Happy Friday, friends! This weekend (yes, Fridays are considered weekend where I am from), I have another fun prompt from Let’s Talk Bookish, a weekly meme created by Rukky from Eternity Books and now hosted by Aria from Book Nook Bits.Continue reading “How I Track My Reading Progress”
For as long as I can remember, I have always had crippling anxiety, even as a small child. But of course, back then, I could not understand it for what it was. And in the kind of society and culture that I live in, mental health issues are still a taboo topic and widely misunderstood.
It took me many years, but finally, in 2020, I began to actually work through my problems. And while I often feel like my family refuses to see my progress, I have noticed the changes within myself, the peace that I feel now, and I know that I am coping better every day.Continue reading “Struggling With Anxiety: Things I Do To Cope With It”
In my previous movie review of Encanto, I talked about how the magic of the family Madrigal wasn’t their ability to make flowers bloom or move mountains; their real magic was the way they overcame generational trauma and learned to see each other for their true worth.Continue reading “The Family Madrigal: How Encanto Represents Generational Trauma”
I am super excited to share my first ever author interview with you all today! Just a month ago, I had the immense pleasure of reading Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin–a warm, heartfelt romantic comedy featuring Muslim families and two rival halal restaurants.Continue reading “Interview With Uzma Jalaluddin, Author Of Hana Khan Carries On”
Despite having a Goodreads account for years, it wasn’t until I began blogging that I started becoming active on this wonderful, wonderful site for bookworms, which ultimately led me to discover the magic of reading challenges. Continue reading “Reading Challenges”
Hello everyone! I hope you all are having a great weekend. First, let me apologize for being MIA the last two months–life has been really hectic, and to tell you the truth, things were getting so bad that I couldn’t help but slide into a blogging as well as a reading slump. Now that I’m back from my long hiatus, looking back I realize how badly I needed to have that break; no offense to my lovely readers but taking some time off from my blog and focusing more on my personal life has really helped me to put things in perspective.
On that note, I decided to return to my blog with a discussion post about what I think is the best solution for a blogging slump. The answer is simple and somewhat unorthodox: let it happen.