Source: Learning in the Negative Space
Here is such a mind-blowing topic, that I had the opportunity to unpack on the show Simply You with Maseehah Gardee. Take a listen and share your thoughts in the comments section. I would really like us to get the dialogue going on this idea of decolonising our minds!
Today my heart bled a little... Today my heart cried a little... Today my heart was sad a little... Today my heart died a little... Because today I saw strangers Because today I saw loved ones Because today I saw disappointment Because today I saw pain There is an overarching thread of materialism and a… Continue reading Today
It's so breath-taking to behold all the twinkling lights below and how everything seems so small, just like a little fairyland
How I fo(rgot)und my way to Happiness...
This is an article I wrote a while back for ProductiveMuslim.com I am sharing here because I re-read it for inspiration. Please do read it and comment about any topics you would like me to cover that will be beneficial. “ Stop the world! I want to get off!” Can you relate? This can be… Continue reading Discovering the Secret Strength and Joy in Solitude
10/4/2016 Dear Pocahontas, Right now everything is so unclear. You don’t understand this chaos that surrounds you. You have experienced things that are beyond your naïve understanding. These events do NOT define YOU! That wall you built around your heart was raised by fear and it must come down or the fear will rule you. … Continue reading A letter to my 12 year old self
How do you know when change is afoot? When you feel lost... When your inner compass is all over the place... When you feel unsettled in your life... Much like when a plane is about to go down; I know, I know...but with all the recent planes going down, it seemed an apt analogy [Don't… Continue reading Where’s the blackbox?!
Who Am I? I am ME I am my thoughts I am my emotions I am my experiences I am my conscience I am my subconscience I am my unique naunces Can you take my body and not take ME? The scar on my hand is ME The ache of my joints is ME The tension… Continue reading Critical…
No! It's not an exclaim of disbelief... I just met a mother who lost her son. Her grief is so real and raw that she wore it like a garment. It enveloped her and seeped from her very being. It was in her walk, in her eyes, in her face, in her hands, in her… Continue reading Good Grief!