7 Tips to Break Your Phone Addiction

7 Tips to Break Your Phone Addiction

Ever since I started my blog and Instagram, I noticed I could not go anywhere without my phone. The instant gratification and validation received in the form of comments and likes was addictive. I was sleeping with my phone and waking up next to it. Staying on my phone before bedtime often delayed my sleep, [...]

No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

Growing up, I saw my mother throw the most extravagant dinner and lunch parties. She invites more than one family at a time and single-handedly cooks for up to 25 people! Her dinner menus are always elaborate--appetizers, salads, chutneys, multiple main courses, an assortment of bread, dessert, and chai that is served from the beginning to [...]

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Sophomore year of college (2012-2013) was one of my life's incredibly difficult years. When first year ended, I visited family in Karachi happy and proud of my grades and new, amazing friendships. That summer two traumatizing incidents happened, but I didn't get the space or support to address my emotions. I remained caught up at [...]