People-Pleasing: Why Do We Do It?

People-pleasing

  How to Overcome The Need & Desire to Please!   People-pleasing is a negative characteristic and attitude that partially and immensely affects people’s lives in many ways that they are unaware of. People-pleasing is one’s desire to make others happy. This often results in allowing others to take advantage of one’s kind-heartedness and benevolence.…

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8 Self-Care Practices for Women

self-care practices

8 Self-Care Practices for Women Challenging times can bring about a roller coaster of emotions. Are you finding it hard to stay positive and motivated nowadays? You are not alone. There are thousands of women out there who are struggling to stay afloat in the middle of this pandemic. Dealing with this health crisis is…

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Mompreneurs And Pandemics

Mompreneurs and pandemics

Mompreneurs And Pandemics It’s 6:00 am, and I’m writing this article knowing that I had to get it done in an hour before the kids wake up and our day starts.  Nowadays, I wake up around 5:00 am because I know that it’s the only time when I can do my creative work i.e writing,…

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LOVE…Under One Roof

love under one roof

The world as we know it has experienced a dramatic shift. We have – all of a sudden – witnessed a change in our realities, as if someone removed the grounds we walk on from underneath, immobilizing and destabilizing us. Our ability to respond to overwhelming chaos is directly proportionate to our ability to stay…

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You Are Not Alone!

you are not alone

“Mom! we’re hungry!” “Mom! Can you help me with my homework” “Oops! I have a session with my client now…”  “Ugh! I need to clean the house again…” A typical Covid-19 crisis morning… I woke up one day finding myself in Toronto, after I’d decided to travel all the way from Beirut to be next…

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Hardwired to Living in Survival, Longing to Thrive

Thrive

How to develop Mental & Emotional Resilience during challenging times. The Corona Virus is not the first pandemic that happened throughout history and probably won’t be the last. It’s difficult for us to predict when this pandemic will be over – and this state of unpredictability of how long its effect will remain influencing our…

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How To Manage Stress In Difficult Times

Manage Stress

Have you been feeling stressed? Do you feel like it’s eating you out with all the current circumstances that are happening? Well it’s quite obvious that the reason behind this is because you have mixed emotions which you have only expressed in unproductive ways. These emotions are the main cause of your stress. Stress is…

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Parental Coaching: A Solution, Not An Intrusion!

Parental Coaching

Are you a devoted, hard-working Mom who gets exhausted from trying to do everything right for her family? Yes, I was!  which made me a stressed mom with complicated relations with my three kids. On top of that, I always had a challenge to defend my choice, in front of this crucial society, for quitting…

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Self-Love Is Not Selfish!

Self Love

Living and growing up in a close-knit community in Lebanon, I grew up seeing my mom selflessly caring, sacrificing and compromising her needs to the benefit of everyone else in our family. Being the only daughter in the house, and having my mom as my role model, I always felt that “that was the norm”.…

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What Moves You As A Professional?

Professional

What is your passion? What moves you as a professional? I was always a dynamic person who felt capable and productive. A professional who was delighted to work for the company she was proud of. A woman who enjoyed dressing up, wearing makeup and heels, doing hairstyles, yet someone who felt confident in her uniform.…

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