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Mindfulness, Advanced Episodes

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The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 10
Tue Feb 02 2021, 7 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 10

In this episode you hear us revisit some of the themes in lessons 1 to 9. This recording is a short chat session to reflect on concept and ideas and also to wrap up this lesson series. It does not include a lesson worksheet. We really hope that you enjoye...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 9
Tue Jan 26 2021, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 9

In this episode you hear Amani talk about the growing awareness of mindful living. Is there a growing awareness of the benefits of mindful living in your community? We have been talking about it a lot with our families and friends. Has the subject come up...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 8
Mon Jan 11 2021, 4 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 8

In this episode you hear Amani talk about work during a world pandemic. Has your job also been affected by the pandemic? The shift to an online teaching and interpreting job came with its challenging and we are getting the hang of it now. Nevertheless, si...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 7
Tue Jan 05 2021, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 7

In this episode you hear Amani talk about mood swings. We all go through times when we see the world through cloudy-colored glasses. Are you also suffering from mixed-feelings about what the future might bring? At times, we feel very hopeful but then come...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 6
Tue Dec 29 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 6

In this episode you hear Amani talk about friendship and wellbeing. It is probably in times like these we appreciate our friends and need them more than ever to lend us an ear and uplift us. In this podcast Amani asks you to think about what friendship me...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 5
Tue Dec 22 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 5

In this episode you hear Amani talk about taking it slow. It is probably in times like these we are very aware of the importance of looking after ourselves. In this podcast Amani asks you to think about the activities you do deliberately in order to take...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 4
Tue Nov 10 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 4

In this episode you hear Amani talk about self-care. It is probably in times like these we are very aware of the importance of looking after ourselves. In this podcast Amani asks you to think about the activities you do deliberately in order to take care...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 3
Tue Nov 10 2020, 4 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 3

In this episode you hear Amani tell you how we practice gratitude in uncertain times and how we perceive challenging experiences in our lives. Do you have a routine to practice gratitude in your life? And how do you perceive challenging experiences? Don'...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 2
Tue Nov 10 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 2

In this episode you hear Amani talk about our city Amman. We used to go out together to our favorite places in town every Thursday night. It feels so strange to be driving around for necessary errands and not be able to go to our favorite places to hang o...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 1
Tue Nov 10 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 1

In this episode you hear Amani define mindlessness and mindfulness. There is no getting away from the fact that 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for everyone. In times like this we felt inspired to think and write about mindfulness. It feels l...

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We are Dalal and Amani from Amman, Jordan. We share with you content in Levantine Arabic inspired by our lives, language and culture. We have written and recorded texts and exercises in the form of worksheets for you to improve your Arabic language skills and speak the Arabic we speak!

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