Poetry Friday: Pockets of sunshine

Hello and welcome to my blog! I’m feeling extremely happy this morning. I don’t know how to explain it (the poem below explains my feelings), but I felt this way yesterday too. No time to read? No problem! Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Pockets of sunshine https://anchor.fm/sajida-haddad/episodes/Pockets-of-sunshine-erkqdv I played Ludo andContinue reading “Poetry Friday: Pockets of sunshine”

Motivational Monday: Quotes and Life Lessons from Jay Shetty

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! Today I’m going to share quotes from my 2nd favorite motivational speaker, Jay Shetty. I follow him on YouTube and instagram and listen to his talks. They’re like a guided meditation. So insightful. Enjoy. Here is one of my favorite videos of his on YouTube: Do youContinue reading “Motivational Monday: Quotes and Life Lessons from Jay Shetty”

Throwback Thursday: What is love?

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! Today I’m going to share a post I wrote a year ago, but on February 17th not the 25th, because I didn’t write a post on the 25th. I didn’t miss the memo, i just don’t celebrate Valentine’s day because i am Muslim. The reason why isContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: What is love?”

I am glad YOU exist!

You are incredible and awesome. You make my soul blossom, and I am grateful for your existence. I am glad you exist… I am glad YOU exist! I just read this post from Freethinker and I had to repost it. It felt so good to hear these words. I believe we should speak like thisContinue reading “I am glad YOU exist!”

Wednesday Wisdom: How to identify your feelings

I’m a little bit off today, something down inside me’s differentWoke up a little off today, I can tell that something’s wrongI’m a little thrown off today, there’s something going on inside me A little bit off by Five Finger Death Punch Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! This song has been stuckContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: How to identify your feelings”

New app: 21 days challenge

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! I was in a moody mood yesterday, so I downloaded a few apps about personal development. If you’ve been reading my blogs, you know I’m into self improvement, self care, and such. If you’re new here, welcome to my self development journey. It’s a rollercoaster (hence theContinue reading “New app: 21 days challenge”

What’s going on in my mind

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! I get a lot of thoughts during the day, but most of them are automatic negative thoughts. I do have happy thoughts too, often, like last night I was hanging the laundry and I looked at the sky (as I often do while hanging laundry) and noticedContinue reading “What’s going on in my mind”

If I were a tree, I’d be a weeping willow

The willow tree gives us hope, a sense of belonging, and safety. Furthermore, the ability to let go of the pain and suffering to grow new, strong and bold. The image of the willow tree is our path to stability, hope, and healing https://willowplaceforwomen.com/symbolism-of-the-willow-tree

I’m feeling nostalgic today

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! It’s 2021 and it feels like 2020, but worse. We have gotten used to the idea of staying at home but we are kind of sick and tired of it. So I’ve been living on memories to combat the sadness. I’ve been feeling nostalgic all morning, goingContinue reading “I’m feeling nostalgic today”

Brave (a poem)

Good morning and hello 👋 reader! How are you doing today? I woke up at dawn, turned my wifi on (bad habit, I know) and got a notification from Mirakee app to write a creative piece using the word Brave. I just couldn’t resist! If you like writing, I suggest Mirakee app. It really helpsContinue reading “Brave (a poem)”