Make Memories: Apple Picking

Make Memories: Apple Picking

A few days back I was going through old pictures and realized how adventurous my teen years and early twenties had been. That realization helped me put a finger on a nagging feeling: lately the weeks and months have felt like a blur. It has been hard to distinguish between Tuesdays and Thursdays because they [...]

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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, [...]

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 [...]