This Has Got Me Feeling Sad ☹️

This has got me feeling sad If only the world wasn’t so bad But you must remember You need to fight You must not let the fright Freeze you, consume you You must move out from under him You must push him out of the way And cry out loud Let’s not be proud Let’sContinue reading “This Has Got Me Feeling Sad ☹️”

A Powerful Girl in a Scarf

People ask me if I’m hot Why they ask me this, I know not Are they trying to ask how do I stay Covered up when Summer’s well on its way? Are they trying to say I don’t know That if I’m hot I must cool down so My body temperature drops And I don’tContinue reading “A Powerful Girl in a Scarf”

The Girl Who Made a Mistake

There was once a girl Who married very young She was besotted by this boy she knew Her dreams and aspirations be hung She could’ve been good And decided that she would Put her mum and dad’s needs first But she was majnoon, And had a thirst She had no idea that from the veryContinue reading “The Girl Who Made a Mistake”

Fiction: Yes, She Was Different

Yes, She Was Different All she wanted was to be treated as a human. When Leila’s face was covered they turned away. The invisible woman. When her head was covered, a passenger in a nondescript white van shouted out of his window, tyres hissing in the rain. He spat at her whilst driving by, leavingContinue reading “Fiction: Yes, She Was Different”

Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠

Assalam alaikum everyone! Eid Mubarak! I hope you all had a fab Eid inshaAllah. I’m sorry if I offend anyone in this post but I just think it’s an important message to send out. I know for some of us it was hard to stay away from loved ones but for those of you whoContinue reading “Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠”

Avicenna – An important message to heed

Hopefully many of you have heard of Avicenna. He was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of early modern medicine. Avicenna, known as Ibn Sinna in the Arab World, is also known as “the most influentialContinue reading “Avicenna – An important message to heed”

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How to ‘Fake It Til You Make It’!

There are so many ways to ‘fake it til you make it’. Sometimes you can fake your actions, attitude and actually everything from your outward behaviour and your thoughts. You will realise that your body releases certain chemicals and is also ‘taken in’ by the changes you have made. ‘Faking it’ is a great wayContinue reading “How to ‘Fake It Til You Make It’!”

10 Top Tips for a Happy & Successful Marriage!

Want to know what makes a good marriage work? Read on…You may be surprised!

Choices

Hello and Salaams! This page is now being revised and edited for inclusion in my upcoming book, published by Beacon Books! Do look out for a link to pre-order, coming soon. Peace and Love, Sidra Ansari PS **UPDATED 2nd March 2018** I said I’d list 3 new things I’m grateful for on each post. ThisContinue reading “Choices”