Archive for the ‘Social Issues’ Category

Bullying

Posted in Bullying, Canada, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Youth, Social Issues, Uncategorized, USA, Youth | No Comments

  Bullying is a disease that affects people worldwide. This video is amazing and I hope you watch and share it. It is truly inspiring and honest. How many kids go to school with a smile returning home with frowns, tears, or marks from being hit at school? No kid deserves this! Parents need to be […]

Teacher’s

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Before I get to the post, I want to apologise for not posting regularly lately. I have been quite busy, with a little bundle of joy on the way and having a gazillion things to do, okay that one is exaggerated a bit 🙂 So without further ramblings, lets get to todays post on what makes a great […]

Knowing How to Speak

Posted in Social Etiquette, Social Issues, Uncategorized | No Comments

Okay we all have those occasional moments when we blurt things out without thinking, but sometimes the consequences of that action can have dire results. It is certainly easier said than done, but we need to know how to speak, whether at work, at home or in any type of social environment. I’ve encountered many […]

Suicide & Depression

Posted in Canada, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Social Issues, Uncategorized, USA, Youth | 4 Comments

  Are you feeling down or suffering from depression? Have you ever thought about suicide? Experts say 1 in 6 people think of suicide. Do you know that suicide is now the 8th leading cause of death in the US? Someone commits suicide every 15 minutes in the US. I believe almost everyone can relate to this […]

Steve Jobs: Life Lessons

Posted in Social Issues, Technology, Uncategorized, USA, Youth | 7 Comments

  Steve Jobs needs no introduction. He was a visionary leader who changed the world and our everyday lives through technology. When I read that he had passed away, I felt genuinely sad, just as I believe most people had felt. We had lost a legend and the world had lost someone truly remarkable. In his […]

Poverty

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Poverty knows no race, no language and is not isolated to one country alone. It is in the most remote of villages and even in the most developed of cities worldwide. Poverty can be barely meeting ends meet, being up to your ear’s in debt and not being able to pay the bills, and it […]

Chaos in London

Posted in Social Issues, Uncategorized, Youth | No Comments

London and surrounding cities are in utter chaos. There is mass looting, setting fires, muggings, and violence ravaging the city. Approximately 1500 people have been arrested so far. People as young as 11 are looting, setting buildings and cars on fire, and attacking people in the streets. Some of the looters are saying that they are showing […]

Somalia: Lost Faces

Posted in Canada, Muslims, Saudi Arabia, Social Issues, Uncategorized, USA | No Comments

  I cannot express in words how horrifying and difficult it must be for the people of Somalia while they endure this famine. Today I am fasting, and I am really thirsty right now. Imagine how they feel. People are walking to neighbouring countries in search of food and water, sometimes never meeting their destination. […]

Dealing with Change

Posted in Canada, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Culture, Saudi Youth, Social Issues, Uncategorized, USA, Youth | 1 Comment

We all have to deal with change. Change is inevitable and is a natural part of life. It can be growing older, moving to a new home (city or country), being diagnosed with cancer, staying up-to-date with technological advancements, death in the family, birth of a child, marriage, divorce, starting a new job, being laid-off […]

Under the Veil

Posted in Canada, Muslims, Social Issues, Uncategorized, USA | No Comments

People often do not see the person under the veil, all they can see is the cloth that covers you. Ever since veiling since my conversion to Islam I have noticed the difference in the way people deal with me. People assume that I am what many people call a “foreigner” or “FOB” (Fresh Off the Boat). […]

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