Charbel M. Tadros

Author, Website Designer at Brandpluss, Personality Development Coach, CEO at Future Academy, President of the Sydney Autism Community Lions Club

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Book Review: The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

In a blend of Arthurian Legend, Celtic and other mythologies, Susan Cooper brings forth the ultimate face off between the light and the dark forces. With a variety of characters including the three Drew children, Will Stanton (who appears in the second installment), Great Uncle Merry (aka Merriman Lyon) and Bran Davies (who appears in …

Here’s to New Beginnings

It is the universal trend, That every story has an end Yet each end is in itself the start Of a new story and a work of art Look forward to new twists and turns Ever present as life’s candle burns New adventures are on their way And each will come on its own day …

Book Review: I am a Living Legend by Charif Kaiss

When we think of cancer, the first thing that comes to mind is fear. When we hear about a person who has cancer, the first thing we feel is pity. But every once in a long while, a person comes along, takes our perception of things and shakes it to the core. He just takes …

Book Review: The Magicians trilogy by Lev Grossman

What happens when Harry Potter meets The Chronicles or Narnia? Yep, you get The Magicians by Lev Grossman. In this trilogy which has been adapted as a TV series recently, we go along the journey of Quentin, a young adult who is obsessed with a fantasy book series discussing the magical land of Fillory, which …

Book Review: The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

Note: This book review covers The Celestine Prophecy and other related books including The Celestine Vision. To some it may sound like blasphemy, but The Celestine Prophecy has been a bible for me for the past seven or eight years. This book is magic in itself because it starts working and reshaping your life as …

Succeeding Through Others

Success has different meanings to different people. To a child at home, getting the toy he wants for xmas is success; for a kid at school, getting that grade is success; for a young man in college, getting that certificate is success; for a person at work, getting a promotion is success; for a guy …

10 Xmas Activities to do with your Kids

It’s that time of the year again. School’s out, the kids are home, and what is supposed to be a time of fun and festivities for the family can become a time of boredom! But here are 10 great ideas to do with your kids this xmas! 1- Candy Cane Hunt This idea is easy …

A Leaderless Democracy: the Solution to Lebanon’s Crisis

In light of the recent revolution in Lebanon, many issues have come to light and many others remain undiscussed. With no clear solution in sight, Lebanon remains at the same standpoint it has been at for over thirty years: how can we achieve a true democratic balance in a very small country made up of …

How to be an Angel

You can listen to more about this on my podcast: I always say that everything in existence – be it human, animal or thing –  has a role to play in the grand scheme of things. Some would call it Karma; however, only humans (and maybe animals) have a choice in the matter. You can …

Young Wizards series by Diane Duane Book Review

I just finished reading this series and I am both happy and sad. I am happy because it took me on such a long and wonderful adventure full of depth and fun, but I am sad because it has ended. Throughout the series, the story focuses on Nita and Kit, along with a host of …