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Alia Salem, Author at Live Healthy

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Ever since April 2020, I have been in what some people call “survival mode.” I lost my job, experienced a nasty break-up, and just generally had no idea what to do. In short, my mental health was in shambles. I even had to change my medication, because I had been taking Xanax at the time and it was not doing me any favors. However, changing my medication was not enough: my confidence and self-worth were...

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The last thing I ever thought I would be doing with my time at the age of 25 was pro wrestling. I do remember when I was a kid, noticing my older brother watching men beat one another up on television on WWE – World Wrestling Entertainment – and being completely enamored by it. I became hooked too, and when I saw a woman performing, more specifically, Amy “Lita” Dumas, I decided I wanted to...

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When Mariam Hourani was growing up in Canada her family gave her an Arabic nickname that translates into “girl with appetite.” At university, where she studied marketing and human resources, she was the only one of her friends who would cook meals instead of ordering them in. She moved back to Dubai 13 years ago and when her brother was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease two years ago, she started looking for organic, plant-based and...