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Drinking 2 litres of water a day isn't as easy as it seems. To facilitate this daily goal, I have started to make a bountiful brew of herbal tea to sip on throughout the day. Not only is this a tastier way to consume the...

These days, mornings call for mylky matcha lattes. Interestingly, mylk is a medieval spelling of milk, used to describe non-dairy milk products. I have tried a variety of mylks - almond, cashew and obviously soy but the Queen of mylks has to be OAT MYLK....

go out barefaced regularly drink more lemon water refuse to thread eyebrows say no to stuff i don't want to do stand up for myself when i'm being wronged express gratitude think less about worship and spirituality and instead do more blog more complain/rant to God verbalise appreciation meditate increase trust in myself and in God...

I have decided I am going to be more expressive in 2018. #newyearnewme ha! I've always thought I didn't care about what other people thought of me, and while that's true to a great extent, I have not fully reached an optimum level of comfortable,...

As the end of 2017 approaches, I cannot help but think: what lessons have I learnt this year? In what ways have I grown? What have I learnt about myself? What appears most clear to me, and what I will readily carry into 2018, is...

Podcasts have become my new best friend for keeping me entertained while completing  those everyday mundane tasks, from my morning commute to work to scrubbing the bathtub. I have listened to a host of podcasts but the following five are a series of podcasts that...

Before Ramadan, I try to reflect on the past year and think about what I need to improve on in terms of my worship. Something I have been struggling with, is the nafl (supererogatory) prayers - prayers which are not obligatory but hold great reward. There...

From a young age, whenever I started my period during Ramadan I’d always feel relief – VACATION! A break from fasting! Then I’d be overcome by sheer guilt and a bewildering sense of failure. There were times where I couldn’t even hide my glee at...

Since getting married almost a year ago I still have not been able to secure my morning routine *crying*. I love and thoroughly miss waking up early and sleeping early. I miss the routine I had pre-marriage: prayers, Qur'an recitation, fresh homemade coffee, gym, shower,...