Day: January 17, 2017

How can I cope better with stress?

theguardian: by Luisa Dillner — Some people can bounce back from life’s pressures, but others do not seem to have the capacity. Can anything help them to strengthen their emotional armour?   How people cope with disappointment used to be considered a genetic trait, but techniques can be learned. Photograph: […]

‘Eden Again’, a project to promote the restoration of the Mesopotamian Marshlands

By Farnaz Heidari January 16, 2017 Lands covered temporarily or permanently by water (except for lakes, reservoirs, and streams) and located away from coastal areas are called inland wetlands. They include marshes, prairie potholes (depressions carved out by glaciers), swamps (dominated by trees and shrubs), mud flats, flood-plains, bogs (rain-fed, […]

‘Do not mess with Jerusalem’

Jan 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby In just a matter of days, President-elect Donald Trump will have to decide whether to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  As we approach inauguration day, liberal and conservative commentators alike offer a number of ideas on […]

Syrian Ismaili refugee Halah Al-Hayik presents workshops on “Integration and Identity” at Sharehaus Refugio and Goethe Institut, Berlin

BY ISMAILIMAIL POSTED ON JANUARY 13, 2017 How to preserve identity roots when trying to integrate in a new cultural environment? Halah Al-Hayik offered her perspective as Diversity Management expert to Sharehaus Refugio’s heterogeneous audience. According to the leitmotiv of Sharehaus Refugio of promoting an integration policy on the basis […]