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Life Update: Going Full Time

At the start of last summer, I found myself at a crossroads. I was let go by the company I was working for and with no other prospects in sight, I had to figure out my next steps. Oddly enough though, I had been feeling jaded for months leading up…
Fatima Zehra
October 8, 2018
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Vibrant days | A little soliloquy

"Her heart is nourished by spring-water & innocence" - Geneviève Bon, from “The Weeping Statue,” written c. April 1993 I have been feeling so vibrant lately. This wasn’t always the case though. There was a time when such a feeling was completely foreign to me, the feeling of lightness, of…
Fatima Zehra
May 31, 2018
Personal

Finding My Happy Place

I have been in such a happy place, lately. If I sound slightly surprised, it is because I am. Even though I am almost always striving to surround myself in positive environments and ensure I am always constructively busy, there is always some sort of a minor fog or cloud…
Fatima Zehra
March 28, 2018
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Good bye 2017, Hello 2018!

What a beautiful year 2017 has been. It was a year filled with tremendous amount of failure, stress, push backs, intense periods of lows and days when I just couldn't bring myself to get up again... but I did. 2017 was the year I made drastic changes, I moved to…
Fatima Zehra
January 1, 2018
Personal

Lessons from 2018

Five years. That is how long it has taken me to find myself. To truly, genuinely find myself, that is. I guess, one can argue it has taken me 27 years and they may be correct. However, I became aware of this journey mere five years ago when my heart…
Fatima Zehra
December 7, 2018
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Life’s Current Schedule

As I wrote previously this week, I am now pursuing blogging and freelance life full time. Life is nothing short of a dream right now and my heart leaps with joy each time that hits me. I wake up without an alarm clock, cherish the sweetness of slow living by staying…
Fatima Zehra
October 11, 2018
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Summer 2018: The Start of a Magical Adventure

I am currently sitting on my porch, sipping hot green tea and soaking in the reality of the present while my sweet Nietzsche rests peacefully on my lap. The journey to this moment was not an uneventful one. There have been some struggles, rejoicings, moments of murk as well as…
Fatima Zehra
October 10, 2018
Personal

Life Update: Going Full Time

At the start of last summer, I found myself at a crossroads. I was let go by the company I was working for and with no other prospects in sight, I had to figure out my next steps. Oddly enough though, I had been feeling jaded for months leading up…
Fatima Zehra
October 8, 2018
JournalPersonal

Vibrant days | A little soliloquy

"Her heart is nourished by spring-water & innocence" - Geneviève Bon, from “The Weeping Statue,” written c. April 1993 I have been feeling so vibrant lately. This wasn’t always the case though. There was a time when such a feeling was completely foreign to me, the feeling of lightness, of…
Fatima Zehra
May 31, 2018
Personal

Finding My Happy Place

I have been in such a happy place, lately. If I sound slightly surprised, it is because I am. Even though I am almost always striving to surround myself in positive environments and ensure I am always constructively busy, there is always some sort of a minor fog or cloud…
Fatima Zehra
March 28, 2018
Journal

Good bye 2017, Hello 2018!

What a beautiful year 2017 has been. It was a year filled with tremendous amount of failure, stress, push backs, intense periods of lows and days when I just couldn't bring myself to get up again... but I did. 2017 was the year I made drastic changes, I moved to…
Fatima Zehra
January 1, 2018
Personal

Why We Owe It to Ourselves to Struggle

"It is your destiny so to move your wand, / To wake up storms, to run through the heart of storms, / To lay bare a monument like a nest in a thicket, / Though all you wanted was to pluck a few roses." -Czeslaw Milos This quote has done wonders…
Fatima Zehra
December 18, 2016
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End of Summer // Style & Thoughts

Ahhh, the glorious season is coming to an end! This summer has been by far the most productive of all the seasons in the past. Not only did I explore the local areas and pigged out on amazing food, I achieved my goals and got some juicy bonuses along the…
Fatima Zehra
September 8, 2016
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Lakeshore Stroll

So today my friend and I decided to go on a stroll by the lake and snap some good pictures since my portfolio really needed a fresh lift. However, once we got there it started to drizzle a little and, a while after, started pouring! Despite the shower, we managed to…
Fatima Zehra
June 9, 2014
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Mini Goals: June

Recently, I have been feeling quite unsatisfied with the way things have been going. I am constantly finding myself being side tracked, distracted, and just not organized enough to accomplish any of the items on my To-Do-List. Hence, I have decided to make list of mini monthly goals and make sure I…
Fatima Zehra
June 6, 2014
Personal

Moodboard: Summer

Summer is here! And I have so much planed which makes me excited so I decided to create a moodboard haha! This summer is going to be filled with beachy breeze, stars, wine, good reads and a lot of dreaming! (more…)
Fatima Zehra
June 2, 2014
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Thus Spake… Me

I am so glad I have finally gotten the time to read this philosophical gem! I must admit it is a heavy read and drains all my neurons to focus on the material - its worth it though! Can't wait to gobble it all up and write a review!
Fatima Zehra
May 27, 2014

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