How to Overcome Gravity

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Resistance is a very strong force. Resistance is what stops you from waking up early in the morning. Resistance is what sticks you to your chair when you know you should be working out. Resistance is what holds you back from speaking up for what’s right. Resistance isContinue reading “How to Overcome Gravity”

Who You Really Are

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! There is only one truth underlying the breathtaking diversity of all the worlds. That’s why it’s called the truth. You see, when the windows are thick with dust, the sun may appear blurry, barely visible. As the days pass on, you may even come to think it doesn’tContinue reading “Who You Really Are”

Add Value Always

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! This is a lesson I learned from John Maxwell. Whenever you are in a gathering, on the phone or with a loved one, ask yourself, “How can I add value to this conversation/moment/person?” Don’t just wait for the other person to finish talking. Remember, leaders speak last. TheyContinue reading “Add Value Always”

Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Have you ever had those days where you just want to stay under the covers forever? You feel like the whole world’s against you…and no one understands your struggle? Well, I just had one of those days. Curled up on the couch with my head in my hands,Continue reading “Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope”

How To Gain Power When You’re Oppressed

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Quick note – I almost forgot about today, but we have to keep this up. We attended a rally on Long Island to have our voices heard against the oppression and injustice in Palestine. If the violence and extreme bloodshed in the world pushes you (like it didContinue reading “How To Gain Power When You’re Oppressed”

Mama’s Always Right…

وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ إِحْسَانًا ۖ حَمَلَتْهُ أُمُّهُ كُرْهًا وَوَضَعَتْهُ كُرْهًا ۖ – 46:15 “And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, Ihsan (goodness and excellence). His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth to him with hardship…” [Qur’an 46:15] Peace be upon you, my beautiful human! Oh my gosh, I almost didn’t writeContinue reading “Mama’s Always Right…”