When Your Softness is Your Weakness and They Undervalue You

Remember what you must do When they undervalue you When they think Your softness is your weakness When they treat your kindness Like it is their advantage Remember to look after you To grow an armadillo shell In one ear out the next Make sure you look after yourself Their words are like darts TheirContinue reading “When Your Softness is Your Weakness and They Undervalue You”

Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)

This poem was inspired by MamaGuide on Instagram and my lovely sis in law who sent this to me. I dedicate this to mums everywhere. This will be us when lockdown is finally over.. ‘I thank Me!’ Watch the video here… 😂😂😂 ‘Mum can you butter my bread?’ ‘Mum help me!! I’m stuck’ ‘You neverContinue reading “Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)”

Everything Everything that makes me glad- An ode to my family ♥️

Dad You’ve always been there A pillar of support, you always care You help us to remember to enjoy the journey, You tell us that to be grateful is the key On phone calls, you tell us to go, Get on with the work, you tell us you know And understand why we have toContinue reading “Everything Everything that makes me glad- An ode to my family ♥️”

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”

Book coming soon!!

The Importance of Self Care

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 Previously, I said I’d list 3 new things I’m grateful for on each post. This will help meContinue reading “The Importance of Self Care”