“How Do You Maintain a Positive Attitude Through Anything?”

This is part one of the “I’m All Ears” series I posted about on my social media, where I asked you to ask me your unanswered questions about the world and all its perils.  In short, I don’t. See, we live under this immense pressure to be happy at all times, no exceptions. “Turn that frown upside…

The Songs that Shaped Me – Pt. 1

For my 14th birthday, I asked my parents to get me my very first shiny black electric guitar, at an age where all the other girls were asking for Blackberry smartphones. For my 16th birthday, my bestie, who had just moved away from Dubai, sent me a hand-painted A3 canvas of my favourite album in…

The Toxic Reality of the ‘Fear of Not Doing’

A few weeks ago, I spontaneously booked a long weekend away to Zanzibar, Tanzania with my sister on a completely out-of-character whim. Out of character because, believe it or not, I am not fond of traveling. *Gasp* I know, I know: Who doesn’t love traveling?! It’s not that I don’t like seeing new places- I do-…