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The other day I was sitting down with the other board members of a local personal finance group, SimplyFI.   Health and body weight had been weighing heavily on my mind, and when I looked around at the other financially astute members, I noticed one striking commonality: They were all thin. Several of them have already accrued enough wealth that they never have to work again — they’re what we call “financially independent” — but you...

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One of my all-time favorite comments is, “Our traditional homes were so organic, so healthy, one could pull out a twig from the roof and use it as a toothpick.” It was made by an elder of a tribe in Abu Dhabi, who remembers living as a child inside an arish – a traditional home made of palm fronds. Take a moment to think about this: Is there anything inside your home now that you...

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Living in the UAE can feel like one glorious, endless summer. But spend too much time bronzing outdoors — and skipping the SPF — and you might notice a whole host of sun spots popping up. So how does this hyper-pigmentation happen, and just what can you do to fix it? “There are different factors that can lead to the development of pigmentation, including stress, pregnancy, birth control pills and certain medications that mess up...