Omar Cherif

Omar Cherif is a trilingual writer and researcher, photographer and blogger with degrees in journalism, psychology, and philosophy. After working in the corporate world for ten years, he took writing as a vocation and is currently finalizing his first book about dreams, the subconscious mind and spirituality among other topics.

You can follow Omar on here:
https://www.facebook.com/omar.cherif.528
https://www.facebook.com/OneLuckySoul

And you can find more of his work on his blog and on Flickr:
http://oneluckysoul.blogspot.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/omarcherif/sets/72157631707597897/

Why You Should Not Fear Death: Your Spirit Never Dies

Written by on August 23, 2017 in Dying, NDE, & OBE with 11 Comments
Why You Should Not Fear Death: Your Spirit Never Dies

Essentially, there is no separation between life and death. They are both, in fact, complimentary. And that is one of the many paradoxes of our mighty Universe. Unfortunately, that’s not we are taught as children.

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Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

Written by on July 7, 2016 in Environment, Uncategorized, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

An article by Omar Cherif exploring a collection of unique natural wonders from around the globe.

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Animals Getting High: Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions [Documentary]

Written by on June 26, 2016 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Animals Getting High: Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions [Documentary]

An article by Omar Cherif about how a wide variety of species willingly seek out substances to get intoxicated, as shown in the documentary Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions.

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Why Hippies Are Sometimes Called Bohemians

Written by on April 11, 2016 in Conscious Art and Music with 5 Comments
Why Hippies Are Sometimes Called Bohemians

We find that the terms “Hippies” and “Bohemians” are often used interchangeably. But why is that so? And what is the link between flower children of the 60s and people from Bohemia?

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What Is Fear of Abandonment and How to Overcome It

Written by on April 6, 2016 in Conscious Living, Psychology-Psychiatry with 3 Comments
What Is Fear of Abandonment and How to Overcome It

An article by Omar Cherif about the causes, the symptoms, and the ways to heal from our common fear of abandonment.

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Things I Wish All Dog Owners Would Understand

Written by on January 8, 2016 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 5 Comments
Things I Wish All Dog Owners Would Understand

By Omar Cherif Talk to your animals, they listen. And if you’re attentive and listen closely, they’ll talk right back. After many years of being surrounded by dogs, I can now confidently say that there are two types of dog owners. The first type treat their dogs as family members, possibly as soul companions. The […]

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What Nomad Lions Can Teach Us About Growing Through Life

Written by on September 15, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting, Thrive with 2 Comments
What Nomad Lions Can Teach Us About Growing Through Life

Nature is a wise teacher. And when it comes to being King and Queen of the jungle, these magnificent creatures may have a lesson or two to teach us.

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A Little Known Dark Chapter of WWII: Japanese Army Had Female Sex Slaves

Written by on September 5, 2015 in Corruption with 50 Comments
A Little Known Dark Chapter of WWII: Japanese Army Had Female Sex Slaves

By Omar Cherif A few days ago, I came across one of the horrors of wars that hasn’t taken its fair share of publicity in history books. The topic is about “comfort women,” who were women and girls forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army before, during – and after – World War […]

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Change Is The Only Constant

Written by on August 7, 2015 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Change Is The Only Constant

By Omar Cherif After I was done with some sunset beach drumming on the Northern Coast of Egypt I happened to have a small chat with a couple of younger folks. They asked about the single event in my life which has forever changed me. I said drug addiction. Then as I later reflected upon […]

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How Drumming Changed The Way My Brain Processes Music

How Drumming Changed The Way My Brain Processes Music

By Omar Cherif Three weeks ago, I found through my Finnish bungalow-mate, Jarkko, that there is an Underworld concert at the Hollywood Bowl. I thought it would be a cool event and we agreed to go together. We had our raving days back in our early 20s and it has been while for the both […]

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Things I Got Rid Of To Become Happier

Written by on June 28, 2015 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor, Thrive with 4 Comments
Things I Got Rid Of To Become Happier

By Omar Cherif As some of you already know, during those last few years I went through a self-transformation Renaissance. This meant I had to let go of some habits which were not serving me or my growth. Some of them were dragging me backwards, while others were simply not needed. So getting rid of […]

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How Inspiration is Transferable

How Inspiration is Transferable

By Omar Cherif I always held that we can unknowingly inspire others just by being ourselves. We only need to believe it can happen for it to happen. The following is a simple illustration of how between inspiring and being inspired, the process of transference of inspiration works both ways.   Last year, I watched […]

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Who Are We?

Written by on June 15, 2015 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 2 Comments
Who Are We?

By Omar Cherif Who are you, really? Ever thought about that? What makes us ‘us’? Is it the nationality, the religion, the family name, the number on the birth certificate — the things we’re born into? Or, this self-identification is something deeper at the core, which perhaps needs to be discovered along the way through […]

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Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

Written by on June 9, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

By Omar Cherif A few days ago I wrote about “Why Do Ants Carry Their Dead”. This article is the sequel. I had shot a few clips of some ants in the garden, and since then I kept the camera close to the door so I take it with me whenever I go outside. Today, […]

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Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

Written by on June 4, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

By Omar Cherif I have always been fascinated by ants. How they are social beings that operate in armies and live in colonies, and how they have made it to the Qur’an ― there is a full ‘Sura’ (Chapter) named after them. And since where I am staying now there are lots of ants, I […]

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