This year I really thought that I would start planning for Ramadan early. I even planned how I would plan for Ramadan, not realising that all my planning was futile when Allah, the best of planners had decreed otherwise! Life often throws trials at us when we least expect them. My beloved father in law… Continue reading Make the most out of Ramadan with the help of this easy DIY Ramadan Journal
Assalamu Alaykum and welcome to the Preparing for Ramadan series! I want this Ramadan to be different. If Allah bestows upon me the blessing of witnessing these most incredible days and nights that are approaching, I want to make sure that I am making the most out of every blessed minute of it. I always… Continue reading Preparing for Ramadan: 1. Fail to plan – plan to fail
So, recently I went to my very first (postnatal) exercise class, and it was...amazing! Ever since I gave birth, I have been trying to find mother and baby classes in my area. In the first few months, I had a brief look online and when I didn't find anything, I assumed that the idea must… Continue reading Postnatal fitness: Mumhood classes
Dear Self. It's about time you start owning up to your mistakes. More often than not, you've realised that your negative perceptions of other's behaviour towards you have turned out to be incorrect. So often you have assumed something about someone's life, only to realise later that your perspective is totally different to their lived… Continue reading Notes-to-Self: On giving others the benefit of the doubt.
Following on from the previous post on having the courage in your potential to succeed, today's topic is all about how to maintain the momentum and excitement that you feel at the beginning of a project, right until the end. I am really good at starting projects. I love the excitement of beginning something new.… Continue reading Maintaining motivation: 6 tips to avoid losing momentum
From a young age, I have always loved the idea of starting my own blog. I thought it would be wonderful to look back at old posts and recall what I was going through and how I felt at different times in my life. But every time I got excited about the idea of starting… Continue reading What if… this is the start of something amazing?