• Handling Honesty

    farahqutub July 27, 2020

    From my experience, two traits that are hard to come by but are absolutely essential; communication and honesty. So many people bottle up emotions yet believe they are being upfront, but are they really? Let me tell you, assuming the obvious passive aggressive clues you sprinkled here and there for them to get the hint without being able to communicate it does not count as honesty. Neither does staying silent…

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  • Ask Modern Muslim: Rejection

    farahqutub June 4, 2020

    Dear Modern Muslim, “How do you deal with rejection from men? That’s really been getting to be recently and it makes you question your self-worth.“ Dear Anonymous, Rejection can be tough and a huge blow to your self-esteem, so trust me when I say I…

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  • Toodaloo Toxicity, 8-Step Plan

    farahqutub April 13, 2020

    When it comes to toxic habits, relationships or self-sabotaging thinking, it probably feels impossible to escape from the darkness. Remember that feeling when we were younger, that pure happiness. What if you could have it again? Here’s a Toodaloo Toxicity 8-Step Plan to help you…

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  • COVID-19 Cabin Fever

    farahqutub April 1, 2020

    15 years later, I finally decided to recreate my dad’s old office that sits right next to my bedroom. Who knew an engineer could have so many old school monitors paired with handwritten scribbles on a yellow notepad labeled 10/06/97. We had a pure fax…

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  • Quarantine Agenda

    farahqutub March 30, 2020

    Who would’ve thought a quarantine would be the thing to regulate my daily routine, well. I mean, no outdoor distractions or FOMO, social distancing and being home bound is allowing me to start great habits. Here’s a day in the life for Quarantine Qutub.

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  • Quarter-tine life crisis

    farahqutub March 24, 2020

    Picture this: It’s 2020. You just turned 25 while a virus called COVID-19 has ordered a quarantine for the entire nation. You’re on lockdown with a handful of new wonderful, friends that you’ve been blessed to mesh with. Just making 1001 TikToks and decorating COVID-25…

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  • Making My Muse

    farahqutub December 13, 2019

    Have you ever been guilty of consistently keeping yourself busy so you wouldn’t have to be alone with your thoughts for 15+ minutes? Whether that’s dealing with small talk in social circles, activities that don’t require any mental willpower, jumping from relationship to relationship and…

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  • Ramadan Reflection: Holy Month of Muses

    farahqutub May 12, 2019

    It’s the holy month of Ramadan and for those of you who don’t know. it’s a month of purity, getting closer to God and being the best version of yourself for Muslims all around the globe. You practice self -restraint in order to feel the…

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  • You’re “expired”

    farahqutub December 25, 2017

    Dream: As a young girl, I’ve always dreamt of the fairytale wedding and being married to the man of my dreams by 25. The man would have green eyes, nothing below 6’1 and look like a walking Ken doll. The wedding would be filled with…

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  • Ask Modern Muslim: Motivation

    farahqutub March 13, 2020

    Dear Modern Muslim, “I can relate to your latest blog post, but not in the same aspect. I have a struggle on staying motivated whether it’s towards a goal in my life or just in my general weekly routine. What are some tips you would…

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  • Fly Assumption Airlines

    farahqutub February 18, 2019

    Good evening ladies and gentlemen, welcome onboard Assumption Airlines. My name is Farah Qutub and I’ll be your flight attendant. I hope you all have your assumptions stowed away; All you need is incomplete information about a situation, an unwillingness to ask the questions you…

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