Keeping Fit and Sane During Quarantine

Listing some tips for keeping fit and sane that I’m trying to follow during the quarantine. Do you have any tips of your own? Feel free to share them in the comments! 1. Started using an app called Seven again. It has countless workouts that can be done at home without equipment (A chair andContinue reading “Keeping Fit and Sane During Quarantine”

#SharingJobs Moving to Telegram

If we’re connected online, you might have noticed from my social media feeds (particularly on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram stories) that I share job posts and vacancies on my social media pages for fun. Starting from this week, We (A group of friends and myself) will start broadcasting jobs on the Telegram Messenger via aContinue reading “#SharingJobs Moving to Telegram”

#SuhoorRuns: A New Fitness Activity this Ramadan in Dubai

On Saturday night, we had our first Suhoor Run in Dubai, which is a social and a fitness gathering for running and general fitness and wellness enthusiasts in the city. The idea is to meet for a light work out, followed by a small snack at the restaurant or cafe that the run started at.Continue reading “#SuhoorRuns: A New Fitness Activity this Ramadan in Dubai”

It’s been a year… A look back

Exactly a year ago to this date, I boarded a plane to come back home to what I commonly refer to as my adopted homeland, which is the UAE. A lot has happened in the last 12 months, some of it bad, quite a lot of good things and many things that could fall anywhereContinue reading “It’s been a year… A look back”

2018 Dubai Marathon: You have 21 weeks to train and smash it!

      I was talking to a couple of new runners who joined the local running club in Dubai that I’ve been training with for the last few years (ABRaS), and they told me they have joined the club to help them train for the upcoming Dubai Marathon, which I thought was great planning. TheContinue reading “2018 Dubai Marathon: You have 21 weeks to train and smash it!”

Video: Giving Stand-up Comedy a Shot!

So earlier this month, I took a comedy class with Dubai-based local comedy legends Dubomedy, and as part of the course, each student got to perform on the last day in front of a live audience at Warehouse Four in Al Quoz in Dubai, the venue of Hangry Hanger. This was my first time to talkContinue reading “Video: Giving Stand-up Comedy a Shot!”

When negative experiences make you a stronger person: Learning from the Spanish national football team

So the topic of learning from hardship and stressful situations has been on my mind often in the last year or so, and this week, my randomly selective memory recalled vividly the story of the Spanish national football team. The Spaniards have historically been perennial underachievers in international football. For a country that boasted andContinue reading “When negative experiences make you a stronger person: Learning from the Spanish national football team”