collective grief

How to bear witness to and cope with collective grief

The emotional terrain of grief is immense, encompassing a range of human experience. While grief is often associated with the death of a loved one, grief also emerges as a potent response to divorce, job loss, migration, and other significant life changes. Grief can also be experienced collectively, taking on a distinctive and profound dimension. Collective grief occurs when groups of people who share something in common (e.g. a race, ethnicity, a country) experience significant

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UAE rugby

‘We want to see UAE Rugby teams competing at the Olympics’

There were many great stories out of the Rugby World Cup, which brought the sport’s global elite together in France and wrapped with South Africa nabbing the prestigious William Webb-Ellis trophy. One was Portugal — not a traditional rugby nation — making their debut at the tournament and recording an emotional first victory over Fiji.  The UAE is at an even more embryonic stage than Portugal in its rugby evolution but, for the past decade,

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Saudi tennis score

Building tennis from the ground up in Saudi Arabia

As the tears fell from Ons Jabeur’s eyes at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships this July, a group of girls almost 5,000km away were among millions left spellbound by the talented Tunisian. Jabeur may have just lost her second successive Wimbledon final, but the fighting spirit and honesty she demonstrated in defeat won her a host of new admirers.  In Saudi Arabia, tennis has long been a marginal sport. But under the direction of Saudi Tennis

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Nabati vegan ice cream

Nabati ice cream helps drive Saudi’s vegan revolution

Is there any better way to overcome people’s skepticism than with ice cream?  It has certainly proved a solid approach so far for Ola Kayal, whose ice cream company Nabati — meaning ‘plant-based’ in Arabic — is winning  admirers in Saudi Arabia, a country in the early throes of a vegan revolution.  Having completed a bachelors degree in Sustainable Business and studied at the Culinary Arts Academy in Switzerland, Kayal is well-placed to convince people. Nabati

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