Recipe for Success
This edition is chock-full of expert-backed articles to get you and your family living your best lives yet. It’s World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August). Breastfeeding can be hard work, but it has huge pay-offs. In this edition, you’ll get: expert breastfeeding tips from our Lactation Consultant Thuraya Al’awwa and Clinical Dietician Ayah Murad. To commemorate International Youth Day (12 August), we spotlight youth empowerment in Zarqa thanks to our partner Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD).
In health and nutrition, Clinical Pathologist and Laboratory Medicine Specialist Dr Renad Seheimat tells us about foods that can help us stay in good spirits. Fitness Instructor and Consultant Gretty ‘Ayed Yacoubian encourages us to unleash our inner rock star – see how you can drum your way to optimal fitness. Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Lian Otay shows us the importance of staying in touch with your doctor; after all, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) can increase a woman’s risk of some serious complications, including diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
For our mental and emotional health, Relationships and Couples Therapist Mariam Hakim answers the question, “Can a long-distance marriage work?” Then, Life Coach Dana Judeh shows us how we can listen to our inner voice without being bogged down by fear. On the light side, Fashion Blogger Jessica Pruitt’s fashion spread this month is all about keeping your style current!