CategorySaudi Youth

Bullying

  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 aware of what is happening at their childrens school. Keeping communication open with your children is the only way to know what is going on […]

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Event: Saudi Aramco Cultural Program 2012

Want something fun to do this summer? Then get ready to mark your calenders. You must check out the Saudi Aramco Cultural Program in Dhahran, Riyadh, or Jeddah. What you can expect: 1001 Inventions (Has been showcased in London, New York, Los Angelas, and Abu Dhabi. Revealing 1000 years of scientific and cultural achievements from Muslim Scientists and Inventors.) Tinkering Village (Where science, art, and technology come together to create a fun learning environment.) iSpark (Hands on and interactive science workshops.) Live Entertainment (Barney […]

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Dealing with Change

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 or even fired. Change comes both big and small, easy and hard, expected and unexpected! Most of us are uncomfortable with what we don’t know or […]

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Perfection

  We are constantly bombarded with images from the media to tell us what is beautiful, what is popular, what to buy, and it shapes how we see ourselves and our surroundings. You might think to yourself when looking in the mirror, only if my nose was a little smaller, only if my jaw line was more defined, only if I could have a better shaped mid-section, only if my behind was more like Kim Kardashian, then I would look good. If you let it […]

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Photography: Interview with Aya Salamah

  The following interview is to show the world the talent that exists in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia really is a land of opportunities and potential, and I hope that you can see that through her interview. So without further ado, I give you Aya Salamah   1. Please introduce yourself. My name is Aya Ehssan Salamah, and I’m 16 years old. I’m a Saudi from Madinah Al Munarawah, but I am living in Jeddah. 2. What are your hobbies, […]

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Tamkeen (Empowerment)

  EMPOWER YOURSELF. Instill passion, dreams and goals in yourself and others. We should dream and dream big. We should be optimistic because dreams do come true, if you allow them to. We truly are our own greatest enemies, as it is our own created barriers which stop us from stepping outside of our comfort zones and making our dreams a reality. We need to envision our dreams as realities, create a plan to achieve it and then implement it. […]

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What Saudi Youth Need

Our youth is our future. With 60% of the Saudi population under 30 yrs old they are paving the way for change in a society based heavily on traditions and tribal customs. So there is this elephant in the room so to speak, where there is a hush hush of this cultural tension between tradition and what people want today. Eventually it will explode if left unaltered or un-addressed amongst society. I myself wish I could just hop in my […]

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