Recipe For Success

Recipe for Success

Our cover photo is our inspiration for seeing the New Year to a great start! Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for a More Accessible Jordan is 22-year-old Sara As’ad’s mission, inspired by 26-year-old Aya Aghabi’s Accessible Jordan online campaign. To support Sara’s initiative, visit

In Recipe for Success, our experts help you live your best life yet. Life Coach and Positive Psychologist Ibrahim Mango helps us understand when to seek a life coach and when to see a therapist (psychologist or psychotherapist) while Ghadeer Habash, Internationally Certified Career Trainer, invites us to rethink our New Year’s resolutions as SMART goals (she spells out the acronym in practical ways).

Our special report this month, Breaking the Silence, comes from our partner, the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD). Did you know that over 50% of Jordanian women who sought legal consultations reveal they’ve experienced sexual harassment at the workplace?

In health and nutrition, the Royal Health Awareness Society share “smart eating” strategies for people with diabetes while Dietician Ayah Murad equips us with the right kinds of foods to beat winter germs! Plus, Food Expert Sheela Sheth gives us the scoop on myrtle’s medicinal and cosmetic benefits. Speaking of beauty, we feature our favourite makeup apps that will transform you in an instant!

In her monthly corner, Food for the Eye, Photographer Anastasias Casey pays tribute to hands-on fatherhood.