What the silence unraveled
An organisation that I worked for used to have these end of year awards where everyone would nominate people or teams in different categories, at the end of my first year I won “Relentless for Results”, which was ironic given that I learnt that relentless comes with a whole lot of pushback. As human beings…
Published: Moving to My Parents’ Homeland Helped Me Find Belonging
I took 8 months off getting published because I wanted to keep some thoughts to myself and then I found my voice again.
I Resigned To Spark More Joy In My Life
No, I don’t watch Marie Kondo but I support the concept of decluttering and removing the things that don’t bring you joy anymore. This could be some old friends collecting dust, your job that makes you work 7 days a week or even a rib or two to get that waistline snatched (I am joking,…
Eid ul-Fitr 2019
Today people everywhere are celebrating the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan. One of the pillars of Islam is the observation of this month, so yes we celebrate and this includes great food and time with your closest people. But I would also like to add that you should also celebrate yourself, and the fact that you were able…
We Are All Connected
The first time I heard Slow Up by Jacob Banks, of his debut album Village, I had goosebumps and I may have had a tear slowly roll down my right cheek. It is thought-provoking and it brings up all of these memories and emotions of people that you connect with and makes you want to just call them…
26: Being An Extraordinary Mess
It was my birthday yesterday, I am officially 26 everybody and to be honest this is the first birthday where I feel different. It’s like I’ve unlocked something inside me in the past year and now, although I don’t know where I am going, I know who I am or at least I am owning…
Your Mindset Sets You Up For Life.
Lately, I’ve been putting up short videos on IG talking about real everyday issues that we all deal with, and personal stories and I’ve been receiving a lot of positive feedback, which I am eternally grateful for. Most of the time it’s more of self-reflection, but I recognise that people are connecting to it so…
They Say You Should Never Meet Your Heroes (25.5)
I only heard her speak and my heart broke.
Music & Musings: thank u, next
You always think that it’s not gonna be you.