What I am Grateful for this Month (June)

Three months of no monthly gratitude posts and it kind of feels like my mind isn't quite sure what to settle on anymore. It's been a rough few months. To be honest, it's been a rough few years. Today especially, I'm grateful for the growth that's allowed me to reach this point. A year ago, … Continue reading What I am Grateful for this Month (June)

Sickness

I hate getting sick. I hate the ache at the base of my neck that never seems to go away. I hate spending so much time sleeping or functioning at less than my best simply because my head is pounding and my eyes hurt or I can’t breathe properly, or my stomach is turning over, … Continue reading Sickness

What I am Grateful for this Month (March)

It’s time once again for my monthly gratitude post, one of my favourite times in the month. It’s been an interesting month. My health is not in the best condition at the moment, I’m often exhausted and I’ve been feeling low constantly. Still, I am grateful and I’d like to share some of the things … Continue reading What I am Grateful for this Month (March)

Celebrating World Hijab Day

In honour of World Hijab Day, I’m sharing my personal hijab story. I’ve written about hijab before in a blog post titled Why I Wear Hijab. In that, I went into brief detail about the circumstances behind my decision to begin observing the hijab as well as my attitude towards religion in general when I … Continue reading Celebrating World Hijab Day

Uncomfortable Truths

One of the most intoxicating things about many books and movies is the wish fulfillment. There are certain genres - chick lit, young and new adult, and children's stories - where you find this kind of wish fulfillment very often. Creators serve up lovely, balanced stories with no loose ends and the perfect happy ending … Continue reading Uncomfortable Truths