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Remembering You

A year ago today, my day was darkened when I woke up to the news of a young, beautiful soul whose life was cut way too short. Her departure from this Earth was particularly upsetting considering the fact that the last time I saw her was a decade before in my homeland of Senegal. She... Continue Reading →

My Happy Place

We all have that one place. A place that acts as a stress reliever, an anti-depressant, and an endorphin booster simultaneously. A place that sets our mind at ease and our hearts in a state of tranquility. To me, that one place is the city of Toronto (in Ontario, Canada). It has been almost 8... Continue Reading →

Everything is Temporary

We all go through rough patches because, spoiler alert, life is not perfect (dun dun duunnn). The severity of these difficult times vary from person to person. Also, what you may consider "not a big deal", could be a really serious, life-changing, situation for others. I guess it is important to respect others' moments of... Continue Reading →

Eid Al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has come and gone 😦 and as sad I am to see it pass, I know that it was a month well spent. Eating together with my family, serving community members that came by every Friday, and praying (whether it was by myself or with a group of people). But... Continue Reading →

Ramadan Kareem !

♪ It's the most....wonderful tiiiiiiiiiime of the yeaaaaaaarrrrr ♫ (well, for me at least 🙂 ) The holiest month in the religon of Islam has arrived and I am absolutely THRILLED. One of the main reasons why is because I am finally going to be spending it with my family after almost 7 years away... Continue Reading →

Crack a smile !

There are times when we have those days when our tongue gets burned by hot coffee, we accidently get splashed by water from a passing car, we go in to pet a cute dog but it turns around and barks insults at us, or a Youtube video we're so eager to watch just.....takes.......FREAKING........FOREVER........TO.......LOAD (Woosah Mousse,... Continue Reading →

Grateful For…

I find myself saying "Alhamdoulilah" (which simply means Thank God in Arabic), more now than I have ever done so in my entire life. I guess the older I get, the more I realize that everything that is going on around me happens for a reason. This includes both the good and the not-so-fun times.... Continue Reading →

Inheriting Awesomeness

Parents. Siblings. Grandparents. Godparents. Extended family. Guardians. No matter who it was that we looked up to as role models in our upbringing, we should always be thankful that they were present in our lives. Providing us with food, shelter, love, support, and life-lessons; I only wish that one day we are able to pay... Continue Reading →

Once A Stranger

Do you ever go back and wonder about the random strangers you had a brief encounter with on certain days? The random dude you made awkward eye contact with at a café. The lady who offered to help you carry your bags when your hands were full. The little toddler who played hide and seek... Continue Reading →

Multicultural Identity

For those of us fortunate enough to have grown up in multicultural societies, we most likely have adopted certain behaviours from the various cultures we were exposed to. The people I went to school with and the people I currently know come from a multitude of countries and reflecting back on this made me realize... Continue Reading →

Sky is the Limit

2016 has been one of the best years of my life! I interned at an organization that has been on my "bucket list" for years, I completed my Masters degree in one of the best programs in the world (sport managers whatuuuuppp?), and probably the most rewarding of all, I finally moved to my dream... Continue Reading →

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