How to Make Friends, and Sell a Lie (339/365)

Look I'm just going to be the one to say it, if you didn't know, sales is all fake. The compliments, the conversation, the connection it's honestly all cultivated bullshit and the fact that it's done in a way that seems authentic is a testament to whoever is executing the sale. You're specifically given a … Continue reading How to Make Friends, and Sell a Lie (339/365)

Weird Ways Being the Oldest Girl in a Somali Household Effects You (331/365)

You might not have known but I'm the eldest daughter in my family and I'm also Somali and I've already written a lot about how this impacted my life. The oldest girl is somehow the second mother, the reliable one, the chef, the cleaner and basically everything in between. You don't really get the luxury … Continue reading Weird Ways Being the Oldest Girl in a Somali Household Effects You (331/365)

My Younger Sisters Are All Feminists And It’s Great (298/365)

I don't know if I'ver perfected the balance between talking about social justice, family, mental health and everything else just yet when it comes to this blog, but as we're nearing the end of this challenge I feel like I'm just going to post a lot of little thoughts and musings as I've already covered … Continue reading My Younger Sisters Are All Feminists And It’s Great (298/365)

Sometimes I Feel Old (276/365)

In case you havent been following this challenge from the start or have me on any social media, you might not know that I have younger siblings. Across all the ages - teenagers and children, which means I get exposed to a lot of their social media trends and sometimes it really makes me feel … Continue reading Sometimes I Feel Old (276/365)

Having a Big Family Humbles You (241/365)

I'm sure everyone who has a big family can relate to the happy and sad things that come with them - the loyalty, the bond, the annoyance, the lack of personal space, honestly it's a wild ride if you have a big family. I love my family don't get me wrong, but I'm very honest … Continue reading Having a Big Family Humbles You (241/365)

How To Deal With Difficult Men (161/365)

We all have them in our lives somewhere, some have them has family members, some experience them at work and some lucky people have managed to get rid of them, but difficult men are out here ruining our lives. Now 'nice guys', I know you might be triggered by this senetence and want to shout … Continue reading How To Deal With Difficult Men (161/365)

Why I Wished I Had an Older Sister (144/365)

Growing up as the older sister does have its privileges, I get to tell my younger siblings off, be responsible and generally run the house (that might be Somali girl specific), but sometimes it's just tiring and draining. One thing I am very jealous of is, of anyone who has an older sister because having … Continue reading Why I Wished I Had an Older Sister (144/365)