Entries by Narriman

Building Resilience

“Life doesn’t get better or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient” – Steve Maraboli What a great quote, right? It’s a short sentence but carries in it so much truth.  If there’s one thing we know about this life, it’s that it’s unpredictable. If we forgot about this before, the year of 2020 […]

A fresh start: wrapping up 2020 and looking ahead.

Is it worth planning for the new year?  You might have asked yourself this question a few times lately, and you’re not the only one. For many of us, 2020 has been a trainwreck. Scary things happened that were beyond our control and changed our lives in unexpected ways.  If there’s one thing 2020 taught […]

New beginnings: reinventing yourself after heartbreak

Heartbreaks are extremely difficult to deal with. As much as anyone can try to convince you that things are okay and you’ll be fine, the pain you experience in the moment can make you feel like you’ll never heal and feel whole again. There’s no medicine for heartbreaks. There is no quick and easy way […]

Signs of a Toxic Relationship and How to End It

Every relationship goes through highs and lows.  But how can you tell the difference between a relationship that is going through a tricky phase, to one that has turned toxic? Toxic relationships aren’t easy to identify, so don’t be hard on yourself if you can’t tell the difference between a healthy relationship going through a […]

Back to school: COVID 19 – Parenting from a place of love

Is it safe to send my child back to school? As lockdown restrictions ease and life slowly gets back to normal, many parents are facing the challenging decision of sending their children back to school. Right now, you might be torn between wanting to keep your children safe at home with you, but also fearing […]

Life after lockdown: 5 ways to adapt to your new normal

Are you looking forward to life after lockdown?  Some people are. Some people aren’t.  In fact, a Gallup study  found that many people are reluctant to jump back into normal life after the restrictions ease.  Many of us are wondering if life after lockdown will be normal again. With time, it might. Positive changes are […]

How to stay productive during changing times

Being productive isn’t always easy. Being productive during changing times is particularly challenging. When something happens in life that is unexpected, like this pandemic we’re facing, it’s easy to lose the motivation and will power to have productive days.  Since our normal routines and schedules are disturbed, it’s hard to restructure our lives in a way […]

Ways to cope in times of crisis

“Crisis can be a unique opportunity to change your path, to explore new opportunities, to help you become the person you were meant to be.” If there’s one thing we know for sure about life, it’s this: crisis is inevitable. Tragedies happen and impact us directly, like news of an illness or sudden death of […]

Romantic love – stay grounded in self-love

What does self-love have to do with a romantic love relationship, you ask? Surely when we find our significant other, the “I” becomes “we”? Many women make this mistake, thinking that we are being loving partners by giving up parts of ourselves and merging with our partners in all areas of our lives when we […]