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Hi Teen Stuff,
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you teens. First of all, I like your
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Dear Smsma, You’re the best English magazine I've ever read. I started
Nice to hear from you and thank reading TS since last September and you’re really my favorite
you so much for your magazine. But I’m so sad because last January you left out my
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Funny how all over the world tourists are treated as
second degree citizens except here in Egypt. Remember
a regular citizen always comes second. Alfajr
It’s a real disaster that one of Islam’s Pillars is now being
ruled by the concept of personal interests and gaining more
money out of it. Alfajr
Still we wonder why youth is pessimistic
and see no future in this country
Couldn’t have put it in a better way. I just don’t understand
how can any actor consider acting in such a farce.
And we blame teachers for private lessons! There is a
message here teens; teaching pays nothing, so stick to
playing football. Al Ahram
We pay thousands and thousands on festivals and carnivals, in fear of being
accused of ignorance and not appreciating culture and art I’ll leave this question
for you to answer; which is better a country without international festivals or
without decent education?
Al Masry Al Youm
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Love Me, Love My Dog!
Pets are one of the best joy providers on earth. I
always dreamt of having a dog my whole life but I
never had one until my last birthday in September.
It was a gift from my husband who, by the way, was
constantly rejecting the idea of having a dog in our
house. However, knowing that for me, this would be
the best birthday present EVER, he surprised me with
the cutest puppy I could possibly ever imagine. As
you would expect, the very first thing that occupied
our minds was what will we call him? We searched
the Net over and over again for dogs' names because
I really wanted a very unique word to be the direct Drowning in a whirl of thoughts
contact between me and my dream. While searching, Distant agonizing screams haunt
I made a joke about calling him Buzz Lightyear like
the character in Disney’s Toy Story. Surprisingly, the me
joke left a terrific, remarkable echo in our ears and Violent winds rushing past my ears
we actually decided to call him Buzz. Swarmed with blinding darkness
Having spent less than two months with Buzz, you’d Gracefully I fall on a bed of roses
hardly believe how much he’s become a real effective
part of my life. And I think I've become a part of his
Viewing my only refuge
life too. He makes me the happiest person when I A world I built to escape
have to stay away for a while and come back home Dwelling in this sparkling isolation
to find him waiting by the door hopping and leaping,
smiling and showing his small lower teeth, just Clinging to this fantasy with all my
because he saw me. But also I won't skip the part strength
right after I say hi and give him a shower of kisses
on my way in; gradually Disregarding the remote calling of
discovering the my name
mess he makes,
Let me stay…Let me stay…
it comes to
right at this
BUZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzz. But then again, one of
the funniest things he does is the way he runs back
and forth, right and left all in a second trying to
confuse me so that I can't catch him. In fact, it does Don’t you ever get that urging feeling of wanting
become hard, sometimes impossible, when he uses to get away from this world? I’m not talking about
this smart technique which, mostly, makes me forget taking the first flight out of your country, I mean
about punishing him and stand laughing at his hilarious heading straight to a place only you know how to
action as if he's trying to win a battle or something. access. A place that’s deep within the insides of
your brain. Once you find it, when you feel that
Moreover, when he sleeps and I make any noise the world has suddenly gone dark, you lock yourself
around him causing the slightest disturbance, he there for hours and hours, just imagining; whether
wakes up and looks at me with his sleepy innocent it’s jumping into your favorite book or movie to
eyes; watching me carefully, fighting the urge to live in that world, or just creating a world of your
close his eyes and trying to figure out if I’m staying own. A world that’s so perfect and magnificent
in the same place or going somewhere else. just for you. Only then, have you escaped reality.
Sometimes, I have to pretend I’m staying so that he Escaping reality happens when it’s hard to accept
goes to sleep again, feeling safe that I won’t be or tolerate it. It ignores all reasonable thinking as
leaving him alone. it ignores what’s real and actual. That’s why it’s
called ‘imaginary’ because you’re the one who
In short, pets are charming! They’re like little adorable fantasizes yourself out of this world and into the
babies that we should care for, love and appreciate. inner depths of your imagination. Personally, I do
I JUST LOVE MY BUZZ! it quite often. When I feel down or extremely
depressed, my mind shifts inevitably to that special
Sherihan Hassabo, 21 place in my head, the place I call ‘My World.’
Rejecting Reality within Literature:
We’re not the only ones who escape reality now.
It all started centuries ago when English poets
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and writers decided to hold a Some of you might not agree with as it’s only in your head.
movement to defy all meaning and me but why do you have to first It’s okay to once in a while stray
rationality. The beginning of the see something that’s not as good deep in our thoughts. But how deep
19th century is known as the age as yours in order to realize the is too deep? And is what we’re
value of doing wrong, mentally? That’s a
what you tough one to answer because it
have? Try to depends really on how much time
appreciate you spend stuck in daydreaming.
your life Psychologically, it can be dangerous
before it’s if we live in the ‘other world’ more
too late. than the real one. Sometimes the
And most brain can confuse the real with the
importantly, false and that person - who suffers
value from a personal/social disorder due
yourself. to the extreme hardships of life -
Just as any may be incapable of identifying
superstar is which is which, as they lose touch
special in with reality.
your eyes, Life can push us to the edge
you’re also sometimes and the more darkness
Just as any superstar
is special in your eyes,
you’re also special and unique
special and we see in real life, the more light
of ‘Romanticism.’ They didn’t call unique; all you have to do is see it we create for ourselves in our own
for romance and love as much as and believe in it. fantasy world. That’s why it seems
they called for a radical change. It I think by now you’d agree with so appealing. Thankfully, I’m not
was a revolutionary age which set me that we all daydream and I’m suffering from that disorder and I
out to transform not only theory not telling you to stop dreaming. very well know what’s real. Yet it
and practice of poetry and all art, If we stop dreaming, it may be the does seem more appealing. The
but the very way we perceive the end of life and our future as we problem is once I’m there it can
world. They rejected the rules that know it. In spite of their similarities, be a gruesome experience to try
were set by previous ages and they there’s still a difference between to get out. But in the end, reality
revolted against realism as they dreams and daydreams or has to knock on my door and drag
believed more in imagination and fantasies. Dreams are when you me back there again whether I like
the importance of senses and set realistic goals for yourself; goals it or not. And believe me I don’t,
emotions over reason and intellect. that are more likely to be attained because when it hits you so hard
Romantic fiction in general is in real life. While day dreaming is with one of its whims, it feels as if
primarily the kind that offers a the act of engaging in fantasy while you just fell from a skyscraper and
reader a chance to discard realism. awake; it can imply sometimes a unfortunately the landing isn’t that
It deals with things that are yearning to fulfill something unreal, smooth.
mysterious, strange or exciting hoping it’ll materialize. Thus, some Sooner or later, we’ll realize that
other than the things that happen say it can be useless while it can the world we built is detaining our
in real life. In short, fantasy be regarded the opposite as great actual world. And that’s the biggest
writings show life not just as it is, things may come from it. For problem; we enjoy it so much that
but as we like to imagine it would instance, it can be useful for jobs we forget about our own life and
be. that require creativity and how to make that one – the real
Later on, other authors decided to inventing, like engineering or one – better. There should be a
follow this technique of rejecting designing. Then again, all jobs need limit to our fantasizing all day.
reality, or at least displaying what a little creativity to be successful Again, I’m not saying to be more
happens if we do so and just live because what this world really realistic, nor am I saying to be
a life of pleasure without facing needs is a little imagination to spice more of a dreamer. Why are there
real life, like in Aldous Huxley’s, A things up. Personally, I’m a person always extremes? Can’t there be
Brave New World. who likes to let my imagination run something in the middle? Life is
wild and it’s very useful in terms just too short to be living a fantasy
Be Somebody… Not Somebody of writing. Because then I have the one, or living somebody else’s. We
Else: pleasure of acquiring fruitful ideas. should live our own life, and aim
How many times have some of us I’d never give up on my dreams or at making it better with our dreams
honestly wanted to be somebody imagination because that would and imagination. “We do not dwell
else? Whether it’s somebody totally affect my existence. A really on dreams and forget to live.”
famous who is your idol or just the good friend of mine once said,
perfect guy/girl next door? I bet a everything you imagine is real and If you have any comments relating
lot would say that to this day, they I totally believe that. But to what to this issue, I would love to hear
would like to be somebody else. extent is it true? Like I said this is them at:
But why is that? I know that if very useful in different aspects of email@example.com
everyone takes a good look at their life. However, it doesn’t concern
lives, family, friends and the concept of the creation of your
environment they’d realize that it’ll own world I was talking about. Esraa Hegazy, 18
never get any better than this. Because then it won’t become real
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DO YOU REMEMBER FEBRUARY 1986?
NO, YOU PROBABLY DO NOT. YOU WERE ALL CRAWLIN’, BOTTLE FEEDIN’, THUMB SUCKIN’ TODDLERS BACK THEN…
The Central Security Forces are
a special group in the way that,
although they supposedly serve
both government and people,
they are despised, often hated
by both parties. They are a
group that are, literally,
quarantined in vast camps far
away from vibrant city centers
and sociable venues, yet crucial
for managing and forestalling
the kind of sociable traffic
unsettling to the powers that
be. You have all probably seen
them before; hundreds of
wretched, sun-baked men
perfectly lined up in fearsome
black helmets and uniforms,
carrying stinging batons and
impenetrable shields, waiting
for any manner of disorder for
them to put down.
Back in February 1986, when
rumor hit the Central Security
Forces that their term of service
would extend from three to four
years, they mutinied, breaking
loose and tearing everything
that stood in their way. They set
hotels and nightclubs on fire
that were situated on the
Pyramids road and were usually
populated by tourists. They looted stores, set cars
And neither do I really. I have on fire, vandalized civilian properties and spread
only the flimsiest memory of their rage through out Cairo and beyond, before the
the year1986. But here is how army was called upon to quell their wrath. The streets
I think I was probably spending were turned, over night, into battlefields and a round-
my days back then… busy
lining up my army of LEGO
and PlayMobil men or watching
Nagwa Ibrahim (or whoever
the-clock curfew prohibited civilians from departing
their homes. Eventually, the riots came to an end,
and if it served anything, it brought the public’s
attention to the horrifying, dreadful, severely poor
living conditions and inhumane treatment that the
was hosting that show) talking CSF was undergoing at the time.
to a Cabbage Patch doll with
an extremely irritating voice.
Or maybe watching one of
those genuinely-scary-yet- While millions of Americans were
mourning the death of the seven
supposedly-aimed-for-kids astronauts killed in the explosion
pantomime shows on a of the aptly named, Challenger
Saturday morning. I did not space shuttle, millions of Soviets
even have to worry about were celebrating the launch of the
school. In a nutshell, things Mir space station, as it soared up
were pretty steady for a three- through the skies and up the
year-old like me back in 1986. heavens, beginning its fifteen year
Unfortunately, the same cannot journey of traveling through space;
be said about everyone or one that would decidedly end in…
well, humiliation. At a time when
everything else, as things were the Cold War was being fought in
shaping into something pretty space, this was proof of the Soviet
ugly back then on one Union’s triumph over the United
particular cold February. Make States. Ironically, the Soviet Union
no mistake; it was no would collapse only five years later.
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A Chorus Line You might have the faintest memory of your yet-to-get-married
Kiss Of The Spiderwoman older brother’s or young uncle’s usually inaccessible bedroom
Back To The Future being like this: Back in 1986, the ultimate in decoration for
Year Of The Dragon any bachelor pad was a complete set of matching bed covers,
curtains and wallpaper and if they were really rich (or spoilt
by their parents) they could have had the carpet to match
February1986 Music too. Linda Beard came up with the idea of bedroom decoration
Charts: for men only and it took off beyond her wildest dreams - even
the wallpaper which could make your eyes go funny if you
stared at it long enough. The diagonal stripes were usually
The Sun Always Shines On masculine colors like, gray, black, a different shade of gray
TV by A-Ha and just a hint of red for danger.
Only Love by Nana
Mouskouri The Casio SK1 sampler keyboard was the kind of ‘thoughtful
Walk Of Life by Dire Straits and educational’ toy your folks would have been spending
Borderline by Madonna their money on to buy you, back in 1986. The Casio SKI
Broken Wings by Mr Mister sampler keyboard was obviously designed as a toy rather
than a serious musical instrument - and it showed. It was
light, it was small and it was low on options; the memory
cleared when turned off which meant that you wouldn’t be
able to keep your glorious musical creations. But it sampled
well enough for you and your friends to have a jolly good
time. Rumor has it that it is apparently still used by the likes
Riots by Central Security Forces break out, following of Fatboy Slim and Blur; like it’s not so obvious.
rumors that their term of service would be extended from
three years to four. Army troops are deployed to restore
order. According to official figures, 107 people are killed
in the mutiny.
Ahmed Rushdi is
replaced by Zaki
Funerals are held
for the seven
in January on the
after take-off due
to a programming
The Soviet Union launches the Mir space station.
Swedish Prime Minister, Olaf Palme is assassinated while
strolling down a street in Stockholm, on his way home
from the cinema.
Comet Haley reaches its perihelion, the closest point to
the Earth, during its second visit to the solar system in
the 20th century.
President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines, goes into
exile in the USA after twenty years of rule. Corazon Aquino
becomes the first Filipino woman President, first as in in-
Twenty-eight years of one-family rule ends in Haiti, when
President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
And just when you thought that people couldn’t come up with
After a wait of thirty-seven years, the United States Senate anything more foolish, big glasses, usually restricted to nerds and
approves a treaty outlawing genocide. librarians, went big for no apparent reason. Oh, and so did boxer
And on February 21st, Welsh soprano voice, turned pop
starlet, Charlotte Church is born. Ahmed Rafaat
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A typical question that’s asked in each and every interview
that everybody goes through is, “Who is your idol…who is
your model that you follow in his footsteps?” And a typical
answer is usually, “My role model is actually… can you give
me some time please--err?” Finally after a pause, the
interviewee says, ‘Dad’ while others go for their moms,
brothers or even an older cousin or something like that.
A father or a mother’s role can never be described
nor can it be expressed in words. They introduce science there’s Einstein, Magdy Yaakoub, Farouk El
us to life, love us more than we can imagine and Baz, and Ahmed Zowail-----can’t really stop! But
strive to raise us correctly and in the most proper unfortunately I have to. See how uncountable they
way ever. They’re worth being imitated and followed. are! On the other hand, we don’t find except a few
The truth is that we truly love them deeply and of those role models of ours! Where have they
because of that we feel like, “Oh my parents are gone?? If dead, then why don’t we find others and
really great! They did all that for me and are still others in the same amount as they did ages ago?!
doing more, asking for nothing in return except
seeing their young offspring growing up and Well, our plan this month is to talk to our role
achieving all the best!” models. Each one of us wrote an open letter to
his/her role model in life. You’ll find some of us who
However, the important thing that we actually want address specific persons and others address their
to highlight is the absence of role models nowadays. imaginary role models and you’ll also find ones who
Life was always enriched until the last recent decades didn’t actually choose only one idol. See for yourself
with loads and loads of idols and role models. If and don’t forget to tell us who is your own role
you happen to ask about them, I can never amass model!
all of them because there’s really a large number
of them of special personalities. Let me mention a Doaa Samy, 19
few: Head of Think Green Club
Starting with religion, after the Prophet Mohammad When I started to think about who I should address
and his blessed companions, Abu Bakr Al-Seddik my letter to, I found that there are several characters
and Omar Ibn-Al-Khattab, who are extremely special, who affected me deeply and helped in the formation
we can also find modern scientists in religion like, of my beliefs. So I'd be lying if I tell you that I
Al Sheikh Al Sha’rawi. In politics, several role models consider only one of them as my role model. But
include, Saad Zaghloul, Tal’aat Harb, Gamal Abd- I managed to narrow down my choice to three men
El-Nasser, Nelson Mandela, and Che Guevara. In who I believe, being who they are and what they
Renaissance, philosophy and leadership we of course stand for, had a profound influence on the person
have Ghandi. In economics, there’s Tal’aat Harb. I am today.
Then concerning arts and literature, we have Abbas
Al-Akkad, Taha Hussein and Naguib Mahfouz. In
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Dear Ghandi, owe my first poem to you and also my infatuation
Your tolerance and pacifism impressed me. Your with literature.
deep love for your country gave another meaning
to patriotism. The way you fought for your people As for the rest of the influential writers, you all hold
and bared so much suffering in order to reach what a special place in my heart because you’ve guided
you want without losing hope, is worthy of most me to my path. You keep reminding me each day
respect. not to forget how much I love writing and its wonders.
And the passion I feel while pouring my heart and
Dear Guevara, soul on paper. Because of you, I realize the power
I deeply admire your rebel spirit and pure devotion of words and their effects.
to your beliefs.
I hope that one day I’ll lead a road of my own as
Dear Shakespeare, you did. I wish to inspire and to leave my mark on
I’ve always been inspired by your creativity and the each one who reads what I’ve got to say.
way you understood human nature.
Esraa Hegazy, 18
I hope that one day I’ll lead a road of
my own as you did. I wish to inspire and
to leave my mark on each one who reads
what I’ve got to say
I can go on and on and still I wouldn't be able to Dear Role Model,
convey how much I look up to these men. But
enough about me now, it's your turn to find out I wish you were there for real. I've been searching
who your role model is and why? for you for years and years. And for years to come
I'll still be searching. Through my short, yet long,
Dina Whaba, 19 journey of searching; short in time yet long in
Dear Writers, feeling, I've been lucky to integrate you through
millions of people and I still will.
I thank every single writer I have read that has If there’s another virtue or other ethics that I don’t
influenced me greatly with their astounding words. know in this life, I'll be adding this to you, until I
For each writer who made me laugh or cry; for each perfect you and look up to you. So I guess I should
one who amazes me always with their off the wall say: To every true respectful person, to every
writing technique, I thank you for your creativity devoted teacher, to every caring mom, to every
and inspiration that lights up my life. It’s necessary conscientious writer, to every scholar, to every artist
for me to thank first and foremost William who highly appreciates his talent, to every kind
Shakespeare. I thank you for being a literary genius person, to every hard worker…thanks for being the
who has left profound and inspiring work of dramatic inspiration for the past years and for years to come.
plays depicting human experiences and your
monumental sonnets that are brilliantly written. I Radwa Nour, 20
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I consider myself a hardworking energetic person
Dear anonymous, who also wants to excel and prove myself. Most of
all, I have that feeling of change…I want to make a
I decided not to give you a name to keep your change. I wish to help people, who aren’t as fortunate
uniqueness among humans. You were always a as I am, by one way or another. Maybe that will
mystery for me, as I never knew who would ever fit happen by spreading awareness through my writings
into such a place in my life besides you! and my programs that I insist on having, hopefully,
in the future. It may also happen by going to people
I met thousands of people during my life, learned to their places myself, talking to them about their
different lessons from each and everyone I met, but problems or even holding workshops that can enable
nothing compares to what you’re
expected to teach me. You’re my role
model whom I should clone in most of
Blessed with the power of words,
my actions, follow your footsteps and the ability to convince, and to
take you as an image in front of my socialize easily
eyes for the person I wish to be one day. them take a step forward towards a higher status.
Such a task is an honor for me, as you are the only
perfect person that I ever knew. You have it all; I believe that achieving my own goals and targets
you’re talented, well-educated and a great leader, are always connected to others’ goals and aims. I’m
which I admire you for You’ve been blessed with the
. not living alone on earth. I’m neither the only person
power of words, the ability to convince, and to socialize breathing oxygen nor can I resist gravity! I may have
easily. You know something about everything; you a gift that when combined with my brains and
can speak about any topic and have your own view. thoughts, results in a fruitful outcome. Only then can
It’s always an experience in itself when talking to I help myself and proudly feel progress and deep
you. I can never get enough from having a dive character development. Yet, it’s never enough to
with you in the pool of thoughts, as you get me think only about myself. Actually, it’s even nicer and
looking from a different perception to the same more pleasing to feel like helping other people and
thought every time. You know how to inspire people, totally changing their lives!
affect them and how to lead others. You’re the dream
that I dream of turning true one day because This is MY DREAM Oprah! Sound familiar? I know it
unfortunately you don’t exist! does because I found you did all that. I found that
you achieved all what I want to achieve. I don’t know
Yasser Abbas, 19 how to say it, but I have true feelings of respect for
you. You deserve the best! Wait one day to hear
about Doaa Samy that followed in your footsteps!
Dearest Oprah Winfrey, Best Regards,
After sending you all my greetings and warm wishes, Doaa Samy
I just thought of sharing what I have in mind here
with everybody including you of course. P.S. Oprah Winfrey was named one of the 100 Most
Knowing someone like you Oprah, has added a lot to Influential People of the 20th Century by Time
me. The way you started your career was and still is Magazine, and in 1998 received a Lifetime Achievement
extremely magnetic. You strived a lot to achieve your Award from the National Academy of Television Arts
dream. You never gave up and always fought to hit and Sciences.
your target, to be what you are now!
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What If…we never
Drop by drop those
my cheeks. To my
surprise, it all
ordering my pair of
lids to cover up any
of my iris! ‘Wet’ can
the status of my
of mine aren’t even
heard. My lips are
slightly opened but A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition, a loud utterance of
my ears hear emotion especially when unable to articulate, can be summed up in only
one word ‘cry.’ Crying is an extremely healthy process where you can
nothing except inner get out all of your suppressed passion of the outer world. Some people
prevent themselves from crying in front of any body; thinking that
explosions! I had crying is evidence of weakness. I’m with you that sometimes it’s pretty
private while on the other hand, I’m not for hiding our feelings. That’s
never imagined I highly dangerous!
can do that one day;
such an image of The worst thing you can ever
watery circles going do is to cry silently
down my face
without even You know what? I’m telling you it’s dangerous to hide your feelings yet
I always try to keep my feelings inside until I reach a place where I’m
blinking once, have all alone! Yeah! I do that; maybe because personality tests consider me
an introverted character that recharges power from within. Well, I
never crossed my disagree with that. One may have times when he/she feels like sitting
with oneself and meeting nobody at all. But that doesn’t mean that I
mind. don’t like to see people when I’m depressed or out of mood. Your
companions always help change your mood. They actually get you out
of your uninterrupted condition that keeps you indulged in the same
connected circle of thoughts and sentiments.
Let me talk about the worst act related to the crying process. If you
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look back at the first lines when never.
I was describing how crying can
take place without either blinking Hope I have helped
or sobbing, you’ll already have a change some of the
drawn image in mind about what wrong conceptions
I want to say. about crying and made
The worst thing you can ever do you somehow aware of
is to cry silently! To keep your the benefits. Yet, you’ve
sounds inside and prevent them got to take care that
from waving through the there is a small
surrounding outer atmosphere is difference between
more like suffocating. Imagine expressing oneself and
that you’re about to drown and being redundant in one
suddenly find a floating piece of way or another. I call for
wood. When you quickly try to crying just when truly
reach it and get over, you find it needed to aid you to
broken and so heavy that it has take a step forward,
enough power to pull you nonetheless, continuous
downward! That’s exactly the case. crying for trivial reasons
is disliked and will make
Why don’t we analyze? people think poorly
Why does anyone cry? It’s a
reflexive action similar to your Finally, I’d like to change
cough when any particle - other your mood now by
than air - disrupts your esophagus letting you sing! Yes,
while eating or drinking. Crying you must sing for me
is a mixture of inner sentiments “HaPpy BirthdaY!” I may
due to certain outer conditions be celebrating now if it’s
that create pressure and lead to February 1st! Grab the
a normal transformation from a chance and sing with
calm state to a somewhat stormy me…ooops! -- I mean
one. It’s one of man’s basic rights for me :) And let me
to express! discover how my 19th
If I can’t cry, I would die, I always year will look like.
think. They sometimes say sobbing
is not the solution! No, I disagree.
It may not help solve the problem
but it’ll sure help the person get -
better to solve the problem! When
I face a shock, I must internally
react first before starting to think
Love to cry to get it all out
how to solve it. Involuntary I find
myself down; resultantly, and renew your mood.
disappointment may be a proper
inner feeling that will push me to
express that physically as well and
Crying is a blessing
that’s why tears are there. Tears
are there to flow and If you are skating and fall down
flow…streaming down your eyes and break your arm, I tell you that
and cheeks carrying the excess you WILL definitely cry - based on
charge out of your body. a personal experience! Write me back, tell me what you
- If you haven’t ever tasted your think and if you have any special
They say these quotes about tears you wouldn’t ever know the experience, you’re more than
crying: meaning of laughter! welcome to share it. Send your
- The sorrow which has no vent in mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
tears may make other organs Enjoy all of your reactions; freely It’s important to do that if you
weep. Henry Maudsley express your sadness and agony. want to contribute. Thanks!
- Let your tears come. Let them Discover how magical it is to feel
water your soul. Eileen Mayhew satisfaction and strong inner will
- Laughter and tears are both that can enable you change a
responses to frustration and situation 180 degrees. Fall down
exhaustion. I myself prefer to and get up, then fall down once Wishing you a
laugh, since there is less cleaning more and get up again even
up to do afterward. Kurt Vonnegut
- The soul would have no rainbow
stronger than before. No problem
with that. We’re here to learn and
had the eyes no tears. John Vance
benefit; to laugh sometimes and
cry at other times but most
important is each one’s self
I say this about crying: expression. Let me repeat: Don’t Doaa Samy, 19
- A baby’s first sound uttered is a deprive yourself from your basic
cry! rights. Love to cry to get it all out
- When you lose a very special and renew your mood. Crying is
person, you cry deeply. a blessing! Evaluate it now or
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"When imagination becomes the only fact"
Welcome to Aregica News Room Channel! It's not
Transmission 172' Middle East through Teen Stuff surprising to
Sat! hear that 500
For those who don't know Aregica, it’s a country million pounds
anywhere on some place on Mars. Whether, you’re are spent
an Aregicanian citizen or not, believe me; you'll get every year on
excited with Aregica News Room. private
Aregica News Room brings the event right to your lessons. These
place. private lessons
Aregica News Room discusses hot issues. aren’t
Aregica News Room is your eyes to the Aregicanian
Just free your imagination and live the moment with students but
Aregica News Room! also university
Good evening, everyone! Happy Valentine to all of you! situation puts
Let's start with the headlines: the Aregican
1) The New BAL in the United States Of Aregica government in
2) Private Lessons - Private Lessons Forever a real dilemma
3) The New Electronic Government in how to stop
Detailed News: It's not surprising to hear
that 500 million pounds
1) The New BAL in the United are spent every year on
States Of Aregica private lessons
In an outstanding move, the United States of Aregica
has established a who are used to earning 210,000 Aregican pounds a
new organization month and convince them to be satisfied with 1000
called BAL. BAL only. Frankly speaking, the Aregican family is the only
stands for Blue Ant victim!!
Lovers and the
organization aims at
appropriate 3) The New Electronic
environment for the
blue ants to prevent
their extinction. BAL
is saving no effort to After establishing the new electronic government,
ban all home predictions have arisen on how this government would
insecticides due to their great harm to blue ants. Blue react towards many internal affairs that Aregicans care
ants don’t die by ordinary home insecticides but their about. Aregicans want to know the correct figures and
respiratory system may be affected leading to severe not the fake ones they’re used to. Aregicans are in
pneumonia. bad need to trust the government’s words just for
Finally, Aregica News Room crew finds it meaningless once. They’re fed up with the usual slogans that are
to conclude that blue ants are much more worthy than rarely applied. Aregicans would never like to repeatedly
those innocent children, who are killed everyday in see the violence spreading that way it happened during
Calestine and Biraq by the bullets of the United States the Aregican Parliament elections. Aregican youth are
of Aregica soldiers. Those children who've done nothing dreaming to have job opportunities when they graduate.
except being born humans and not blue ants!! Aregicans want to see real justice that never
differentiates between this and that. They want to feel
secure in their Motherland. Aregicans would like to
2) Private Lessons… Private omit the word street children from their dictionary.
Lessons Forever Finally, Aregicans
want to be proud that they’re Aregicans!
Last week, the well-known private lessons teacher
raised his fees up to one hundred Aregican pounds per That’s the end of our episode. Happy Valentine again
lesson for each of the seventy-five students in every and we’re sorry to have this serious and dramatic news
group. It was all because he wanted to spend the taking up the whole space because we, simply, had no
summer months, this year, in Hawaii and not in Spain other choice than to state the facts!
as usual. With a very short and easy calculation, one
can get that this poor teacher earns about 210,000 See you next episode,
Aregican pounds per month, which will help him, travel
to Hawaii this year. Noha Samara, 21
Illustration by: Adnan Hesham
24 . February 2006 . TeenStuff www.teenstuffonline.com
ARE you always drawing during long...just relax and scribble!
phone calls, while studying,
thinking? 1- Sketch a face...
Discover the meaning of your 2- Draw a tree
scribbles and what they reveal 3- Sketch a heart.
4- Draw a house; big, small, cottage
about the inner you... or castle. Whatever you want!
You will be asked to draw different And the secrets of your
your HEART out! things.....Don't worry, it won't take symbols will be revealed
Reveals a lot about Trees in general tell Always signifies home and It is the core of your
your real self a lot about your life family, so check out your love and
and your destiny. attitude towards them... relationships...
Here's what your tree
Happy, smiling face: Large house
says about you...
You are fun You love your
Rounded and family, besides Rounded at the base:
to be around, clouded-
which respecting You are so loyal and very
shaped: them; that is passionate!
reveals the You are
fact that you why you are
have lots of kind. It also the center of
friends! signifies that attention at
Great! you are feeling home.
Profile: on the top right
You are very Bare now!
ambitious; branches: Tall, thin house:
You do not Indicating a family Pointed base:
you are Your
always express quarrel or relative
yourself much, rivalry, don't worry it relationships are
looking to the somehow
future! but you are will blow over soon!
ambitious and perfect, but you
Long pretty are a bit jealous
eyelashes: successful too! Lots of windows: sometimes so
You are into Covered in You are take care!
fashion and like leaves and lucky to
to be praised a fruits: have
lot and waited You are an such a
upon, too! open-minded big and
and happy warm
Big lips: person who family,
You are loves having but you are sometimes a bit nosy Arrow through heart:
sensual and loads of fun! and like to know everything that You are a daydreamer, always
romantic, is going on. dreaming to fall in love and
and Christmas soon you will!
loves you! You are
Lucky you! energetic and Broken heart:
one of your You are very much
kind! affected by a
break-up or your
relationship is not
Palm tree: stable. Time to get
You want to out!
spontaneous! House surrounded by a fence:
Keep it! unleash your
adventurous Your home is a secure and safe
spirit and escape place for you; that is why you
love spending quality time with
responsibilities! your family. Overlapping
Short or spiky Messy or shaded hearts:
You are worried You are living
You love a healthy and a
yourself; about something
nowadays or may House and a happy
obviously you shining sun: relationship.
like to be the be you lack
confidence in You have a perfect Lucky you!
center of happy family.
something, but don't
attention! worry it won't take Lucky you!
Suss Your Symbols - Arrows: you have got a focused mind!
- Numbers: you are very organized!
- Crosses: you are wise and spiritual, but you need some
- Animals: you are happy, kind and romantic! guidance too!
- Balloons: you have got a loving personality and very - Stars: you have high aspirations!
enthusiastic! - Circles: you are romantic and sincere!
- Clouds: clear fluffy clouds; show that you are a daydreamer, - Squares: you are practical and reliable!
but dark ones show that you are worried about something! - Spirals: you are stressed and you need to rest!
- Crown: you will do anything to be famous and rich! - Infinity: someone loves you and thinks about you all the
- Ring: you are seeking for a long-lasting, secure relationship! time!
- Sun: you will live life to the full!
Launches Statement Product at African Cup
Eight Teams To Debut New 2006 v1.06 Concept In Egypt
PUMA® unveiled its new 2006 seams for improved comfort. The new famous player Samuel Eto’s answered, “i
football statement concept, specially developed woven fabric keeps believe all players like to get on to the
the weight down to a minimum whilst pitch feeling as light as possible, as long
the v1.06, at the 2006 African providing superior moisture management as they are not naked. This boot brings
Cup of Nations_ in Egypt in to keep the player dry and comfortable. you that possibility, to take the pitch
January. As proud supplier to feeling light but wearing a football boot.
eight elite teams competing v1.06 Boot The design is very nice, a few details have
been changed during the test periods but
in the tournament (Angola, Created with one objective in mind, to I believe that they are now on the list of
Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, get players to the ball faster, the v1.06 everyone that wants to play a game of
Ivory Coast, Senegal, Togo boot was designed create split second football.”
and Tunisia) the event sat the advantages. The lightest PUMA boot on As for his opinion of the Kt he said “The
the market, the upper is constructed from fabric is good … things have
pace for 2006 with the debut an extremely thin and specially developed changed a ot. This I much
of the new v1.06 playing kit. synthetic ConTec textile material for lighter for a player and I see
increased speed, stamina, leather like a lot of potential. Let’s just
Designed to get the players to the ball touch and close control. The fine-tuned see if it brings luck to those
faster, the state of the art v1.06 playing PUMA AptoLast and asymmetrical Lace wearing it.”
kit introduces a revolutionary lightweight Wrap system allow the boot to mould to
proposition with an out and out focus on the natural shape of the foot for optimal On 19th of January
aerodynamic advantages and comfort. energy preservation. Puma announced a
The v1.06 shirt utilizes a brand new tear charitable partnership
resistant fabric developed in collaboration with United For Africa
with Manchester Metropolitan University. v1.06 Ball leading up to the
The resulting kit, federation badges World of football
included, weighs a mere 100g while Introducing a Championships in
providing optimal moisture wicking and new-patented June. The
evaporation demanded by top flight panel concept
based on a organization will
players. directly benefit from
the sales and
In an effort to honor and stress the geometrical proceeds of special
individuality of each team, PUMA has approach, this projects launched
designed a new graphic treatment unique construction in PUMA concept
to each country. The jersey features a secures the
roundest, most stores and
tonal print of a visual icon representative special retail
of the personality and heritage of each technically
football team. advanced ball on summer.
the market. Continuing with PUMA’s
patented dimple technology, the new
v1.06 Playing Shirt v1.06 ball delivers more speed, further
distance and improved control.
Sticking to the
overall design Samuel Eto
concept of getting v1.06 Goalkeeper Glove
you to the ball
faster, the v1.06 In tune with the concept design brief, the
shirt was new v1.06 goalkeeper glove sets out to
engineered and provide top class goalkeepers with a
crafted with lightweight glove proposition further
aerodynamics in enhancing the proven performance
mind. The most features of PUMA gloves.
on the market, the When asked upon his impression of the
v1.06 game shirt is fully welded with no new PUMA [V1.06] and the design the
February 2006 . TeenStuff www.teenstuffonline.com
and New Release at Virgin
On February 18, 2006, closer to people
Virgin Megastore because there are
hosted, for distribution, specialized people for
the signing of Sami preaching who know
Youssef's new album, their job well and he is
My Ummah not one of them.
Youssef arrived at Virgin "Preaching might not
Megastores at 6:30 pm serve its right purpose
and was received with if was forced upon
applauding and people especially
cheering fans while the through art and in
attendees presented singing," he explained.
him lovely bouquets of
roses. After answering all the
Youssef, first, started by questions, Sami Youssef
singing some of his new stared signing posters
album's songs and then and CDs for the
answered questions attendees and as he
from his fans. was leaving, his fans
wouldn't let him go and
Sami Youssef stated insisted that he stay. He
clearly that he is not a apologized for not being
religious preacher and able to speak Arabic and
that he doesn't believe promised his fans that
preaching is what will this will change soon
bring him because he is working
on that to be able to
communicate with his
fans. He said that loves
Egyptians because he
can sense that they are
good by nature and
The event ended with
Youssef singing his new
song, Free, which talks
about Hejab and he
promised his fans a
concert soon in
Blo od donation league is a
collaboration between Egyptian
national blood transfusion services
& www.egypt2006.com web site
as a side activity for the African
Its principle simply is to make use of the competitive
spirit between different football clubs' fans & direct it
to be transformed into positive charitable attitude,
especially in blood donation with our slogan to be “IN
THAT WE SHOULD COMPETE”
Every one can participate in this league through
registering him/her self as regular blood donor in a
web base registration form on www.egypt2006.com
& to register the name of his favorite club & the blood
center will call him/her to inform him/her about the
nearest blood center to donate blood. At the end of
the league, the winning club will be the one chosen
by the largest No. of blood donors.
On Thursdays, as well, there will be a fixed blood
campaign in Ramsis square in front of the Main Railway
Station & another mobile blood campaign rotating in
different clubs weekly.
On January 19, 2006, Seeds
of Peace Delegation Leaders
of Egypt, and AMIDEAST
Egypt, held an Award
Ceremony for the Seeds of
Peace Art Competition.
Teen Stuff staff was very
pleased to be there to share in this inspiring event.
The competition was held during International
Education Week in Cairo and Alexandria on
November 12 and 18, respectively. The competition
invited students aged 12 to 16 years to create
drawings and paintings that encourage peace,
tolerance, empathy, acceptance, patience, and co-
existence. Both Seeds of Peace and AMIDEAST are
organizations dedicated to increasing cultural
understanding within and between communities
around the world. This contest is an outgrowth of
Seventeen schools were represented by 75 participating
students. A committee of four professional artists judged
the artwork and selected the best twelve paintings and
then short listed them to identify the top five
winning works. There were seven winners in Cairo and
five in Alexandria.
Seeds of Peace published a 2006 calendar to highlight
the best twelve creations, which were identified with
the names of the young artists under each month’s
image. This calendar was distributed to all participating
schools, all Seeds of Peace Delegation Leaders around
the world, AMIDEAST, and the artists who judged the
Congratulations and thanks to everyone who supported
30 . February 2006 . TeenStuff
Campaign Middle East has announced for the first
time ever the short list for the Campaign Awards 2005.
The awards is a huge event for the region’s advertising
and media agencies. With awards given out for 13
different categories, meaning the ultimately creative
minds in the region all in one event, taking place on
January 31st, 2006 in Dubai.
With the overwhelming amount of more than 600
entries received for the awards from around the
region, the first round of judging took place in Dubai
two weeks ago, followed by yet an extra round to
create a shortlist for each category.
20 judges from top advertising, media and PR agencies
under the chairmanship of Unilever Middle East boss
Jan Zijderveld gathered at the Fairmont Hotel in Dubai
to debate the entries.
The agencies and campaigns that were considered
exceptional in the region were short listed were
announced on December 25th.
Where does Egypt fit in the region’s? , you might ask.
Well, Egypt has scooped up 3 entries on the short-
lists in three different categories.
And the Short-lists are (drum roll please………)
*Media Agency of the year:
*Advertising Agency of the Year
Face to Face
Saatchi & Saatchi
*Media Plan of the year
Virgin Megastore, Zenith Cairo
Emirates Today, OMD
Rani Float, initiative
Vodafone Kuwait, MindShare
*TV Campaign of the year
Beirut Marathon, Leo Burnett Beirut
Crest Lighthouse, Saatchi & Saatchi
Domino’s , JWT
Exotica Flower Shop, Leo Burnett Beirut
Ford Mustang, Drive, Team Y & R
Mobinil Mercedes, Leo Burnett Cairo
Congratulations to Zenith & Leo Burnett for
voicing out Egypt’s exceptional work among the
region’s Advertising & media fields.
Syria at a Crossroad: Will it be another Iraq?
“The Assassination of a Legend”
Date: February 14th 2005. himself) saying: "I have... submitted the resignation
Place: North of Beirut of the government and I have declared that I will not
Scene: ASSASINATION! be a candidate to head the (next) government."
Hariri's contributions were numerous. Among the
It is a quiet spring day in Lebanon. A convey of a few most notable is the fact that he educated 30,000
cars is moving along the beachfront. Its appearance Lebanese students inside and outside of Lebanon and
indicates that it contains some important people. The spent millions of dollars of his own personal money
camera takes you then for an inside look of the to redefine the face of social structure in Lebanon.
motorcade to see some He donated a great deal of money to charity and
famous figures like Rafik invested in Lebanon when few others were willing to
Hariri (the former Lebanese risk doing so. He worked towards unity of the different
Prime Minister) and Bassel religious and ethnic groups and rebuilding the nation.
Fleihan, the former Minister On June 22, 2005, Beirut International Airport was
of Economy and renamed Rafik Hariri International Airport in honor
Commerce. Among others, of Rafik Hariri, all of which proves that Hariri was an
they were both members extraordinary man. However, unlike many other
of the Lebanese parliament important figures who were assassinated, the whole
and were heading home world was concerned with this man’s death.
after an important session
at the parliament. “The White House condemned the attack and said
The scene suddenly is disrupted when explosives Lebanon should be allowed to pursue its political
equivalent to 1,000 kg. of TNT are future free from violence...
detonated creating a devastating blast and free from Syrian
causing a huge rift in the ground, occupation.”
killing several people including Rafik Spokesman Scott McClellan
Hariri, and injuring dozens of others. said he was not trying to “link
Syria with the bombing,”
Flashback now with the director as adding that “Washington did
he takes us back several years ago not know who was
to tell us who was Rafik Hariri, and responsible,” Reuters News
why was he be assassinated in such Agency reported.
Sorry Mr. McClellan, if you
Rafik Bahaa Al Din Al Hariri was a claim that Washington didn’t
Lebanese Muslim, self-made billionaire know who was responsible
and business tycoon. He left Lebanon and that you are not trying
in 1965 to work in Saudi Arabia for to link Syria with the
a construction company, and there, bombings then why would you
he accumulated vast amounts of
wealth in a short period of time and
emerged as a powerful construction tycoon. In 1978 mention Syria in the first
Hariri was made a citizen of Saudi Arabia by the Saudi place? And why would you
royal family as a reward for the high quality of his link the Syrian presence in
entrepreneurial services, and he became the Kingdom's Lebanon to violence?
representative in Lebanon. He then went on to become
Saudi Arabia's leading entrepreneur. This episode was much more
In 1982, he donated $12 million to Lebanese victims interesting than the last one
of Israel's invasions and helped restore Beirut's streets because after the
with his own money. He also used his personal wealth assassination everything
to finance the Taif Accord in 1989, which put an end changed. A revolution
to the civil war. aroused in Lebanon, which was then called the Cedar
In 1993 he founded the television station, Future TV Revolution. Syria was being pressured to pull out of
in Beirut and purchased stakes in several Lebanese Lebanon (as if it was proved that Syria was the reason
newspapers. He founded his own newspaper, Al- behind the assassination) and the crisis escalated to
Mustaqbal (The Future). He was also the biggest a terrifying level, putting Syria in a corner. And the
shareholder in Solidere, the joint-stock company that whole world watched and waited for the Syrian and
almost single handedly transformed and revived Lebanese reaction.
central Beirut following the Lebanese civil war.
Hariri served as Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 What was the reaction? Who was the new figure that
to 1998, then again from left Syria shaking whenever they hear his name?
2000 until October, 20, What is the Cedar Revolution?
2004. Hariri resigned both You know the rules; if you know the answers, send
times because he was me back at:
against the extension of If you do not, then wait for the next episode in March
President Lahoud’s term as and try to read some newspapers during the meantime!
pressured by the Syrian
government (as Lahoud is Yasser Abbas, 19
considered a pro-Syrian
32 . February 2006 . TeenStuff www.teenstuffonline.com
Women in Afghanistan:
Who is Responsible for
still being abused, harassed, and
threatened all over Afghanistan, often
by government troops and officials,"
as stated by Zama Coursen-Neff, co-
author of the Human Rights Watch
report and counsel to the Children's
Rights Division of Human Rights
"The U.S.-led coalition justified the
war against the Taliban in part by
promising that it would liberate
Afghanistan's women and girls," said
Coursen-Neff. “In fact, by supporting
repressive warlords, the international
community has broken that promise
and forsaken women's rights."
The Afghan Human Rights
Commission, which is mandated to
monitor human rights conditions and
investigate abuse, is not receiving
sufficient political and moral support
from the international community,
including the U.N., to effectively
investigate or monitor human rights
conditions. Over the last twelve
months, Human Rights Watch has
itself documented serious human
Decades of civil war are more than rights abuse against women and girls
enough to crush any country which by warlords all over Afghanistan.
is exactly what happened to
Afghanistan. The costs of this civil Outside of Kabul, women and girls
war are enormous; more than one have faced serious circumstances
million civilians are believed to have that threaten their physical safety,
been killed and countless others including sexual violence. In the
injured. The catastrophic North, three rival forces have abused
consequences of this war have Pashtun civilians, including raping
weighed heavily on the women of entire households and girls as young
Afghanistan. as fourteen. Will the international
community continue to sit idle as
Naturally, men and women have human rights are clearly being
suffered the hardships of that war: Zabul, Logar, and Wardak. Local perpetrated against women in
Indiscriminate bombings and shelling forces have done little to prevent
of residential areas, destruction and these attacks.
displacement and being the victims
of deliberate and arbitrary killings Many Afghans expected the
and "disappearances." But in addition international community to stand up
to all that, women in Afghanistan to warlords but the international
have suffered from gender specific community's inability to fulfill its
human rights abuse, such as rape commitments toward women in
and sexual assaults, forced marriages Afghanistan threatens the promise
and prostitution. Women in of the post-Taliban era. Now many
Afghanistan were often treated as are angry and disillusioned with the
the spoils of war. United States, the United Nations
and the international presence in Afghanistan?
It appears that armed guards were Afghanistan generally.
ignored by leaders, as a method of And why is not the intervention of
threatening vanquished populations "Many people outside the country the United States obvious in the case
and of rewarding soldiers. Many believe that Afghan women and girls of the Afghan women? Who is to
women were raped by armed guards have had their rights restored. It is blame and who is RESPONSIBLE for
during the period from 1992 - 1995. just not true. “Women and girls are the dreadful situation of the Afghan
Many Afghan women reportedly women; The Taliban regime, the
committed suicide to avoid such a United Nations, the United States or
fate. the international community as a
whole? For your own knowledge,
Neither Afghan men nor women are while we are sitting here debating,
allowed to take part in the decision numerous young women and girls
making process but this oppression are being beaten, raped and killed.
is falling doubly hard on women, who And we still have not figured out who
also face the general political is responsible!
oppression of women. Schools for
girls have been attacked with rockets
or set on fire in at least five Dina Wahba, 19
provinces: Kandahar, Sar-e Pol,
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8) Eat with a teaspoon and chew
slowly. That makes you feel full
9) Don’t eat after 8 p.m.
10) Don’t eat between meals.
1) Deal with yourself as if you’re a normal
body-sized person but who must follow a Now, for a few other tips you can follow.
few steps to look better. How can your clothes help you reduce your
‘Plus-size,’ ‘full- 2) You have to go on a balanced diet which
bodied,’ ‘heavy,’ supplies your body with vitamins and
energy. (Don’t stop eating or only eat an
- Try to wear dark colored clothes like black,
blue-black, brown or dark brown. They’ll
‘large,’ ‘full- apple as a meal, for example, because
you’ll gain the weight you lost as soon as
make you look thinner.
figured.’ These are you start eating normally again). - Don’t wear clothes with folds. They’ll
make you look larger!
just a few of the 3) Practice, daily, any kind of sport you
terms used to want for 20 minutes. It’ll help you to lose
weight and to re-shape your body.
- It isn’t preferable to wear flowered clothes.
Plain, solid clothes are better for you.
describe those of - Pockets, pockets! All teenagers like
us who wear sizes pockets but what you don’t realize is that
pockets make you look larger.
of double digits.
- If you like jeans with back pockets, try
But now it’s time to to wear jeans with large back pockets.
throw away all of WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? TRY THESE
these terms by TIPS NOW!!
facing our Hadiel
being shy because
overweight is one
of the biggest
teenagers’ 4) Drink at least three cups of green tea
a day. It’ll help you to lose weight faster.
problems and we
must face it. 5) You can take green tea as tablets. It’s
natural and 100 percent safe.
SO LET’S FOLLOW 6) Drink at least two glasses of water before
THESE STEPS: each meal. It’ll make you feel full quickly.
7) You needn’t eat from a large plate. A
small bowl is enough. (DON’T REFILL IT!)
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