All posts by: phoebe@beingincommunity.com

by Phoebe Farag Mikhail I feel more deeply saddened and troubled every time I read an opinion about the recent sexual assault allegations against Aziz Ansari.  There are people disappointed in him, blaming her, and everything in the middle. The...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail In Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Reaching Your Most Important Goals (which I review here), Michael Hyatt references Brene Brown about using regret as a way to move forward. This is a post about...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to find out how to win a giveaway copy of Your Best Year Ever by Michael Hyatt, and how to access my newly updated Annual Reflection and Planning Journal tool, which is...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail The news is abuzz these days about President Trump’s recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Joining many others with concern over this development, I shared the Coptic Orthodox Church’s statement on that matter...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail It’s time again for my collection of book and gift recommendations, coupon codes and SEVEN giveaways! I am so excited to share these items with you. In order to enter the giveaway and get a chance...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I am pleased to announce the Being in Community Book of the Year for 2017! When you read Irene Noor’s debut novel, Yet, Home, you will agree that this book deserves the title and more. (Click...
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A guest post by photographer Mary Jasmin Yostos  Mary Jasmin Yostos is not just a childhood friend, but also one of my favorite photographers to follow. I love how she manages to capture beauty in the ordinary with her camera;...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Occasionally a book arrives in my life at just the perfect time and speaks directly into my heart. My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes: A Journey Through Loss in Art and Color is one such book....
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently traveled overseas with my family. Due to traffic we arrived late to check-in, and so our family of five was seated in two different sections of the plane. I was frantically trying to find...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I have not stopped talking about the movie Hidden Figures since I saw it this summer. Watching those three African-American women overcome almost impossible obstacles in the segregated South to achieve not just their own professional...
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