Personal Updates

Tying up Loose Ends

For years, I have convinced myself that there is still time. There is time to read that book I love. There is time to pray those prayers. There is time to sort that argument. There is time to let go of that grudge. There is time. In my head, there is always time. But the truth is, there isn't.

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7 Favourite Books

There's something so terribly intimate about sharing your favourite books, and I guess this is me stripping back one layer for you all. I hope you enjoy reading these books as much as I do.

Personal Updates

Putting Down the Anger

I come from a home of slammed doors, clenched jaws, tight fists, and bated breath. I have spent a near 23 years waiting for the muted rage that runs through all of our veins to settle and yet, here we are, still slamming knuckles against the wall.

Personal Updates

A Letter to Myself: You Are Not Fat

Through this letter to my younger self, I hope to share with you the pieces of advice I wish someone had given me all those years ago. To my younger self, Firstly, you are doing absolutely amazing, my love. You are 22 and guess what? Most of the things that felt like they mattered a… Continue reading A Letter to Myself: You Are Not Fat

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Changing Eid Traditions

The problem with tradition is that most of the time, it is dated and does more to hold us back than to propel us forward. It is for that reason that we, as a family, have been moving forward from our dated Eid traditions in order to create a more festive and inviting experience for… Continue reading Changing Eid Traditions

Reviews

Review: Our Souls at Night

Though it's always brimming with children running around, the local library is one of my favourite places to be. I try to squeeze in a trip at least once a month in order to actively take out some books to read for pleasure as opposed to academic interests and so far, 2017 has treated me… Continue reading Review: Our Souls at Night