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Five Tips for the Pursuit of Happiness

When attendees of The Women’s Group (TWG) are probed about what happiness means to them, we seldom hear answers like finding fulfillment in myself, a strong sense of self-confidence, or time alone to relax. Rather, the majority of the answers include “pleasing my husband, seeing to my children’s needs, satisfying my in-laws”. What contributes to this culture of suppression of self-fulfillment amongst women from our target groups in Palestine? TWG is partnered with Shirin Sayed, founder of ROA for Thinking and Creative Engineering, who has been trying to get to the bottom of it. Mrs. Sayed has found that attendees of TWG Continue reading…