a painted soul 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
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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

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

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

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

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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