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Upbringing the youth to think of their careers

At times its difficult for us the adults to determine which career we must pursue, its like being stuck in water between two mountains, it seems to be too hard to deal with and too precious to forget about. For some the agony is even stronger…
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How slogans are used by various universities around the world. 

Slogans are so important in any field, whether, products, services,  business, sports, education, food and many others. Some brands are known by their slogans, eg, “Just do it” is of course Nike’s; “I am worth it” is Loreal, “creating…
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What will my obituary look like?

In our culture we do not have this, we do not write obituaries about people that die, we only do Quran reading and we always hope that when a person is deceased he or she has a beautiful ending to his or her life (حسن الخاتمة).…
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Why drift away?

  I am not a clinical psychologist, I am not an anthropologist, I am not a person that understands human behavior, but I do have a sharp mind, I am curious and can notice things.  So this is what I have been noticing: Nowadays,…
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Studying is not a choice!

I was attending a graduation ceremony for my nephew.  Of course I remembered mine, my kids', my other nieces and nephews and my friends'.  In one of the ceremonies the mother (my friend that is) started to make arabic chants and I went…
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Why don’t we study cooking

I still remember the cooking and sewing classes that we used to do at school once a week, it made me feel so proud of myself that I knew how to bake a cake and sew a skirt.  Skills like these don't come easily, as it takes time, practice…
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Study abroad

Sometimes I wonder how I would be if I didn’t study abroad? Would I be shy, incompetent, less experienced? Would I lack of knowledge in what the rest of the world has to offer?.  I will not know about the culture, the art, the tremendous…
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A doctor or a footballer? dilemma

I was so sad today after talking to a student who is in love with football, but his dad isn't.  He only wants to spend his life playing football and apparently he is great at it.  His dad, on the other hand, wants him to study (according to…
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Peace be Upon you

When we hear the greeting message that we use all the time, we never actually think about it, what does it mean to have peace upon us? does it get poured on us like water to cool us down? or when we go for energy healing and they tell us that…
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Happiness, what does it mean?

  When I was little I heard a saying that stuck to my mind “happiness is like a butterfly, if you pursue it, it flies away, if you don’t it sits on your hands”.  Also I heard a story that goes like this “a woman tells a…