Self-discovery through dealing with (the fear of) loss and being broke

  I‘ve talked a lot about discovering and growing our within here because I truly believe you are what you think, feel and bring out from within. The theme with most of these is loss whether it be in the form of our mental or physical state. In any case, loss is painful and it’s Continue reading Self-discovery through dealing with (the fear of) loss and being broke

Unrelated stories of career, reading and everything in between

Just months ago, I prayed that my life would be filled with something—anything. I recall that I struggled so much within that I couldn’t really tell if I was experiencing low iman (faith) or depressed for being unemployed. I even went out of my way to search for a therapist because I couldn’t take it anymore. (But let Continue reading Unrelated stories of career, reading and everything in between

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”

Why I’ve stopped expecting but started hoping

I‘ve always considered myself more logical than creative because evidently in school I was drawn more towards science stream subjects than that of art. Perhaps I never really thought what I wanted to do because I went with the flow—I stayed doing what I was good at. When you have worked with facts and data Continue reading Why I’ve stopped expecting but started hoping