As just another woman trying to make something of myself in this world, I need to do so much better.
Keeping yourself alive is really hard. My life is defined by numbers; my age, my pin number, my credit score, the amount of boyfriends I may have had, the amount of nudes I have taken, […]
Three Christmas’s ago, I formed a friendship with a wonderful man who I eventually fell in love with. He helped me to become a better Muslim and helped me gain more confidence in myself as […]
My school experience (as some of you may have read in previous posts) was quite tough for me. So it was only a matter of time before I started acting out. I was angry about a lot of things. I had deep, emotional issues that I had no idea how to deal with. I didn’t really realise the seriousness of the situation and how toxic my thought process was until now…
My life is a business therefore, I must do things that will be the most profitable for me. That’s what I’ve started telling myself. And the more I think about it the more I realise it’s helping me make much better decisions in life.
It seems quite easy to forget that the online relationships we form are such a new and important aspect of how human communication and attachments and bonding have evolved. So, it’s only natural that it […]
Unlike previous Ramadan’s, this Ramadan was not throwing me into religion. By that I mean I had actually started improving myself before Ramadan came around; I was praying more consistently, even whilst I was at work. I was making an effort to start my day with doing tasbeeh and a dua, it helped improved my positivity and mental attitude greatly.
“So are you a Muslim then?” I theatrically sighed as though I was trying to find the correct way to word it. But hours of practice ensured that I knew exactly what lines came next. […]
One Ramadan, back when I was in year 7, I decided that it was time that I started wearing the hijab. I believed that it was the right time for me because year by year, my belief in Allah just strengthened as my knowledge of Islam increased.
I was seven years old and I was keeping my fast ever roza. I was so proud of myself for making the decision of fasting because I thought it made me a grown up. I knew I would get lots of praise and that the attention would be on me that night during iftaar.