Author: ashiya_

1. Strengthening full body yoga flow Yoga is my go-to exercise because it makes me feel strong in my body based on how I move and flow through the poses, as opposed to working out to mould my body into some sort of ‘ideal’. I have spoken...

Here is the full recipe for the lamb liver meatballs and sauce: Ingredients: • 500g of organic minced lamb • 30g of lamb liver, thinly sliced • Avocado or olive oil • 1 large red onion • 3 teaspoons of dried oregano • 2 teaspoons of dried thyme • 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary • 1 teaspoon of dried basil • 1 teaspoon of...

My first ever cleanse experience! I have literally been wanting to do the Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox 12-Day cleanse for YEARS. I remember seeing someone on Tumblr recommending it and I kept umm-ing and ahh-ing for a while until a few days into quarantining, I realised...

In the first week of quarantine, I neglected my skincare a little. Seeing as i was just at home all day, i’d wash my face with water in the morning, dab on some face oil and that would be it. If I lived in a...

Before getting into the nitty gritty, a little background into the kind of person I am is useful for this sort of review… I am a low maintenance gal, especially when it comes to fashion – I don’t tend to follow any specific trends and I...

We are in the midst of autumn and I am loving every second of it. The relentless rain, the coolness in the air, the early darkness and the waning, auburn leaves. Absolute bliss. Here are a few things I have grown a fondness for this...

Over the past year, I have learnt to purchase items with intention and use consciously. So I thought writing up my monthly favourites provides me the opportunity to reflect and review what I invest my time and money in, to consider what I've learnt and...

Oats are a thing of beauty. They are rich in fibre, iron and minerals such as zinc and magnesium, all of which are crucial for maintaining bodily health. When soaked, oats release a compound called beta-glucan which is a type of soluble fibre that slows...

  There is an insane amount of injustice in this world. This imbalance of violence and oppression, and joy and beauty, has existed throughout Islamic history. The antipodes are just bizarre. Social media can make you feel like you are not doing enough to address the injustices;...