SHA is a worldwide pioneering clinic that is dedicated to significantly improving and prolonging the health and well-being of people by using natural therapies, that mostly derive from ancestral oriental knowledge and the most advanced western techniques. SHA does not simply view health as the absence of illness, rather, it is an optimum state of complete physical and mental well-being, with an ideal weight and vitality.
On Monday, Mattel honors Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American Olympian to compete while wearing a hijab, as a Barbie Shero by gifting her a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness. The doll was unveiled at the Glamour Women of the Year LIVE Summit, an annual event that gives young women the opportunity to hear from select past and present Women of the Year honorees, as well as other influential leaders from a variety of fields, in Brooklyn, NY.
By AFP - As New York limbers up to host the world's biggest marathon on Sunday, runners around the world will be picturing its storied finish line to push for that extra kilometre (mile). But is running actually good for your health? Yes, say experts, as long as you are careful.
Gold’s Gym, a subsidiary of the Al Ahli Holding Group, is set to become the first gym chain in the UAE to offer cloud-based technology to consumers for fitness tracking and lifestyle management. With the relaunch of five of its fitness clubs in the UAE to include state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment and a complete revamp of the indoor cycling studio, they now offer a complete digital solution to consumers and brings fitness into the digital age.
For as long as I can remember, we have been indirectly taught by our social construction NOT to feel negative emotions. From a very young age, we get emotionally invalidated in so many ways until that becomes our norm. We get told not to cry or not to get angry, which teaches us to avoid unpleasant feelings at any cost. With continuous practice, following what we have been taught to be the right thing, we get programmed to send our negative emotions to the subconscious mind where they get manifested into other forms.
With a large number of ‘mental illnesses’ enlisted in the DSM, differentiation between bad habits that have turned into destructive behaviours and actual diseases has been lost. Plus, the DSM does not tackle the chicken-egg dynamic, portraying certain ‘illnesses’ to have been caused solely by genetics and biochemical imbalances, which may not necessarily be the case. David Bailey, a hypnotherapist and life coach at SOAS believes that “…science mixed with the pseudo-science of psychology has also had some detrimental effects in perpetrating popular misconceptions. The idea that something like depression, anxiety or a phobia is an actual “thing” like a stomach ulcer. Rather than a conceptual framework for describing a manifestation of thought is, in [his] opinion, problematic.”
Expressive writing can be described as an activity that expresses “major upheavals” in one’s life. It is writing that directly comes out from our innermost insecurities and it usually does not reflect on the events that take place but rather on one’s feelings and thoughts about these events. It is a type of writing specially used as a tool for stress management. Rather than repressing emotions such as anger and hostility, people can reflect their feeling through writing and therefore ventilate the negativity that comes in tandem. Simple examples of expressive writing would be keeping a diary or a daily journal.
In my point of view, writing has always been a relationship rather than an action verb and every relationship has routine characteristics to employ success. In this case, members of the relationship are myself, the topic I am writing about and the circumstances I write under. Over time, this love triangle has made me realize …
GFX, a premier fitness studio in Business Bay, has launched the Middle East’s first completely immersive cycling studio. Developed by global fitness brand, Les Mills, THE TRIP is a completely new workout experience that combines a 40-minute multi-peak cycling workout with a journey through digitally-created worlds. With its cinema-scale screen and sound system, THE TRIP …
A study conducted by Barbie shows that 72 percent of dads know it is important to show their daughters that being kind and brave is more important than being pretty, and when it comes to empowering their daughter, 62 percent of dads tell their daughters that they can be anything.