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REASONS TO VISIT TURKEY IN THE WINTER

We are right in the middle of the enchanting winters! The best time to visit Turkey is in winter when the heat and crowds evaporate, and the atmosphere turns moody. The beautiful natural panoramas of Turkey, its sublime churches and mosques, stunning landmarks and monuments, and intoxicating cities like Istanbul, Cappadocia, Izmir, are best explored during the winters.

Mother, The First Teacher Of Every Child

Teachers are the most fundamental part of our world. All the subjects like history, arts, math and sciences would not be here, if not taught by teachers to their next generation. Today, elementary education begins as soon as the child turns three, they are admitted to schools. But what about all the things a child learns before joining school? Where does the child learn how to eat, how to hold a bottle of water, how to speak the first word, take the first step, to learn to not fall, to hold a pencil or to color? When you…

Anxiety Event – April 21, 2018, Personal Notes

Anxiety Event – April 21, 2018, Personal Notes The following are my personal notes from the event and are not meant as an article or lesson on the subject. Riem reminded us that we were in a safe space, where women could feel free to discuss anxiety openly and know that everything said will remain in those walls and not shared outside the group. Personal note: (the subject is too large to be completely covered in a one day workshop. She also informed us that she is willing to start a monthly support group for those…

ANXIETY INTERVENTION:

ANXIETY INTERVENTION: SHORT TERM:  Sensory engagement:  Pick 5 things you can see, 4 things you can touch, 3 things you can hear, 2 things you can smell, 1 thing you can taste Have you listened to Binaural beats? Did you listen to the Tibetan singing bowl music? Did you listen to drum beats:  African drums, Japanese Takao drums? Have you eaten 3 nutritious meals a day?  E.g. pasta with reach cream sauce. Did you do your ‘bellows’ breathing exercise? Did you do your meditation? Did you go for a walk in the sunshine? Did you…

Finding The Calm In The Midst Of Chaos

Life can be a hectic mess. Not only is there the ongoing to-do list, there are all the dreams and goals that each of us also have. In times of chaos it's easy to lose your grasp and find yourself emotionally reacting. This can impact the quality of life and lead to unneeded stress that can deeply affect the psyche. You can't stop the rate and pace of change, but you can learn to work with it. You need to learn to ride the tidal wave of awakening that is sweeping the globe, and if you can do this, you will greatly benefit…

Why Form Community?

Why Form Community?                         By: Shareefa Basyyoni               When life becomes stressful and difficult, wouldn’t it be better if you could turn to people that you know and trust? The importance of community is becoming less stressed as one of the essential building blocks to leading a more fulfilled life. There are a lot of variables that play into this.  One of the primary factors is fear. Fear not only of not fitting in, but also fear of the people in the community; trust, prejudice, and even thinking…