Are You a Terrorist in the Name of Peace?

  Orlando. A gay Club... A muslim Afghan sprays the party makers with bullets, killing 50 and injuring 50.   Chaos... Fear... Rage ... Anger...   As I entered my Pilates class here in Dubai, I see one of our classmates pale with red eyes. She had been crying...   "Did you hear what is happening in America? WHY IS IT ALWAYS LIKE THIS??? Why did he have to be an Arab … [Read more...]

How Exciting to Follow the After-Life Light!

  "...and as the plane re-lifted in an emergency move as we were about to land, a million images came to my mind...in the split second that followed I saw the sea through my window...but not under the horizontal airplane as it usually flies parallel to land...are we about to follow the after-life light?   We were flying perpendicularly! Oh wow!!!  I imagined a million things. Am … [Read more...]

Another Extraordinary Moment in Dubai

      Another extraordinary moment in Dubai   "...Oh my God...how cute!!!..."   ...I heard my Heart tell me as my feet got "stranded" in the sand of the each that daily witnesses my morning ritual to salute the New Day as Mr. Sun rises...   An Oriental father running with his 4-5 year old daughter were caught by my eyesight...as my whole … [Read more...]

Faith Saves Lives: Dubai Sets the Example

      When I arrived to Dubai the first time some 30 years ago, one could breathe safety and peace in the air; there was one hotel in Jebel Ali where one could go and enjoy fishing...and that was about it...   When I came in 2013 to talk about the importance of happiness at Dubai One TV and visit the Literary Festival as an author, it was truly a different … [Read more...]

Music: the Tangible Proof of the Natural Excellence within All of Us

According to the Human measuring spree, we are about to end a cycle of life, a 365 day period. Habit has it that we guide ourselves into the mood of recalling what we did and what we didn't do during that time, to set new goals, new expectations, new renewed and re-renewed vows that we might have not achieved...and so we try again and again to reach them...   "This year I will make … [Read more...]

Are you Happy in Dubai? From Sand to Grand

If you ever wondered about the magnitude of the power of a human being (and you are one of those...), come to Dubai and feel, just feel how that power is in the air...inflicting an irreversible positive effect on the air one breathes while being here. You simply feel happy in Dubai...   Yes. If you allow it, it will empower you if you decided to visit Dubai where our ruler HH Sheikh … [Read more...]

The Power of Trust

Whenever I think of  my sweet husband Ibrahim, magic commences to spell its effect on me...my creativity level rises, my heart beat increases and my ability to smile explodes...   Whenever I meet my "twin sister" Sarah, there is a huge movement in the Universe making me feel like flying, celebrating together the power of trust.   What is trust, if not the ability to recognize … [Read more...]

Botox or No Botox?

What is perfection? It is easy to get overwhelmed with all those commercials and the media focusing on what "perfection" is: a lovely, skinny, wrinkle-less body, hand in hand with the perfect soul mate living in some expensive paradise with lots and lots of branded things.   And...somehow this hammering gets into our subconscious minds...and there you are, botoxing your "very fixable" … [Read more...]

Happiness and Success in Business? A Proven FACT!

It is my intense belief and experience that happiness is the way to keep your ROI rolling… and in my quest to research this fully, I have been following the steps of Tony Hsieh, CEO and Founder of zappos.com, an online fashion and shoes billion dollar sales company.   Just a year after he graduated from Harvard, he had successfully founded Link Exchange. He founded this company with … [Read more...]

Are You Really Listening?

Hola! Last time I shared with you my perspective on how I know that I am NOT listening:   when one feels like advising the other party without being asked when one "shoulds" others into an action of our own preference   I find it very useful to keep in mind at all times the following phrase (I read it in the Emirates Airline inflight magazine):     "Be … [Read more...]