Reflections 105: Labels are a detriment to crafting your story

Being conditioned to follow a certain path was the way I was raised to be successful in life. You go to school at a certain age, you find the “perfect career”, you get married at this age and you have kids. But what happens when that doesn’t work out for you? What happens when circumstances … Continue reading Reflections 105: Labels are a detriment to crafting your story

Reflections 104: Being Selfish Is A Necessity

Being in a state of selfishness is like being in an awkward relationship - uncomfortable. You don’t want to leave but at the same time - you just ain’t feeling it. It’s a tougher battle for someone like me. I want to help the world but my body has limitations beyond my capacity. How do … Continue reading Reflections 104: Being Selfish Is A Necessity

Reflections 103: YASR 2018

07.22.18 On July 6, I embarked to beautiful Denver for a three day YASR retreat with my best friend. YASR is short for Young Adult Summer Retreat. My best friend informed me of the retreat but she really had me sold at Denver :). I’m a mountain seeker enthusiast so the opportunity to visit a … Continue reading Reflections 103: YASR 2018

Reflections 102: Self-Control

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind ~ Buddha One of the reasons why I love the concept of discipline is that it encompasses a spiritual and a physical commitment. I have an intense infatuation with the … Continue reading Reflections 102: Self-Control

Inspirational Series: Reflections 101

If you have followed my work, you know to expect a theme that revolves around deep insights. I am constantly reflecting because it’s an integral part of my thought process. Join me as I explore three essential values that I’ve discovered from reflecting. Be Patient Patience takes times to develop. Life does not come with … Continue reading Inspirational Series: Reflections 101

International Women’s Day 3.8.18

Who runs the world???? Girls!!! I can't imagine a world without the women in my life. From my mother, grandmother, sisters, aunts, besties, etc. Through them I found guidance, perspective and even the bitter truth (we all need a reality check sometimes). They are one of my greatest assets and I'm honored that God bestowed … Continue reading International Women’s Day 3.8.18

Mehndi and Networking 2.25.18

Hello my avid readers, I had a wonderful opportunity of hosting my first event while partnering up with a talented Henna artist ( Mehndi by Maliha), MALA (Muslim American Leadership Alliance), and a delicious honey tasting (courtesy of Heaven's Honey). It was exciting to see familiar and new faces. I am grateful to everyone who … Continue reading Mehndi and Networking 2.25.18