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Jul 4, 2021
~10 MINS

Ola | علا

Today, Ola Farouk will have made it for half a century in this world. Still, she looks 15 years younger and has the spirit of a 25-year-old. I wanted to make this day very special for her, but we’re 6,894 miles apart. So I figured, why not dedicate a blog post to her beautiful soul!

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Nov 27, 2020
~ 7 Mins

Why I love doing the dishes

I cannot tell you how many people I've spoken with who just dread the thought of doing the dishes. Every time I tell someone that I love doing the dishes, they look at me with the utmost bewilderment. Yet, when I begin explaining why that is the case, they start viewing it from a lens that makes the idea more palatable.

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Nov 3, 2020
~ 6 Mins

I asked my manager for a prayer space

As a Muslim living and working in a non-Muslim country, navigating my religion and spirituality can pose some challenges. That only means that I should rise up to these challenges and work on finding solutions. In this article, I talk about how a simple chat with my manager led to two prayer rooms in my company's new headquarters.

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Oct 9, 2020
~ 3 mins

Hey friends 👋🏼 Welcome to my Blog!

This blog is meant to be a place where I pour down thoughts about any and everything that I would like to share with the world. I have no idea where this will take me, how frequently I will post, or what my writings will be about, but it's really about time I stopped overthinking this and just start writing.

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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Good designers must always be avant-gardists, always one step ahead of the times. They should–and must–question everything generally thought to be obvious.

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