Saadia R. Chevel
After years of strategizing and managing stakeholders within the industry, Saadia now enjoys the privilege of freelance writing. As a past lecturer and editor, she has focused on various themes. Her current interests are thought provocation via reflection in human interaction. Her acumen to read between the lines has often set the tone of yet another article.

Entries by Saadia R. Chevel

Things You Would Never Imagine About Living in San Francisco

(2) Comments | Posted 16 March 2016 | (09:35)

Before my move to San Francisco this year, I had envisioned a futuristic city with an immaculate appearance. After all, most of the articles I had read highlighted the beauty of this hilly city while propagating it as the hub of technology and innovation.

In my experience, there are...

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Kidult Culture - Why Should I Act My Age, Not My Shoe Size?

(0) Comments | Posted 23 April 2015 | (23:02)

Sprawled on the floor, I felt so tranquil while colouring with my five year old nephew. The next minute I spotted him frolicking around the room, wearing my sneakers. In that moment, the irony of the situation dawned on me. It's the most adorable sight when kids emulate adults but...

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Are You Afraid of Being Yourself?

(0) Comments | Posted 15 May 2014 | (16:07)

"I've lost one stone since I started my new diet," Amy gloated. As the words reverberated in my ears, I could not control the next sentence that came out of my mouth, "Oh, I've lost more than that since I gave up bread. If Kit Harington (actor - Game of...

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Embracing "Generation I" - Six Tech Gadgets That Will be Beneficial for Your Kids in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2014 | (21:14)

You're dining with your kids at this amazing restaurant but the evening doesn't go as planned. Soon the kids become restless.....While you juggle between wolfing down your meal and calming the kids down, it would take you anywhere between 5 - 15 min before the whole place is engulfed with...

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Secrets - To Share or Not to Share?

(3) Comments | Posted 19 September 2013 | (00:00)

Can you keep a secret? "Sarah's husband is having an affair with his colleague, Annie's son has been expelled from college as he was caught selling weed, Diane's daughter just went through an abortion since she's just got admission in Law School."

Although we might feel a pinch of...

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Is Your Personality Making Life More Difficult for You? Whose Fault is it Anyway?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2013 | (12:13)


At a recent high school reunion, I was really excited to catch up with old friends. I waited eagerly to chat with them, just like we used to in the school cafeteria. Back then, we were the inseparable five but a...

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What's on your Mind?

(0) Comments | Posted 31 March 2013 | (14:14)

"I just had the most romantic night ever!", "My kids are the best", "Vacationing in Paris", "I love my new job", "From single to engaged", "Trying to shed a few - On a new diet!"

What's the similarity between all these statements? The hunger for attention! This indirect method of...

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Circus of the Future

(1) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (09:05)

There was a time when going the cinema or theatre used to be the highlight of the week. Then came along the concept of renting out videos and DVDs. Now, with endless cable TV channels and a plethora of downloading websites, the world is our oyster. With everything a few...

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Homeschooling - Another Name for Helicopter Parenting?

(12) Comments | Posted 14 January 2013 | (23:00)

When parents exhibit a profound level of control over their child's life, it can be termed as helicopter parenting. Some people feel that homeschooling might lead to helicopter parenting. Homeschooling parents are often thought of as sheltering their children from the cruel world out there, fighting their battles and protecting...

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How Airlines Can Improve Long-Haul Flights

(17) Comments | Posted 9 January 2013 | (23:00)

When was the last time you got off a plane thinking, 'Wow, this is as good as it can get.'? Cramped seating, unpalatable food and high levels of anxiety are just a few issues we face while travelling economy in long-haul flights.

Recently, I came across certain airlines that...

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