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Famous motivational speaker inspires professionals ‘to walk on fire’

Famous motivational speaker inspires professionals ‘to walk on fire’

Life is not meant merely for one to survive. It is actually meant to thrive with a mission and passion. To thrive and to achieve a certain goal, one must challenge one’s abilities and need to go beyond one’s ordinary capacities.

A trip to Abu Dhalouf Park

A trip to Abu Dhalouf Park

Tranquil, sandy stretch near a landscaped park with a playground, grassy lawns and a paved promenade – these are some of the features of the Abu Dhalouf Park. This beautiful park of Qatar lies on the lip of the sea in the northern town of Ruwais.

A world divided

A world divided

consideration — and when the world might want to use them. The United Nations Environment Assembly recently shelved a resolution to commission a report on the subject, because even studying it is contentious. (The US helped block the proposal.)

It’s not the Earth that needs rescuing...

It’s not the Earth that needs rescuing...

One of my fav yogis from India says “We may have a plan A and a plan B, but there is no planet B, we must protect the one we have. It was Earth Day on April 22nd, if it were up to me

Are you seeing enough green?

Are you seeing enough green?

Two weeks ago, I was sitting in an office, in a room with a small window, overlooking other concrete buildings. Right now, I am sitting in a café on lake Mutanda in Uganda, surrounded by evergreen forested hills and volcanoes in the distance.

Eat your way to good skin

Eat your way to good skin

Marketplaces, department stores and designer brands around the world are flooded with face creams and products, promising the consumer the same ambitious pledge: to improve skin. And while some products – especially those that are made from natural, organic ingredients

Is a daily routine all it’s cracked up to be?

Is a daily routine all it’s cracked up to be?

ATo be productive, creative and sane, we’re told, you need a regimen. But do they work? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve been repeatedly told – including by me – that if you want to be productive

Cousin duo brings magic of South African music to Doha

Cousin duo brings magic of South African music to Doha

When cousins – Callen Petersen and Jody Abel – combined their musical talents, an extraordinary musical combination was born. Callen, who plays the violin, and Jody, who plays guitar and beatboxes, make up the dynamic musical duo – Acoustic Element.

Silhouetted at the Sealine

Silhouetted at the Sealine

Sealine conjures up pictures of tranquillity, away from the cacophony of urban life, but also adventurous spirit — if you want to make a mark in sand and sand dunes. The beach, for its part, is of course hard to beat; why, you can be excused for thinking life’s just that

‘Knock ‘em dead’: Recalling Stan

‘Knock ‘em dead’: Recalling Stan

Avengers: Endgame actress Karen Gillan was in her trailer on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy when she heard a knock at the door. Someone was eager to see her intricate makeup as Nebula, an adopted daughter of the intergalactic warlord Thanos. A moustachioed smile greeted her. It was Stan Lee.

Emy ­­— the robot waitress, both attracts and serves customers

Emy ­­— the robot waitress, both attracts and serves customers

The product of the human brain has escaped the control of human hands. This is the comedy of science. These are well-known lines from Karel Capek’s R.U.R, a 1920 science fiction play.

A family trip to Education City

A family trip to Education City

My daughter had a photography assignment in her school on the theme ‘What does Spaces mean to you’. We had a short list of places where we could wander, finding the spaces that she had in mind and we explored the Education City for its architectural marvels.

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