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A laid back look at life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what's happening and where to go with free advice, expert opinion and storytelling which gives an inside scoop in to real life UAE. Calling foodies, culture vultures and people who want answers from our trusted team of engaging experts.

Afternoons with Helen Farme‪r‬ Dubai Eye

    • Kids & Family

A laid back look at life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what's happening and where to go with free advice, expert opinion and storytelling which gives an inside scoop in to real life UAE. Calling foodies, culture vultures and people who want answers from our trusted team of engaging experts.

    KITESURFING AND OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

    KITESURFING AND OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

    07 April 2021: We find out why Dubai is the hottest destination for kitesurfing. Plus:
    What hidden gems have you discovered in the UAE in the past year? We speak to some outdoor adventurers.
    Tech editor Daanesh Kalyaniwalla gives us sensible tech advice. 
    The Palm turns 20 this year! We speak to some residents to find out why they love living there. 
    And it's Pets and Vets with Dr. Chris Lloyd of 2Feet 4Paws. 

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    QUIT SMOKING BEFORE RAMADAN

    QUIT SMOKING BEFORE RAMADAN

    07 April 2021: Tobacco treatment specialist Iyaad Hasan gives us some tips on quitting smoking. Plus:
    All about COVID vaccines and their side effects with Dr. Nahida Amin-Ali, the Chief of Staff at Mediclinic City Hospital.
    It's International Tartan Day on the 6th of April! We talk kilts with Calvin of Suited and Booted.
    Do you have FOGO, Fear of Going Out? Dr. Chasity tells us when it becomes harmful to our mental health.
    And Duplays' Ravi tells us why sports is important during the pandemic. 

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    JOB SECURITY AND FINDING YOUR "IKIGAI"

    JOB SECURITY AND FINDING YOUR "IKIGAI"

    05 April 2021: David Mackenzie says robots are NOT taking over our jobs, and gives tips on how to negotiate your salary.
    Ibrahim Mougharbel, MD of Great Place to Work in the Middle East tells us what makes a company... well, a great place to work!
    Kaspersky has tips to protect our data and privacy while using work-commissioned devices at home.
    The Happiest Teacher Zach Holz says it's possible to find a job that helps others, makes you happy and pays well. 
    And finally, Roger Chakhtoura, founder of Reconnect, says disconnecting has many benefits, especially for your mental strength.

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    WHAT PEOPLE WITH AUTISM REALLY NEED

    WHAT PEOPLE WITH AUTISM REALLY NEED

    05 April 2021: Nicholas Orland of the Dubai Autism Centre talks about their new campaign called “ACCEPT ME THE WAY I AM – I AM A CHILD WITH AUTISM”.
    Marilyn Pinto talks about financial literacy for teens.
    Tiktok is teaming up with UNICEF to stamp out digital bullying.
    Dr. Mariam Awatai of Gargash Hospital talks about the advancements in C-section surgery.
    And how do we raise leaders? Is it nature or nurture? We get the thoughts of Hanan Ezzedine of The Family Hub and Craig Lamshed, founding principal of the Royal Grammar School Guildford in Dubai.

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    HOLLIE MURPHY, EBTISAM AL BEITI, TRAVEL UPDATE WITH EMILY JENKINS OF DNATA, PETS AND VETS: ACTIVE DOG MONTH

    HOLLIE MURPHY, EBTISAM AL BEITI, TRAVEL UPDATE WITH EMILY JENKINS OF DNATA, PETS AND VETS: ACTIVE DOG MONTH

    01 April 2021: Hollie Murphy successfully ran seven marathons across seven emirates in seven days to raise awareness for people of determination on behalf of her group Heroes of Hope. 
    Author Ebtisam Al Beiti tells us why she was compelled to write "Can I Go Out Now?" 
    Emily Jenkins, head of leisure at dnata gives us updates on where it's safe to travel.       And we're kicking off Active Dog Month with Dr. Leanne Cameron of the British Veterinary Hospital. We're also learning about a new SME that provides patches of grass that serve as pee pads for pets that live in apartments. 

     

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    WFH INJURIES, FITNESS AT HOME, COVID'S IMPACT ON YOUR LUNGS, KEEPING YOUNG, GOOGLE'S MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

    WFH INJURIES, FITNESS AT HOME, COVID'S IMPACT ON YOUR LUNGS, KEEPING YOUNG, GOOGLE'S MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

    01 April 2021: Orthopedic sports doctor Dr. Geroge Varghese says work-from-home injuries have seen an increase. He tells us how to avoid them.
    PT and bodybuilder Christian Williams tells us his story and a few tips on working out at home.
    Specialist pulmonologist Dr. Arshad Altaf tells us about the effects of COVID-19 on patients' lungs. 
    Dr. Thoraiya has some advice on how to trick our brain into feeling young.
    And we learn about a new initiative by Google to help people with mental health concerns. 

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    • 1 hr 15 min

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