6 INCREDIBLY EASY AND INSTANT ACTS OF SELF CAREA refreshing “lose track of time” nature walk, a warm bath in a tub with a cup of sea salt or a sense – indulging aromatherapy body massage; do these self-care acts sound appealing to you? Of course! In the hurly – burly of our daily activities, … Continue reading 6 INCREDIBLY EASY AND INSTANT ACTS OF SELF CARE
“Does this look like Paradise?” This was one question I never ceased to ask back in the days when my family and I went picnicking in a beautiful garden in Lagos. Green grasses, tall whispering palms, roses and hibiscus, sunflowers and cherry blossoms, colourful chirping birds, beautiful insects and refreshing waterfalls... I would sit and … Continue reading COMMUNITY GARDENS
The early hours of a Sunday morning are mine. No work, No school assignments and Hubby is not often around to be taken care of. I am completely alone “freewheeling” to do anything I like. Most of these days, I have spent the time going through my school work, cuddling up in bed with a … Continue reading WHAT A MILITARY PARADE TAUGHT ME
I read this article and it made me ponder for a moment. In Islam, a husband is not required to give you a wedding ring, let alone a diamond (almas) one. But he can give you a ring for many reasons. One reason is that he doesn’t want you to feel cheated if you live in a western culture where it’s common practice. Another reason could be that the ring is your wedding gift as it’s pricy. And because you don’t have a price, a diamond is the closest thing he can come close to, to make you feel special. Now, I have an advice for you single sisters. If a man no matter how honest and good he is, can get away with not paying your dowry, legalize your union on paper (by that I mean a recognized marriage license by the court), he will! If he…
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I had my doubts at first, moreso because I didn’t want to be a trial and error junkie and left to me, I was already satisfied with my skin which I considered beautiful enough. I mean, my skin was not supposed to be an experimental slab. But in the end, I decided to give it a try.
I have multiple jars of it all around the house so that it’s always within my reach whenever I need it. The wonderful thing about it is that it is very affordable; it serves so many functions and comes in handy even in unimaginable circumstances.
BOOK REVIEW NOTHING BUT LOVE NY ZENEEFA ZENEER Reading Zeneefa Zeneer’s recently published book titled “Nothing but love” was quite an experience. Alhamdulillah I was privileged to receive a digital copy of the book from the author herself. However it took me some time to open it up since I’m one of those … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – NOTHING BUT LOVE BY ZENEEFA ZANEER
Bismillah. Are you realistic about what a real relationship is about? You probably don’t know the answer so let me help you. A relationship isn’t supposed to be a nice breeze but why do many people think so? Nothing in life is supposed to be a walk in a park. And Allah made life this … Continue reading Are You Realistic About What A Real Relationship Is About? — Between Sisters, SVP!
I was recently scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed and started reading a post that one of my friends had shared. As I read it, I recognized it as an article I had written for a magazine many months ago. The post on Facebook, my writing, had already reached three thousand likes. I should have been […] … Continue reading RIGHTS OF A WRITER BY AUTHOR HEND HEGAZI
BOOK REVIEW THE DUCKTRINORS “HANIFA”, BOOK ONE BY PAPATIA FEAUXZAR Mondays, in the past few weeks, always find me in a tight spot. I can’t figure out in good time what to do with the twenty four hours that’s totally mine. However, I guess today is extraordinary as I have an automatically laid down plan. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – THE DUCKTRINORS PART 1. BY PAPATIA FEAUXZAR