Self Care

Write about it

Write about it

Flashback: when I was 26 I started going to a ladies middle eastern keep-fit class. The lady was mysterious and in-tune with her essence. After our class was over and we were all sitting, relaxed, she started talking to us about connecting with our selves, […]

Nourishing the family with time-out

Nourishing the family with time-out

These holidays my hubby and I are really focusing on self-care.  As you know, we are working REALLY hard this time as we have LOTS of relaxing to do!  LOL. Alhamdolillah, through the mercy and kindness of Allah, we are doing well and are on […]

Powerful Prayers

Powerful Prayers

Surrender to Allah Allah is enough for me, there is no god but him, I have put my trust in him and he is the lord of the mighty throne (9:129) Allah is enough for us and the best of guardians. (3:173) Lo, in the […]

Be like a musk seller

Be like a musk seller

Okay, cherished readers, this is a reminder to everyone, including myself, that if you don’t look after yourself, then neither will anyone else.  Unless you are extremely fortunate to have loved ones around you who will physically STOP you from entering into the land of […]

Goodbye Grit

Goodbye Grit

My Time Of Grit has ended. InshaAllah, I return back to some normality…. Of waking up with the promise of no more hours of eleven plus coaching… Of knowing I can wake up early and not run out of energy half way through the day […]

When queens ride by

When queens ride by

By Agnes Slight Turnball, 1888. Jennie Musgrave woke at the shrill rasp of the alarm clock as she always woke—with the shuddering start and a heavy realization that the brief respite of the night’s oblivion was over. She had only time to glance through the […]

My body, my teacher

My body, my teacher

I was talking to a poorly friend the other day and was reminded of the poem I wrote a few years ago where the different parts of my body were talking to my Self and giving it a good telling off for the abuse that […]

Be different

Be different

I have noticed many women I meet have a signature style, which means it is nearly always possible to predict how they will look. I once knew a lady who always wore black trousers, a powder blue top, pink lipstick and black mascara. It suited […]

Bubble Bath Treat

Bubble Bath Treat

Today take out an hour of your busy life to create some space just for you.  Prepare a lovely bubble bath, light some candles, get a book to read, and if desired, play some relaxing soothing sounds in the background. You will need: 1 – […]

Get Cherished Articles

Never miss a new article again - get all updates straight to your inbox