Blogcast: Why am I Fasting?

I’m usually a little nervous before Ramadan starts. Even though I’ve been at it for years now, anticipating the long days of fasting and lack of sleep throws me for a disconcerting loop. Yet despite the nerves, I’m always excited to welcome in this special month. It’s one of my favorite times of the year! … Read more

Blogcast: Hello Chapter 29

I turned 29 this past weekend. And, in the midst of this annual turning point, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about this decade of my life coming to a close soon. Something about knowing that this era is almost over has made me want to look more closely at how I’ve spent the last … Read more

Blogcast: 10 Great Reads (2019 Edition)

Have you read any good books lately? Yesterday (April 23rd) was World Book Day so of course this blog post is dedicated to celebrating the occasion! I fell in love with reading as a kid and, to this day, I can’t get enough of it. There’s nothing quite like getting lost in a really good … Read more

Blogcast: How to Say Yes to Your Dreams

Have you ever really wanted to do something, but felt stuck because you didn’t know how? This happens to me all the time! There’s so many things I’d love to do, but my concern for “not doing it right” holds me back. But these last few years, I’ve really been challenging myself to take the … Read more

Blogcast: The Secret Lives of Muslim Women

Have you got a secret? Something that affects your life, but you’re not comfortable sharing with others? Maybe it’s a problem that doesn’t feel safe to talk about yet. One that’s so overwhelming you’re not even sure how to start processing it. Or perhaps it’s the opposite. An issue that doesn’t seem “big” enough to … Read more

Blogcast: The Trap of Too Much/Not Enough

Have you ever felt like you’re too much of something? Or maybe not enough in some way? This a theme that’s come up for me recently. And it’s been a kind of confusing one to contend with. Thankfully, I’ve had chances, over the years, to practice recognizing and shedding unconscious judgements that I’ve held about … Read more

Blogcast: 10 Dates to Take YOURSELF On!

Do you like spending time alone? As an introvert, I definitely love my “me time”. But sometimes the idea of doing things alone seems… well, lonely. Several weeks ago, I wrote a piece about my first time falling in love on the 365 Days of Love blog. If you haven’t had a chance to check … Read more

Blogcast: Finding Joy in 2019

Are you enjoying your life? This is a question that’s been on my mind lately. And as we ease further into 2019, I’m recognizing that I’d love to feel more calm in my day-to-day moments this year. My husband’s always reminding me not to stress about things that are in the future and out of … Read more

Blogcast: What I Learned from Saying Goodbye

*Reminder: You can listen to this “blogcast” on the website now too.* A few weeks ago, I said goodbye to some of my very favorite people in the world. And it was pretty tough. As many of you may know, my sister and partner here at Bold True Life, Meimuna, recently moved halfway across the … Read more

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