Today was my last class AND last counseling session of my first semester pursuing a masters in counseling. Going into the program, the professors and students further in the program told us that just the first semester would change our lives drastically. When I thought of myself day to day or even week to week, I felt…… Continue reading The Benefits of Struggling
Judgment, bias, prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism. All of these have been present in human kind since the beginning of time. It makes sense when you think about it. As human beings, as individuals, we each have a set of core values or beliefs. Depending on how strongly we feel about them, we are quick to…… Continue reading Who are you to judge?
I originally had no intention of dedicating a post to explaining “My ‘Hijab’ Story,” but when I got to thinking about it, I realized I would have appreciated reading people’s “hijab” stories growing up. Maybe it would have inspired me, cleared my confusion, or given me courage and strength to wear “hijab”. I hope this…… Continue reading My “Hijab” Story
Before I share with y’all what I have learned from my undergrad, I want to say that the advice I will give y’all also very much serves as reminders for myself. We are all constantly learning from our strengths and shortcomings everyday so inshallah (God willing) this post will benefit both y’all and me. When…… Continue reading My Advice From Undergrad
One of the greatest things God can bless you with in this life is siblings. We often equate our relationship with our siblings to dumb fights and forget that they are the ones that will truly have our back when we feel like our parents won’t understand where we’re coming from. They also know our…… Continue reading Siblings
One of the most important things I have learned in my 21 years of life is the importance of loving yourself. By loving yourself, I don’t mean being conceited or vain. I mean being so happy with who you are to the point that you are content with hanging out with yourself every now and then.…… Continue reading Love Yourself
What drives you to do or not do something? We all have a list of morals that we use to dictate our decision making. What is most intriguing to me is that sometimes we let our desires dictate our decisions. Generally speaking, in life, most things we consider “good” are actually “bad” for us, and…… Continue reading Decision Making