Expert Bloggers


Ahlaam Ali

Wellpreneur | Contributing Writer

Founder of three health & wellbeing companies - Powwer Jars, Powwer Living and Pure Vegan Love, Ahlaam is also an author, lifestyle coach, contributing writer for Khaleej Times and an international speaker on health and wellness. Winner of the Middle East Business Achievement Award from amongst 250 companies, everything she does is motivated by her mission to emp... read more


Alexander Woodman

Global Health Expert | Contributing Writer

Alexander is an award-winning writer from Los Angeles, California and University of California (UCLA) honors graduate. Currently based in the Middle East, his academic research interests are in global health, international health policy development, transnational and trans-cultural health politics, medical ethics and visual culture. ... read more


Dr. Monikaa Chawla MD FRCOG (UK)

IVF & Miracle Creation Specialist

Dr. Monikaa Chawla is a Reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist practicing the subspecialty for more than 20 years. Education: She completed her MD in 1998 and was awarded the membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MRCOG) in 2004. She went on to complete her fellowship in Reproductive medicine at the prestigious Guy And ... read more


Naser Al Riyami

Hypnotherapist & Neuro Linguistic Psychologist

Naser is a bright Emirati clinical psychologist who specialises in hypnosis and neuro linguistic psychology. With multiple certifications to his name, Naser works with children and adults on a broad spectrum of issues in either Arabic or English. Naser has had considerable success with clients suffering from mood disorders, anxieties, fears and phobias, weight loss, h... read more


Russell Hill

Osteopathy Specialist

Russell is passionate about Osteopathy and its benefits; his aim for everyone who walks through his door is to relieve their pain and restore function as quickly as possible and to provide them with the information and tools necessary to maintain their physical health. Before osteopathy Russell had a varied career playing squash professionally, personal training and m... read more

Most of us know the basics of effective stress management; we read about them, our doctors remind us of them, yet we struggle with making the required changes or maintaining them. I thought I would throw in a quick reminder of what those basics are: Eat healthy, well-balanced regular meals every 3 to 4 hours: Nutrition is an essential source of energy for effective stress management. ... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Healers: What Can They Heal?

Posted on 02 Sep 2018

To heal is to be whole. It is our true nature to be whole and happy. The circumstance and conditions of our lives impact our personal psychology and affect how the various themes in life get filtered through our body, mind and spirit. The ripple effect of the filtering creates a lack of awareness about our innate wholeness. This distorts the relationship that we have with ourselves and also ... read more

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Category  |  Alternative Medicine

For many years there has been a raging debate between conservative medical researchers and the complementary medical world around vitamin supplementation. The argument presented by conservative medicine is that we obtain all the vitamins we need from a modern diet and we no longer see “deficiency diseases”, such as scurvy, to any great extent. The second component of the argument is that... read more

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Category  |  Health & Wellness

A great friend and Healer, Samer Ajami, who is an inspiration to many has generously given me permission to share her following work with you. Nonduality is the name that we give to the actual state of the world and everything in it. It is a word that points to wholeness despite the appearance of separation and diversity. It is all there is, and we are included. The world as we know it is d... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Stress is a term we are all too familiar with and one which we bandy about quite often. This quarter my blogs will focus on coping with stress. Often when we think about coping, we think about specific strategies like talking to friends or going to the gym. Although this is not off the mark, coping encompasses more than just this list of strategies. Human beings often underestimate the active... read more

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Category  |  Mind & Body Health

3 Easy Steps For Perfect Skin

Posted on 22 Jul 2018

For many years and even before becoming a makeup artist, I’ve always looked after my skin. Our skin is our canvas and if we don’t look after it, this is when we start to see breakouts, bumps and our skin becoming dull. Cleansing your face is essential before applying any skin care in the morning and evening. Why? During the day and the night, excess oil, dirt, pollution and impurities c... read more

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Category  |  Beauty

How do you show up in the world each day? Do you smile to your colleagues when you enter your workplace or are you wearing a frown?     Did you know that like a 24/7 radio, your thoughts, self-chatter, energy, emotions and presence are loudly communicating to others! In fact, your thoughts and feelings are constant broadcasters, sending and receiving information at e... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

It has often been said that man can put a space rocket on the moon but cannot cure the common cold. It appears that we may be closer to ridding the planet of this annoying scourge. Although the common cold is not life-threatening, it certainly disrupts your life, makes you feel dreadful for a few days and also is an extremely common cause of workplace absence. The common cold is significantl... read more

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Category  |  Natural Remedies

Motherhood is the most extraordinary journey that we as women will ever experience, but it is also probably the hardest and most challenging journey of our lives.  So much change!  Emotional, mental, physical change and so many demands on time. Inevitably, with a newborn baby to look after, while running a household and often with careers to manage as well, when you are exhausted a... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Get Anything You Want. Here’s How.

Posted on 03 Jun 2018

When you wake up in the morning, how do you know to be you? Unless you’re wearing a pair of pajamas with your name neatly inscribed on the top pocket, or have a name tag clipped to the bed post, how do you know? Upon waking, perhaps you reach for your phone, or tap into some memories or look at yourself in the mirror as you make your way to the bathroom.  It’s as if for a few secon... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

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