Expert Bloggers


Nirmala Natarajan

Reiki & Brennan Healing Specialist

Nirmala is a Reiki master, Karuna Reiki master, Brennan Healing Science Practitioner, registered Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner, self-help Jin Shin Jyutsu teacher and an Intergrated Kabbalistic Healer. Having graduated in Political Science from the University of Delhi, and having worked in administration in Africa and the United Arab Emirates for several years, Nirmala ... read more


Laure Sejean

Beauty Specialist & Make-up Artist

So delighted to be part of a community that at its soul is about helping each community member to rise! I am on a mission to empower as many of you as possible by providing you with the counsel and tools to feel beautiful and confident because these two characteristics help open up doors in your life! Of French descent, I’ve been living in Dubai for more than 10 ye... read more


Dr. Salah Zaki

Anti- Aging & Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Egyptian-born Dr. Salah Zaki has more than 35 years’ experience in the medical field. Licensed to practice medicine in the US & Egypt, he is a Physician and a Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon, certified in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine and in healthcare management by the American College of Healthcare Executives (USA). At the start of his career, ... read more


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

Over the decades, stories of forgiveness have often been reported in the media, on reality TV shows, YouTube channels and movies. This topic receives so much attention because the act of forgiveness is commonly viewed as something that human beings struggle with. Being of South African origin, Nelson Mandela’s story of forgiveness after being imprisoned for 27 years has been an inspirationa... read more

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Category  |  Clinical Psychologist

How To Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet!

Posted on 09 Jan 2019

Do you greet the start of each year with joy or are you filled with stress and angst when you think of what needs to be done in the 12-months ahead? While technology has gifted us with the opportunity to communicate with others all over the globe easily, you may not be aware that your words, your emotions and your very presence are communicating to others more loudly than you think.  A... read more

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Category  |  Happiness & Health Coach

What you can do to help a loved one to overcome their eating disorder. Barbara and her husband Dan came to me seeking help with their marriage. We commenced our work on clearing resentment and actions to bring them closer together. Although they told me that a key problem for them was communication, I discovered that what they were really lacking in, was the time to communicate and connect. ... read more

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Category  |  Eating Disorders

How often have you sat in traffic willing the car in front of you to go faster as you nervously glance at the time on your dashboard? Or found yourself counting the number of people in the queue and changing from one queue to the next as you aim to join the fastest queue? Have you found yourself using phrases like: ‘I am so disorganised’ or ‘I need 25 hours in a day’? We are a... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Back in the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton put forth a variety of laws that explain why objects move (or don't move) as they do. These three laws have become known as Newton's three laws of motion. If you are not aware of these laws, then allow me to introduce you to Newton’s first law of motion, sometimes referred to as the Law of Inertia. Simply put, this means that an object or body at ... read more

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Category  |  Mind & Body Health

Challenging relationships in the present or past can cause our self-esteem to decrease. Especially if there has been a betrayal of trust.  If you have consistent self-defeating thoughts, boosting your self-esteem may seem like a huge mountain to climb. However, if you take a step back, you can see that low self-esteem is just a cycle of thoughts and breaking any part of that cycle can st... read more

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Category  |  Emotional Health

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

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