Melanie Thomas

Abu on Social Media, Nostalgia and Ahwak!

Being momentarily speechless when you have always considered yourself the kind of person who is with the words can be a revelation like no other. All it takes is a couple of seconds which feel like an eternity, and somehow you’re never the same again. Comprehending those precious moments that pass by us in life…

How Divorce Made me Successful!

Falling in love and living happily ever after is not always as easy as they make it seem in movies. In reality, you don’t always get the fairytale ending for which you have prepared all your life. You grow up and realize that Disney doesn’t make movies about the difficulties after marriage, which may or…

When Fitness Clubs Start Bashing the Way Women Look!

Update: Gold’s Gym has taken legal action againnst the sub-franchisee in question. This had preceded the pear incident. According to Gold’s Gym, there have been other violations within the sub franchisee agreement. Since the pear post incident, Gold’s Gym Egypt and Gold’s Gym International have contacted Facebook to remove the account and Gold’s Gym Egypt…

Is Snapchat Robbing us from Experiencing “Real Life” to the Fullest?

As most would admit, we understand the importance of Social Media. We can clearly see the important functions of Facebook, Instagram and even Twitter, but Snapchat has always been more on the “fluff” side. And that’s absolutely fine; no one said all Social Media channels need to have a serious side. It’s just alarming when…

Michael Phelps from Alcoholics Anonymous to The Olympics!

Featured Image: Olympics.org   The young American swimmer Michael Phelps is known as the greatest Olympian of all time. The very mention of his name brings to mind his 21 gold medals, but what people don’t bother to think about is the journey that led up to this enormous success. What we learn from Michael…

Alwanat: The First Ballet School In Upper Egypt!

When Upper Egypt comes to mind, one thinks “conservative”; at least that is the common misconception. To those of you who are lucky enough to call themselves Upper Egyptians like me, know that the truth is far from that. You don’t have to take my word for it, because proof comes in the form of…

10 Signs you are A Victim of Your Credit Card

Credit cards aren’t exactly evil, but they can be if you let them. While they do facilitate a lot of things for us, sometimes they end up turning against us. When used irresponsibly, they can ruin your financial plans. And many times we find ourselves tempted to use them irresponsibly. Here are 10 sings you’re…

Stay at Home Moms: Luxury or A Different Fulltime Job?

Stay at home moms have both their hands full, whether people believe it or not. Women who choose to stay home and raise their children sometimes end up having to explain themselves to others “I have a lot to do, I promise”. Regardless of how difficult their work at home is, people will always look…