How I’m Coping With Self-Isolation

It is likely that all of you reading now are under some type of self-isolation situation, wherever in the world you may be. I know the situation isn’t looking particularly rosy, and for some it is outright gloomy. It is a hard thing to be going through for everyone, for some, certainly, even harder than for others. My experience has been less severe than for … Continue reading How I’m Coping With Self-Isolation


I met Aya at our Running Club organized by the largest mosque in our region and a group of doctors who attend it. She was the fitness coach for the women’s section, so we wouldn’t just drop off our kids and walk around the field, not wanting to play soccer with the boys and men. After this she began offering classes at our mosque’s gym … Continue reading Aya

Look Your Best on Your Next Conference Call

Many of you are now experiencing working from home for the first time. Perhaps you’re finding yourselves having more conference calls with people you can no longer meet in person. This means a blowup in Zoom, Skype, and Messenger use. You’ll probably have noticed that you can pick up subtleties in your colleagues’ backgrounds that you wouldn’t normally notice, simply because it’s being framed in … Continue reading Look Your Best on Your Next Conference Call

Keto and Intermittent Fasting

I’ve been on keto for nearly two years now. I stumbled upon it quite by accident, as I had just recovered from a fracture, and was finally ready to get back into exercising regularly. By the time I got to it, my coach was moving onto bigger and better things. Having read her blog, her e-books, and all of her online information, I knew I … Continue reading Keto and Intermittent Fasting

Refreshing, Respectful, Ethical, Sustainable: Beautiful!

View this post on Instagram "But there may be a better way to respectfully use other cultures’ designs, and @oskarmetsavaht founder and creative director of the Brazilian sportswear label @osklen, is leading the pack. Osklen’s spring 2016 collection was inspired by the designs of the Asháninka, an indigenous people who live in the Brazilian and Peruvian rainforest. In return for permission to adapt their tattoos … Continue reading Refreshing, Respectful, Ethical, Sustainable: Beautiful!