Why being vulnerable is the best thing that you can ever do to yourself

I often connect more with people who are unapologetic about speaking their thoughts and feelings even if they’d know the consequences of being vulnerable. But being vulnerable doesn’t mean you’d tell the whole world what you’re up to—what you’re struggling with. It is simply trying to break our own perceptions of other people whom we’d Continue reading Why being vulnerable is the best thing that you can ever do to yourself

“To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.”

Imam Al-Ghazali

Why writing down intentions may help resolve our inner conflicts

Recently, I have had a battle of questioning my intentions in everything that I do. I struggle with being “holy” with my intentions—we all do sometimes, don’t we? If I don’t set the right or a sound intention, I’ve realised that things don’t get done as much as I’d like to. And in the end, Continue reading Why writing down intentions may help resolve our inner conflicts

A list of self-care highlights and lessons in 2017

I am coming to you with a typical end-of-year post of a list of self-care highlights and lessons that I’ve learned. This will be the last one in 2017! First of all, thank you to all readers and bloggers whom have taken the time to read, comments and even nominate this blog with awards—ones that I Continue reading A list of self-care highlights and lessons in 2017

A brief story of self-management and finding time to “pause”

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been struggling to manage myself—my thoughts especially— because I haven’t had the time to pause outside of prayer times. I’ve been forgetful and I’ve set a record of losing my only prescribed glasses at home. Most probably misplaced but as I’ve been looking for it since early morning, Continue reading A brief story of self-management and finding time to “pause”