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Sundays at Orions

Happy Sunday! This past has been a whiiiiiiiirl wind and a lot happened. I don't wanna bore you with an intro per se so let's just get to it straight 🙂 So this past week I tried recording two vlogs but they kind of sort of, failed... I mean they didn't exactly fail, I was supposed…
Fatima Zehra
March 24, 2019
Journal

A Brand New Look

It's a new season which calls for a brand new look - no pun intended *looks away* But seriously, this brand refresh was such a long time coming. The previous branding was basically designed for my previous brand name, A Painted Soul. When I changed the brand to Soul of…
Fatima Zehra
March 21, 2019
JournalStyle

Sundays at Orions

Happy Sunday! Since I tend to spend my Sundays planning for the week and figuring my shit out, I thought why not have some fun with it and create a series to share on the blog. So… starting from this week, I will be doing a weekly post every Sunday overviewing my…
Fatima Zehra
March 17, 2019
Personal

Why Knowing What You Desire Is Not Enough

Just a little over a year ago, I heard a lecture recording on SoundCloud that made me feel all kinds of ways and even got me all teary and sentimental with inspiration and joy. It was a recording of Alan Watts talking about the importance of knowing what one desires…
Fatima Zehra
February 24, 2019
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
Journal

Lifes 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
JournalPersonal

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

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