Stay a Mystery, It’s Better

Strive to learn and see things from different perspectives. You should never limit yourself to a single point of view.  When you are an open-minded person, you do not impose your beliefs on others. You accept all perspectives and live your own life in peace. When you conjure something out of nothing that is when…

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The Less You Respond to Negative People, The More Peaceful Your Life Will Become.

The Iranian writer Azar Nafisi once said that, “Fundamentalism is a modern phenomenon. In the same way that Hitler evoked a mythological religion of German purity and the glory of the past, the Islamists use religion to evoke emotions and passions in people who have been oppressed for a long time in order to reach…

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I’m Finally Smiling For Myself Again.

Do you ever have those moments where you question your entire existence? You think to yourself, “What am I doing with my life?” “Why am I not as happy as I could be?” “What am I doing wrong?” Everyone has those moments. Life is about figuring yourself out, who you want in your life, and…

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Is Almost Truly the Saddest Word in the World?

Have you ever heard the saying,” The saddest word in the whole wide world is the word almost. He was almost in love. She was almost good for him.He almost stopped her. She almost waited. He almost lived. They almost made it.” Once upon a time, I did agree that almost may be the saddest word. But what if the scenario changed? What…

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10 Confessions of a Pakistani Muslim American Rebel

I confess that I dislike going to Pakistani functions where aunties gossip and talk about how many gas stations their husbands own. It’s just not my thing. I have many Pakistani friends that are near and dear to my heart though.   I confess that I am guilty of unintentionally hurting other people’s feelings. I…

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