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About Diana Farid, Author at JustHere

Diana Farid

Diana Farid

Diana is a wife and a mother of twin babies. Writing has always been her profound passion and favorite life companion. Her daily life interactions are the main source of inspiration. Through writing, she tries to make sense of the senseless world around, replace pain with laughter, and put hope when everything seems to be falling down. Her best friend is her nicely patterned notebook in which she captures all her special moments and endless thoughts. She dreams one day to write a book or run her very own magazine. Shopping for her is beyond an addiction. Being productive is what keeps her going and being appreciated fuels her motivation levels.

Posts By Diana Farid

Smoking ban inside cars: curbing smoking or intruding on privacy?

June 5, 2014 |

One year. One person. 12,000 cigarettes. That’s the annual smoking rate in Qatar.

According to a research by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, residents in Qatar purchase at least one billion cigarettes per year, totaling more than $65 million … Read More

Skyrocketing rents tops residents’ concerns in Doha

May 4, 2014 |

Qatar has been a destination of choice for many expatriates seeking better opportunities, earnings and savings, especially since the country won the bid to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup. A heavy influx of migrants to the country has led … Read More

Bad food in disguise: 8 foods on our supermarket shelves we should stay clear of

April 19, 2014 |

Let’s get healthy and go shop for low fat, low sugar, low carb, no sugar, multigrain products in the market. Stop. Think. Are these really healthy?

Food manufacturers often use smart marketing (example: green packaging to indicate health) to disguise … Read More

Summer is nearing, and here’s how you can prep your pantry

April 12, 2014 |

As we enjoy the last of the pleasant days before the onslaught of summer, JustHere spoke to dietitians on the best foods to stock up on over the next few months.

Eating smart can have a cooling effect on your … Read More

Rhinoplasty and liposuction drive plastic surgery boom in Qatar

April 6, 2014 |

Young models, flawless features, perfect bodies, extra hair volume, exaggerated eyelashes – looking ‘beautiful’ can no longer be left to cosmetic make-up alone.

“Given the constant desire to look younger and prettier, females especially in their 30s look up to … Read More

The nanny dilemma: Finding the right help in Qatar

March 10, 2014 | | 4 Comments

Recruiting domestic help in Qatar can be quite nerve-wracking and a paperwork-heavy process. JustHere looks into the different options available for residents, and the challenges that they might face. Current shortage

Recent restrictions by certain sending countries in Asia, has … Read More

Giddam: From ‘karak’ to ‘eshrij’, a game that’s quintessentially Qatar

February 18, 2014 | | One Comment

American car racing, Japanese warriors, chasing zombies… the agenda for gaming experience has for long been set by the West or the Far East. But to play one that reflects the familiar gives a whole new thrill – like when … Read More

The trials and challenges of archiving Qatar’s history

February 9, 2014 | | One Comment

Little is known about Qatar and its developmental history; its transition from a sea-faring and semi-migratory community to a country of advanced technology. That’s precisely what the team behind Qatar Unified Imaging Project (QUIP) is hoping to set right.

Tammi … Read More