Wellness

Toodaloo Toxicity, 8-Step Plan

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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 radiate from within and get rid of all that darkness. […]

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COVID-19 Cabin Fever

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 machine and a laminator we didn’t even know existed. I […]

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Making My Muse

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 never just being content with oneself. People will say “Get […]

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Fly Assumption Airlines

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 need to complete the information, and with that absence of […]

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Say “Yes” to Self-Reflection

When we’re so caught up making our coffee’s on the go, replying to our everyday good morning texts, doing our morning routine, we live our lives on autopilot. We prioritize things that need to get done that day and push the not so important errands back and repeat the following day. Sometimes, the days happen […]

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The Trin of Months

It’s the best part of the year again, almost! My favorite trin of months: October, November, December. I really don’t understand how people don’t get a natural high when these months roll around. I’m Muslim and I still get more excited than most. The sweaters that feel like fuzzy blankets and boots come out to […]

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Tossing the Tassel

OMG. Oh. My. God. Shy of two weeks, I will be walking across SMU’s Meadow’s Garden with my degree in business journalism. You think I shouldn’t be worried about the decision to wear silk or sheer depending on the atmosphere but here I am, same old Farah. Just 5 years ago, [yes, I am one […]

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I’ll stick to my Jimmy Choos

We, as humans, love to be good people. Whether that means caring for people and making sure their feelings don’t get hurt or purely just being a genuine person. We want to believe the world is filled with rainbows and butterflies but shocker, it’s not. We’re taught to put up a front and continuously be […]

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