LIFE

Here you will find posts about my life and personal experiences across the spectrum, with a large focus on my spirituality and my journey to consciousness and inner peace.

WORLD

Here, I write on issues that affect us around the world focussing on solutions and raising global consciousness. I also explore social and cultural issues of interest to me, which I believe need to be spoken about openly in order for change to come. 

LOVES

I believe life is an ever-changing journey of growth and self-betterment. Here you will find posts and reviews on things I love or have really enjoyed, posts on and interviews with people that inspire me to become better, as well as things I have come across that have opened my eyes even further or encouraged me to ask questions.

ART

As well as being a passionate writer and journalist, I am also a passionate artist. It is one of the places where I feel the most peace. Expect to find posts here on the stories behind my own artistic creations as well as reviews on the products I use to create my work.

WORDS

Writing has always been a major release for me. Poetry, prose, short stories and more – here you will find words that I feel flow through me from somewhere beyond me.

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Thoughts on Ramadan from Humans Around the World

My own Feelings About Ramadan Through the Ages With each year that passes, for me, Ramadan seems to bring a new set of thoughts and feelings. (For those that don’t know much about Ramadan, check out my post ‘Why I Fast’.) I remember being so excited about keeping a...

What TEDx Plaines Wilhems 2018 Made Me Realise

  So something amazing happened recently. I got the chance to go out in the evening ALONE. No girl child crying because she wanted to suckle at my boob and no boy child tugging me in a million different directions. For the first time in over 16 months, I finally got...

In Conversation With… Mademoiselle Nomad

I love coming across inspiring people living conscious, mindful lives which is why upon crossing paths with Béa Chan who runs the slow-travel and slow-living blog Mademoiselle Nomad, I knew I had to meet her for an interview. After quickly establishing a friendship in...

Stephon Clark: When Will Black Lives Matter?

  How many times do we have to scream that black lives matter before the world begins to listen? It is way too often that I see the news of another black man having been shot dead at the hands of white police officers in America and quite frankly, I am sick of it....

My Hypnobirthing Experience

I’ve been planning to write about my hypnobirthing experience for a while now (my daughter is now 15 months old after all!) but it just hasn’t happened – sorry about that! A couple of weeks ago, I read the Unmumsy Mum’s account of her hypnobirthing experience with...

Anita Moorjani’s Dying to be Me – My Thoughts

It was around March or April time last year (2017) when I was home alone with the baby who was sleeping soundly in her baby rocking chair, when while flicking through YouTube a suggested TED Talk popped up titled ‘Dying to be me!’. Immediately it caught my attention...

The Deep and Random Struggles of Motherhood

Coming from a background of working in music and always being around it or being immersed in it, just the other day - in a rare 30 minutes I got to myself with my earphones in with music on whilst beginning a new mandala drawing - I was reminded just how much I bloody...

Return to Love.

So I'm standing here staring at this waterfall. The water gushes down, a cloud-like continuous foam. It is roaring; it's thirst has been quenched from the recent rain fall and it wants the world to know. It's sounds mixed with the wind rustling...

10 Incredible Women I’m Celebrating this International Women’s Day

  I love women. Maybe not in the same way as a red-blooded twenty-two year old male, but I really do. Growing up I guess I didn’t really fully appreciate being a girl. After all, I was born a Pakistani, Muslim female in twentieth century Britain into a working class...

Instant Gratification or Long Term Success?

We live in a world where pretty much anything is available now - and so, we want it now. This goes from greasy fast food through to Instagram likes, from same-day delivery packages through to on-demand movies and music. We allow speed and convenience to become a major...

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Instant Gratification or Long Term Success?

We live in a world where pretty much anything is available now - and so, we want it now. This goes from greasy fast food through to Instagram likes, from same-day delivery packages through to on-demand movies and music. We allow speed and convenience to become a major...

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My Struggle of Being a Mother & a Creative

I’m not one to shy away from the fact that becoming a mother is definitely one of the hardest things I have ever had to do – and I think the challenges of motherhood are magnified even more so for me because of how creative I am as a person. I love to create – I...

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Rosa Parks: Sitting Down to Make a Stand

  Moving away from social-media-displays-of-affection and pink and red love hearts every which way you look, February is also Black History Month: 28 days devoted to remembering and celebrating the struggles and achievements of black people throughout history, in...

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The Magic of Gris-Gris.

  They call you wild – and when I first laid my eyes upon you, I was awestruck. Your energy was something else altogether. I imagined falling free off the edge of your cliff and into the thrashing water below; imagining how I would become entangled in your waves;...

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Real Justice for Zainab Ansari

Recently there was major uproar across Pakistan and of course globally across social media, regarding the sexual abuse and murder of a beautiful 7-year-old little girl residing in the Kasur area of Punjab, in Pakistan. This little girl went by the name of Zainab...

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Some Days I Just Miss Home.

Some days it’s just like this. Some days I just wake up missing home. Missing Manchester. Missing England. Wishing I could be there, have a home there. But it’s just not as easy as that. I made a choice and I’m here. But I miss my city. I miss my country....

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The Cyclone is Coming.

I can hear the raindrops – sometimes calm, sometimes quiet, and then suddenly loud and strong as if to remind you to not forget that she’s on her way. The candles are ready, lined up on the sideboard as if they know an important job is awaiting them – just like the...

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10 Tips for Having a Happy & Productive Year

I’m not really into that whole “new year, new me” stuff that everyone likes to post about as the new year approaches, as I don’t think you need a specific time or date to make a change in your life. But I do love the positivity and hope that everyone cultivates around...

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‘Winter Sun’ Mandala Stone

Some of the beaches here in Mauritius are strewn with these gorgeous, smooth, round stones making them ideal to be painted or decorated – although finding the perfect beach and the perfect stone isn’t really the easiest task in the world, I’m not gonna lie. I created...

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Naomi Oni’s Acid Attack Story – My Thoughts

A beautiful, young Naomi Oni’s whole life was turned upside down when she became the victim of an acid attack, aged just 20, on 29th December 2012 as she was completing her journey home after work. I’ve just finished watching the BBC Three documentary produced by RAW,...

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HELLO  

Hi, I’m Sabah – a 29-year-old British Asian writer, artist and journalist, who believes deeply in the saying

“be the change you wish to see in the world”.

This conscious blog is my personal little corner of the Internet in which I share my journey of self-discovery, spirituality and consciousness through exploring the universe that lies both outside and within us all.

I write about my own life and experiences, social problems and global issues as well as things that make life more beautiful for me – such as art, music and so much more.

So basically, this is me and my varied blog – striving every single day to become the change that I wish to see to help make our world a brighter, happier and safer place for us all. Join me?

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