23 was a whirlwind with so many changes and challenges. I found myself in a constant transition phase whether it was with school, work, or friendships. There’s no doubt that change is the best way to learn about yourself and the world you live in. Last year I posted an article called “22 things I […]

Your twenties is the time to find yourself and discover who you are, so they say. But you’ve come to realize it’s not as easy and magical as you previously thought. Continue reading

Whether you run on Muslim Standard Time or suffer from chronic tardiness, you have been late more times than you’ve been early — and it’s time to accept that. Continue reading

In the mood for a classic? Here’s one that will keep you reading because of its psychological complexities and suspenseful plot. “Crime and Punishment,” by Fyodor Dostoevsky, is a novel about a man who tests his limits by murdering an old pawnbroker. His name is Raskolnikov, a poverty-stricken and talented student. Through him, you see […]

I’m always relieved when I go to another mother’s home and see a little mess here and a little mess there.

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Being a women is such a wonderful gift, not only do we have preternatural beauty but we also have the ability to love unconditionally and lead fulfilling lives. However, the decadence and debauchery floating in the air of today’s society skews our placement in the world, and the life we are meant to live. In […]

“I’m really nervous so I just want to apologize in advance for any mistakes or slip ups,” I stated anxiously before launching into my presentation.  It was my freshman year of college, and my assignment was to craft an argument answering a prompt related to a text we were reading in the class at the […]

“Come on, let’s be real. What’s the point?” He said, eyeing the stack of textbooks next to me and the papers scattered all across the table. Continue reading

The Struggle for Academic Success: Journeying through Life as Prophet Musa (PBUH)

For verily God is with the patient (2:153).

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I stared at my calendar hanging on the wall in front of me and took a deep breath, hoping this feeling of defeat will soon subside and be replaced by my usual optimism. In three months, I’ll turn twenty-four. Continue reading

My heart was racing.  My palms were sweaty.  My throat was suddenly dry.  This was not a good sign.

How could I possibly make a good impression if I could barely hold myself together? Continue reading