Seeing Through the Smoke and Mirrors: Avoiding Manipulation Through Non Sequiturs

Have you ever found yourself in a conversation where someone says something that just doesn’t make sense? I mean, you’re talking about one thing, and suddenly, they’re on a completely different tangent, with no logical connection to the original topic. What’s the deal with that, right? Well, let me tell you about this phenomenon called […]

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The Last Word: Life Lessons from Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

If I knew that this was my last blog post, what would I want to say? It’s a thought-provoking question, inspired by the last lecture of Carnegie Mellon professor and alumnus Randy Pausch, a man who left an indelible mark on the world. His lecture, delivered on September 18, 2007, was a captivating testament to […]

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﷽ All praises belong to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. The Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful. The One who has granted us the Deen of Islam, and made us among the believers. O Allah, the One who guides whomsoever He wills, we turn to You seeking guidance and steadfastness in the Deen. Keep us […]

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From Fast Lanes to Life Lessons: How a Crash Course in Adversity Shaped a Reckless Teen

As I sit here reminiscing about my teenage years, I can’t help but be struck by how much my life has changed since that fateful day in 1988. Returning to Qatar for my final year of high school, I was young, reckless, and believed the world was my oyster. Little did I know, a single […]

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Overcoming Gym Frustration: Tips for Achieving Your Fitness Goals

Have you been going to the gym consistently but still not seeing the results you want? You’re not alone. In fact, according to fitness coach Mario Tomic, 90% of people in the gym won’t see results. But why is that? And what can you do to ensure that you’re not part of that statistic? Let’s […]

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