Anwar, Author at Thumbay Clinic

Author: Anwar

Thumbay Clinic

With the rise of man buns and beard-scaping, now the modern day gentleman is paying extra close attention to the style of clothing he wears and the way he carries himself. Research has shown that taking care of your appearance has a direct correlation with success in your professional and personal life. As the ultimate modern-day gentleman, Medy Navani, Founder and...

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A proud mother of three children as well as a social worker in her own right, despite her busy schedule, Bollywood celebrity Celina Jaitley still makes time for personal fitness and wellness. Vasujit Kalia meets with Celina to find out more. FITNESS IS A LIFESTYLE   “Fitness to me is a lifestyle and is everything from sleep to nutrition, as well as how many steps I walk during...

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Bullying is a very serious concern gripping educational institutes around the world today. While schools adopt a zero-tolerance policy, unfortunately it still exists. Often times, the crux of the problem are the kids who keep their suffering a secret. Jyotika Aggarwal, Clinical Psychologist reveals strategies for parents to initiate that conversation with kids. Negative Messages   At such an impressionable age, it is hard for the “bullied” to...

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Many skincare products make huge promises, but what truly works and delivers bonafide results are what consumers want. To help decipher the mainstays of truly effective K-beauty skincare, Jude Chao, a K-beauty expert and blogger from Fifty Shades of Snail reveals her list of the most power-packed ingredients out there. Hyaluronic Acid   An ingredient that Western beauty brands sometimes market as a premium addition to products, this...

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blog

Not only do fresh flowers infuse color and a touch of nature into your living space, they help impart positive energy and a feel-good factor. Alissar Mzayek, CEO and Creative Director of Alissar Flowers explains how to weave a floral element into the home just in time for the festive season. THE VALUE OF FLOWERS   “Flowers enhance our connection to nature. With our busy lives, sometimes it...

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mission

It’s not often you come across an individual with such passionand zeal for what she does; Saadiya Ahmad speaks with Jessica Michelle Kahawaty, an international model, lawyer, and very active philanthropist about how she leverages her influence to help others. ON SOCIAL MEDIA   “Social media is the most powerful tool we have in our hands that breaks down every barrier known and allows us to amplify and...

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healthy

When it comes to fitness, the results are unlimited. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or tone up, a clear training plan can help you achieve the results you want. Here are four different fitness goals with the recommended class to achieve the results you want. Desired Result:   Weight Loss Class recommendation: Cycling and Circuit Training Cycling is a bike-based class that will maximize energy expenditure and raise...

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fitness

In a city that prides itself on getting fitter and healthier, participating in a boot camp can do more than boost your fitness quotient, as Mostafa Mersal, Coach at Fitness Bootcamp Dubai (FBC DXB) explains. With more fitness challenges taking place in Dubai recently, Mersal points out that it’s apparent that residents of the city have a big appetite for becoming more healthy and fit. “Participating...

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exercise

All of know how to run, but it takes more than putting on a pair of running shoes and going outside. Here are some key rules for running to help you along the way. CLEAR IT WITH YOUR DOCTOR   If you’ve had some medical problems or are worried about running, it is advised to visit your doctor for a medical examination to rule out any kinds of...

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Meditation

From enhanced clarity of thoughts and improved concentration to relief from stress and anxiety, just 10 minutes a day is literally all it takes to include meditation in your life. Yoga teacher Sapna Rana Rawat explains the technique. Sapna Rana Rawat Yoga teacher   Steps for 10 minutes of meditation for beginners Sit in any comfortable cross-legged meditative posture ensuring your spine is straight and elbows and shoulders relaxed. Gently close...

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