I have this pretty necklace with my name on it, in Arabic. I got it as a 19th birthday gift from one of my first friends in uni and immediately loved it! At the time though, there was a lot of building tension, with regard to national security. So much so, that I remember once … Continue reading Happy Is She Who Likes Herself
One of the toughest situations I have had to deal with, and seek strength to get through, is disappointing myself. Ne-Yo and Cher LLoyd sang it perfectly: “it’s like falling down, and everyone’s watching.” The journey involves inevitable bumps. It just so happens that these are sometimes a result of your actions or lack thereof: … Continue reading Thriving Past Self-Disappointment
My feet may not be the prettiest in the world, but they are certainly cute enough to make it to the blog, no? It’s also important, for variety’s sake, to give y’all time to miss my face. Lastly, I am here for the aesthetics and subsequent symbolism. First thought when you muse over your feet, … Continue reading Don’t Quit Your Day Dream
With every stage of life, comes re-learning, re-connecting and re-committing. The more I adult, the more I realize the importance of being your own person. The way you live should be an expression, uniquely yours. Owning my own journey, at this point in my roaring twenties, looks something like: Trusting yourself Your gut feeling is … Continue reading Owning Your Journey
Lately, I have been intermittently in my university memories. I really miss Cardiff. Seeing pictures of its stunning sights as I scroll through my social media timelines, gets me emotional. You could say that I get attached to experiences. For a place that I made my second home, I suppose this is only normal. Don’t … Continue reading Why Nostalgia Can Be Good For You
I have been trapped by dogma. Trying too hard to fit in spaces not meant for me. Muffling my harmony with others’ melodies. I have silenced the truest parts of me in fear that there is just not enough space for my heart in this world. Too deep, too soft, too intense, too much, too … Continue reading My Truth.