was not long after I found out I was pregnant with my fourth child. Since then I’ve given birth to a beautiful baby girl, Amalia, but the journey to this point has been long. […]

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Majestic Lebanon

There is no doubt that this was one of the most emotional journeys I’ve taken. I rediscovered myself and reconnected with my Lebanese heritage. When this tiny nation attracts so many negative mentions in the media, few could believe how deeply enriched Lebanon is by history and beauty.

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Welcome to My Arabia.

With millions of people around the world blogging about their experiences, it’s time I joined the chorus of writers that has made a success out of blogging. After having lived in the UAE for six years, I think it’s now time to share my unique journey with the world. My early years were challenging. I […]

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Business in Arabia: Risking it all to pursue a dream

Australian businessman Ross Milton gave up a high-flying job to pursue a dream. MyArabia.me recently caught up with the Managing Director of Bounce to find out more about the jumping revolution in Dubai.   Anyone who has lived in the United Arab Emirates long enough will tell you that Dubai is built on entrepreneurship. There […]

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Coffee With…. Two Tone

Put simply, Dubai-based rapper Two Tone is the quintessential example of a person who never gave up on his teenage dream, despite getting side-tracked by building a multi-million-dollar souvenir empire.
As part of a new section on my blog, Coffee With.…., My Arabia caught up with the Moroccan-Dutch entertainer ahead of his debut Dubai performance at RedFest DXB.

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Syrian refugees face a new kind of hell

Their displacement has stripped them of their humanity; children have lost their childhoods while adults seem to have given up on life. Their basic needs of shelter, belonging and protection are rarely met.

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Reckless Parenting in Arabia

As parents, we can’t take any risks with our children’s lives. They’re irreplaceable. Too many children have lost their lives in the UAE as a result of reckless parenting.

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