Ibrahim El-Araby

1,187 Added | 10 Magazines | 1,284 Likes | 14 Following | 32 Followers | @ielaraby | Keep up with Ibrahim El-Araby on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ibrahim El-Araby”

Stop Trying to Change People Who Don’t Want to Change

Are you a helper, fixer, or rescuer?<p>It’s hard to watch a friend or family member struggling with a problem or making “bad” decisions. You naturally …

Self-help

Meditation Is Not What You Think: Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important

Overview<p>Meditation Is Not What You Think: Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important by Jon Kabat-Zinn<p>We think we know what meditation is—especially in …

Mindfulness

Quit Worrying about "Them"

Choose the criticism you listen to...<p>Grant Cardone calls them "haters." A lot of people call them critics.<p>No matter what, even though their criticisms can sting or annoy you, their opinion really can't mean much to you, because they aren't the people buying your products nor are they the ones …

Self-help

11 things you may be doing at work that are stressing you out unnecessarily

I think we can all agree that workplace stress is <i>real</i>. If you can’t agree, please, <i>please</i> let me know what you do for a living so I can make the …

Self-help

Stress Isn't Killing Us – but Stressing About It Might Be

Eliminate sugar, don't be sedentary, avoid stress – these are our modern-day health "commandments." But are these things we're told we must eliminate …

Mindfulness

Follow the 6 Dots on This Road Map to Become a Successful Mentor

Set audacious goals, and don't start the mentor relationship until you commit to these six steps.<p>I recently Googled the word "mentoring," and immediately noticed three things. One, it remains a trendy topic. Two, most everyone who writes about mentoring provides a definition of what mentoring is. …

Self-improvement

These are the 8 most-popular styles of yoga—explained

Peace and relaxation are just two benefits of yoga: It can elevate self esteem, improve cardiovascular health, and ease lower back pain, too. And …

Yoga

In Just 2 Words Elon Musk Gave Writing Advice Every Business Leader Should Follow

Cutting this habit from business writing can lead to higher productivity.<p>In a push for profitability at his Tesla plants, Elon Musk recently sent a detailed memo to his staff outlining a series of measures intended to help the company ramp up production scale, slash costs, and boost quality.<p>Musk …

Tesla

The 3 Books You Need To Read To Be A Morning Person

<b>* Finally be the morning person you’ve always wanted to be</b> <b><br>* Discover the secrets to conquering the morning from these experts</b> <b><br>* Read these books to</b> …

Self-improvement

Freedom Affirmation by Daily Meditation Podcast - Listen to music

Podcasting

If You Have Anxiety – Just Breathe

<b>Anxiety</b> can come in many forms.<p><i>Panic attacks, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, social phobias</i>, and more.<p>It’s important to learn how to cope with …

Yoga

Chakra Quiz: Are your Chakras out of Balance?

Along with having muscles and bones we also have an invisible grid of energy that surrounds our body. This energy grid has significant points or …

Spirituality

A Muslim Benedict Option

I’m just hearing about a small community in the rural Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania called Al-Maqasid. A Muslim reader (who is not part of it) says …

Religion

How to Develop a Mind That Clings to Nothing

—<br>It’s said that one of the great patriarchs of the Zen tradition, Hui Neng, was enlightened upon hearing a single verse of the Diamond Sutra (one of …

Meditation

Understand Deep Emotions - The Mood Cards: Explore More Complex Emotions and Behaviors for Healing, Happiness and Inner Peace

Overview<p>Understand Deep Emotions - The Mood Cards: Explore More Complex Emotions and Behaviors for Healing, Happiness and Inner Peace by Andrea …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Key Components of Emotional Intelligence

Have you ever known people who always seem to keep their cool, who are able to handle even the most awkward social situations with grace, and who …

Emotional Intelligence

Cultivating an emotional culture in an organisation

To cultivate a particular emotional culture, you will need to get people to feel the emotions valued by the organisation or team - or atleast to …

Employee Engagement

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Self-help

If You Don't Cultivate This One Trait Your Health and Business Will Suffer

Emotional intelligence is not something somebody else was born with, it's a skill caring leaders work to develop.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's amazing that even in 2018, many of us find it increasingly difficult to connect with ourselves, others around us and the …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Overcome Emotional Repression in Your Relationship

What feelings were denied you as a child?<p>Did your parents or caregivers say:<p>“I don’t ever want to hear those words again” in response to your …

Emotional Intelligence

You Don't Need 'Thick Skin'; Try This Instead

When taking in feedback, criticism or simply having a challenging conversation we’ve often been told to “have thick skin.” I suppose this means to develop a tough exterior or put up some kind of protective bubble so that the things that happen don’t impact us so much. There’s one problem with this; …

Self-help

Effective Leadership Starts with Self-Awareness

“I think the more a person is comfortable with themselves, and comfortable with what they know—or in a lot of cases for me in this job, every day is …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence

1<p>How Low Emotional Intelligence Affects Relationships<p>Low emotional intelligence is a problem that can have an influence on a wide variety of social …

Emotional Intelligence

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

5 signs your job is right for you, even if you don't feel like it

1/<p>You're learning new skills, not just using the ones you already possess.<p>"LinkedIn research has found that almost nine in 10 (89%) professionals …

Employment

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

Antidepressants and Withdrawal: Readers Tell Their Stories

In a widely read article on antidepressant withdrawal published on April 8, The New York Times invited readers to describe their experiences coming off the drugs. More than 8,800 people responded — teenagers, college students, new mothers, empty-nesters retirees.<p>Dozens did write in to say the drugs …

Depression

These seeds kill cancer cells, help your sleep, improve sight and much more

1. <b>Heart Healthy Magnesium</b><p>One-quarter cup of pumpkin seeds contains nearly half of the recommended daily amount of magnesium, which participates in a …

Wellness

Is being single bad for your health?

While being in a relationship can benefit your health, it can also bring problems of its own.<p>It is sometimes argued that being in a relationship can …

Health

The Great Barrier Reef Lost 29 Percent of Its Coral in a Single Heat Wave

The hotter the water, the sicker the coral.<p>The Great Barrier Reef hides a massive world under the surface of the ocean. But while reefs may seem …

Global Warming