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كلام في المفيد. إسلام و كريم بيسألوا الأسئلة الصعبة و بيتعمقوا في المواضيع الى مفروض تتفتح من زمان...عشان يفيدوا و يستفيدوا Casual, open conversations about life, love, and spirituality

Episodes
04 / 08 / 2022

Episode 20: Honing the Craft - Karima Mansour

We often meet good, hardworking people that do their best every day to get to where they want to be.But through our conversation with super artist Karima Mansour it was clear that she’s not just good people, she’s not just a hard worker, she’s a completely different breed of beings that just won’t stop, and can’t stop even when she reaches the highest of standards she imagines.Enjoy this deeply passionate conversation about art,work,life and family and get Karima's advice on...honing your craft!

01:13:41
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 19: The Balance - Basmah Osman

Basmah Osman is a senior advisor at the Federation of Egyptian Industries. She is an entrepreneur, an organizational development consultant, an expert in executive, career and life coaching, and basically a bad ass boss lady!In this conversation; we listen to Basmah's incredible story, advice and tips regarding all things life and career and most importantly BALANCE

01:13:05
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 18: The Good Doctor - Ramy Nasser

Ramy talks to us this episode about the journey of being a doctor. A tough one to say the least in the ways of working with both the love and suffering of children. He shares his optimistic view on some really dark times, and tells us of a few anecdotes of the demanding field of child care.

01:02:32
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 17: The Perfect Stroke - Asmaa Al Zohairy

What is passion? Is it found or is it built over time? Asmaa lets us in on her astonishing journey and how she navigates life, relationships, business, and professional athletics. Don’t miss this conversation with the wonderful human and daring beast that is Asmaa Al Zohairy. Enjoy!

01:07:53
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 16: Persevere - Ahmed El Ruby

Ahmed EL Ruby shares his story of perseverance and grind to make into the tough industry of music. A real struggle with a series of misfortunes that would have left anyone idle, but Ruby continues to push through and move forward. Listen to this latest episode and learn a lesson or two of how to really reach your goals, and achieve your dreams.

00:53:48
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 15: ...And Scene! - Ramsi Lehner

Ramsi the creator of  Irtigalia - an improv group -  he speaks to us about how it developed over the past few years. We talk extensively about art, theater and the inner workings of how a theater troupe' operates. Ramsi shares anecdote after another, and really brings to light how improv is more of daily activity, not just a performance on stage!

00:55:35
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 14: Island Boy - Ahmed Badawy

Words of the wise as Ahmed tells of his trials and tribulations as he built his dream one brick at a time. Ahmed shares a few things of what he learned over the years, while staying open to the times and ideas that are different than his. From the things he learned, he has decided to go back to a simpler and more serene life near the waters of the Nile. 

01:09:52
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 13: Maid of Steel - Amany Hamed

Its a hard-knock life! Amany talks to us about her struggles as a young woman as she maneuvers through marriage, abuse, motherhood and social structures that are stacked up against her. Amidst all this, Amany still has the optimism to see things through, and dream a life for her and her daughter. 

01:43:55
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 12: Religion and Spirituality - Muhammad Sami

Did God create us or did we create God? Listen to this episode as Muhammad Sami discusses his journey through religion, and how it is deeply embedded in his thirst for knowledge, spirituality and philosophy. We discuss the core elements of religion and how it governs elements of our society today.   Resources mentioned  The Origin and Growth of Religion - Wilhelm SchmidtThe Sacred and the Profane -Mircea EliadeLe Stupide XIXe Siècle -Léon DaudetNapoleon’s Egypt -Juan ColeFrom the Ruins of Empire - Pankaj MishraGod and Man in the Koran - Toshihiko IzutsuThe Rape of Man and Nature - Phillip Sherrard

01:41:45
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 11: Palestine - Ahmed Harara

متى سنرى وجهك يا حنظلة؟Ahmed shares stories of home in Gaza. He speaks of the optimism and relentlessness of   Palestinians in some of the harshest conditions. Hearing his story will give you a little perspective

01:14:08
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 10: Surfing Through Life - Omar Sobky

Surfing represents much more than sport, its peace of mind, its connecting to nature. Listen to Omar as he shares with us his passion for surfing, and how it is the gateway to a simple life. Play sports!

01:08:12
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 9: Summit of the Self - Omar Samra

Peak after peak. We deconstruct values and try to overcome the challenges of the summit within. We’re still at the base of the mountain, but we’re looking forward to the journey. Listen to Episode 9 as Omar Samra guides us through the first climb! We hope you can achieve more by climbing the summit within. 

01:19:43
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 8: Relationship Surgery - Nour Youssef

Nour’s words are the scalpel that cut into the truth of our emotions. She opened up the layers as we took a look into the way we maneuver relationships, and our feelings around them. She shares hard truths that we may now want to hear. Listen to wisdom of the wise (and passionate)! 

01:54:37
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 7: El Sayes - Tarek Abou Zayed

Cairo’s coolest sayes tells us about Egypt’s overwhelmingly chaotic parking phenomenon. We delved deep into how the system works, what the root cause of the problem is and tried to give him a platform to let us know his side of the story! Listen to Tarek’s incredible stories!

01:17:33
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 6: Mental Health - Dr. Mina Fares

 We put everything on the table as we discuss with Dr. Mina the state of mental health, therapy and medication. Dr. Mina sheds light on his experience as a professional in the field of psychiatry, and where we fall short as individuals. 

01:06:58
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 5: Accessibility and the Differently Abled - Hussayn Hilal

Listen as Islam and Kareem talk to Hussayn about life in Egypt and beyond through the eyes of the differently-abled. Hussayn speaks about his personal journey while shedding light on the daily struggles, and the way to move forward in our community.

01:16:24
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 4: The Great Debate - Youssra, Safi, Luka, & Gamroor

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, Youssra El Hawary, Safi, Luka Salam, and Gamroor on an all new episode of The Potcast. Listen and laugh as they debate over the important, the casual, and the downright ridiculous.

01:30:16
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 3 pt2: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his journey through sobriety and living with it today, with a few key insights for addicts to be able to help themselves.Book:NA Blue BookFilms:FlightRequiem For a DreamTrainspottingPulp FictionMeetings Al Anon (https://al-anon.org/)

01:00:13
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 3 pt1: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his daunting story as he immerses himself in a world many know little about. Tune in to hear tough truths.

00:57:44
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 2: Beauty Standards and Body Image - Aya Ragheb

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Aya Ragheb as they discuss beauty standards and body image, and the roles they play in our society. In this episode, Aya talks through her own personal struggles with body image, and shares her story on how she overcame them.Here are a few of the things we discussed during this episode:Films:The LobsterBefore SunsetBefore MidnightStudy: Gut Feelings: How food affects your mood - Uma Naidoo, MD (https://www.health.harvard.edu)Show: Teen Titans - Season 3 - Episode 2 (Netflix)

01:03:14
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 1: Relationships & Compatibility - Sherine Wafaai

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Guest Sherin Wafaai as they discuss the ups and downs of relationships, compatibility, and life partners. Here are the references to the cool pieces mentioned in the episode:Book: We Do - Stan TatkinPodcast Episode: Ten Percent Happier – The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Right NowArticle: The Disease of More (markmanson.net)Film: Inside Out----------Disclaimer: The sound quality is not ideal in this episode, but we have since worked out the issue and all will be running smoothly by next episode. We appreciate the support, lots of love!

00:47:10
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 0 - Why We Are

We're introducing our hosts Islam Adel and Karim Nada, and explaining the origin story behind 'The Potcast'.

00:03:28
31 / 07 / 2022

Episode 19: The Balance - Basmah Osman

Basmah Osman is a senior advisor at the Federation of Egyptian Industries. She is an entrepreneur, an organizational development consultant, an expert in executive, career and life coaching, and basically a bad ass boss lady!In this conversation; we listen to Basmah's incredible story, advice and tips regarding all things life and career and most importantly BALANCE

01:13:05
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 18: The Good Doctor - Ramy Nasser

Ramy talks to us this episode about the journey of being a doctor. A tough one to say the least in the ways of working with both the love and suffering of children. He shares his optimistic view on some really dark times, and tells us of a few anecdotes of the demanding field of child care.

01:02:32
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 17: The Perfect Stroke - Asmaa Al Zohairy

What is passion? Is it found or is it built over time? Asmaa lets us in on her astonishing journey and how she navigates life, relationships, business, and professional athletics. Don’t miss this conversation with the wonderful human and daring beast that is Asmaa Al Zohairy. Enjoy!

01:07:53
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 16: Persevere - Ahmed El Ruby

Ahmed EL Ruby shares his story of perseverance and grind to make into the tough industry of music. A real struggle with a series of misfortunes that would have left anyone idle, but Ruby continues to push through and move forward. Listen to this latest episode and learn a lesson or two of how to really reach your goals, and achieve your dreams.

00:53:48
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 15: ...And Scene! - Ramsi Lehner

Ramsi the creator of  Irtigalia - an improv group -  he speaks to us about how it developed over the past few years. We talk extensively about art, theater and the inner workings of how a theater troupe' operates. Ramsi shares anecdote after another, and really brings to light how improv is more of daily activity, not just a performance on stage!

00:55:35
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 14: Island Boy - Ahmed Badawy

Words of the wise as Ahmed tells of his trials and tribulations as he built his dream one brick at a time. Ahmed shares a few things of what he learned over the years, while staying open to the times and ideas that are different than his. From the things he learned, he has decided to go back to a simpler and more serene life near the waters of the Nile. 

01:09:52
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 13: Maid of Steel - Amany Hamed

Its a hard-knock life! Amany talks to us about her struggles as a young woman as she maneuvers through marriage, abuse, motherhood and social structures that are stacked up against her. Amidst all this, Amany still has the optimism to see things through, and dream a life for her and her daughter. 

01:43:55
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 12: Religion and Spirituality - Muhammad Sami

Did God create us or did we create God? Listen to this episode as Muhammad Sami discusses his journey through religion, and how it is deeply embedded in his thirst for knowledge, spirituality and philosophy. We discuss the core elements of religion and how it governs elements of our society today.   Resources mentioned  The Origin and Growth of Religion - Wilhelm SchmidtThe Sacred and the Profane -Mircea EliadeLe Stupide XIXe Siècle -Léon DaudetNapoleon’s Egypt -Juan ColeFrom the Ruins of Empire - Pankaj MishraGod and Man in the Koran - Toshihiko IzutsuThe Rape of Man and Nature - Phillip Sherrard

01:41:45
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 11: Palestine - Ahmed Harara

متى سنرى وجهك يا حنظلة؟Ahmed shares stories of home in Gaza. He speaks of the optimism and relentlessness of   Palestinians in some of the harshest conditions. Hearing his story will give you a little perspective

01:14:08
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 10: Surfing Through Life - Omar Sobky

Surfing represents much more than sport, its peace of mind, its connecting to nature. Listen to Omar as he shares with us his passion for surfing, and how it is the gateway to a simple life. Play sports!

01:08:12
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 9: Summit of the Self - Omar Samra

Peak after peak. We deconstruct values and try to overcome the challenges of the summit within. We’re still at the base of the mountain, but we’re looking forward to the journey. Listen to Episode 9 as Omar Samra guides us through the first climb! We hope you can achieve more by climbing the summit within. 

01:19:43
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 8: Relationship Surgery - Nour Youssef

Nour’s words are the scalpel that cut into the truth of our emotions. She opened up the layers as we took a look into the way we maneuver relationships, and our feelings around them. She shares hard truths that we may now want to hear. Listen to wisdom of the wise (and passionate)! 

01:54:37
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 7: El Sayes - Tarek Abou Zayed

Cairo’s coolest sayes tells us about Egypt’s overwhelmingly chaotic parking phenomenon. We delved deep into how the system works, what the root cause of the problem is and tried to give him a platform to let us know his side of the story! Listen to Tarek’s incredible stories!

01:17:33
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 6: Mental Health - Dr. Mina Fares

 We put everything on the table as we discuss with Dr. Mina the state of mental health, therapy and medication. Dr. Mina sheds light on his experience as a professional in the field of psychiatry, and where we fall short as individuals. 

01:06:58
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 5: Accessibility and the Differently Abled - Hussayn Hilal

Listen as Islam and Kareem talk to Hussayn about life in Egypt and beyond through the eyes of the differently-abled. Hussayn speaks about his personal journey while shedding light on the daily struggles, and the way to move forward in our community.

01:16:24
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 4: The Great Debate - Youssra, Safi, Luka, & Gamroor

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, Youssra El Hawary, Safi, Luka Salam, and Gamroor on an all new episode of The Potcast. Listen and laugh as they debate over the important, the casual, and the downright ridiculous.

01:30:16
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 3 pt2: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his journey through sobriety and living with it today, with a few key insights for addicts to be able to help themselves.Book:NA Blue BookFilms:FlightRequiem For a DreamTrainspottingPulp FictionMeetings Al Anon (https://al-anon.org/)

01:00:13
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 3 pt1: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his daunting story as he immerses himself in a world many know little about. Tune in to hear tough truths.

00:57:44
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 2: Beauty Standards and Body Image - Aya Ragheb

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Aya Ragheb as they discuss beauty standards and body image, and the roles they play in our society. In this episode, Aya talks through her own personal struggles with body image, and shares her story on how she overcame them.Here are a few of the things we discussed during this episode:Films:The LobsterBefore SunsetBefore MidnightStudy: Gut Feelings: How food affects your mood - Uma Naidoo, MD (https://www.health.harvard.edu)Show: Teen Titans - Season 3 - Episode 2 (Netflix)

01:03:14
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 1: Relationships & Compatibility - Sherine Wafaai

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Guest Sherin Wafaai as they discuss the ups and downs of relationships, compatibility, and life partners. Here are the references to the cool pieces mentioned in the episode:Book: We Do - Stan TatkinPodcast Episode: Ten Percent Happier – The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Right NowArticle: The Disease of More (markmanson.net)Film: Inside Out----------Disclaimer: The sound quality is not ideal in this episode, but we have since worked out the issue and all will be running smoothly by next episode. We appreciate the support, lots of love!

00:47:10
29 / 07 / 2022

Episode 0 - Why We Are

We're introducing our hosts Islam Adel and Karim Nada, and explaining the origin story behind 'The Potcast'.

00:03:28
21 / 07 / 2022

Episode 19: The Balance - Basmah Osman

Basmah Osman is a senior advisor at the Federation of Egyptian Industries. She is an entrepreneur, an organizational development consultant, an expert in executive, career and life coaching, and basically a bad ass boss lady!In this conversation; we listen to Basmah's incredible story, advice and tips regarding all things life and career and most importantly BALANCE

01:47:53
07 / 07 / 2022

Episode 18: The Good Doctor - Ramy Nasser

Ramy talks to us this episode about the journey of being a doctor. A tough one to say the least in the ways of working with both the love and suffering of children. He shares his optimistic view on some really dark times, and tells us of a few anecdotes of the demanding field of child care.

01:02:32
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 17: The Perfect Stroke - Asmaa Al Zohairy

What is passion? Is it found or is it built over time? Asmaa lets us in on her astonishing journey and how she navigates life, relationships, business, and professional athletics. Don’t miss this conversation with the wonderful human and daring beast that is Asmaa Al Zohairy. Enjoy!

01:07:14
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 16: Persevere - Ahmed El Ruby

Ahmed EL Ruby shares his story of perseverance and grind to make into the tough industry of music. A real struggle with a series of misfortunes that would have left anyone idle, but Ruby continues to push through and move forward. Listen to this latest episode and learn a lesson or two of how to really reach your goals, and achieve your dreams.

00:53:48
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 15: ...And Scene! - Ramsi Lehner

Ramsi the creator of  Irtigalia - an improv group -  he speaks to us about how it developed over the past few years. We talk extensively about art, theater and the inner workings of how a theater troupe' operates. Ramsi shares anecdote after another, and really brings to light how improv is more of daily activity, not just a performance on stage!

00:55:35
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 14: Island Boy - Ahmed Badawy

Words of the wise as Ahmed tells of his trials and tribulations as he built his dream one brick at a time. Ahmed shares a few things of what he learned over the years, while staying open to the times and ideas that are different than his. From the things he learned, he has decided to go back to a simpler and more serene life near the waters of the Nile. 

01:09:52
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 13: Maid of Steel - Amany Hamed

Its a hard-knock life! Amany talks to us about her struggles as a young woman as she maneuvers through marriage, abuse, motherhood and social structures that are stacked up against her. Amidst all this, Amany still has the optimism to see things through, and dream a life for her and her daughter. 

01:43:55
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 12: Religion and Spirituality - Muhammad Sami

Did God create us or did we create God? Listen to this episode as Muhammad Sami discusses his journey through religion, and how it is deeply embedded in his thirst for knowledge, spirituality and philosophy. We discuss the core elements of religion and how it governs elements of our society today.   Resources mentioned  The Origin and Growth of Religion - Wilhelm SchmidtThe Sacred and the Profane -Mircea EliadeLe Stupide XIXe Siècle -Léon DaudetNapoleon’s Egypt -Juan ColeFrom the Ruins of Empire - Pankaj MishraGod and Man in the Koran - Toshihiko IzutsuThe Rape of Man and Nature - Phillip Sherrard

01:41:45
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 11: Palestine - Ahmed Harara

متى سنرى وجهك يا حنظلة؟Ahmed shares stories of home in Gaza. He speaks of the optimism and relentlessness of   Palestinians in some of the harshest conditions. Hearing his story will give you a little perspective

01:14:08
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 10: Surfing Through Life - Omar Sobky

Surfing represents much more than sport, its peace of mind, its connecting to nature. Listen to Omar as he shares with us his passion for surfing, and how it is the gateway to a simple life. Play sports!

01:08:12
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 9: Summit of the Self - Omar Samra

Peak after peak. We deconstruct values and try to overcome the challenges of the summit within. We’re still at the base of the mountain, but we’re looking forward to the journey. Listen to Episode 9 as Omar Samra guides us through the first climb! We hope you can achieve more by climbing the summit within. 

01:19:43
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 8: Relationship Surgery - Nour Youssef

Nour’s words are the scalpel that cut into the truth of our emotions. She opened up the layers as we took a look into the way we maneuver relationships, and our feelings around them. She shares hard truths that we may now want to hear. Listen to wisdom of the wise (and passionate)! 

01:54:37
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 7: El Sayes - Tarek Abou Zayed

Cairo’s coolest sayes tells us about Egypt’s overwhelmingly chaotic parking phenomenon. We delved deep into how the system works, what the root cause of the problem is and tried to give him a platform to let us know his side of the story! Listen to Tarek’s incredible stories!

01:17:33
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 6: Mental Health - Dr. Mina Fares

 We put everything on the table as we discuss with Dr. Mina the state of mental health, therapy and medication. Dr. Mina sheds light on his experience as a professional in the field of psychiatry, and where we fall short as individuals. 

01:06:58
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 5: Accessibility and the Differently Abled - Hussayn Hilal

Listen as Islam and Kareem talk to Hussayn about life in Egypt and beyond through the eyes of the differently-abled. Hussayn speaks about his personal journey while shedding light on the daily struggles, and the way to move forward in our community.

01:16:24
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 4: The Great Debate - Youssra, Safi, Luka, & Gamroor

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, Youssra El Hawary, Safi, Luka Salam, and Gamroor on an all new episode of The Potcast. Listen and laugh as they debate over the important, the casual, and the downright ridiculous.

01:30:16
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 3 pt2: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his journey through sobriety and living with it today, with a few key insights for addicts to be able to help themselves.Book:NA Blue BookFilms:FlightRequiem For a DreamTrainspottingPulp FictionMeetings Al Anon (https://al-anon.org/)

01:00:13
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 3 pt1: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his daunting story as he immerses himself in a world many know little about. Tune in to hear tough truths.

00:57:44
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 2: Beauty Standards and Body Image - Aya Ragheb

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Aya Ragheb as they discuss beauty standards and body image, and the roles they play in our society. In this episode, Aya talks through her own personal struggles with body image, and shares her story on how she overcame them.Here are a few of the things we discussed during this episode:Films:The LobsterBefore SunsetBefore MidnightStudy: Gut Feelings: How food affects your mood - Uma Naidoo, MD (https://www.health.harvard.edu)Show: Teen Titans - Season 3 - Episode 2 (Netflix)

01:03:14
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 1: Relationships & Compatibility - Sherine Wafaai

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Guest Sherin Wafaai as they discuss the ups and downs of relationships, compatibility, and life partners. Here are the references to the cool pieces mentioned in the episode:Book: We Do - Stan TatkinPodcast Episode: Ten Percent Happier – The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Right NowArticle: The Disease of More (markmanson.net)Film: Inside Out----------Disclaimer: The sound quality is not ideal in this episode, but we have since worked out the issue and all will be running smoothly by next episode. We appreciate the support, lots of love!

00:47:10
23 / 03 / 2022

Episode 0 - Why We Are

We're introducing our hosts Islam Adel and Karim Nada, and explaining the origin story behind 'The Potcast'.

00:03:28
17 / 03 / 2022

Episode 16: Persevere - Ahmed El Ruby

Ahmed EL Ruby shares his story of perseverance and grind to make into the tough industry of music. A real struggle with a series of misfortunes that would have left anyone idle, but Ruby continues to push through and move forward. Listen to this latest episode and learn a lesson or two of how to really reach your goals, and achieve your dreams.

45:47
13 / 01 / 2022

Episode 15: ...And Scene! - Ramsi Lehner

Ramsi the creator of Irtigalia - an improv group - he speaks to us about how it developed over the past few years. We talk extensively about art, theater and the inner workings of how a theater troupe' operates. Ramsi shares anecdote after another, and really brings to light how improv is more of daily activity, not just a performance on stage!

48:40
22 / 12 / 2021

Episode 14: Island Boy - Ahmed Badawy

Words of the wise as Ahmed tells of his trials and tribulations as he built his dream one brick at a time. Ahmed shares a few things of what he learned over the years, while staying open to the times and ideas that are different than his. From the things he learned, he has decided to go back to a simpler and more serene life near the waters of the Nile.

53:24
28 / 11 / 2021

Episode 13: Maid of Steel - Amany Hamed

Its a hard-knock life! Amany talks to us about her struggles as a young woman as she maneuvers through marriage, abuse, motherhood and social structures that are stacked up against her. Amidst all this, Amany still has the optimism to see things through, and dream a life for her and her daughter.

77:56
19 / 07 / 2021

Episode 12: Religion and Spirituality

Did God create us or did we create God? Listen to this episode as Muhammad Sami discusses his journey through religion, and how it is deeply embedded in his thirst for knowledge, spirituality and philosophy. We discuss the core elements of religion and how it governs elements of our society today.

Resources mentioned

The Origin and Growth of Religion - Wilhelm Schmidt

The Sacred and the Profane -Mircea Eliade

Le Stupide XIXe Siècle -Léon Daudet

Napoleon’s Egypt -Juan Cole

From the Ruins of Empire - Pankaj Mishra

God and Man in the Koran - Toshihiko Izutsu

The Rape of Man and Nature - Phillip Sherrard

85:18
07 / 06 / 2021

Episode 11: Palestine - Ahmed Harara

متى سنرى وجهك يا حنظلة؟

Ahmed shares stories of home in Gaza. He speaks of the optimism and relentlessness of
Palestinians in some of the harshest conditions.

Hearing his story will give you a little perspective

91:04
15 / 05 / 2021

Episode 10: Surfing Through Life - Omar Sobky

Surfing represents much more than sport, its peace of mind, its connecting to nature. Listen to Omar as he shares with us his passion for surfing, and how it is the gateway to a simple life.

Play sports!

53:59
15 / 05 / 2021

Episode 9: Summit of the Self - Omar Samra

Peak after peak. We deconstruct values and try to overcome the challenges of the summit within. We’re still at the base of the mountain, but we’re looking forward to the journey. Listen to Episode 9 as Omar Samra guides us through the first climb! We hope you can achieve more by climbing the summit within.

62:02
14 / 05 / 2021

Episode 8: Relationship Surgery - Nour Youssef

Nour’s words are the scalpel that cut into the truth of our emotions. She opened up the layers as we took a look into the way we maneuver relationships, and our feelings around them. She shares hard truths that we may now want to hear. Listen to wisdom of the wise (and passionate)!

86:32
14 / 05 / 2021

Episode 7: El Sayes - Tarek Abou Zayed

Cairo’s coolest sayes tells us about Egypt’s overwhelmingly chaotic parking phenomenon. We delved deep into how the system works, what the root cause of the problem is and tried to give him a platform to let us know his side of the story! Listen to Tarek’s incredible stories!

74:04
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 6: Mental Health - Dr. Mina Fares

We put everything on the table as we discuss with Dr. Mina the state of mental health, therapy, and medication. Dr. Mina sheds light on his experience as a professional in the field of psychiatry, and where we fall short as individuals.

66:58
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 5: Accessibility and the Differently Abled - Hussayn Hilal

Listen as Islam and Kareem talk to Hussayn about life in Egypt and beyond through the eyes of the differently-abled. Hussayn speaks about his personal journey while shedding light on the daily struggles, and the way to move forward in our community.

51:32
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 4: The Great Debate - Youssra, Safi, Luka, & Gamroor

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, Youssra El Hawary, Safi, Luka Salam, and Gamroor on an all new episode of The Potcast. Listen and laugh as they debate over the important, the casual, and the downright ridiculous.

79:39
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 3 pt2: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his journey through sobriety and living with it today, with a few key insights for addicts to be able to help themselves.

Book:
NA Blue Book

Films:
Flight
Requiem For a Dream
Trainspotting
Pulp Fiction

Meetings
Al Anon (https://al-anon.org/)

60:13
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 3 pt1: Drug Addiction and Sobriety - Omar

Islam Adel and Kareem Nada delve into Omar's world as they discuss the struggles of drug addiction and sobriety. Omar shares his daunting story as he immerses himself in a world many know little about. Tune in to hear tough truths.

57:44
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 2: Beauty Standards and Body Image - Aya Ragheb

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Aya Ragheb as they discuss beauty standards and body image, and the roles they play in our society. In this episode, Aya talks through her own personal struggles with body image, and shares her story on how she overcame them.

Here are a few of the things we discussed during this episode:

Films:
The Lobster
Before Sunset
Before Midnight

Study: Gut Feelings: How food affects your mood - Uma Naidoo, MD (https://www.health.harvard.edu)


Show: Teen Titans - Season 3 - Episode 2 (Netflix)

54:41
03 / 02 / 2021

Episode 1: Relationships & Compatibility - Sherine Wafaai

Join Islam Adel, Kareem Nada, and Guest Sherin Wafaai as they discuss the ups and downs of relationships, compatibility, and life partners. Here are the references to the cool pieces mentioned in the episode:

Book: We Do - Stan Tatkin

Podcast Episode: Ten Percent Happier – The Dalai Lama’s Advice for Right Now

Article: The Disease of More (markmanson.net)

Film: Inside Out

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Disclaimer: The sound quality is not ideal in this episode, but we have since worked out the issue and all will be running smoothly by next episode. We appreciate the support, lots of love!

39:24
The Potcast
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كلام في المفيد. إسلام و كريم بيسألوا الأسئلة الصعبة و بيتعمقوا في المواضيع الى مفروض تتفتح من زمان...عشان يفيدوا و يستفيدوا Casual, open conversations about life, love, and spirituality

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