DESIGN LOVERS TO DENMARK

Week-ends are always great but they pass so quickly you hardly feel you had a real break. That is why Kerem and I love to go somewhere close for a long week-end. We usually explore Turkey or go to Europe — our last destination was Copenhagen. I had always wanted to go there because I am crazy about nordic design: simple lines, lots of whites, …

FIT MOMMY

Playgrounds are lots of fun for our kids but they are also awesome for busy moms who want to multitask. While our little ones are running up the stairs and sliding down the slide, we can actually do a full body workout. Be creative, there is lots of other exercises you can do. These are only a couple to get you inspired. WARM-UP We do …

THE REWARDING BENEFITS OF FASTING

For Muslims Ramadan is a holy month, honouring the period when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Allah says: “The month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance for humanity, and clear (signs) for guidance and judgment…” During Ramadan, Muslims are supposed to read the Quran more often, abstain from eating, drinking, …

WHY CAN’T I LOSE WEIGHT?

You started your new healthy lifestyle a couple of weeks ago and in the beginning you lost quite some weight. But recently that scale wouldn’t budge a tiny bit. You want to know why? Here are some possible explanations. Do you skip breakfast? When you get up in the morning, you should be hungry. Maybe not immediately but if you are awake since two hours …

“ONE DECISION CHANGED MY LIFE!”

Sports is not only about losing weight. It is about building up self confidence. Pelin is a 22 years old beautiful girl that decided that she had enough of feeling pity for herself and overeating in frustration. One single decision changed her whole life. Pelin was born as healthy as her two older sisters. Her parents were incredibly happy and grateful to hold that little …

ABOUT ME

Fitness has been the most rewarding investment ever. I filled with infinite energy, became stronger and felt more beautiful than before. I am fitter at the age of 41 than when I was 20 years old. I don’t have this transformation story from fat to fit that lots of fitness bloggers have. My parents were into sports; my mom used to give jazz dance lessons …

CHIA POPS

Don’t they look super cute? Next time I will use white chia seeds and they will look even better! I wanted to create a dessert which is basically just changing the taste in your mouth after dinner, something which is sweet and low calorie. These popsicles are basically nothing different from the pudding we eat for breakfast. These are the ingredients I used: 1/2 cup …