Category Archives: Personal

I was diagnosed with cancer soon after my wedding. This is how yoga helped me

Being diagnosed with Non–Hodgkin Lymphoma just weeks after her wedding, yogi Lina Zoghaib had a different sort of honeymoon ahead of her…

“My wedding in Lebanon had been the celebration of dreams; surrounded by friends and family, poems written by my dad, traditional Arabic music, lots of dancing, great home cooked food, and of course, tying the knot with my gorgeous, supportive and fun fiancé — what more could a girl ask for?

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How to deal with kiddie bullies (who turn into nasty adults)

By Alvin R. Cabral

Years ago, my son got into a scuffle with a classmate. They were naturally summoned to the principal’s office. My son’s reason was that he was merely defending another classmate who was being bullied. Some time later, I flipped out when he told me that again there were hecklers ganging up on him in a game he was playing on his iPad.

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Need special skills to make friends in Dubai. Have them?

By Anita Iyer

As I turned on the mobile network one morning last week, my cellphone beeped continuously. My first thought was, “Is everything fine at home?” Unlocking it, I was relieved to see a flood of messages from people I don’t usually hear from, wishing me happy friendship day. A few messages had genuine warmth, enquiring what’s new in my life, but most were forwards.

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Millennials are now driving a boom in re-sale clothing

By Sorell Grow

At first glance, the small boutique looks like many others that line Newbury Street in Boston: Sleek glass shelves and chrome racks are filled with luxury purses, coats, and other accessories arranged by color, designer, or occasion. Despite appearances, all these items in Luxury Garage Sale’s pop-up store share a unique trait – each one has been previously owned.  Continue reading Millennials are now driving a boom in re-sale clothing